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5 Editor's letter

Celebrating the UK

While Britain’s world cities can compete with the best when it comes to hotels, restaurants and entertainment, one of the UK’s competitive edges – arguably unrivalled – is its strong heritage

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8 Science centre news

Mind Museum opens in Manila

Bonifacio Art Foundation (BAF) has unveiled the Mind Museum in Taguig, a city located in the Metro Manila region of the Philippines

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10 Museum news

Guggenheim Helsinki plans rejected

Plans to build a new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland have been rejected by the Helsinki City Council despite strong support for the scheme from Helsinki mayor Jussi Pajunen

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12 Zoo news

Chester Zoo unveils £30m Islands plans

Chester Zoo has unveiled plans to bring the islands of Sumatra, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines to Cheshire, UK, as part of a £30m scheme showcasing its conservation work

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14 Waterpark news

Palace Entertainment acquires Noah’s Ark

Palace Entertainment has completed the acquisition of Noah’s Ark waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, US for an undisclosed price

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16 Theme park news

Parques Reunidos acquires Slagharen

Spain-based visitor attractions operator Parques Reunidos has acquired the Slagharen fami ly theme park in Slagharen, The Netherlands

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18 Heritage news

MCA reopens following expansion

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney has reopened following the completion of a “significant” AU$53m (£34.3m, €41.2m, US$55m) redevelopment

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19 Gallery news

Work begins on ‘Ring of Harmony’

Construction work has begun on the Ring of Harmony wheel attraction at Shenfu New Town near Fushun, China. The 505ft (153m)- tall attraction will form the centrepiece of Shenfu, an entirely new town being built in the Liaoning province close to the city of Shenyang

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20 Profile

Bart de Boer

The Netherland's oldest theme park, Efteling, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. CEO Bart de Boer talks about why the park is so successful and how it's even caught the attention of Disney

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24 Industry opinion

Changing times

In the second part of our series marking our 15th anniversary, industry experts talk about their experiences and predictions

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30 Top Team

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

London - The Making of Harry Potter Two global brands unite to form a visitor attractions for the UK, which will delight Harry Potter and fi lm fans. The top team explain how they made it happen

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36 Museum design

Ship shape

The teams behind Amsterdam Maritime Museum and Chocolate - York's Sweet Story describe the inspiration behind their designs for two new attractions

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38 Project profile

Titanic Belfast

A new attraction details the splendour of the Titanic, while honouring its victims

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44 Project profile

Bright Spark

Innovation and expression are key to the exhibits at Telus Spark, Canada's first purpose-built science centre for decades

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48 Show preview

ECSITE 2012

Space and time, unlimited is the theme of this year's conference in Toulouse

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52 Multimedia and AV

Multi tasking

A look at some of the latest multimedia and AV projects in the attractions sector

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56 Mystery shopper

Role Model

We visit Kidzania Kuala Lumpur where children get to act our adult profession

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60 New opening

Cutty Sark

The world's oldest tea clipper opened in April after a £50m development project, which included unexpected fire damage

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64 Waterparks

In depth

Waterparks continue to grow in popularity, as these case studies testify

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70 Jubilee

Diamond opportunity

Advice for operators on how to make the most of the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee

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72 Olympics

Lasting legacies

The events of 2012 will be beamed around the world. We look at ways that UK operators can capitalise on this opportunity and some of the attractions that have been built in preparation

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76 Ticketing

Tailor made

Operators can now request bespoke ticketing solutions from suppliers, as their systems become even more sophisticated

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82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest product

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84 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

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Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [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 2
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5 Editor's letter

Celebrating the UK

While Britain’s world cities can compete with the best when it comes to hotels, restaurants and entertainment, one of the UK’s competitive edges – arguably unrivalled – is its strong heritage

Download PDF magazine

8 Science centre news

Mind Museum opens in Manila

Bonifacio Art Foundation (BAF) has unveiled the Mind Museum in Taguig, a city located in the Metro Manila region of the Philippines

Download PDF magazine

10 Museum news

Guggenheim Helsinki plans rejected

Plans to build a new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland have been rejected by the Helsinki City Council despite strong support for the scheme from Helsinki mayor Jussi Pajunen

Download PDF magazine

12 Zoo news

Chester Zoo unveils £30m Islands plans

Chester Zoo has unveiled plans to bring the islands of Sumatra, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines to Cheshire, UK, as part of a £30m scheme showcasing its conservation work

Download PDF magazine

14 Waterpark news

Palace Entertainment acquires Noah’s Ark

Palace Entertainment has completed the acquisition of Noah’s Ark waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, US for an undisclosed price

Download PDF magazine

16 Theme park news

Parques Reunidos acquires Slagharen

Spain-based visitor attractions operator Parques Reunidos has acquired the Slagharen fami ly theme park in Slagharen, The Netherlands

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

MCA reopens following expansion

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney has reopened following the completion of a “significant” AU$53m (£34.3m, €41.2m, US$55m) redevelopment

Download PDF magazine

19 Gallery news

Work begins on ‘Ring of Harmony’

Construction work has begun on the Ring of Harmony wheel attraction at Shenfu New Town near Fushun, China. The 505ft (153m)- tall attraction will form the centrepiece of Shenfu, an entirely new town being built in the Liaoning province close to the city of Shenyang

Download PDF magazine

20 Profile

Bart de Boer

The Netherland's oldest theme park, Efteling, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. CEO Bart de Boer talks about why the park is so successful and how it's even caught the attention of Disney

Download PDF magazine

24 Industry opinion

Changing times

In the second part of our series marking our 15th anniversary, industry experts talk about their experiences and predictions

Download PDF magazine

30 Top Team

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

London - The Making of Harry Potter Two global brands unite to form a visitor attractions for the UK, which will delight Harry Potter and fi lm fans. The top team explain how they made it happen

Download PDF magazine

36 Museum design

Ship shape

The teams behind Amsterdam Maritime Museum and Chocolate - York's Sweet Story describe the inspiration behind their designs for two new attractions

Download PDF magazine

38 Project profile

Titanic Belfast

A new attraction details the splendour of the Titanic, while honouring its victims

Download PDF magazine

44 Project profile

Bright Spark

Innovation and expression are key to the exhibits at Telus Spark, Canada's first purpose-built science centre for decades

Download PDF magazine

48 Show preview

ECSITE 2012

Space and time, unlimited is the theme of this year's conference in Toulouse

Download PDF magazine

52 Multimedia and AV

Multi tasking

A look at some of the latest multimedia and AV projects in the attractions sector

Download PDF magazine

56 Mystery shopper

Role Model

We visit Kidzania Kuala Lumpur where children get to act our adult profession

Download PDF magazine

60 New opening

Cutty Sark

The world's oldest tea clipper opened in April after a £50m development project, which included unexpected fire damage

Download PDF magazine

64 Waterparks

In depth

Waterparks continue to grow in popularity, as these case studies testify

Download PDF magazine

70 Jubilee

Diamond opportunity

Advice for operators on how to make the most of the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee

Download PDF magazine

72 Olympics

Lasting legacies

The events of 2012 will be beamed around the world. We look at ways that UK operators can capitalise on this opportunity and some of the attractions that have been built in preparation

Download PDF magazine

76 Ticketing

Tailor made

Operators can now request bespoke ticketing solutions from suppliers, as their systems become even more sophisticated

Download PDF magazine

82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest product

Download PDF magazine

84 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

LATEST NEWS
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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COMPANY PROFILES
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [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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08-08 May 2024

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