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5 Editor's letter

Potter envy

While we were busy giving the Harry Potter books a Safeway supermarket award for its contribution to tourism, Universal was busy negotiating and planning the theme park in Florida

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8 Letters

Attracting opinions

Money talks

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10 Gallery news

Frick Collection to create new gallery

New York's Frick Collection is revisiting an idea first mooted almost 100 years ago to create a permanent gallery dedicated to sculpture and the decorative arts.

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11 Museum news

V & A Dundee design shortlist revealed

Six companies have been shortlisted to draw up plans for a landmark new building to house the proposed V&A museum at Dundee, Scotland.

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12 BALPPA news

Weston Pier rides nearing completion

The design and build of the eight rides that will be installed at the redeveloped Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare are nearing completion.

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13 Heritage news

New York's High Line gets award

New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has presented the 2010 Doris C. Freedman Award to the Friends of the High Line, for the latter's work in preserving a piece of New York's industrial history and transforming it into an innovative public space and heritage attraction.

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14 Theme park news

CDA in Futuroscope merger talks

Compagnie des Alpes (CDA) is in discussions with the Conseil Général de la Vienne with a view to merging the CDA group with the Futuroscope theme park near Poitiers in west central France.

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16 Science centre

£3m funding for Jodrell Bank scheme

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and the Northwest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) are to provide funding of £3.1m (US$4.6m, €3.8m) to kick-start the creation of a new Science Discovery Centre at Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory.

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17 Zoo and aquarium news

National Aquarium to build park

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, US, is to build a US$5.4m (£3.5m, €4.4m) waterfront park.

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18 Waterpark news

Aldar to build waterpark on Yas Island

Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Properties is to open a 16.4-hectare waterpark on Yas Island, the company's major leisure and entertainment destination.

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20 Profile

Guy Drouin

Canada's largest waterpark, Calypso, opened this June and expects to attract three million visitors a year. Its CEO talks about the launch of his second park

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24 Research

The TEA/AECOM Global Parks Report

Despite the economic climate, some operators reported an increase in profits and record visitor numbers in 2009, as AECOM and TEA's research reveals

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28 Top team

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

AZA's management team describes its rigorous accreditation process and how its Species Survival Plan aims to protect creatures for the next 100 years

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32 Conference review

Ecsite

The theme of this year's conference was risk as a source of creativity. BRC's Mark Hayward and event organiser Aliki Giannakopoulou describe the event

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34 Mystery shopper

Universal appeal

Does the newly opened Universal Studios Singapore live up to the hype?

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38 Feasibility study

Eastern promise

Christian Aaen explains how AECOM's feasibility study helped with the planning of Universal Studios Singapore

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42 Occupational hazard

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The curator describes how one of the exhibit sharks was recently killed

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44 Museums

Culture club

The Capital Cultural Manifesto aims to share British artwork with the world

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47 Audioguides

Guidelines

A look at some of the new ways audioguides are being used in attractions

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50 Profile

Colin Dawson and Martin Barratt

BALPPA's retiring and incoming CE talk about the association's work

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54 Planetariums

Reach for the stars

Industry experts offer advice on what you need to know to build a planetarium

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58 Exhibition design

Refresh and renew

Revamping an existing exhibition results in a fresh offer for visitors, as these recent launches demonstrate

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62 Lighting

Shining examples

Case studies of attractions that have used clever lighting to create a truly immersive experience for their visitors

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64 Show preview

PLASA

The annual show for the audio, light and video industry is going green

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66 Zoos and Aquariums

Creature comforts

Creating an authentic environment for animals and wet creatures is essential. We look at projects achieving this

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70 3D/4D

Screen vision

We investigate how the advent of 3D film in cinemas and consumer's homes will affect the attractions industry

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76 Show preview

LIW

A look ahead to September's Leisure Industry Week in the UK

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78 Biodiversity

Biodiversity is life, Biodiversity is our life

How attractions are getting involved with the International Year of Biodiversity.

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81 Fun-kit special

Waterparks

A round up of activity in this sector

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82 Product focus

Fun-Kit

Some of the latest products available

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84 Buyers guide

Book your space

A source of attractions services

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Attractions Management 2010 issue 3
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Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Potter envy

While we were busy giving the Harry Potter books a Safeway supermarket award for its contribution to tourism, Universal was busy negotiating and planning the theme park in Florida

Download PDF magazine

8 Letters

Attracting opinions

Money talks

Download PDF magazine

10 Gallery news

Frick Collection to create new gallery

New York's Frick Collection is revisiting an idea first mooted almost 100 years ago to create a permanent gallery dedicated to sculpture and the decorative arts.

