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Attractions Management 2011 issue 1
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9 Editor's letter

Underestimating demand

Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been even more popular than predicted

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12 Theme park news

CDA sells seven attractions

The Pleasurewood Hills amusement park near Lowestoft in Suffolk has been sold for an undisclosed sum by owners Compagnie des Alpes (CDA)

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14 Science centre news

Science centre design winner

An international competition for the design of a new science centre in Serbia has been won by a team from ZT GmbH Architekten of Graz, Austria, led by Wolfgang Tschapeller

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16 BALPPA news

Drayton reveals new coaster

Drayton Manor theme park near Tamworth, UK has revealed details of its new children's roller coaster

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17 Zoo & Aquarium News

25-year plan for Oregon Zoo

The Oregon-based SRG Partnership is to lead a team tasked with developing a 25-year master plan for Oregon Zoo

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18 Gallery news

Palace of Fine Arts reopens

The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California, US has reopened following a sevenyear, US$21m (€15m, £13.1m) redevelopment of the gallery

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19 Museum news

Guggenheim plans for Helsinki

The city council of Helsinki is looking into the possibility of establishing a Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital

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20 Waterpark news

Work begins on Texas resort

The City of Roanoke in Texas, US, will begin work on the US$10m (€7.3m, £6.2m) Hawaiian Falls Roanoke - the region's first publicly-owned waterpark

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21 Heritage news

Family attraction for Wuzhen

A new visitor attraction for families is preparing to open in Wuzhen, Tongxiang, in the northern Zhejiang province of China

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22 Interview

The Duchess of Northumberland

Alnwick Garden's Poison Garden is already a success, but it's set to become even more popular following a trilogy of books being written about the gardens, with a movie to be filmed at the site

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26 Ask an expert

Should museums charge for admission?

The ongoing debate of free admission to many national British museums is back in the spotlight following government cuts. We ask the experts what they think

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28 Analysis

Juliana Delaney

Continuum Group's CEO looks at the changes in the industry over the last 30 years and wonders if Mickey Mouse's crown has been stolen by Harry Potter

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32 Interview

Karen Staley

IAAPA Europe's newly appointed executive director describes her new role and her plans for the association and EAS

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34 Expos

Shanghai Expo 2010

The world's largest expo drew an audience of 73 million. We talk to some of the creators of the pavilions about their work and Electrosonic's Robert Simpson gives an overview of the expo

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41 Design project profile

Beyond All Boundaries

The creator of this award-winning project explains how he made the subject of World War II compelling for audiences of all ages by using 4D technology

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44 Mystery shopper

A kind of magic?

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened last June to rave reviews. We find out if it's still as spellbinding

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48 Show report

IAAPA 2010

A review of some of the news and launches made at November's IAAPA

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52 Occupational hazard

Getting into hot water

The owners of Western-Super-Mare's Grand Pier describe how they rebuilt the attraction after it was destroyed in a fire

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56 Planetariums

From Russia with love

A look at Moscow Planetarium, which reopens in April after closing in 1994

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60 Abu Dhabi

Winning formula

Ferrari World is among the attractions transforming Yas Island into a destination

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64 3D/4D/5D

Immerse yourself

Interactive, immersive experiences are a huge trend in attractions. The suppliers show how they're more than meeting this

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70 Audioguides

Smart decisions

With downloadable apps for mobile devices becoming increasingly popular within attractions, we ask what this means for the audioguide industry

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76 Fun-kit

Water ride focus

A round up of some of the latest products available for waterparks

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80 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
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...]
iPlayCO

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

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

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 1
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Underestimating demand

Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been even more popular than predicted

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

CDA sells seven attractions

The Pleasurewood Hills amusement park near Lowestoft in Suffolk has been sold for an undisclosed sum by owners Compagnie des Alpes (CDA)

Download PDF magazine

14 Science centre news

Science centre design winner

An international competition for the design of a new science centre in Serbia has been won by a team from ZT GmbH Architekten of Graz, Austria, led by Wolfgang Tschapeller

Download PDF magazine

16 BALPPA news

Drayton reveals new coaster

Drayton Manor theme park near Tamworth, UK has revealed details of its new children's roller coaster

Download PDF magazine

17 Zoo & Aquarium News

25-year plan for Oregon Zoo

The Oregon-based SRG Partnership is to lead a team tasked with developing a 25-year master plan for Oregon Zoo

Download PDF magazine

18 Gallery news

Palace of Fine Arts reopens

The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California, US has reopened following a sevenyear, US$21m (€15m, £13.1m) redevelopment of the gallery

Download PDF magazine

19 Museum news

Guggenheim plans for Helsinki

The city council of Helsinki is looking into the possibility of establishing a Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital

Download PDF magazine

20 Waterpark news

Work begins on Texas resort

The City of Roanoke in Texas, US, will begin work on the US$10m (€7.3m, £6.2m) Hawaiian Falls Roanoke - the region's first publicly-owned waterpark

Download PDF magazine

21 Heritage news

Family attraction for Wuzhen

A new visitor attraction for families is preparing to open in Wuzhen, Tongxiang, in the northern Zhejiang province of China

Download PDF magazine

22 Interview

The Duchess of Northumberland

Alnwick Garden's Poison Garden is already a success, but it's set to become even more popular following a trilogy of books being written about the gardens, with a movie to be filmed at the site

Download PDF magazine

26 Ask an expert

Should museums charge for admission?

The ongoing debate of free admission to many national British museums is back in the spotlight following government cuts. We ask the experts what they think

Download PDF magazine

28 Analysis

Juliana Delaney

Continuum Group's CEO looks at the changes in the industry over the last 30 years and wonders if Mickey Mouse's crown has been stolen by Harry Potter

Download PDF magazine

32 Interview

Karen Staley

IAAPA Europe's newly appointed executive director describes her new role and her plans for the association and EAS

Download PDF magazine

34 Expos

Shanghai Expo 2010

The world's largest expo drew an audience of 73 million. We talk to some of the creators of the pavilions about their work and Electrosonic's Robert Simpson gives an overview of the expo

Download PDF magazine

41 Design project profile

Beyond All Boundaries

The creator of this award-winning project explains how he made the subject of World War II compelling for audiences of all ages by using 4D technology

Download PDF magazine

44 Mystery shopper

A kind of magic?

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened last June to rave reviews. We find out if it's still as spellbinding

Download PDF magazine

48 Show report

IAAPA 2010

A review of some of the news and launches made at November's IAAPA

Download PDF magazine

52 Occupational hazard

Getting into hot water

The owners of Western-Super-Mare's Grand Pier describe how they rebuilt the attraction after it was destroyed in a fire

Download PDF magazine

56 Planetariums

From Russia with love

A look at Moscow Planetarium, which reopens in April after closing in 1994

Download PDF magazine

60 Abu Dhabi

Winning formula

Ferrari World is among the attractions transforming Yas Island into a destination

Download PDF magazine

64 3D/4D/5D

Immerse yourself

Interactive, immersive experiences are a huge trend in attractions. The suppliers show how they're more than meeting this

Download PDF magazine

70 Audioguides

Smart decisions

With downloadable apps for mobile devices becoming increasingly popular within attractions, we ask what this means for the audioguide industry

Download PDF magazine

76 Fun-kit

Water ride focus

A round up of some of the latest products available for waterparks

Download PDF magazine

80 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

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Dave & Buster's to enter Middle East with Al Hokair partnership
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
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...]
iPlayCO

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

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

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – 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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