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Attractions Management 2013 issue 2
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7 Editor's letter

Dealing with protests

The industry attracts protesters for the same reason it attracts sponsors – it's high profile and extremely engaged with its audience

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10 Theme park news

Etnaland Themepark for Italy

Southern Italy's largest theme park has opened its doors in Belpasso

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12 Science centre news

Exploratorium centre reopens

San Francisco's Exploratorium science museum has offcially unveiled its US$300m (€228m, £197m) expansion at Pier 15 on the city's waterfront

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14 Museum news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

Holland's Rijksmuseum has reopened after a 10-year refurbishment. Now 80 galleries and 8,000 objects tell 800 years of Dutch history

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16 Waterpark news

Ocean Park plans new waterpark

Ocean Park Hong Kong is likely to move ahead with plans to build an all-weather waterpark at Tai Shue Wan earlier than anticipated, thanks to a government loan of HK $2.3bn (US $296m, €229m, £196m)

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18 Heritage news

Hawaiian attraction gets revamp

Hawaiian attraction Polynesian Cultural Center has unveiled a US$25m (€19.5m, £16.5m) overhaul of several attractions, which are part of a five-year enhancement programme that began in 2011

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20 Zoo news

US$24m Living Planet for Utah

A US$24m (€18.3m, £15.5m) Living Planet Aquarium is on track to open to the public in Utah, USA in December this year

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22 Gallery news

AUS$30m art gallery reopens

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has reopened its doors following a AUS$30m (US$31m, £21m, €24m) redevelopment project

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24 Profile

Tim Fisher

The CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks reveals how the company's defied the double-dip global recession with record attendances to its existing parks and three more due to open

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30 Museum

The big idea

San Francisco's Exploratorium reopened in April in a venue three times its original size. The museum's Linda Dackman shows how the new space is being used

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36 Aquarium

Den Blå Planet

The CEO and designer describe Denmark's new aquarium, which is shaped like a whirlpool and has 20,000 animals and up to 8,000 visitors a day

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44 New opening

Thinking inside the box

The Perot Museum is shaped like a cube and described as the next generation of nature and science museums. CEO Nicole Small explains how and why

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50 Restoration

Home improvement

The Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash project is restoring the famous singer's house, educating visitors about the New Deal era and revitalising the area

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56 Planetarium

The sky at night

Two dome theatres are among the highlights of Canada's new Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, which shows what's going on in the universe as it happens

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62 Social media

Smart moves

Find out how to use digital opportunities beyond your website in a new series by social media expert Kelly Wheeler

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68 Technology

Get in touch

New technology enables people to touch and feel ancient artefacts virtually

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74 Product focus

Multimedia and AV

A selection of the latest products and projects impacting the industry

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78 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The exhibitors showcase what attendees can expect to see at the annual show

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82 3D/5D/5D

Film review

Two industry experts outline their business models and we look at some of the newest products entering the market

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86 Ticketing

New direction

Tracking visitors movements is just one of the current trends in ticketing

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89 Product focus

Secondary spend

New ways to earn additional income

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90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

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92 Waterparks

The big swim

The WWA invites waterparks to take part in the world's largest swimming lesson

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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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Red Raion Showreel 2019
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2013 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Dealing with protests

The industry attracts protesters for the same reason it attracts sponsors – it's high profile and extremely engaged with its audience

View on turning pages
View online
10 Theme park news

Etnaland Themepark for Italy

Southern Italy's largest theme park has opened its doors in Belpasso

View on turning pages

12 Science centre news

Exploratorium centre reopens

San Francisco's Exploratorium science museum has offcially unveiled its US$300m (€228m, £197m) expansion at Pier 15 on the city's waterfront

View on turning pages

14 Museum news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

Holland's Rijksmuseum has reopened after a 10-year refurbishment. Now 80 galleries and 8,000 objects tell 800 years of Dutch history

View on turning pages

16 Waterpark news

Ocean Park plans new waterpark

Ocean Park Hong Kong is likely to move ahead with plans to build an all-weather waterpark at Tai Shue Wan earlier than anticipated, thanks to a government loan of HK $2.3bn (US $296m, €229m, £196m)

View on turning pages

18 Heritage news

Hawaiian attraction gets revamp

Hawaiian attraction Polynesian Cultural Center has unveiled a US$25m (€19.5m, £16.5m) overhaul of several attractions, which are part of a five-year enhancement programme that began in 2011

