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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
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
TechnoAlpin

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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

LATEST NEWS
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2022
Last year was a blast! Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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