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Attractions Management 2011 issue 1
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9 Editor's letter

Underestimating demand

Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been even more popular than predicted

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12 Theme park news

CDA sells seven attractions

The Pleasurewood Hills amusement park near Lowestoft in Suffolk has been sold for an undisclosed sum by owners Compagnie des Alpes (CDA)

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14 Science centre news

Science centre design winner

An international competition for the design of a new science centre in Serbia has been won by a team from ZT GmbH Architekten of Graz, Austria, led by Wolfgang Tschapeller

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16 BALPPA news

Drayton reveals new coaster

Drayton Manor theme park near Tamworth, UK has revealed details of its new children's roller coaster

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17 Zoo & Aquarium News

25-year plan for Oregon Zoo

The Oregon-based SRG Partnership is to lead a team tasked with developing a 25-year master plan for Oregon Zoo

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18 Gallery news

Palace of Fine Arts reopens

The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California, US has reopened following a sevenyear, US$21m (€15m, £13.1m) redevelopment of the gallery

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19 Museum news

Guggenheim plans for Helsinki

The city council of Helsinki is looking into the possibility of establishing a Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital

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20 Waterpark news

Work begins on Texas resort

The City of Roanoke in Texas, US, will begin work on the US$10m (€7.3m, £6.2m) Hawaiian Falls Roanoke - the region's first publicly-owned waterpark

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21 Heritage news

Family attraction for Wuzhen

A new visitor attraction for families is preparing to open in Wuzhen, Tongxiang, in the northern Zhejiang province of China

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22 Interview

The Duchess of Northumberland

Alnwick Garden's Poison Garden is already a success, but it's set to become even more popular following a trilogy of books being written about the gardens, with a movie to be filmed at the site

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26 Ask an expert

Should museums charge for admission?

The ongoing debate of free admission to many national British museums is back in the spotlight following government cuts. We ask the experts what they think

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28 Analysis

Juliana Delaney

Continuum Group's CEO looks at the changes in the industry over the last 30 years and wonders if Mickey Mouse's crown has been stolen by Harry Potter

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32 Interview

Karen Staley

IAAPA Europe's newly appointed executive director describes her new role and her plans for the association and EAS

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34 Expos

Shanghai Expo 2010

The world's largest expo drew an audience of 73 million. We talk to some of the creators of the pavilions about their work and Electrosonic's Robert Simpson gives an overview of the expo

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41 Design project profile

Beyond All Boundaries

The creator of this award-winning project explains how he made the subject of World War II compelling for audiences of all ages by using 4D technology

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44 Mystery shopper

A kind of magic?

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened last June to rave reviews. We find out if it's still as spellbinding

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48 Show report

IAAPA 2010

A review of some of the news and launches made at November's IAAPA

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52 Occupational hazard

Getting into hot water

The owners of Western-Super-Mare's Grand Pier describe how they rebuilt the attraction after it was destroyed in a fire

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56 Planetariums

From Russia with love

A look at Moscow Planetarium, which reopens in April after closing in 1994

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60 Abu Dhabi

Winning formula

Ferrari World is among the attractions transforming Yas Island into a destination

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64 3D/4D/5D

Immerse yourself

Interactive, immersive experiences are a huge trend in attractions. The suppliers show how they're more than meeting this

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70 Audioguides

Smart decisions

With downloadable apps for mobile devices becoming increasingly popular within attractions, we ask what this means for the audioguide industry

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76 Fun-kit

Water ride focus

A round up of some of the latest products available for waterparks

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80 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

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Attractions Management 2011 issue 1
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Underestimating demand

Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been even more popular than predicted

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

CDA sells seven attractions

The Pleasurewood Hills amusement park near Lowestoft in Suffolk has been sold for an undisclosed sum by owners Compagnie des Alpes (CDA)