View on turning pages

20 Zoo news

US$24m Living Planet for Utah

A US$24m (€18.3m, £15.5m) Living Planet Aquarium is on track to open to the public in Utah, USA in December this year

View on turning pages

22 Gallery news

AUS$30m art gallery reopens

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has reopened its doors following a AUS$30m (US$31m, £21m, €24m) redevelopment project

View on turning pages

24 Profile

Tim Fisher

The CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks reveals how the company's defied the double-dip global recession with record attendances to its existing parks and three more due to open

View on turning pages
View online
30 Museum

The big idea

San Francisco's Exploratorium reopened in April in a venue three times its original size. The museum's Linda Dackman shows how the new space is being used

View on turning pages
View online
36 Aquarium

Den Blå Planet

The CEO and designer describe Denmark's new aquarium, which is shaped like a whirlpool and has 20,000 animals and up to 8,000 visitors a day

View on turning pages
View online
44 New opening

Thinking inside the box

The Perot Museum is shaped like a cube and described as the next generation of nature and science museums. CEO Nicole Small explains how and why

View on turning pages
View online
50 Restoration

Home improvement

The Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash project is restoring the famous singer's house, educating visitors about the New Deal era and revitalising the area

View on turning pages
View online
56 Planetarium

The sky at night

Two dome theatres are among the highlights of Canada's new Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, which shows what's going on in the universe as it happens

View on turning pages
View online
62 Social media

Smart moves

Find out how to use digital opportunities beyond your website in a new series by social media expert Kelly Wheeler

View on turning pages
View online
68 Technology

Get in touch

New technology enables people to touch and feel ancient artefacts virtually

View on turning pages
View online
74 Product focus

Multimedia and AV

A selection of the latest products and projects impacting the industry

View on turning pages
View online
78 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The exhibitors showcase what attendees can expect to see at the annual show

View on turning pages
View online
82 3D/5D/5D

Film review

Two industry experts outline their business models and we look at some of the newest products entering the market

View on turning pages
View online
86 Ticketing

New direction

Tracking visitors movements is just one of the current trends in ticketing

View on turning pages
View online
89 Product focus

Secondary spend

New ways to earn additional income

View on turning pages

90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

View on turning pages
View online
92 Waterparks

The big swim

The WWA invites waterparks to take part in the world's largest swimming lesson

View on turning pages
View online
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Thermal project set to ‘redefine city wellbeing’ on track for 2023 opening
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BIG creates spiral museum for Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet
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Israel's tourism industry begins gradual relaunch – some hotels given green light to open
Hotels and accommodations in Israel with ground floor rooms have been given permission to reopen for business – but only for domestic tourism.
Disney places 100,000 workers on unpaid leave – plans to save US$500m a month
Walt Disney is set to stop paying more than 100,000 of its theme park and hotel workers as the entertainment giant struggles with coronavirus closures.
Future of Canada's oldest aquarium 'under threat' due to coronavirus shutdown
Vancouver Aquarium is in danger of having to close its doors permanently, due to a collapse in revenues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Tourism Society emergency meeting addresses impact of delayed lockdown on tourism industry
The Tourism Society scheduled an emergency meeting on Wednesday 15 April to discuss breaking news relating to lockdown timings.
Tourism industry must lead and inspire, says Ken Robinson
Coronavirus is devastating for the tourism and leisure sectors globally. For now, the focus is on business ‘discontinuity’, the impact of the pandemic on our employees and their families, whether and how companies will survive and when the viable resumption of activity will be possible.
National Geographic Museum creates virtual tour of Jane Goodall exhibition during lockdown
The National Geographic Museum in Washington DC, US, has developed its first ever virtual tour of an exhibition, offering the public the opportunity "visit" even while the institution remains shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CAVU Designwerks appoints Nathan Jones as chief operating officer
Nathan Jones has been appointed to the newly-created role of chief operating officer at CAVU Designwerks.
Longleat's Lord Bath dies from COVID-19
The attractions industry has lost one of its personalities with the passing of Lord Bath, the owner of Longleat Safari Park in the UK, who died on Saturday 4 April aged 87 after contracting the coronavirus.
London Transport Museum goes digital
London Transport Museum’s doors might be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the collection is now open to virtual visitors online.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2019
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Aladdin - The Bachelor Party VR – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

08 Oct 2020

VAC 2020 (The Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions)

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
17-23 Oct 2020

World Leisure Congress 2020

Pinggu, Beijing, China
+ More diary  
 


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Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

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