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Attractions Management 2010 issue 2
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5 Editor's letter

Other dimensions

With major filmmakers now working in the format and massive budgets involved, we need to make sure we do it well if we want to keep the attention of an increasingly discerning public
8 Museum news

London's Jewish Museum reopens

The museum will explore the history of British jews
9 Heritage news

Heritage tourism worth £21bn a year

The UK's landmarks attract tourists from all over the world
10 Gallery news

OMA wins Quebec museum competition

The new 12,000sq m building will be located on Quebec’s main promenade
12 Theme park news

June opening for Harry Potter world

Visitors will be taken on a "forbidden journey" by Harry Potter and his friends
14 Science centre news

Jodrell Bank unveils visitor centre plans

The new attraction will include an observatory
15 Zoo and aquarium news

Sea lion exhibit for Fresno Chaffee Zoo

The exhibit will house the zoo’s 12-strong pack of sea lions
16 BALPPA news

UK parks 'benefiting from recession'

UK parks have opened a number of high-profile rides in the last year
18 Waterpark news

Indoor waterpark for Ukraine

The park is set to become one of the largest indoor parks in the world
20 Profile

Nick Varney

Merlin's chief executive reveals all about the Cypress Gardens acquisition, the company's rollout plans and why he thinks Merlin could eventually become the largest visitor attractions operator
24 Top team

Merlin Entertainments

The management team at the world's second largest visitor attraction company talk about the speculation behind future ownership of the company and their own individual responsibilities
30 Planetariums

The third dimension

As 3D films become more mainstream, we take a look at the offers available for planetariums and domed theatres and the pros and cons of the technology
34 Ask an expert

Commissioning destination films

A bespoke film adds a unique offer, but how do you get one made?
36 New opening

Magic moment

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is opening at Universal Orlando Resort
40 Science centres

DASA

The Dortmund exhibition is in the spotlight as the host of year's Ecsite and part of the European Capital of Culture
44 Museums

Night vision

Visitors can extend their visits during the European Night of the Museums
46 Occupational hazard

Burning issue

The director of Chattanooga Zoo describes dealing with a serious fire
48 News

Development pipeline

A round-up of forthcoming developments and openings around the world
52 Preview

The Mind Musuem

A preview of the Philippines' first world-class science centre opening next year
54 Themed attractions

Chocolate fest

A theme park in China made from chocolate and a Willy Wonka style factory in the Netherlands are among the offers
58 Expos

Flower power

Floriade 2012's MD explains how horticulture can help with sustainability
60 Repurposing attractions

Second life

A look at new attractions which are reborn on the site of a former attraction
64 Finance

Staying trend

The staycation trend has helped many European attractions in the recession
68 Ticketing

The virtuous circle

Advice for operators on managing their queues and ticketing systems
72 Insurance

Take cover

Two insurance experts advise how to protect against corporate manslaughter and accidental damage
74 Multimedia and av

Mass catering

Catering for all ages, audiences and nationalities is now easier thanks to the latest multimedia and audiovisual aids
78 Waterparks

High seas

A look at trends in the waterpark industry where activity in Asia and the Middle East is on the increase
81 Product special

Fun-kit

A selection of products for the industry
84 Odd job

Bewitched

The Witch of Wookey describes the joys of scaring people for a living
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Other dimensions

With major filmmakers now working in the format and massive budgets involved, we need to make sure we do it well if we want to keep the attention of an increasingly discerning public
8 Museum news

London's Jewish Museum reopens

The museum will explore the history of British jews
9 Heritage news

Heritage tourism worth £21bn a year

The UK's landmarks attract tourists from all over the world
10 Gallery news

OMA wins Quebec museum competition

The new 12,000sq m building will be located on Quebec’s main promenade
12 Theme park news

June opening for Harry Potter world

Visitors will be taken on a "forbidden journey" by Harry Potter and his friends
14 Science centre news

Jodrell Bank unveils visitor centre plans

The new attraction will include an observatory
15 Zoo and aquarium news

Sea lion exhibit for Fresno Chaffee Zoo

The exhibit will house the zoo’s 12-strong pack of sea lions
16 BALPPA news

UK parks 'benefiting from recession'