Download PDF magazine

11 Museum news

V & A Dundee design shortlist revealed

Six companies have been shortlisted to draw up plans for a landmark new building to house the proposed V&A museum at Dundee, Scotland.

Download PDF magazine

12 BALPPA news

Weston Pier rides nearing completion

The design and build of the eight rides that will be installed at the redeveloped Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare are nearing completion.

Download PDF magazine

13 Heritage news

New York's High Line gets award

New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has presented the 2010 Doris C. Freedman Award to the Friends of the High Line, for the latter's work in preserving a piece of New York's industrial history and transforming it into an innovative public space and heritage attraction.

Download PDF magazine

14 Theme park news

CDA in Futuroscope merger talks

Compagnie des Alpes (CDA) is in discussions with the Conseil Général de la Vienne with a view to merging the CDA group with the Futuroscope theme park near Poitiers in west central France.

Download PDF magazine

16 Science centre

£3m funding for Jodrell Bank scheme

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and the Northwest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) are to provide funding of £3.1m (US$4.6m, €3.8m) to kick-start the creation of a new Science Discovery Centre at Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Download PDF magazine

17 Zoo and aquarium news

National Aquarium to build park

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, US, is to build a US$5.4m (£3.5m, €4.4m) waterfront park.

Download PDF magazine

18 Waterpark news

Aldar to build waterpark on Yas Island

Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Properties is to open a 16.4-hectare waterpark on Yas Island, the company's major leisure and entertainment destination.

Download PDF magazine

20 Profile

Guy Drouin

Canada's largest waterpark, Calypso, opened this June and expects to attract three million visitors a year. Its CEO talks about the launch of his second park

Download PDF magazine

24 Research

The TEA/AECOM Global Parks Report

Despite the economic climate, some operators reported an increase in profits and record visitor numbers in 2009, as AECOM and TEA's research reveals

Download PDF magazine

28 Top team

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

AZA's management team describes its rigorous accreditation process and how its Species Survival Plan aims to protect creatures for the next 100 years

Download PDF magazine

32 Conference review

Ecsite

The theme of this year's conference was risk as a source of creativity. BRC's Mark Hayward and event organiser Aliki Giannakopoulou describe the event

Download PDF magazine

34 Mystery shopper

Universal appeal

Does the newly opened Universal Studios Singapore live up to the hype?

Download PDF magazine

38 Feasibility study

Eastern promise

Christian Aaen explains how AECOM's feasibility study helped with the planning of Universal Studios Singapore

Download PDF magazine

42 Occupational hazard

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The curator describes how one of the exhibit sharks was recently killed

Download PDF magazine

44 Museums

Culture club

The Capital Cultural Manifesto aims to share British artwork with the world

Download PDF magazine

47 Audioguides

Guidelines

A look at some of the new ways audioguides are being used in attractions

Download PDF magazine

50 Profile

Colin Dawson and Martin Barratt

BALPPA's retiring and incoming CE talk about the association's work

Download PDF magazine

54 Planetariums

Reach for the stars

Industry experts offer advice on what you need to know to build a planetarium

Download PDF magazine

58 Exhibition design

Refresh and renew

Revamping an existing exhibition results in a fresh offer for visitors, as these recent launches demonstrate

Download PDF magazine

62 Lighting

Shining examples

Case studies of attractions that have used clever lighting to create a truly immersive experience for their visitors

Download PDF magazine

64 Show preview

PLASA

The annual show for the audio, light and video industry is going green

Download PDF magazine

66 Zoos and Aquariums

Creature comforts

Creating an authentic environment for animals and wet creatures is essential. We look at projects achieving this

Download PDF magazine

70 3D/4D

Screen vision

We investigate how the advent of 3D film in cinemas and consumer's homes will affect the attractions industry

Download PDF magazine

76 Show preview

LIW

A look ahead to September's Leisure Industry Week in the UK

Download PDF magazine

78 Biodiversity

Biodiversity is life, Biodiversity is our life

How attractions are getting involved with the International Year of Biodiversity.

Download PDF magazine

81 Fun-kit special

Waterparks

A round up of activity in this sector

Download PDF magazine

82 Product focus

Fun-Kit

Some of the latest products available

Download PDF magazine

84 Buyers guide

Book your space

A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

LATEST NEWS
Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
Raby Castle, known as one of the finest medieval fortifications in England, is nearing the end of an ambitious two-year renovation project.
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COMPANY PROFILES
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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FEATURED SUPPLIER

Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
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DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

18-22 May 2024

Eco Resort Network

The Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Mauritius
23-24 May 2024

European Health Prevention Day

Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
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