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Attractions Management 2010 issue 4
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9 Editor's letter

Investing in India

India's middle class will grow to half a billion people over the next 20 years, while total consumption in the country will quadruple, making it the world's fifth largest consumer market
12 Theme park news

Euro Disney eyes third Paris attraction

Euro Disney SCA has revealed its ambition for a third Paris theme park development after securing an agreement with the French government to expand its operations.
14 Museum news

Rome museum nets RIBA Stirling Prize

Zaha Hadid Architects have picked up the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 for the design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, Italy.
16 Science centre news

Architect appointed for Las Cruces

An architect has been appointed to design the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US.
18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

A five-acre expansion has been proposed at Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania, US.
19 Heritage news

New design for Museum of Tolerance

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has unveiled a new design for its planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, Israel, to be built at an estimated cost of US$100m (£64m, €72m).
20 Waterpark news

Great Wolf to open California resort

Waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has secured a license and management agreement to open and operate a park in Garden Grove, California, US.
22 BALPPA news

Council backing for Chester Zoo plans

Chester Zoo's plans for a major £225m (US$361m, €256m) expansion have been handed a boost after Cheshire West and Chester Council recommended the scheme for approval.
24 Family Matters

Big Mack

We profile the German Mack family that has been in ride-building business for 230 years. This year the Macks are also celebrating the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Europa-Park.
28 Ask an expert

Social networking

The opportunities to get involved with social networks are seemingly limitless. But what are the benefits? Which ones should you use? We ask the experts.
32 Theme park design

Grand Designs

Innovation and themeing are just as important as having the tallest and fastest rides. Kath Hudson looks at the latest projects and trends in park design.
36 Multimedia & AV

Multitasking

Telling your story using multimedia enhances the visitor experience. We chart some of the shining examples of exhibition design with multimedia at its heart.
40 Finance

Invested interest

Deloitte's Nigel Bland and Liz Smith provide a financial review of the year 2010
42 Top team

Ferrari World

The Ferrari World opened recently to great fanfare. Read all about the team behind the creation of a world first
46 Interview

Robert Rippy

Robert Rippy steps up to take over as IAAPA chair for the next 12 months
48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park
53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

How should attractions react to the recent resurgence of 3D in cinemas?
60 Technology

This time it's personal

Customised attractions have proved a hit with visitors at Shanghai Expo 2010
62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

Jennifer Harbottle visits India's new flagship attraction. And discovers that the emphasis is solidly on shopping
66 Waterparks

Splashing out

A look at the latest projects and openings in the waterpark sector
72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

When costs are being cut on every level, can attractions still justify spending money on consultancy fees?
78 Ticketing

Destination marketing

Kathleen Whyman finds out how ready the industry is to support destination marketing activities -such as having multiple attractions on just one ticket
83 Interactives

Social action

Interactives are a proving great way to raise the bar and to create thrilling experiences for the modern, tech-savvy guest. Kath Hudson seeks out and reports on the latest - from 5D to in-ride devices
COMPANY PROFILE
FORREC Ltd

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

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Investing in India

India's middle class will grow to half a billion people over the next 20 years, while total consumption in the country will quadruple, making it the world's fifth largest consumer market
12 Theme park news

Euro Disney eyes third Paris attraction

Euro Disney SCA has revealed its ambition for a third Paris theme park development after securing an agreement with the French government to expand its operations.
14 Museum news

Rome museum nets RIBA Stirling Prize

Zaha Hadid Architects have picked up the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 for the design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, Italy.
16 Science centre news

Architect appointed for Las Cruces

An architect has been appointed to design the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US.
18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

A five-acre expansion has been proposed at Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania, US.
19 Heritage news

New design for Museum of Tolerance

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has unveiled a new design for its planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, Israel, to be built at an estimated cost of US$100m (£64m, €72m).
20 Waterpark news

Great Wolf to open California resort

Waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has secured a license and management agreement to open and operate a park in Garden Grove, California, US.
22 BALPPA news

Council backing for Chester Zoo plans

Chester Zoo's plans for a major £225m (US$361m, €256m) expansion have been handed a boost after Cheshire West and Chester Council recommended the scheme for approval.
24 Family Matters

Big Mack

We profile the German Mack family that has been in ride-building business for 230 years. This year the Macks are also celebrating the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Europa-Park.
28 Ask an expert

Social networking

The opportunities to get involved with social networks are seemingly limitless. But what are the benefits? Which ones should you use? We ask the experts.
32 Theme park design