UK parks have opened a number of high-profile rides in the last year
18 Waterpark news

Indoor waterpark for Ukraine

The park is set to become one of the largest indoor parks in the world
20 Profile

Nick Varney

Merlin's chief executive reveals all about the Cypress Gardens acquisition, the company's rollout plans and why he thinks Merlin could eventually become the largest visitor attractions operator
24 Top team

Merlin Entertainments

The management team at the world's second largest visitor attraction company talk about the speculation behind future ownership of the company and their own individual responsibilities
30 Planetariums

The third dimension

As 3D films become more mainstream, we take a look at the offers available for planetariums and domed theatres and the pros and cons of the technology
34 Ask an expert

Commissioning destination films

A bespoke film adds a unique offer, but how do you get one made?
36 New opening

Magic moment

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is opening at Universal Orlando Resort
40 Science centres

DASA

The Dortmund exhibition is in the spotlight as the host of year's Ecsite and part of the European Capital of Culture
44 Museums

Night vision

Visitors can extend their visits during the European Night of the Museums
46 Occupational hazard

Burning issue

The director of Chattanooga Zoo describes dealing with a serious fire
48 News

Development pipeline

A round-up of forthcoming developments and openings around the world
52 Preview

The Mind Musuem

A preview of the Philippines' first world-class science centre opening next year
54 Themed attractions

Chocolate fest

A theme park in China made from chocolate and a Willy Wonka style factory in the Netherlands are among the offers
58 Expos

Flower power

Floriade 2012's MD explains how horticulture can help with sustainability
60 Repurposing attractions

Second life

A look at new attractions which are reborn on the site of a former attraction
64 Finance

Staying trend

The staycation trend has helped many European attractions in the recession
68 Ticketing

The virtuous circle

Advice for operators on managing their queues and ticketing systems
72 Insurance

Take cover

Two insurance experts advise how to protect against corporate manslaughter and accidental damage
74 Multimedia and av

Mass catering

Catering for all ages, audiences and nationalities is now easier thanks to the latest multimedia and audiovisual aids
78 Waterparks

High seas

A look at trends in the waterpark industry where activity in Asia and the Middle East is on the increase
81 Product special

Fun-kit

A selection of products for the industry
84 Odd job

Bewitched

The Witch of Wookey describes the joys of scaring people for a living
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New York flagship announced for Museum of Ice Cream as operator plans international expansion
The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019.
New visitor centre to be developed at Auschwitz-Birkenau following US$5.5m donation
A donation of US$5.5m (€4.96m, £4.55m) will go towards the development of a new visitor services centre at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial – the museum located on the site of the World War Two Nazi concentration camp in Poland.
Kings Dominion unveils new water attractions for 2020
Cedar Fair's Virginia amusement and waterpark, Kings Dominion, has announced three new additions to its 20-acre (80,900sq m, 265,500sq ft) Soak City waterpark, which is set to open in 2020.
'World's highest aquarium' opens in China
Standing more than 2,200 metres (7,200ft) above sea level, a new aquarium just opened in Xining, Qinghai Province in northwest China, now hold's the record for the world's highest-altitude aquarium.
Phased reopening for new Denver Art Museum facilities begins June 2020
Denver Art Museum in Colorado, US, is to begin a phased reopening of its campus in June 2020, with a new welcome centre, learning and engagement centre, 72,000sq ft (21,945sq m) of new and refurbished gallery space and new dining experiences.
Sutton Hoo ancient royal burial site reopens following redevelopment
Sutton Hoo, the burial site of a 7th century Anglo-Saxon king in Suffolk, England, that achieved worldwide fame upon its discovery in 1938, has reopened following a £4m (US$4.85m, €4.37m) transformation.
Merlin reveals plans for Lego Movie World at California resort
Merlin has revealed plans for the largest new addition at its Legoland California resort since the park launched in 1999.
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.
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COMPANY PROFILE
Sally Corporation

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

Red Raion - Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
+ 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
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