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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
70 Show preview

EAS 2013

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

Social update

With social media evolving so quickly, we look at the latest changes and updates
78 Audioguides & apps

An app for all occasions

We look at the diverse projects using them
84 Promotional feature

Brand news

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

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products
COMPANY PROFILE
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s [more...]
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21-24 Sep 2019

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Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
70 Show preview

EAS 2013

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

Social update

With social media evolving so quickly, we look at the latest changes and updates
78 Audioguides & apps

An app for all occasions

We look at the diverse projects using them
84 Promotional feature

Brand news

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

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products
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Arts Council England allocates £17.5m to local culture projects
Arts Council England has named 13 new additions to its Creative People and Places (CPP) project, which it says is about local people choosing, creating and taking part in the arts and culture on offer to them.
Australian Museum closes for year-long AUS$57.5m renovation
A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney will see the venue closed to the public from 19 August.
Silver Dollar City announces record-breaking waterfall drop ride among US$30m plans
The tallest raft ride drop in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Silver Dollar City, after the park revealed plans to invest more than US$30m (€26.9m, £24.8m) into a number of new developments.
New York's largest waterpark set for expansion after acquiring state funding
Construction is set to start in September on new water slides at the Enchanted Forest Water Safari theme park in New York, US, with a funding contribution for the new rides having come from the state's economic development agency.
NBA Experience opens doors at Disney Springs
The NBA Experience, an immersive and interactive new attraction at Disney Springs in Florida, has celebrated its grand opening, with Disney CEO Bob Iger and NBA commissioner Adam Silver unveiling the new venture.
Toyota opens branded experience centre in Texas
Car manufacturer Toyota has opened its first visitor attraction in North America – the 44,000sq ft (13,400sq m) Toyota Experience Center (TEC) at its headquarters in Plano, Texas.
Waterway above Notre Dame among 'People's Design Competition' for new cathedral roof
A competition to find alternative designs to replace the destroyed Notre Dame Cathedral roof has attracted a number of innovative "solutions" – including a rooftop waterway over the medieval cathedral.
Rising curatorial talents win Art Fund financing to build museum collections
The UK's Art Fund has announced the latest winners of its New Collecting Awards, chosen to help rising star curators to build collections for their museums.
Helter-skelter ride installed inside Norwich Cathedral
A 55-ft (16.8m) helter-skelter ride set up in the nave of Norwich Cathedral in England, will give visitors a new perspective on the historic building, say cathedral bosses.
Matthias Li to step down as Ocean Park CEO in 2020
Following 25 years of service, Matthias Li, chief executive of Hong Kong attraction Ocean Park, has announced that he will retire at the start of July 2020, with the operator starting a global search to identify his successor.
New Euromonitor report envisions entertainment venue of the future
Entertainment venues need to undergo technological and design upgrades to prepare them for the experience-seeking consumer of 2040, according to research by Euromonitor International.
Tintagel Castle bridge restores 500-year-old connection as £5m heritage project opens to the public
A £5m (US$6m, €5.4m) programme of improvements by English Heritage at Cornish tourist attraction Tintagel Castle has reached a milestone, with the opening of a footbridge that joins the two halves of the castle for the first time in more than 500 years.
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COMPANY PROFILE
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
+ More diary  
 


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