Grand Designs

Innovation and themeing are just as important as having the tallest and fastest rides. Kath Hudson looks at the latest projects and trends in park design.
36 Multimedia & AV

Multitasking

Telling your story using multimedia enhances the visitor experience. We chart some of the shining examples of exhibition design with multimedia at its heart.
40 Finance

Invested interest

Deloitte's Nigel Bland and Liz Smith provide a financial review of the year 2010
42 Top team

Ferrari World

The Ferrari World opened recently to great fanfare. Read all about the team behind the creation of a world first
46 Interview

Robert Rippy

Robert Rippy steps up to take over as IAAPA chair for the next 12 months
48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park
53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

How should attractions react to the recent resurgence of 3D in cinemas?
60 Technology

This time it's personal

Customised attractions have proved a hit with visitors at Shanghai Expo 2010
62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

Jennifer Harbottle visits India's new flagship attraction. And discovers that the emphasis is solidly on shopping
66 Waterparks

Splashing out

A look at the latest projects and openings in the waterpark sector
72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

When costs are being cut on every level, can attractions still justify spending money on consultancy fees?
78 Ticketing

Destination marketing

Kathleen Whyman finds out how ready the industry is to support destination marketing activities -such as having multiple attractions on just one ticket
83 Interactives

Social action

Interactives are a proving great way to raise the bar and to create thrilling experiences for the modern, tech-savvy guest. Kath Hudson seeks out and reports on the latest - from 5D to in-ride devices
LATEST NEWS
Interactive scorekeeping wristbands planned for Super Nintendo World
Interactive wristbands that interface back to a user's Nintendo game console look to be part of plans for Super Nintendo World, which is due to open at Universal Studios Japan theme park in Q2 2020.
Antorcha leaves SeaWorld after seven months, interim CEO in place
SeaWorld CEO Gus Antorcha has resigned from his position after just seven months in the role, with chief financial officer Marc Swanson stepping up as interim chief executive officer.
India earmarks billions towards five-year heritage and culture project
A programme of "authentic reconstruction" of 11 historic sites in India, and the setting up of 100 experiential museums, are among ambitious plans reportedly under development by India's culture ministry.
Scape aims for city-wide AR through data gathering initiative
UK technology company Scape Technologies has gathered street-level data for 100 cities around the world, that it says can be used to create a "new baseline for 3D mapping" and enable city-wide augmented reality applications.
IEE 2019: IAAPA Expo Europe kicks off in Paris
Europe's premium event for the visitor attraction sector - IAAPA Expo Europe - is officially underway in Paris, France, for its 2019 edition.
San Antonio's McNay Art Museum embarks on first phase of campus improvements
The first phase of a multi-million dollar landscape transformation plan for San Antonio's McNay Art Museum has been unveiled, with outdoor works of art, increased accessibility and aesthetic fencing to replace the existing tall boundary hedges planned for the Texas attraction.
Angela Merkel on-hand for opening of €28m Bauhaus Museum Dessau
Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has cut the ribbon to open the new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau – a building designed to hold the 49,000 exhibits in the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation collection.
Cincinnati fun park to focus on water experiences at the expense of amusement rides
Providing guests with more of what they want – this is the rationale behind Coney Island's decision to remove its amusement park rides and replace them with additional water park experiences.
Tottenham to debut first standalone NFL attraction outside the US
Tottenham Hotspur is introducing the first stand-alone NFL visitor attraction outside of the US, with the football club adding an American Football tour to its stadium experience.
Kengo Kuma-designed Odunpazari museum opens in Turkey
Kengo Kuma's latest creation – the Odunpazari Modern Museum in Eskisehir, Turkey – has opened, with the architect striving to create a sense of intimacy and warmth through its wood-clad buildings.
Cruise lines come to the Bahamas aid in wake of Hurricane Dorian
Cruise lines including Royal Caribbean, Norweigan and Bahamas Paradise are using their vessels and finances to help the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
Permanent mirror installation offers new perspective for San Francisco waterfront
Seeing Spheres, a new and permanent artwork by Olafur Eliasson featuring five reflective silver orbs has been opened on San Francisco's waterfront.
+ More news   
 
COMPANY PROFILE
FORREC Ltd

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

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
23-24 Sep 2019

Tourism Symposium 2019

Winter Gardens, Blackpool, United Kingdom
+ More diary  
 


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Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

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