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Attractions Management 2011 issue 3
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5 Editor's letter

Great Leadership

Building international-scale attractions is a complex business and we've seen repeatedly that when things go wrong, they can go very wrong

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8 BALPPA news

Drayton Manor Hotel opens to guests

Drayton Manor Hotel - a new 150-bedroom hotel at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire, UK - has opened its doors to guests

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10 Zoo & Aquarium news

Zoos and Aquariums as Economic Engines

In a tough economic climate, it's important to remember that attractions aren't stand-alone entities, but are closely linked with, and supported by, local and national suppliers

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12 Theme park news

d'strict unveils Live Park concept

South Korea-based creative design company d'strict has previewed its Live Park concept at the IAAPA Asia Expo event held in Singapore

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14 Waterpark news

Six Flags park opens Riptide Bay

Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, US, has announced the launch of its new 4-acre (1.6-hectare) water park expansion - Riptide Bay at Hurricane Harbor

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16 Museum news

Museum of Liverpool opens

Museum of Liverpool - one of the largest new-build museum developments in the UK for more than a century

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18 Science centre

News New-look planetarium for TAM

Taiwain's Taipei Astronomical Museum has opened its newlook planetarium, featuring a new Fidelity Black fulldome system supplied by UK-based Global Immersion

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20 Gallery news

Serpentine Sackler plans backed

Proposals for the extension of the Serpentine Gallery in London's Kensington Gardens, UK, have been approved

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21 Heritage news

Heritage status for 25 new sites

Wadi Rum Protected Area in Jordan; Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison in Barbados; and Fort Jesus in Kenya have been named among 25 new World Heritage Sites

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22 Profile

Jim Reid-Anderson

After declaring bankruptcy in 2009, theme park operator Six Flags had a $4m increase in revenue in the first quarter of 2011. The chair, president and CEO describes how he achieved this

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26 Analysis

The performance rollercoaster

How did theme park and waterpark attendances fare in 2010? We look at the results of the TEA/AECOM Theme Index

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32 Project preview

Cave paintings

Technology is taking people into the Mogao Caves in China virtually

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36 New opening

A roaring trade

Visitors are taken back in time at the NHM's Age of the Dinosaur exhibition

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40 Show review

Ecsite

We learn why freedom was the theme of the annual science centre conference

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44 Show preview

EAS

A selection of the products that companies will be exhibiting at the European Attraction Show in September

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52 Show preview

Leisure Industry Week

A look at what's on offer at the show where innovation meets inspiration

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54 Show review

World Waterpark Association

Some of the suppliers describe what they'll be showcasing at WWA this year

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56 3D/4D/5D

Different dimensions

We find out about some of the more unusual criteria in the latest 3D projects

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62 Audiovisual

Passage of time

How AV has recreated the historical events which took place during WWII

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66 Lighting

See the light

Industry experts detail the pros and cons of using LED lighting in attractions

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70 Design project profile

Travel guide

Exhibits at Glasgow's new Riverside Museum include a 30m train and the recreation of a 1900s street

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74 Smartphone technology

Street smart

Mark Hayward reviews some of the apps that use the landscape as the attraction

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76 Show review

Bringing SATE to Europe

Lesley Morisetti reports on Europe's first Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience conference

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78 Galleries

Turner round

We visit the new Turner Contemporary and hear about the 10 years of controversy leading up to the opening and why it won't be focusing on Turner himself

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82 fun-kit.net

Focus on zoos

A selection of new products on the market aimed at the zoo sector

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84 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

Suppliers of attractions products

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COMPANY PROFILES
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [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...]
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...
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 3
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Great Leadership

Building international-scale attractions is a complex business and we've seen repeatedly that when things go wrong, they can go very wrong

Download PDF magazine

8 BALPPA news

Drayton Manor Hotel opens to guests

Drayton Manor Hotel - a new 150-bedroom hotel at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire, UK - has opened its doors to guests

Download PDF magazine

10 Zoo & Aquarium news

Zoos and Aquariums as Economic Engines

In a tough economic climate, it's important to remember that attractions aren't stand-alone entities, but are closely linked with, and supported by, local and national suppliers

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

d'strict unveils Live Park concept

South Korea-based creative design company d'strict has previewed its Live Park concept at the IAAPA Asia Expo event held in Singapore

Download PDF magazine

14 Waterpark news

Six Flags park opens Riptide Bay

Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, US, has announced the launch of its new 4-acre (1.6-hectare) water park expansion - Riptide Bay at Hurricane Harbor

Download PDF magazine

16 Museum news

Museum of Liverpool opens

Museum of Liverpool - one of the largest new-build museum developments in the UK for more than a century

Download PDF magazine

18 Science centre

News New-look planetarium for TAM

Taiwain's Taipei Astronomical Museum has opened its newlook planetarium, featuring a new Fidelity Black fulldome system supplied by UK-based Global Immersion

Download PDF magazine

20 Gallery news

Serpentine Sackler plans backed

Proposals for the extension of the Serpentine Gallery in London's Kensington Gardens, UK, have been approved

Download PDF magazine

21 Heritage news

Heritage status for 25 new sites

Wadi Rum Protected Area in Jordan; Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison in Barbados; and Fort Jesus in Kenya have been named among 25 new World Heritage Sites

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Jim Reid-Anderson

After declaring bankruptcy in 2009, theme park operator Six Flags had a $4m increase in revenue in the first quarter of 2011. The chair, president and CEO describes how he achieved this

Download PDF magazine

26 Analysis

The performance rollercoaster

How did theme park and waterpark attendances fare in 2010? We look at the results of the TEA/AECOM Theme Index

Download PDF magazine

32 Project preview

Cave paintings

Technology is taking people into the Mogao Caves in China virtually

Download PDF magazine

36 New opening

A roaring trade

Visitors are taken back in time at the NHM's Age of the Dinosaur exhibition

Download PDF magazine

40 Show review

Ecsite

We learn why freedom was the theme of the annual science centre conference

Download PDF magazine

44 Show preview

EAS

A selection of the products that companies will be exhibiting at the European Attraction Show in September

Download PDF magazine

52 Show preview

Leisure Industry Week

A look at what's on offer at the show where innovation meets inspiration

Download PDF magazine

54 Show review

World Waterpark Association

Some of the suppliers describe what they'll be showcasing at WWA this year

Download PDF magazine

56 3D/4D/5D

Different dimensions

We find out about some of the more unusual criteria in the latest 3D projects

Download PDF magazine

62 Audiovisual

Passage of time

How AV has recreated the historical events which took place during WWII

Download PDF magazine

66 Lighting

See the light

Industry experts detail the pros and cons of using LED lighting in attractions

Download PDF magazine

70 Design project profile

Travel guide

Exhibits at Glasgow's new Riverside Museum include a 30m train and the recreation of a 1900s street

Download PDF magazine

74 Smartphone technology

Street smart

Mark Hayward reviews some of the apps that use the landscape as the attraction

Download PDF magazine

76 Show review

Bringing SATE to Europe

Lesley Morisetti reports on Europe's first Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience conference

Download PDF magazine

78 Galleries

Turner round

We visit the new Turner Contemporary and hear about the 10 years of controversy leading up to the opening and why it won't be focusing on Turner himself

Download PDF magazine

82 fun-kit.net

Focus on zoos

A selection of new products on the market aimed at the zoo sector

Download PDF magazine

84 Buyers guide

Suppliers of attractions products

Suppliers of attractions products

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
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [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 TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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
+ More diary  
 


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