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7 Editor's letter

VISAS – Not sexy, but vital

Of the 656 million tourists who visited G20 countries in 2011, 110 million needed a visa, but millions more were deterred from travelling by the cost and difficulty of obtaining one

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10 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld launches

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, opened its doors on January , having previously expected to open by the end of last year

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12 Theme park news

India plans 20 new tourist parks

The Indian government has announced plans worth Rs1,000 Crore (£113.9m, €140.3m, US$183.6m) to develop 20 themed tourist parks across the country to mirror resort town developments in Cancun, Mexico and Sentosa, Singapore

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14 Zoo news

£30m Chester Zoo plans approved

Visitors to Chester Zoo will soon be navigating their way through swamps, mangroves, bamboos and tropical forests, now that the zoo has received the green light from planners

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16 Science centre news

$100m Tennessee centre planned

A US$100m (£62.5m, €76.6m) discovery park is currently under construction in Union City, Tennessee and expected to open mid-2013

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18 Heritage news

Settlers museum reopens in NZ

A museum telling the social history of one of New Zealand's first cities has reopened in Dunedin

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19 Gallery news

Chrysler gallery closes for revamp

The Chrysler Museum of Art in Virginia, USA, has closed its main gallery as it begins expansion and renovation

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20 Museum news

Museum of Mathematics opens in NY

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), the first of its kind in the US, has launched in New York

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22 Profile

Sim Choo Kheng

The creator of Escape, Malaysia's new, sustainable theme park, describes how his free range childhood and a desire to coax Asian children away from their computers inspired the park's ethos

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28 Heritage

Points of view

Egypt's Giza pyramids have been brought to life by a 3D project, which enables them to be shared worldwide while protecting their heritage

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32 Top team

Play and display

Contemporary art is used to encourage children's interest and participation in art as well as making them better citizens at the New Children's Museum in San Diego

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38 New opening

High life

At 310m, The View From The Shard is Europe's tallest viewing platform as well as being London's latest landmark. CE Anders Nyberg describes the project

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44 Architect's focus

Sky high

Architect William Matthews describes his inspiration when designing The Shard

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48 Viewing platforms

Platform views

To mark The Shard's opening, we look at the world's tallest viewing platforms

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52 Oceanarium

Big fish

Marine Life Park, the world's biggest oceanarium, opened at Resorts World Sentosa in November

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58 Social media

Social gathering

Advice on how to choose the right social media channels for your attraction

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62 Sustainability

Eco future

A new exhibition in Abu Dhabi is teaching children how to be green

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64 Architect's focus

Todd Schliemann

The landscape takes centre stage at the Natural History Museum of Utah

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68 Museums

Collection points

Three exhibition interpreters tell us how they take an idea about a collection and transform it into an exciting exhibition

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71 attractions-kit

Special effects

We focus on the latest special effects products being used in the industry

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74 3D/4D/5D

Story formats

Fulldome, interactives and 3D, 4D and 5D formats are bringing stories to life

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84 Waterparks

Ride the wave

A look at some of the newest projects

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88 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products

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90 Audioguides and apps

Guiding light

Light-hearted elements make these audioguides and apps fun to use

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93 Buyers' guide


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Attractions Management 2013 issue 1
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7 Editor's letter

VISAS – Not sexy, but vital

Of the 656 million tourists who visited G20 countries in 2011, 110 million needed a visa, but millions more were deterred from travelling by the cost and difficulty of obtaining one

Download PDF magazine
View online
10 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld launches

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, opened its doors on January , having previously expected to open by the end of last year

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

India plans 20 new tourist parks

The Indian government has announced plans worth Rs1,000 Crore (£113.9m, €140.3m, US$183.6m) to develop 20 themed tourist parks across the country to mirror resort town developments in Cancun, Mexico and Sentosa, Singapore

Download PDF magazine

14 Zoo news

£30m Chester Zoo plans approved

Visitors to Chester Zoo will soon be navigating their way through swamps, mangroves, bamboos and tropical forests, now that the zoo has received the green light from planners

Download PDF magazine

16 Science centre news

$100m Tennessee centre planned

A US$100m (£62.5m, €76.6m) discovery park is currently under construction in Union City, Tennessee and expected to open mid-2013

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

Settlers museum reopens in NZ

A museum telling the social history of one of New Zealand's first cities has reopened in Dunedin

Download PDF magazine

19 Gallery news

Chrysler gallery closes for revamp

The Chrysler Museum of Art in Virginia, USA, has closed its main gallery as it begins expansion and renovation

Download PDF magazine

20 Museum news

Museum of Mathematics opens in NY

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), the first of its kind in the US, has launched in New York

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Sim Choo Kheng

The creator of Escape, Malaysia's new, sustainable theme park, describes how his free range childhood and a desire to coax Asian children away from their computers inspired the park's ethos

Download PDF magazine
View online
28 Heritage

Points of view

Egypt's Giza pyramids have been brought to life by a 3D project, which enables them to be shared worldwide while protecting their heritage

Download PDF magazine
View online
32 Top team

Play and display

Contemporary art is used to encourage children's interest and participation in art as well as making them better citizens at the New Children's Museum in San Diego

Download PDF magazine
View online
38 New opening

High life

At 310m, The View From The Shard is Europe's tallest viewing platform as well as being London's latest landmark. CE Anders Nyberg describes the project

Download PDF magazine
View online
44 Architect's focus

Sky high

Architect William Matthews describes his inspiration when designing The Shard

Download PDF magazine
View online
48 Viewing platforms

Platform views

To mark The Shard's opening, we look at the world's tallest viewing platforms

Download PDF magazine
View online
52 Oceanarium

Big fish

Marine Life Park, the world's biggest oceanarium, opened at Resorts World Sentosa in November

Download PDF magazine
View online
58 Social media

Social gathering

Advice on how to choose the right social media channels for your attraction

Download PDF magazine
View online
62 Sustainability

Eco future

A new exhibition in Abu Dhabi is teaching children how to be green

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 Architect's focus

Todd Schliemann

The landscape takes centre stage at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Download PDF magazine
View online
68 Museums

Collection points

Three exhibition interpreters tell us how they take an idea about a collection and transform it into an exciting exhibition

Download PDF magazine
View online
71 attractions-kit

Special effects

We focus on the latest special effects products being used in the industry

Download PDF magazine

74 3D/4D/5D

Story formats

Fulldome, interactives and 3D, 4D and 5D formats are bringing stories to life

Download PDF magazine
View online
84 Waterparks

Ride the wave

A look at some of the newest projects

Download PDF magazine
View online
88 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products

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90 Audioguides and apps

Guiding light

Light-hearted elements make these audioguides and apps fun to use

Download PDF magazine
View online
93 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

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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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Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
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TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
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