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Attractions Management 2011 issue 2
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5 Editor's letter

Finding new models

The industry is entering a new phase where operators can play with scale, location and the business model to extend their reach

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8 Museum news

Architect named for V&A works

Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A) has been appointed to lead the Exhibition Road scheme at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, following an international contest

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10 BALPPA news

New tourism strategy revealed

England and Wales' May Day bank holiday could be moved to another time of year as part of the government's new strategy to increase tourism

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12 Heritage news

US$5m wing for Florida museum

A new US$5m (£3.1m, €3.4m) wing has been unveiled at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida, US

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14 Theme park news

2012 launch for Harry Potter tour

Warner Bros has announced plans to launch its new Harry Potter studio tour attraction at Leavesden Studios, Hertfordshire, in spring 2012

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16 Zoo & Aquarium news

Georgia Aquarium expands

Georgia Aquarium's newest and biggest addition - its sixth permanent gallery - opened to the public on 2 April

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18 Waterpark news

Evergreen Waterpark to open

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon, US is to open a non-profit, educational waterpark on 6 June

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19 Gallery news

Greenland gallery plans unveiled

A team comprising Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), TNT Nuuk, Ramboll Nuuk and Arkitekti has been chosen to design a new national gallery in Greenland

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20 Science centre news

Saint Louis expansion to open

The Saint Louis Science Center (SLSC) in St. Louis, Missouri, US, will open a new expanded exhibition hall in July 2011

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22 Profile

Robert Firmhofer

The director of Poland's first science centre, Copernicus, talks about the venue's plans as host of Ecsite in May and how the site has become a symbol

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26 Planetariums

Copernicus Science Centre

The science centre's 16m domed planetarium opens in May. Sky-Skan's Glenn Smith describes the company's work in designing a cutting-edge system

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28 Project preview

Museum of Liverpool

The world's first national city museum opens in July. Director Janet Dugdale explains its aim and how it's using the people's stories to convey its significance globally throughout history

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32 Interview

Andrew Lee

IAAPA Asia Pacific's executive director describes his plans for the association and its expo in June in Sentosa

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36 Design project profile

Doctor Who Experience

The cult sci-fi tv show has been brought to life in this interactive show experience and exhibition. Creators Sarner reveal how they used theatrical tricks to transport visitors into the Doctor's universe

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40 Analysis

Integrated Resorts

Imaginvest's Emmanuel Mongon investigates how Singapore's two new integrated resorts aim to transform the country into a leisure destination

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44 New opening

Peppa Pig World

Paulton Park in the UK's new theme park offer targets children under six with its lively recreation of the hit cartoon

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46 India

Bollywood bonanza or slumdog millionaire?

Advice from industry experts in light of India's growing attractions industry

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50 Multimedia and AV

Technology time line

Kevin Murphy looks at the history of multimedia and AV and where it's heading

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54 fun-kit.net

Multimedia and AV focus

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

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56 Occupational hazard

Politics on the menu

Advice on how to operate your venue when the president and first lady drop in

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58 Project Preview

Thrill seeker

Visitors wanting an adrenalin-fuelled experience in Orlando rather than a family day out, may soon get what they’re looking for at Orlando Thrill Park. Co-founders, Doug Rutledge and Joyce Arbucias, tell Kathleen Whyman about their white-knuckle offer

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60 3D/4D/5D

Fulldome versus flat screen

Can a flat screen compete with the impact of a dome or is content suffering? We ask the experts for their thoughts

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68 Ticketing

At the touch of a button

Operators can control much more than just ticketing with the latest technological offers available for attractions

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72 Waterparks

New wave

Waterpark suppliers are increasingly inventive as visitors seek more adrenalinfueled rides and thrilling surf offers

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76 Buyers' guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
Simworx Ltd

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

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
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Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 2
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Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Finding new models

The industry is entering a new phase where operators can play with scale, location and the business model to extend their reach

Download PDF magazine

8 Museum news

Architect named for V&A works

Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A) has been appointed to lead the Exhibition Road scheme at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, following an international contest

