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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

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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


A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [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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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2013 issue 1
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

LATEST NEWS
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
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
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [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 Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – 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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