Download PDF magazine

14 Science centre news

Science centre design winner

An international competition for the design of a new science centre in Serbia has been won by a team from ZT GmbH Architekten of Graz, Austria, led by Wolfgang Tschapeller

Download PDF magazine

16 BALPPA news

Drayton reveals new coaster

Drayton Manor theme park near Tamworth, UK has revealed details of its new children's roller coaster

Download PDF magazine

17 Zoo & Aquarium News

25-year plan for Oregon Zoo

The Oregon-based SRG Partnership is to lead a team tasked with developing a 25-year master plan for Oregon Zoo

Download PDF magazine

18 Gallery news

Palace of Fine Arts reopens

The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California, US has reopened following a sevenyear, US$21m (€15m, £13.1m) redevelopment of the gallery

Download PDF magazine

19 Museum news

Guggenheim plans for Helsinki

The city council of Helsinki is looking into the possibility of establishing a Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital

Download PDF magazine

20 Waterpark news

Work begins on Texas resort

The City of Roanoke in Texas, US, will begin work on the US$10m (€7.3m, £6.2m) Hawaiian Falls Roanoke - the region's first publicly-owned waterpark

Download PDF magazine

21 Heritage news

Family attraction for Wuzhen

A new visitor attraction for families is preparing to open in Wuzhen, Tongxiang, in the northern Zhejiang province of China

Download PDF magazine

22 Interview

The Duchess of Northumberland

Alnwick Garden's Poison Garden is already a success, but it's set to become even more popular following a trilogy of books being written about the gardens, with a movie to be filmed at the site

Download PDF magazine

26 Ask an expert

Should museums charge for admission?

The ongoing debate of free admission to many national British museums is back in the spotlight following government cuts. We ask the experts what they think

Download PDF magazine

28 Analysis

Juliana Delaney

Continuum Group's CEO looks at the changes in the industry over the last 30 years and wonders if Mickey Mouse's crown has been stolen by Harry Potter

Download PDF magazine

32 Interview

Karen Staley

IAAPA Europe's newly appointed executive director describes her new role and her plans for the association and EAS

Download PDF magazine

34 Expos

Shanghai Expo 2010

The world's largest expo drew an audience of 73 million. We talk to some of the creators of the pavilions about their work and Electrosonic's Robert Simpson gives an overview of the expo

Download PDF magazine

41 Design project profile

Beyond All Boundaries

The creator of this award-winning project explains how he made the subject of World War II compelling for audiences of all ages by using 4D technology

Download PDF magazine

44 Mystery shopper

A kind of magic?

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened last June to rave reviews. We find out if it's still as spellbinding

Download PDF magazine

48 Show report

IAAPA 2010

A review of some of the news and launches made at November's IAAPA

Download PDF magazine

52 Occupational hazard

Getting into hot water

The owners of Western-Super-Mare's Grand Pier describe how they rebuilt the attraction after it was destroyed in a fire

Download PDF magazine

56 Planetariums

From Russia with love

A look at Moscow Planetarium, which reopens in April after closing in 1994

Download PDF magazine

60 Abu Dhabi

Winning formula

Ferrari World is among the attractions transforming Yas Island into a destination

Download PDF magazine

64 3D/4D/5D

Immerse yourself

Interactive, immersive experiences are a huge trend in attractions. The suppliers show how they're more than meeting this

Download PDF magazine

70 Audioguides

Smart decisions

With downloadable apps for mobile devices becoming increasingly popular within attractions, we ask what this means for the audioguide industry

Download PDF magazine

76 Fun-kit

Water ride focus

A round up of some of the latest products available for waterparks

Download PDF magazine

80 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

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Liseberg's Grand Curiosa Hotel to open in 2023
Liseberg theme park in Sweden has confirmed the opening date for its new Grand Curiosa hotel.
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
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue!
It’s extremely important for us to show you the process behind every content we produce. Each of our titles stems from deep research, focused on giving you the kinds of content that best fit your venues and target audience. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – 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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