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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
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [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

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London's Harry Potter studio tour to open Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a new area on 1 July, further expanding the popular Harry Potter-themed visitor attraction in Leavesden.
Juneteenth Museum by Bjarke Ingels Group has been designed to inspire spiritual uplift
Detailed plans have been revealed for the National Juneteenth Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
Jorvik's digital strategy described as 'leading light' after gaining international audience
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped it gain an international audience of more than 3 million people during the pandemic.
Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners
Chester Zoo, Nothe Fort and Black Country Living Museum are among the 19 winners of this year's Visit England Awards for Excellence.
ALVA's Bernard Donoghue awarded OBE for his extraordinary work supporting the attractions sector
Bernard Donoghue, director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Countdown begins on Museum of London's epic move to Smithfield Market
Museum of London in the UK will move to its new home in Smithfield in the heart of the capital at the beginning of 2023.
Industrial Light & Magic creates groundbreaking virtual ABBA concert
ABBA, the 70s icons behind hits such as Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia, has returned to live concerts after a 40-year break – in digital form.
Science Museum's major exhibition on cancer opens to the public
A major free exhibition on the treatment and understanding of cancer has opened at the Science Museum in London, UK.
Scruffy Dog and Simtec launch Fisher-Price themed trackless ride
Scruffy Dog Creative Group and Simtec Systems have partnered to launch a new immersive trackless dark ride featuring the popular Mattel IP, Fisher-Price.
Dohmen and Bertens join forces to launch Tourist Development and Attraction Consultants
Former Efteling COO, Coen Bertens, and former BRC Imagination Arts exec, Bart Dohmen, have partnered to set up a consultancy for the tourism and visitor attraction sectors.
Puy du Fou to create first US attraction
Puy du Fou is set to enter the US attractions market with its iconic, immersive themed visitor experience, after securing a partnership with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian (ECBI).
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COMPANY PROFILES
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal
27-29 Sep 2022

International Congress on Thermal Tourism

Ourense, Ourense, Spain
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