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Attractions Management 2013 issue 4
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Attractions are the last bastion of the 'pay on the gate' approach and it's time For this to change

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12 Theme park news

Jackie Chan theme park planned for Beijing

A theme park dedicated to Chinese superstar Jackie Chan is to be built in Beijing, China, according to reports by Chinese state media

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13 SATE report

Conference Report

'What's next?' was this year's theme, with a look at the future of developments and creative professionals

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14 Waterpark news

Legoland waterpark in Malaysia

Legoland has opened its first waterpark in Asia, with the Malaysian attraction becoming the largest Legoland Waterpark in the world

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16 Attractions news

Merlin confirms IPO for London

Merlin Entertainments, the second largest visitor attraction operator in the world, has announced that it will float 20 per cent of the company on the London Stock Exchange

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18 Science Centre news

India to build 18 science centres

India's National Council for Science Museums (NCSM) has announced plans for 18 more science centres, taking the total in the country to 66

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20 Zoo news

AZA announces award winners

The Zoos and Aquariums Association (AZA) has announced its honours and award winners for conservation, innovation and design feats, at its yearly conference in Kansas City, US

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22 Museum and gallery news

Ellis Island museum reopens

Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened its doors to the public on 28 October 2013 for the first time since Hurricane Sandy submerged the island last year

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24 Heritage news

World MonumentsWatch 2014

Venice, Italy and the entire country of Syria are among the cultural heritage sites at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change

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26 Profile

Joe Schott

The COO of Disneyland Paris talks about the park's new immersive Ratatouille dark ride, which is slated to open in 2014, and how the park has evolved from an American theme park to a European one

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30 Museums

World class collections

We celebrate the diversity of museums that have opened globally this year

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34 Zoos and aquariums

A roaring trade

Stephen Fuller explains the economic benefits that zoos and aquariums provide

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36 Science centres

New dynamic

Julie Moskalyk, Dynamic Earth's newly appointed director, reveals her plans for the Canadian earth sciences centre

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40 Occupational hazard

Weathering the storm

A year after Hurricane Sandy: How Liberty and Ellis Island were restored

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44 Augmented reality

Reality check

Blair Parkin debates if Google Glass and similar augmented reality devices are a technology fad or here to stay

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48 Interactivity

Heads up

Thinkwell's Craig Hanna ponders the issues of incorporating visitors' smart devices into your attraction

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52 Theme parks

Up and coming

We look at the eagerly anticipated theme parks and rides planned for next year

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56 Social media

Face value

Expand your social reach with technology

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60 Show preview

IAAPA 2013

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

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66 Waterparks

Sliding scale

The world's largest slide is among the new waterpark offers on the market

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72 3D/4D/5D

Shared vision

Dinosaurs and dragons are being brought to life with 4D

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76 Intellectual property

The name game

BRC's Christian Lachel discusses the pros and cons of originality versus branding when theming new products

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80 Multimedia and AV

Simulate to stimulate

A round-up of inspirational projects that range from romance to outer space

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87 Ticketing

Entry points

How the latest systems can help increase visitor spend and encourage repeat visits

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90 Show preview

EAG 2014

A look at next year's entertainment show

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92 Show review

European Attractions Show

Lesley Morisetti sums up the show

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COMPANY PROFILES
iPlayCo

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

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

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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Trailer Aladdin - The Bachelor Party VR – Red Raion
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

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18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Advance ticketing

Attractions are the last bastion of the 'pay on the gate' approach and it's time For this to change

View on turning pages
View online
12 Theme park news

Jackie Chan theme park planned for Beijing

A theme park dedicated to Chinese superstar Jackie Chan is to be built in Beijing, China, according to reports by Chinese state media

View on turning pages

13 SATE report

Conference Report

'What's next?' was this year's theme, with a look at the future of developments and creative professionals

View on turning pages

14 Waterpark news

Legoland waterpark in Malaysia

Legoland has opened its first waterpark in Asia, with the Malaysian attraction becoming the largest Legoland Waterpark in the world

View on turning pages

16 Attractions news

Merlin confirms IPO for London

Merlin Entertainments, the second largest visitor attraction operator in the world, has announced that it will float 20 per cent of the company on the London Stock Exchange

View on turning pages

18 Science Centre news

India to build 18 science centres

India's National Council for Science Museums (NCSM) has announced plans for 18 more science centres, taking the total in the country to 66

View on turning pages

20 Zoo news

AZA announces award winners

The Zoos and Aquariums Association (AZA) has announced its honours and award winners for conservation, innovation and design feats, at its yearly conference in Kansas City, US

View on turning pages

22 Museum and gallery news

Ellis Island museum reopens

Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened its doors to the public on 28 October 2013 for the first time since Hurricane Sandy submerged the island last year

View on turning pages

24 Heritage news

World MonumentsWatch 2014

Venice, Italy and the entire country of Syria are among the cultural heritage sites at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change

