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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
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2013 issue 2
Download PDF
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
10 Theme park news

Etnaland Themepark for Italy

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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)

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
68 Technology

Get in touch

New technology enables people to touch and feel ancient artefacts virtually

Download PDF magazine
View online
74 Product focus

Multimedia and AV

A selection of the latest products and projects impacting the industry

Download PDF magazine
View online
78 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
86 Ticketing

New direction

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
89 Product focus

Secondary spend

New ways to earn additional income

Download PDF magazine

90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

Download PDF magazine
View online
92 Waterparks

The big swim

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
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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
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
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – 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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