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Attractions Management 2013 issue 4
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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

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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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Sally Corporation

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TechnoAlpin

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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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TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 4
Download PDF
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine

13 SATE report

Conference Report

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
30 Museums

World class collections

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
34 Zoos and aquariums

A roaring trade

Stephen Fuller explains the economic benefits that zoos and aquariums provide

Download PDF magazine
View online
36 Science centres

New dynamic

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
40 Occupational hazard

Weathering the storm

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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
48 Interactivity

Heads up

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
52 Theme parks

Up and coming

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
56 Social media

Face value

Expand your social reach with technology

Download PDF magazine
View online
60 Show preview

IAAPA 2013

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
66 Waterparks

Sliding scale

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
72 3D/4D/5D

Shared vision

Dinosaurs and dragons are being brought to life with 4D

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
80 Multimedia and AV

Simulate to stimulate

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
87 Ticketing

Entry points

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
90 Show preview

EAG 2014

A look at next year's entertainment show

Download PDF magazine
View online
92 Show review

European Attractions Show

Lesley Morisetti sums up the show

Download PDF magazine
View online
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Liseberg's Grand Curiosa Hotel to open in 2023
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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
Sally Corporation

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

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
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...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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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
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