Download PDF magazine

10 BALPPA news

New tourism strategy revealed

England and Wales' May Day bank holiday could be moved to another time of year as part of the government's new strategy to increase tourism

Download PDF magazine

12 Heritage news

US$5m wing for Florida museum

A new US$5m (£3.1m, €3.4m) wing has been unveiled at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida, US

Download PDF magazine

14 Theme park news

2012 launch for Harry Potter tour

Warner Bros has announced plans to launch its new Harry Potter studio tour attraction at Leavesden Studios, Hertfordshire, in spring 2012

Download PDF magazine

16 Zoo & Aquarium news

Georgia Aquarium expands

Georgia Aquarium's newest and biggest addition - its sixth permanent gallery - opened to the public on 2 April

Download PDF magazine

18 Waterpark news

Evergreen Waterpark to open

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon, US is to open a non-profit, educational waterpark on 6 June

Download PDF magazine

19 Gallery news

Greenland gallery plans unveiled

A team comprising Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), TNT Nuuk, Ramboll Nuuk and Arkitekti has been chosen to design a new national gallery in Greenland

Download PDF magazine

20 Science centre news

Saint Louis expansion to open

The Saint Louis Science Center (SLSC) in St. Louis, Missouri, US, will open a new expanded exhibition hall in July 2011

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Robert Firmhofer

The director of Poland's first science centre, Copernicus, talks about the venue's plans as host of Ecsite in May and how the site has become a symbol

Download PDF magazine

26 Planetariums

Copernicus Science Centre

The science centre's 16m domed planetarium opens in May. Sky-Skan's Glenn Smith describes the company's work in designing a cutting-edge system

Download PDF magazine

28 Project preview

Museum of Liverpool

The world's first national city museum opens in July. Director Janet Dugdale explains its aim and how it's using the people's stories to convey its significance globally throughout history

Download PDF magazine

32 Interview

Andrew Lee

IAAPA Asia Pacific's executive director describes his plans for the association and its expo in June in Sentosa

Download PDF magazine

36 Design project profile

Doctor Who Experience

The cult sci-fi tv show has been brought to life in this interactive show experience and exhibition. Creators Sarner reveal how they used theatrical tricks to transport visitors into the Doctor's universe

Download PDF magazine

40 Analysis

Integrated Resorts

Imaginvest's Emmanuel Mongon investigates how Singapore's two new integrated resorts aim to transform the country into a leisure destination

Download PDF magazine

44 New opening

Peppa Pig World

Paulton Park in the UK's new theme park offer targets children under six with its lively recreation of the hit cartoon

Download PDF magazine

46 India

Bollywood bonanza or slumdog millionaire?

Advice from industry experts in light of India's growing attractions industry

Download PDF magazine

50 Multimedia and AV

Technology time line

Kevin Murphy looks at the history of multimedia and AV and where it's heading

Download PDF magazine

54 fun-kit.net

Multimedia and AV focus

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

Download PDF magazine

56 Occupational hazard

Politics on the menu

Advice on how to operate your venue when the president and first lady drop in

Download PDF magazine

58 Project Preview

Thrill seeker

Visitors wanting an adrenalin-fuelled experience in Orlando rather than a family day out, may soon get what they’re looking for at Orlando Thrill Park. Co-founders, Doug Rutledge and Joyce Arbucias, tell Kathleen Whyman about their white-knuckle offer

Download PDF magazine

60 3D/4D/5D

Fulldome versus flat screen

Can a flat screen compete with the impact of a dome or is content suffering? We ask the experts for their thoughts

Download PDF magazine

68 Ticketing

At the touch of a button

Operators can control much more than just ticketing with the latest technological offers available for attractions

Download PDF magazine

72 Waterparks

New wave

Waterpark suppliers are increasingly inventive as visitors seek more adrenalinfueled rides and thrilling surf offers

Download PDF magazine

76 Buyers' guide

Suppliers of attractions products

A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

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Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
Raby Castle, known as one of the finest medieval fortifications in England, is nearing the end of an ambitious two-year renovation project.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Simworx Ltd

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

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

18-22 May 2024

Eco Resort Network

The Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Mauritius
23-24 May 2024

European Health Prevention Day

Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
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