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Attractions Management 2012 issue 4
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7 Editor's letter

National Monuments

As a global industry, we're constantly agonising over how we can lobby governments and stakeholders more effectively. Research which shows the economic impact of attractions would really help our cause

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10 Theme park news

Work begins on Warsaw park

Las Palm, the company behind the Adventure World Warsaw plans, has signed an official ‘hand over protocol' with Polish contractor Imtech Polska to mark the start of construction work on the 230-hectare (568-acre) resort

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12 Zoo news

World's largest marine park to open

The world's largest oceanarium is set to open at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in Singapore on 7 December

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14 Science centre news

$3.75m gift for Denver project

Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) in Colorado, US, has secured US$3.75m (€3m, £2.4m) towards the construction of its new Collections Conservation Center

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16 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld prepares for launch

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, is on course to open its doors on Yas Island by the end of this year

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18 Gallery news

Work begins on Abu Dhabi Louvre

Construction work is to begin on Abu Dhabi Louvre, the first Louvre museum outside Paris, at the beginning of 2013

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20 Museum news

April opening for Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum has announced it will open its doors to the public in April 2013 following the completion of a renovation and restoration programme lasting nearly 10 years

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22 Heritage news

Heritage attraction for Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has backed the development of a major visitor destination incorporating nature, traditions, and cultural heritage from the country's differing regions

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24 Profile

Mike Oswald

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi opens before the end of the year. General manager Mike Oswald describes the world-first rides and innovative attractions that have already won the waterpark its first award

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30 Theme parks

Morgan's Wonderland

Gordon Hartman describes the theme park he created for special needs people to play alongside able-bodied people

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36 Museums

Fashion show

Exhibitions profiling fashion designers are proving popular around the world

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40 Industry opinion

Back and forth

Industry experts give their views on the past 15 years and the next 15

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44 Design project profile

Smooth operator

JRA detail their design for the new tour and visitor experience at Jim Beam

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48 Show report

SATE

A look at the Storytelling, Architecture, Technology, Experience conference

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50 Touring exhibitions

On the move

We look at what makes a touring exhibition successful and how it's put together

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54 Mystery shopper

Testing the water

Kuala Lumpur's Sunway Lagoon includes the world's largest artificially-made surf beach. We test the attraction's five parks

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58 Interview

Paul Noland

A chat with IAAPA's incoming president and CEO before he takes over in January

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59 Show preview

IAAPA 2012

Exhibitors reveal what they're promoting 64 3D/4D/5D: Fresh dimension We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

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64 3D/4D/5D

Fresh dimension

We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

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68 Show report

GSCA

The Giant Screen Cinema Conference

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70 Show preview

EAG

A preview of next year's attractions show

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72 Waterparks

Wet play

A look at the latest waterparks and rides

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78 Multimedia and AV

Multipurpose

Multimedia and AV are being used to deliver a variety of experiences

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82 Theme parks

Park and ride

The latest theme park rides and proposed parks around the world

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88 attractions-kit.net

Focus on ticketing

Solutions available in the market place

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92 Product focus

ATTRACTIONS-KIT

A selection of the latest products

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94 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
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Red Raion Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
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Attractions Management 2012 issue 4
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

National Monuments

As a global industry, we're constantly agonising over how we can lobby governments and stakeholders more effectively. Research which shows the economic impact of attractions would really help our cause

Download PDF magazine
View online
10 Theme park news

Work begins on Warsaw park

Las Palm, the company behind the Adventure World Warsaw plans, has signed an official ‘hand over protocol' with Polish contractor Imtech Polska to mark the start of construction work on the 230-hectare (568-acre) resort

Download PDF magazine

12 Zoo news

World's largest marine park to open

The world's largest oceanarium is set to open at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in Singapore on 7 December

Download PDF magazine

14 Science centre news

$3.75m gift for Denver project

Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) in Colorado, US, has secured US$3.75m (€3m, £2.4m) towards the construction of its new Collections Conservation Center

Download PDF magazine

16 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld prepares for launch

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, is on course to open its doors on Yas Island by the end of this year

Download PDF magazine

18 Gallery news

Work begins on Abu Dhabi Louvre

Construction work is to begin on Abu Dhabi Louvre, the first Louvre museum outside Paris, at the beginning of 2013

Download PDF magazine

20 Museum news

April opening for Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum has announced it will open its doors to the public in April 2013 following the completion of a renovation and restoration programme lasting nearly 10 years

Download PDF magazine

22 Heritage news

Heritage attraction for Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has backed the development of a major visitor destination incorporating nature, traditions, and cultural heritage from the country's differing regions

Download PDF magazine

24 Profile

Mike Oswald

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi opens before the end of the year. General manager Mike Oswald describes the world-first rides and innovative attractions that have already won the waterpark its first award

Download PDF magazine

30 Theme parks

Morgan's Wonderland

Gordon Hartman describes the theme park he created for special needs people to play alongside able-bodied people

Download PDF magazine

36 Museums

Fashion show

Exhibitions profiling fashion designers are proving popular around the world

Download PDF magazine

40 Industry opinion

Back and forth

Industry experts give their views on the past 15 years and the next 15

Download PDF magazine

44 Design project profile

Smooth operator

JRA detail their design for the new tour and visitor experience at Jim Beam

Download PDF magazine

48 Show report

SATE

A look at the Storytelling, Architecture, Technology, Experience conference

Download PDF magazine

50 Touring exhibitions

On the move

We look at what makes a touring exhibition successful and how it's put together

Download PDF magazine

54 Mystery shopper

Testing the water

Kuala Lumpur's Sunway Lagoon includes the world's largest artificially-made surf beach. We test the attraction's five parks

Download PDF magazine

58 Interview

Paul Noland

A chat with IAAPA's incoming president and CEO before he takes over in January

Download PDF magazine

59 Show preview

IAAPA 2012

Exhibitors reveal what they're promoting 64 3D/4D/5D: Fresh dimension We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

Download PDF magazine

64 3D/4D/5D

Fresh dimension

We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

Download PDF magazine

68 Show report

GSCA

The Giant Screen Cinema Conference

Download PDF magazine

70 Show preview

EAG

A preview of next year's attractions show

Download PDF magazine

72 Waterparks

Wet play

A look at the latest waterparks and rides

Download PDF magazine

78 Multimedia and AV

Multipurpose

Multimedia and AV are being used to deliver a variety of experiences

Download PDF magazine

82 Theme parks

Park and ride

The latest theme park rides and proposed parks around the world

Download PDF magazine

88 attractions-kit.net

Focus on ticketing

Solutions available in the market place

Download PDF magazine

92 Product focus

ATTRACTIONS-KIT

A selection of the latest products

Download PDF magazine

94 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

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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
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Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners
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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
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [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 - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
+ 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
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