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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
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
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
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Liseberg theme park in Sweden has confirmed the opening date for its new Grand Curiosa hotel.
London's Harry Potter studio tour to open Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a new area on 1 July, further expanding the popular Harry Potter-themed visitor attraction in Leavesden.
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
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – 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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