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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
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Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
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Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out 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
LATEST NEWS
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment
Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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