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Attractions Management 2012 issue 1
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5 Editor's letter

Asian Orlando

One thing all our forecasters agree on is the growing importance of the Asian market in terms of the opportunities it offers for development

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8 Science centre news

March opening for Taguig's Mind Museum

The Mind Museum, the Philippines' first "world-class" science-based attraction which is being developed in Taguig, is scheduled to open its doors to the public in March 2012

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10 Waterpark news

Waterpark planned for Legoland Florida

Legoland Florida, the Merlin Entertainments-operated attraction which opened its doors for the first time in October

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12 Zoo news

Merlin plans LLA takeover

UK-based attractions operator Merlin Entertainments Group has submitted a recommended takeover offer for its Asia-Pacic counterpart, Living and Leisure Australia Group (LLA)

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14 Theme park news

$250m share buyback for Six Flags

US-based theme park operator Six Flags Entertainment Corporation has announced a stock repurchase plan that allows the company to reacquire US$250m (€195m, £161m) worth of its stock by 2015

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17 Museum news

Helsinki Guggenheim a step closer

A new concept and development study into the development of a Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland, has identified a site along the South Harbour waterfront for the project

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18 Heritage news

Wine attraction for Bordeaux

Casson Mann has revealed that it is working in partnership with Paris-based architects X-Tu on the development of a new international cultural wine centre for Bordeaux, France

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19 Gallery news

NY Met reopens American Wing

Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, US has reopened its American Wing after completing a four-year renovation of the museum's galleries of American art

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20 Profile

Steve Peet

The new COO of Themed Attractions explains how he'll be using his experience to help the attractions industry in Malaysia become a sector worthy of international attention

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24 Industry opinion

Changing times

Nick Varney, Roland Mack, Al Weber Jr, Darrell Metzger and Michael Jolly tell us what's changed in the past 15 years and what they predict for the next 15

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28 Top Team

National Museum of Scotland

Returning to its original decor and the Victorian ideal of showcasing the whole world under one roof is the result of this £70m, 15-year development project

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34 Project review

French revolution

BRC's Bart Dohmen takes delight in the spectacular shows performed at theme park Puy du Fou, which will receive the Thea Classic Award in March

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38 Mystery shopper

Legoland Florida

We look at Merlin Entertainment's fifth Legoland Park which opened in October on the former Cypress Gardens site

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42 Project review

War heroes

Nick Farmer indulges his love of aeroplanes at Flight of Fantasy in Florida

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44 Science centre design

Exact science

We find out what operators need to consider when designing a science centre

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50 Analysis

Time is money

Alan Love analyses the impact of extending visits on increasing revenue

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52 Project preview

Adventure World Warsaw

Work begins on Poland's first destination theme park this spring

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54 Awards

Winning stories

The winners of the Thea Awards, which celebrate excellence in story telling

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57 3D/4D

New year resolutions

Conservation, history and pure entertainment are among the content of this year's newest 3D/4D offers

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60 Expo

Plant Life

Sky-Skan's Glenn Smith describes the work he's doing for Floriade 2012

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63 Waterparks

Culture Club

Stephen Galbraith advises on waterpark culture in Asia and the Middle East

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66 Audioguides

Apply here

A round-up of some of the latest audioguides and apps available to the industry

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72 fun-kit.net

Focus on special effects

New special effects on the market

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74 Product focus

ATTRACTIONS-KIT

A selection of the latest products

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76 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
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Attractions Management 2012 issue 1
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Asian Orlando

One thing all our forecasters agree on is the growing importance of the Asian market in terms of the opportunities it offers for development

Download PDF magazine

8 Science centre news

March opening for Taguig's Mind Museum

The Mind Museum, the Philippines' first "world-class" science-based attraction which is being developed in Taguig, is scheduled to open its doors to the public in March 2012

Download PDF magazine

10 Waterpark news

Waterpark planned for Legoland Florida

Legoland Florida, the Merlin Entertainments-operated attraction which opened its doors for the first time in October

Download PDF magazine

12 Zoo news

Merlin plans LLA takeover

UK-based attractions operator Merlin Entertainments Group has submitted a recommended takeover offer for its Asia-Pacic counterpart, Living and Leisure Australia Group (LLA)

Download PDF magazine

14 Theme park news

$250m share buyback for Six Flags

US-based theme park operator Six Flags Entertainment Corporation has announced a stock repurchase plan that allows the company to reacquire US$250m (€195m, £161m) worth of its stock by 2015

Download PDF magazine

17 Museum news

Helsinki Guggenheim a step closer

A new concept and development study into the development of a Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland, has identified a site along the South Harbour waterfront for the project

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

Wine attraction for Bordeaux

Casson Mann has revealed that it is working in partnership with Paris-based architects X-Tu on the development of a new international cultural wine centre for Bordeaux, France

Download PDF magazine

19 Gallery news

NY Met reopens American Wing

Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, US has reopened its American Wing after completing a four-year renovation of the museum's galleries of American art

Download PDF magazine

20 Profile

Steve Peet

The new COO of Themed Attractions explains how he'll be using his experience to help the attractions industry in Malaysia become a sector worthy of international attention

Download PDF magazine

24 Industry opinion

Changing times

Nick Varney, Roland Mack, Al Weber Jr, Darrell Metzger and Michael Jolly tell us what's changed in the past 15 years and what they predict for the next 15

Download PDF magazine

28 Top Team

National Museum of Scotland

Returning to its original decor and the Victorian ideal of showcasing the whole world under one roof is the result of this £70m, 15-year development project

Download PDF magazine

34 Project review

French revolution

BRC's Bart Dohmen takes delight in the spectacular shows performed at theme park Puy du Fou, which will receive the Thea Classic Award in March

Download PDF magazine

38 Mystery shopper

Legoland Florida

We look at Merlin Entertainment's fifth Legoland Park which opened in October on the former Cypress Gardens site

Download PDF magazine

42 Project review

War heroes

Nick Farmer indulges his love of aeroplanes at Flight of Fantasy in Florida

Download PDF magazine

44 Science centre design

Exact science

We find out what operators need to consider when designing a science centre

Download PDF magazine

50 Analysis

Time is money

Alan Love analyses the impact of extending visits on increasing revenue

Download PDF magazine

52 Project preview

Adventure World Warsaw

Work begins on Poland's first destination theme park this spring

Download PDF magazine

54 Awards

Winning stories

The winners of the Thea Awards, which celebrate excellence in story telling

Download PDF magazine

57 3D/4D

New year resolutions

Conservation, history and pure entertainment are among the content of this year's newest 3D/4D offers

Download PDF magazine

60 Expo

Plant Life

Sky-Skan's Glenn Smith describes the work he's doing for Floriade 2012

Download PDF magazine

63 Waterparks

Culture Club

Stephen Galbraith advises on waterpark culture in Asia and the Middle East

Download PDF magazine

66 Audioguides

Apply here

A round-up of some of the latest audioguides and apps available to the industry

Download PDF magazine

72 fun-kit.net

Focus on special effects

New special effects on the market

Download PDF magazine

74 Product focus

ATTRACTIONS-KIT

A selection of the latest products

Download PDF magazine

76 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

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London's Harry Potter studio tour to open Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse
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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
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – 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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