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Attractions Management 2011 issue 2
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5 Editor's letter

Finding new models

The industry is entering a new phase where operators can play with scale, location and the business model to extend their reach

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8 Museum news

Architect named for V&A works

Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A) has been appointed to lead the Exhibition Road scheme at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, following an international contest

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10 BALPPA news

New tourism strategy revealed

England and Wales' May Day bank holiday could be moved to another time of year as part of the government's new strategy to increase tourism

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12 Heritage news

US$5m wing for Florida museum

A new US$5m (£3.1m, €3.4m) wing has been unveiled at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida, US

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14 Theme park news

2012 launch for Harry Potter tour

Warner Bros has announced plans to launch its new Harry Potter studio tour attraction at Leavesden Studios, Hertfordshire, in spring 2012

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16 Zoo & Aquarium news

Georgia Aquarium expands

Georgia Aquarium's newest and biggest addition - its sixth permanent gallery - opened to the public on 2 April

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18 Waterpark news

Evergreen Waterpark to open

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon, US is to open a non-profit, educational waterpark on 6 June

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19 Gallery news

Greenland gallery plans unveiled

A team comprising Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), TNT Nuuk, Ramboll Nuuk and Arkitekti has been chosen to design a new national gallery in Greenland

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20 Science centre news

Saint Louis expansion to open

The Saint Louis Science Center (SLSC) in St. Louis, Missouri, US, will open a new expanded exhibition hall in July 2011

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22 Profile

Robert Firmhofer

The director of Poland's first science centre, Copernicus, talks about the venue's plans as host of Ecsite in May and how the site has become a symbol

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26 Planetariums

Copernicus Science Centre

The science centre's 16m domed planetarium opens in May. Sky-Skan's Glenn Smith describes the company's work in designing a cutting-edge system

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28 Project preview

Museum of Liverpool

The world's first national city museum opens in July. Director Janet Dugdale explains its aim and how it's using the people's stories to convey its significance globally throughout history

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32 Interview

Andrew Lee

IAAPA Asia Pacific's executive director describes his plans for the association and its expo in June in Sentosa

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36 Design project profile

Doctor Who Experience

The cult sci-fi tv show has been brought to life in this interactive show experience and exhibition. Creators Sarner reveal how they used theatrical tricks to transport visitors into the Doctor's universe

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40 Analysis

Integrated Resorts

Imaginvest's Emmanuel Mongon investigates how Singapore's two new integrated resorts aim to transform the country into a leisure destination

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44 New opening

Peppa Pig World

Paulton Park in the UK's new theme park offer targets children under six with its lively recreation of the hit cartoon

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46 India

Bollywood bonanza or slumdog millionaire?

Advice from industry experts in light of India's growing attractions industry

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50 Multimedia and AV

Technology time line

Kevin Murphy looks at the history of multimedia and AV and where it's heading

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54 fun-kit.net

Multimedia and AV focus

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

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56 Occupational hazard

Politics on the menu

Advice on how to operate your venue when the president and first lady drop in

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58 Project Preview

Thrill seeker

Visitors wanting an adrenalin-fuelled experience in Orlando rather than a family day out, may soon get what they’re looking for at Orlando Thrill Park. Co-founders, Doug Rutledge and Joyce Arbucias, tell Kathleen Whyman about their white-knuckle offer

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60 3D/4D/5D

Fulldome versus flat screen

Can a flat screen compete with the impact of a dome or is content suffering? We ask the experts for their thoughts

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68 Ticketing

At the touch of a button

Operators can control much more than just ticketing with the latest technological offers available for attractions

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72 Waterparks

New wave

Waterpark suppliers are increasingly inventive as visitors seek more adrenalinfueled rides and thrilling surf offers

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76 Buyers' guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
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Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
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RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2011 issue 2
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Finding new models

The industry is entering a new phase where operators can play with scale, location and the business model to extend their reach

Download PDF magazine

8 Museum news

Architect named for V&A works

Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A) has been appointed to lead the Exhibition Road scheme at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, following an international contest

