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Attractions Management 2010 issue 4
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9 Editor's letter

Investing in India

India's middle class will grow to half a billion people over the next 20 years, while total consumption in the country will quadruple, making it the world's fifth largest consumer market

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12 Theme park news

Euro Disney eyes third Paris attraction

Euro Disney SCA has revealed its ambition for a third Paris theme park development after securing an agreement with the French government to expand its operations.

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14 Museum news

Rome museum nets RIBA Stirling Prize

Zaha Hadid Architects have picked up the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 for the design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, Italy.

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16 Science centre news

Architect appointed for Las Cruces

An architect has been appointed to design the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US.

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18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

A five-acre expansion has been proposed at Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania, US.

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19 Heritage news

New design for Museum of Tolerance

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has unveiled a new design for its planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, Israel, to be built at an estimated cost of US$100m (£64m, €72m).

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20 Waterpark news

Great Wolf to open California resort

Waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has secured a license and management agreement to open and operate a park in Garden Grove, California, US.

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22 BALPPA news

Council backing for Chester Zoo plans

Chester Zoo's plans for a major £225m (US$361m, €256m) expansion have been handed a boost after Cheshire West and Chester Council recommended the scheme for approval.

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24 Family Matters

Big Mack

We profile the German Mack family that has been in ride-building business for 230 years. This year the Macks are also celebrating the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Europa-Park.

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28 Ask an expert

Social networking

The opportunities to get involved with social networks are seemingly limitless. But what are the benefits? Which ones should you use? We ask the experts.

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32 Theme park design

Grand Designs

Innovation and themeing are just as important as having the tallest and fastest rides. Kath Hudson looks at the latest projects and trends in park design.

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36 Multimedia & AV

Multitasking

Telling your story using multimedia enhances the visitor experience. We chart some of the shining examples of exhibition design with multimedia at its heart.

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40 Finance

Invested interest

Deloitte's Nigel Bland and Liz Smith provide a financial review of the year 2010

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42 Top team

Ferrari World

The Ferrari World opened recently to great fanfare. Read all about the team behind the creation of a world first

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46 Interview

Robert Rippy

Robert Rippy steps up to take over as IAAPA chair for the next 12 months

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48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park

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53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

How should attractions react to the recent resurgence of 3D in cinemas?

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60 Technology

This time it's personal

Customised attractions have proved a hit with visitors at Shanghai Expo 2010

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62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

Jennifer Harbottle visits India's new flagship attraction. And discovers that the emphasis is solidly on shopping

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66 Waterparks

Splashing out

A look at the latest projects and openings in the waterpark sector

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72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

When costs are being cut on every level, can attractions still justify spending money on consultancy fees?

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78 Ticketing

Destination marketing

Kathleen Whyman finds out how ready the industry is to support destination marketing activities -such as having multiple attractions on just one ticket

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83 Interactives

Social action

Interactives are a proving great way to raise the bar and to create thrilling experiences for the modern, tech-savvy guest. Kath Hudson seeks out and reports on the latest - from 5D to in-ride devices

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COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 4
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Investing in India

India's middle class will grow to half a billion people over the next 20 years, while total consumption in the country will quadruple, making it the world's fifth largest consumer market

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

Euro Disney eyes third Paris attraction

Euro Disney SCA has revealed its ambition for a third Paris theme park development after securing an agreement with the French government to expand its operations.

Download PDF magazine

14 Museum news

Rome museum nets RIBA Stirling Prize

Zaha Hadid Architects have picked up the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 for the design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, Italy.

Download PDF magazine

16 Science centre news

Architect appointed for Las Cruces

An architect has been appointed to design the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US.

Download PDF magazine

18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

A five-acre expansion has been proposed at Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania, US.

Download PDF magazine

19 Heritage news

New design for Museum of Tolerance

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has unveiled a new design for its planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, Israel, to be built at an estimated cost of US$100m (£64m, €72m).

Download PDF magazine

20 Waterpark news

Great Wolf to open California resort

Waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has secured a license and management agreement to open and operate a park in Garden Grove, California, US.

Download PDF magazine

22 BALPPA news

Council backing for Chester Zoo plans

Chester Zoo's plans for a major £225m (US$361m, €256m) expansion have been handed a boost after Cheshire West and Chester Council recommended the scheme for approval.

Download PDF magazine

24 Family Matters

Big Mack

We profile the German Mack family that has been in ride-building business for 230 years. This year the Macks are also celebrating the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Europa-Park.

Download PDF magazine

28 Ask an expert

Social networking

The opportunities to get involved with social networks are seemingly limitless. But what are the benefits? Which ones should you use? We ask the experts.

Download PDF magazine

32 Theme park design

Grand Designs

Innovation and themeing are just as important as having the tallest and fastest rides. Kath Hudson looks at the latest projects and trends in park design.

Download PDF magazine

36 Multimedia & AV

Multitasking

Telling your story using multimedia enhances the visitor experience. We chart some of the shining examples of exhibition design with multimedia at its heart.

Download PDF magazine

40 Finance

Invested interest

Deloitte's Nigel Bland and Liz Smith provide a financial review of the year 2010

Download PDF magazine

42 Top team

Ferrari World

The Ferrari World opened recently to great fanfare. Read all about the team behind the creation of a world first

Download PDF magazine

46 Interview

Robert Rippy

Robert Rippy steps up to take over as IAAPA chair for the next 12 months

Download PDF magazine

48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park

Download PDF magazine

53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

How should attractions react to the recent resurgence of 3D in cinemas?

Download PDF magazine

60 Technology

This time it's personal

Customised attractions have proved a hit with visitors at Shanghai Expo 2010

Download PDF magazine

62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

Jennifer Harbottle visits India's new flagship attraction. And discovers that the emphasis is solidly on shopping

Download PDF magazine

66 Waterparks

Splashing out

A look at the latest projects and openings in the waterpark sector

Download PDF magazine

72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

When costs are being cut on every level, can attractions still justify spending money on consultancy fees?

Download PDF magazine

78 Ticketing

Destination marketing

Kathleen Whyman finds out how ready the industry is to support destination marketing activities -such as having multiple attractions on just one ticket

Download PDF magazine

83 Interactives

Social action

Interactives are a proving great way to raise the bar and to create thrilling experiences for the modern, tech-savvy guest. Kath Hudson seeks out and reports on the latest - from 5D to in-ride devices

Download PDF magazine

LATEST NEWS
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2022
Last year was a blast! Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
+ More diary  
 


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