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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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Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 2
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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

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Sony Pictures to launch immersive Wonderverse entertainment destination
Sony Pictures is set to launch an immersive indoor entertainment park at Oakbrook Center in Chicago in December, featuring escape rooms, interactive exhibits, racing simulators, VR attractions, bumper cars and food and drink.
Tourism think tank explores gender equity and male allyship
At a recent think tank, The Tourism Society hosted a panel overseen by its first female chair, Alison Cryer MBE, to discuss the importance of male allyship in the travel and tourism industry.
Shenzhen art museum opens exhibition showcasing work of MAD Architects
Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning (MoCAUP) has opened An exhibition which provides a retrospective of the research and practices of MAD Architects.
Timbaland, music producer to the stars, joins forces with Myndstream to co-create music that improves health and wellbeing
Timbaland, Platinum Grammy Award-winning music producer, who's worked with artists such as Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Madonna, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Drake, has announced a partnership with health and wellbeing music provider, Myndstream.
Accenture says AI is bringing on a decade of deconstruction
The rapid advance of technology in all areas of life is putting societies in flux, creating uncertainty and forcing people to reassess their plans for the future, according to a new report from consulting firm Accenture.
Cedar Fair and Six Flags merge – combined company will operate 51 theme parks and resorts
Two iconic theme park operators, Cedar Fair and Six Flags, have confirmed they are merging.
Back in time – visitors experience 1960s healthcare in Black Country Museum's new living history centre
Black Country Living Museum in Dudley, UK, has opened a life-sized replica of a healthcare centre for infants, offering visitors an opportunity to discover how new and expectant mothers in the early 1960s were cared for and supported.
Attractions.io creates night-time map for Alton Towers
Attractions.io has created a bespoke nighttime app for UK theme park Alton Towers, which the operator will use for its Scarefest and Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular events.
Morgan’s Wonderland reveals plans for largest expansion in its history
Morgan’s Wonderland – a Texas-based theme park which caters specifically to people with disabilities – has revealed plans tol add attractions worth US$6 million in 2024.
Falcon’s Beyond, raises US$100m and begins trading on Nasdaq
Falcon’s Beyond Global has begun trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange, after raising more than US$100 million to support its growth strategy and completing a business combination with Fast Acquisition Corp.
SeaWorld to introduce marine life-themed rides and experiences 'at every park' during 2024
SeaWorld has revealed plans to open new, "one-of-a-kind" marine life themed rides and attractions at all three of its SeaWorld parks during Spring 2024.
Former Forrec executive, Matt Dawson, Joins JRA as VP of business development
JRA has appointed Matt Dawson, a former VP at experience design company Forrec, as its new VP of business development.
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COMPANY PROFILES
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
04-07 Nov 2024

Global Wellness Summit (GWS)

In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
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