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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
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)
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
16 BALPPA news

Drayton reveals new coaster

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

Karen Staley

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

IAAPA 2010

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

From Russia with love

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

Winning formula

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

Smart decisions

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

Water ride focus

A round up of some of the latest products available for waterparks
80 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Underestimating demand

Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been even more popular than predicted
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)
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
16 BALPPA news

Drayton reveals new coaster

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

Karen Staley

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

IAAPA 2010

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

From Russia with love

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

Winning formula

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

Smart decisions

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

Water ride focus

A round up of some of the latest products available for waterparks
80 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services
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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.
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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:
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ 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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