Download PDF magazine

10 BALPPA news

New tourism strategy revealed

England and Wales' May Day bank holiday could be moved to another time of year as part of the government's new strategy to increase tourism

Download PDF magazine

12 Heritage news

US$5m wing for Florida museum

A new US$5m (£3.1m, €3.4m) wing has been unveiled at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida, US

Download PDF magazine

14 Theme park news

2012 launch for Harry Potter tour

Warner Bros has announced plans to launch its new Harry Potter studio tour attraction at Leavesden Studios, Hertfordshire, in spring 2012

Download PDF magazine

16 Zoo & Aquarium news

Georgia Aquarium expands

Georgia Aquarium's newest and biggest addition - its sixth permanent gallery - opened to the public on 2 April

Download PDF magazine

18 Waterpark news

Evergreen Waterpark to open

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon, US is to open a non-profit, educational waterpark on 6 June

Download PDF magazine

19 Gallery news

Greenland gallery plans unveiled

A team comprising Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), TNT Nuuk, Ramboll Nuuk and Arkitekti has been chosen to design a new national gallery in Greenland

Download PDF magazine

20 Science centre news

Saint Louis expansion to open

The Saint Louis Science Center (SLSC) in St. Louis, Missouri, US, will open a new expanded exhibition hall in July 2011

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Robert Firmhofer

The director of Poland's first science centre, Copernicus, talks about the venue's plans as host of Ecsite in May and how the site has become a symbol

Download PDF magazine

26 Planetariums

Copernicus Science Centre

The science centre's 16m domed planetarium opens in May. Sky-Skan's Glenn Smith describes the company's work in designing a cutting-edge system

Download PDF magazine

28 Project preview

Museum of Liverpool

The world's first national city museum opens in July. Director Janet Dugdale explains its aim and how it's using the people's stories to convey its significance globally throughout history

Download PDF magazine

32 Interview

Andrew Lee

IAAPA Asia Pacific's executive director describes his plans for the association and its expo in June in Sentosa

Download PDF magazine

36 Design project profile

Doctor Who Experience

The cult sci-fi tv show has been brought to life in this interactive show experience and exhibition. Creators Sarner reveal how they used theatrical tricks to transport visitors into the Doctor's universe

Download PDF magazine

40 Analysis

Integrated Resorts

Imaginvest's Emmanuel Mongon investigates how Singapore's two new integrated resorts aim to transform the country into a leisure destination

Download PDF magazine

44 New opening

Peppa Pig World

Paulton Park in the UK's new theme park offer targets children under six with its lively recreation of the hit cartoon

Download PDF magazine

46 India

Bollywood bonanza or slumdog millionaire?

Advice from industry experts in light of India's growing attractions industry

Download PDF magazine

50 Multimedia and AV

Technology time line

Kevin Murphy looks at the history of multimedia and AV and where it's heading

Download PDF magazine

54 fun-kit.net

Multimedia and AV focus

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

Download PDF magazine

56 Occupational hazard

Politics on the menu

Advice on how to operate your venue when the president and first lady drop in

Download PDF magazine

58 Project Preview

Thrill seeker

Visitors wanting an adrenalin-fuelled experience in Orlando rather than a family day out, may soon get what they’re looking for at Orlando Thrill Park. Co-founders, Doug Rutledge and Joyce Arbucias, tell Kathleen Whyman about their white-knuckle offer

Download PDF magazine

60 3D/4D/5D

Fulldome versus flat screen

Can a flat screen compete with the impact of a dome or is content suffering? We ask the experts for their thoughts

Download PDF magazine

68 Ticketing

At the touch of a button

Operators can control much more than just ticketing with the latest technological offers available for attractions

Download PDF magazine

72 Waterparks

New wave

Waterpark suppliers are increasingly inventive as visitors seek more adrenalinfueled rides and thrilling surf offers

Download PDF magazine

76 Buyers' guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

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
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
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
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – 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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