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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

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

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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40 Finance

Invested interest

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

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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

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46 Interview

Robert Rippy

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

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48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park

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53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

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

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60 Technology

This time it's personal

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

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62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

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

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66 Waterparks

Splashing out

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

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72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

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

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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

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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

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COMPANY PROFILES
QubicaAMF UK

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

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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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 2010 issue 4
Download PDF
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

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

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

Download PDF magazine

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).

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

40 Finance

Invested interest

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

46 Interview

Robert Rippy

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

Download PDF magazine

48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park

Download PDF magazine

53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

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

Download PDF magazine

60 Technology

This time it's personal

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

Download PDF magazine

62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

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

Download PDF magazine

66 Waterparks

Splashing out

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

Download PDF magazine

72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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US-based amusement franchise Dave & Buster’s has revealed plans to launch sites across the Middle East.
Scientists develop video game that adjusts difficulty based on player emotions – has applications for attractions and fitness
Korean scientists have developed a dynamic way of adjusting the difficulty of video games – by estimating the players' emotions based on in-game data.
VAC 2022 conference programme and 25 speakers announced
VAC 2022 has announced the final line-up of 25 top attractions sector speakers set to appear at the conference on Thursday 13 October.
Foster and Partners reveal design for sustainable marine life centre on the Red Sea
Live-streaming 'digital tour' enters the attractions sector
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a number of museums in the UK and US.
Brad Pitt makes debut as sculptor at Finnish art museum
Hollywood superstar, Brad Pitt, has made his debut as a sculptor as part of British artist Thomas Houseago’s first ever exhibition in the Nordic countries.
World's longest and 'technologically advanced' zipline planned for Iceland
A 1km-long zipline offering riders speeds of 120km/h is set to open in Iceland later this year.
Triotech secures deal to supply rides for Puy Du Fou Asia's first Chinese attraction
Triotech has secured a deal to supply its interactive ride technology for the SAGA Experience, an immersive attraction being developed in the heart of Shanghai, China, by Puy du Fou Asia.
Tangled attraction among new additions revealed for Disneyland Paris Resort
A Tangled-themed family ride is among a range of new attractions revealed for the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Resort, France.
Merlin takes over operations at UK's largest indoor waterpark
Merlin Entertainments has secured a contract to operate Blackpool Sandcastle, the UK's largest indoor waterpark.
HBG Design behind Michigan’s six-storey Aquadome inspired by the sun’s path across the sky
Hospitality and entertainment design firm HBG Design is helming the design of Michigan's new Gun Lake Casino Resort Aquadome – a glass-roofed, climate-controlled, indoor landscaped pool and event centre atrium environment.
IAAPA recognition for Blackpool Pleasure Beach to mark century-old relationship
Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be honoured at the IAAPA Expo Europe, being held in London later this month.
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COMPANY PROFILES
QubicaAMF UK

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

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [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:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

13 Oct 2022

VAC 2022

The ICC Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
25-28 Oct 2022

Synergy - The Retreat Show

Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
+ More diary  
 


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