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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
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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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The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
Raby Castle, known as one of the finest medieval fortifications in England, is nearing the end of an ambitious two-year renovation project.
Wake The Tiger launches new 1,000sq m expansion
Wake the Tiger, the Bristol-based immersive art experience, is set to open its 1,000sq m expansion on Friday 2 February.
Merlin teams up with Hasbro and Lego to create Peppa Pig experiences
Merlin Entertainments, the LEGO Group and Hasbro have teamed up to create Peppa Pig experiences.
Tate Modern and Frame collaborate on a mind/body experience
London boutique operator, Frame, has teamed up with the Tate Modern to offer two yin and sound yoga classes, following by a tour of the art gallery.
Elvis Presley Live is rolling out globally
Immersive entertainment specialists, Layered Reality, is creating a tribute to Elvis Presley featuring a concert experience with a life-sized digital Elvis.
Carmel Lewis takes top spot at BRC
Carmel Lewis has been appointed president at global experiential planning and design firm, BRC Imagination Arts, heralding a new era for the company.
Perth Museum to launch at Easter with rare Jacobite objects
Opening over Easter weekend in March 2024 after a £26.5m redevelopment project, Perth Museum will tell the story of Perth – Scotland’s first capital.
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RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

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

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
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We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
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