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Attractions Management 2011 issue 4
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5 Editor's letter

Scaling up

Merlin has become master of branding and scale - fitting each business to the opportunity to create a company that's thriving at local, regional, national and international levels

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8 Theme park news

Paramount signs deal for Spain

Details of the new Paramount park were revealed at a launch event

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10 Science centre news

4D attraction for Science North

Science North in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, has added a new 4D experience to its range of attractions

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12 Zoo news

Singapore aquarium opens

The Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium (MEMA), the first ever maritime-themed attraction for Singapore, has been unveiled at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) waterfront.

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14 Museum news

Dresden's new-look military

The Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, has been reopened to the public after an extensive redesign, which was led by US-based architect Daniel Libeskind.

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16 Waterpark news

Two new waterparks for China

Two new waterparks - featuring attractions and slides supplied by US-based company WhiteWater West - have opened in China.

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18 Heritage news

Facelift for Statue of Liberty

Renovation work on the statue and visitor facilities will begin November

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21 Gallery news

New gallery for Descanso site

The new gallery space will double the arts space at the visitor attraction

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22 Profile

Nick Varney

The CEO of Merlin Entertainments talks about the opening of Legoland Florida in October, the company's involvement in the regeneration of Blackpool and his plans for Merlin's continued expansion

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26 Top team

Adler Planetarium

Hailed as the most technologically advanced in the world, Grainger Sky Theater opened in July as part of Deep Sea Adventure. Members of the team behind the project describe their work

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32 Mystery shopper

A force to be reckoned with?

Disney's Star Tours attraction relaunched in May as a 3D experience. We find out if the force is still strong

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36 Project preview

Pure magic

Warner Bros Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter opens next March. We get a sneak preview of the incredible film sets and props on show

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42 Occupational hazard

Mythological mystery

How Zeugma Mosaic Museum's 2,000-year-old artefacts survived flooding only to be vandalised and stolen

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44 New opening

Edging forward

The CN Tower in Canada's new 1,200fthigh EdgeWalk is a must for thrill seekers

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48 Interview

Chip Cleary

IAAPA's new president explains how the organisation is embracing change

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52 Show preview

IAAPA 2011

Some of this year's exhibitors detail the products they'll be showcasing

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58 Interview

Jeremy Reed

BALPPA's new chief executive on how he'll continue lobbying for the industry

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60 Multimedia

Time after time

Experiences continue to be brought to life thanks to multimedia's developments

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64 Waterparks

Wet solutions

A round-up of some of the latest waterpark solutions launched this year

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70 3D/4D/5D

At a cinema near you

The latest technology is being taken up by the industry, ensuring cutting-edge experiences are available for everyone

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78 Ticketing

Data driven

Advice for operators on how to use the customer data obtained by point of sale systems to generate additional revenue

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80 Mystery shopper

A grave issue

Glasnevin Cemetery's new museum recently received Thea and M&H awards. We fi nd out how the attraction has brought new life to this corner of Dublin

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82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products available to for the attractions industry

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84 Buyers' guide

Web Gallery

A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 4
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Scaling up

Merlin has become master of branding and scale - fitting each business to the opportunity to create a company that's thriving at local, regional, national and international levels

Download PDF magazine

8 Theme park news

Paramount signs deal for Spain

Details of the new Paramount park were revealed at a launch event

Download PDF magazine

10 Science centre news

4D attraction for Science North

Science North in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, has added a new 4D experience to its range of attractions

Download PDF magazine

12 Zoo news

Singapore aquarium opens

The Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium (MEMA), the first ever maritime-themed attraction for Singapore, has been unveiled at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) waterfront.

Download PDF magazine

14 Museum news

Dresden's new-look military

The Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, has been reopened to the public after an extensive redesign, which was led by US-based architect Daniel Libeskind.

Download PDF magazine

16 Waterpark news

Two new waterparks for China

Two new waterparks - featuring attractions and slides supplied by US-based company WhiteWater West - have opened in China.

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

Facelift for Statue of Liberty

Renovation work on the statue and visitor facilities will begin November

Download PDF magazine

21 Gallery news

New gallery for Descanso site

The new gallery space will double the arts space at the visitor attraction

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Nick Varney

The CEO of Merlin Entertainments talks about the opening of Legoland Florida in October, the company's involvement in the regeneration of Blackpool and his plans for Merlin's continued expansion

Download PDF magazine

26 Top team

Adler Planetarium

Hailed as the most technologically advanced in the world, Grainger Sky Theater opened in July as part of Deep Sea Adventure. Members of the team behind the project describe their work

Download PDF magazine

32 Mystery shopper

A force to be reckoned with?

Disney's Star Tours attraction relaunched in May as a 3D experience. We find out if the force is still strong

Download PDF magazine

36 Project preview

Pure magic

Warner Bros Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter opens next March. We get a sneak preview of the incredible film sets and props on show

Download PDF magazine

42 Occupational hazard

Mythological mystery

How Zeugma Mosaic Museum's 2,000-year-old artefacts survived flooding only to be vandalised and stolen

Download PDF magazine

44 New opening

Edging forward

The CN Tower in Canada's new 1,200fthigh EdgeWalk is a must for thrill seekers

Download PDF magazine

48 Interview

Chip Cleary

IAAPA's new president explains how the organisation is embracing change

Download PDF magazine

52 Show preview

IAAPA 2011

Some of this year's exhibitors detail the products they'll be showcasing

Download PDF magazine

58 Interview

Jeremy Reed

BALPPA's new chief executive on how he'll continue lobbying for the industry

Download PDF magazine

60 Multimedia

Time after time

Experiences continue to be brought to life thanks to multimedia's developments

Download PDF magazine

64 Waterparks

Wet solutions

A round-up of some of the latest waterpark solutions launched this year

Download PDF magazine

70 3D/4D/5D

At a cinema near you

The latest technology is being taken up by the industry, ensuring cutting-edge experiences are available for everyone

Download PDF magazine

78 Ticketing

Data driven

Advice for operators on how to use the customer data obtained by point of sale systems to generate additional revenue

Download PDF magazine

80 Mystery shopper

A grave issue

Glasnevin Cemetery's new museum recently received Thea and M&H awards. We fi nd out how the attraction has brought new life to this corner of Dublin

Download PDF magazine

82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products available to for the attractions industry

Download PDF magazine

84 Buyers' guide

Web Gallery

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
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COMPANY PROFILES
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
iPlayCO

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

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. 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
+ More diary  
 


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