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Attractions Management 2013 issue 3
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5 Editor's letter

Authenticity

Having authenticity and human engagement at the heart of an attraction creates an energy which ensures its success

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8 Theme park news

US$300m Dollywood expansion

Dollywood has announced the first of its new projects as part of a US$300m (£192m, €225m), 10-year expansion plan in and around the theme park based in Tennessee

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10 Waterpark news

Aquaventure offers world-firsts

Kerzner International – the owners of Dubai-based hotel and resort Atlantis, The Palm – is set to unveil a number of world-firsts following new developments at its Aquaventure waterpark

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12 Attractions news

Attenborough backs Jurassica

Sir David Attenborough, the Eden Project's Tim Smit and science writer Mike Hanlon are supporting Jurassica, a proposed £85m (US$131m, €98.8m) fossil attraction in Dorset

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14 Science centre news

MUSE science museum opens

Italy's eagerly-awaited science museum, the eco-friendly Museo delle Scienze (MUSE), has opened in Trent, Italy, providing the public with an education about science, nature and the environment

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16 Heritage news

King Richard III centre gets go-ahead

Leicester City Council has approved plans for the creation of a new King RichardIII visitor centre in the heart of Leicester's Old Town, UK

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18 Zoo news

Aquis to offer huge aquarium

Chinese Billionaire Tony Fung's AUD $4.2bn (US $3.75bn, €2.8bn, £2.4bn) mega leisure development in Cairns, Australia has moved to the next stage, having been declared a 'co-ordinated project' – the first step in the Australian government's planning approval process

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20 Museum and gallery news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

The Peterson Automotive Museum in Southern California will mark its 20th anniversary in 2014 with an exterior transformation and interior redesign, creating world class facilities displaying the art, culture and heritage of automobiles

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22 Profile

Terri Irwin

The conservationist, social entrepreneur and operator of Australia Zoo describes how she and her late husband, Steve, built up their business and how she and her children are continuing his legacy

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28 Analysis

Riding High

The TEA/AECOM theme index report for 2012 shows that the industry's continuing to do well with recordbreaking attendances for many parks

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32 Waterparks

Tapping the experts

The merging of waterparks and theme parks, shared experiences and multiple sensation rides are among the trends, as we find out from the operators

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38 Top Team

Class act

The first themed entertainment design degree launched last September at SCAD. The team behind the programme describe their inspiration and the challenges

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44 Space centre

Space age

Space Shuttle Atlantis has come home to rest at Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex. COO Bill Moore tells us how people react when they see the shuttle

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48 Mystery shopper

The cat's whiskers?

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town is among the attractions at the new Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park in Malaysia. We pay a visit to learn more about the offer

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52 Heritage

Mary Rose Museum

King Henry VIII's war ship is brought back to life in an exciting new museum, which takes visitors back to the day she sank, almost 500 years ago

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58 Design project profile

All hands on deck

Mary Rose Museum's design team tell us how they created a building that complemented, but didn't compete with, the famous ship and the challenges of working around the hot box it's being conserved in

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64 3D/4D/5D

Work dimension

We find out how film distributors work with operators and look at some of the new products that are available on the market for attractions

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70 Show preview

EAS 2013

The suppliers reveal the products and projects they'll be showcasing in Paris

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74 Social media

Social update

With social media evolving so quickly, we look at the latest changes and updates

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78 Audioguides & apps

An app for all occasions

We look at the diverse projects using them

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84 Promotional feature

Brand news

JRA offers advice on how to make branding work for different attractions

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90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

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COMPANY PROFILES
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

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

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
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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...]
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...
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 3
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Authenticity

Having authenticity and human engagement at the heart of an attraction creates an energy which ensures its success

Download PDF magazine
View online
8 Theme park news

US$300m Dollywood expansion

Dollywood has announced the first of its new projects as part of a US$300m (£192m, €225m), 10-year expansion plan in and around the theme park based in Tennessee

Download PDF magazine

10 Waterpark news

Aquaventure offers world-firsts

Kerzner International – the owners of Dubai-based hotel and resort Atlantis, The Palm – is set to unveil a number of world-firsts following new developments at its Aquaventure waterpark

Download PDF magazine

12 Attractions news

Attenborough backs Jurassica

Sir David Attenborough, the Eden Project's Tim Smit and science writer Mike Hanlon are supporting Jurassica, a proposed £85m (US$131m, €98.8m) fossil attraction in Dorset

Download PDF magazine

14 Science centre news

MUSE science museum opens

Italy's eagerly-awaited science museum, the eco-friendly Museo delle Scienze (MUSE), has opened in Trent, Italy, providing the public with an education about science, nature and the environment

Download PDF magazine

16 Heritage news

King Richard III centre gets go-ahead

Leicester City Council has approved plans for the creation of a new King RichardIII visitor centre in the heart of Leicester's Old Town, UK

Download PDF magazine

18 Zoo news

Aquis to offer huge aquarium

Chinese Billionaire Tony Fung's AUD $4.2bn (US $3.75bn, €2.8bn, £2.4bn) mega leisure development in Cairns, Australia has moved to the next stage, having been declared a 'co-ordinated project' – the first step in the Australian government's planning approval process

Download PDF magazine

20 Museum and gallery news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

The Peterson Automotive Museum in Southern California will mark its 20th anniversary in 2014 with an exterior transformation and interior redesign, creating world class facilities displaying the art, culture and heritage of automobiles

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Terri Irwin

The conservationist, social entrepreneur and operator of Australia Zoo describes how she and her late husband, Steve, built up their business and how she and her children are continuing his legacy

Download PDF magazine
View online
28 Analysis

Riding High

The TEA/AECOM theme index report for 2012 shows that the industry's continuing to do well with recordbreaking attendances for many parks

Download PDF magazine
View online
32 Waterparks

Tapping the experts

The merging of waterparks and theme parks, shared experiences and multiple sensation rides are among the trends, as we find out from the operators

Download PDF magazine
View online
38 Top Team

Class act

The first themed entertainment design degree launched last September at SCAD. The team behind the programme describe their inspiration and the challenges

Download PDF magazine
View online
44 Space centre

Space age

Space Shuttle Atlantis has come home to rest at Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex. COO Bill Moore tells us how people react when they see the shuttle

Download PDF magazine
View online
48 Mystery shopper

The cat's whiskers?

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town is among the attractions at the new Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park in Malaysia. We pay a visit to learn more about the offer

Download PDF magazine
View online
52 Heritage

Mary Rose Museum

King Henry VIII's war ship is brought back to life in an exciting new museum, which takes visitors back to the day she sank, almost 500 years ago

Download PDF magazine
View online
58 Design project profile

All hands on deck

Mary Rose Museum's design team tell us how they created a building that complemented, but didn't compete with, the famous ship and the challenges of working around the hot box it's being conserved in

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 3D/4D/5D

Work dimension

We find out how film distributors work with operators and look at some of the new products that are available on the market for attractions

Download PDF magazine
View online
70 Show preview

EAS 2013

The suppliers reveal the products and projects they'll be showcasing in Paris

Download PDF magazine
View online
74 Social media

Social update

With social media evolving so quickly, we look at the latest changes and updates

Download PDF magazine
View online
78 Audioguides & apps

An app for all occasions

We look at the diverse projects using them

Download PDF magazine
View online
84 Promotional feature

Brand news

JRA offers advice on how to make branding work for different attractions

Download PDF magazine
View online
90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

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
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

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

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [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
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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
+ More diary  
 


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