View on turning pages

26 Profile

Joe Schott

The COO of Disneyland Paris talks about the park's new immersive Ratatouille dark ride, which is slated to open in 2014, and how the park has evolved from an American theme park to a European one

View on turning pages
View online
30 Museums

World class collections

We celebrate the diversity of museums that have opened globally this year

View on turning pages
View online
34 Zoos and aquariums

A roaring trade

Stephen Fuller explains the economic benefits that zoos and aquariums provide

View on turning pages
View online
36 Science centres

New dynamic

Julie Moskalyk, Dynamic Earth's newly appointed director, reveals her plans for the Canadian earth sciences centre

View on turning pages
View online
40 Occupational hazard

Weathering the storm

A year after Hurricane Sandy: How Liberty and Ellis Island were restored

View on turning pages
View online
44 Augmented reality

Reality check

Blair Parkin debates if Google Glass and similar augmented reality devices are a technology fad or here to stay

View on turning pages
View online
48 Interactivity

Heads up

Thinkwell's Craig Hanna ponders the issues of incorporating visitors' smart devices into your attraction

View on turning pages
View online
52 Theme parks

Up and coming

We look at the eagerly anticipated theme parks and rides planned for next year

View on turning pages
View online
56 Social media

Face value

Expand your social reach with technology

View on turning pages
View online
60 Show preview

IAAPA 2013

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

View on turning pages
View online
66 Waterparks

Sliding scale

The world's largest slide is among the new waterpark offers on the market

View on turning pages
View online
72 3D/4D/5D

Shared vision

Dinosaurs and dragons are being brought to life with 4D

View on turning pages
View online
76 Intellectual property

The name game

BRC's Christian Lachel discusses the pros and cons of originality versus branding when theming new products

View on turning pages
View online
80 Multimedia and AV

Simulate to stimulate

A round-up of inspirational projects that range from romance to outer space

View on turning pages
View online
87 Ticketing

Entry points

How the latest systems can help increase visitor spend and encourage repeat visits

View on turning pages
View online
90 Show preview

EAG 2014

A look at next year's entertainment show

View on turning pages
View online
92 Show review

European Attractions Show

Lesley Morisetti sums up the show

View on turning pages
View online
LATEST NEWS
New IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson targets progress on safety and sustainability
The development of a global safety standard for the attractions industry is high on the wish list of incoming IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson, whose tenure begins today (Tuesday 19 November).
IAAPA 2019: 40,0000 gather in Orlando for record-breaking attractions expo
More than 40,000 people from over 100 countries are descending on Orlando, Florida, ahead of the largest visitor attractions show of the year – the IAAPA Expo.
V&A appoints Gus Casely-Hayford as first director of V&A East
Gus Casely-Hayford, the British curator, cultural historian, broadcaster and lecturer, has been named as the inaugural director of V&A East – the museum's new expansion project scheduled to open in London in 2023.
Connecticut aquarium starts work on new seal display and 4D theatre
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is set to undergo expansion, with a large seal exhibit and 4D movie theatre to open at the attraction in 2020.
Immersive, sustainable and meeting evolving expectations – outgoing IAAPA chair David Rosenberg on the future of the attractions industry
It's been a busy, exciting and often inspiring year for David Rosenberg as IAAPA chair.
Six major art museums offer curatorial training to students from underrepresented backgrounds
Twelve new students have been enrolled in the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship programme, with the selected entrants to be given specialised training and mentoring from six high profile art museums in the US.
Rain-hit Q3 slows SeaWorld progress, but annual finances remain on track as new CEO is appointed
Unfavourable weather conditions, shifts in the calendar and an overspend on certain marketing activities, have all contributed to 'disappointing' Q3 financial results for SeaWorld.
Cedar Fair on course for 'best year' after Q3 results reflect 'strong' consumer demand
North American theme park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks and five water parks in the territory, has filed Q3 and year- to-date financial results that show increased revenues and Adjusted EBITDA, but reduced net income.
TEA award winner Railton partners with Scott Ault to create RED: Railton Entertainment Design
Entertainment Design Corporation, the design firm run by award-winning designer Jeremy Railton for 25 years, has changed its name to reflect his name and legacy, becoming known as RED (Railton Entertainment Design).
Merlin enters agreement to build a Legoland resort in Shanghai
Shanghai is to become a major theme park destination, with a proposed new Legoland park, expected to open after 2023, projected to be one of the largest Legoland Resorts in the world.
Triple Five eyes 'world's largest' shopping and entertainment complex in Saudi deal
Arabian Dream Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Triple Five Worldwide, which owns the three largest shopping and entertainment centres in North America, is to help develop what is being described as the world's largest such complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Puy du Fou signals further international expansion with China contract
French historical theme park Puy du Fou is continuing its international expansion, with the imminent signing of a contract to build a new attraction in China.
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COMPANY PROFILES
iPlayCo

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Aladdin - The Bachelor Party VR – Red Raion
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

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