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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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TOR Systems Ltd

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IAAPA EMEA

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FORREC Ltd

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Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [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
LATEST NEWS
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

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

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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