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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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Attractions Management 2013 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages

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

View on turning pages

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

View on turning pages

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

View on turning pages

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

View on turning pages

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

View on turning pages

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

View on turning pages

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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
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

View on turning pages
View online
70 Show preview

EAS 2013

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

View on turning pages
View online
74 Social media

Social update

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

View on turning pages
View online
78 Audioguides & apps

An app for all occasions

We look at the diverse projects using them

View on turning pages
View online
84 Promotional feature

Brand news

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

View on turning pages
View online
90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

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View online
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JKMM Architects to design new annexe for National Museum of Finland
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'Take action to prevent future theme park deaths', says report following Drayton Manor tragedy
UK theme parks have been advised to take action to prevent future deaths, following the conclusion of an inquest into the accidental death of Evha Jannath at Drayton Manor in 2017.
Discovery Destinations announces Holovis partnership
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Former Sony MD Ian Hetherington joins Immotion Group
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Construction begins on Zootopia-themed land at Shanghai Disney Resort
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Seattle Aquarium gains city funding approval for new US$113m shark and stingray pavilion
Construction of a new pavilion at the Seattle Aquarium looks set to go ahead, after the city council approved a US$34m (€30.7m, £25.8m) contribution towards the project.
BarberMcMurry releases concept designs for new Knoxville Science Museum
BarberMcMurry Architects, a Tennessee-based architecture practice, has released three concept designs for the upcoming Knoxville Science Museum, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
London Resort reveals first look at upcoming theme park
London Resort Holdings Company (LRCH), operator of the upcoming London Resort theme park and entertainment destination in Swanscombe, Kent, has released new concept artwork showcasing the first phase of the 535-acre resort.
V&A launches digital database for cultural heritage preservation projects
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is demonstrating its commitment to protecting the world's cultural heritage and supporting communities that suffer cultural loss, through the launch of a new Culture in Crisis Portal.
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opens at Disney World
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COMPANY PROFILES
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

14 Jan 2020

BALPPA Annual General Meeting

ExCel, London, United Kingdom
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
+ More diary  
 


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