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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
20 Gallery news

Serpentine Sackler plans backed

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

Cave paintings

Technology is taking people into the Mogao Caves in China virtually
36 New opening

A roaring trade

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

Ecsite

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

EAS

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

Leisure Industry Week

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

World Waterpark Association

Some of the suppliers describe what they'll be showcasing at WWA this year
56 3D/4D/5D

Different dimensions

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

Passage of time

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

See the light

Industry experts detail the pros and cons of using LED lighting in attractions
70 Design project profile

Travel guide

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

Street smart

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

Bringing SATE to Europe

Lesley Morisetti reports on Europe's first Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience conference
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
82 fun-kit.net

Focus on zoos

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

Suppliers of attractions products

Suppliers of attractions products
COMPANY PROFILE
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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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...]
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Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
20 Gallery news

Serpentine Sackler plans backed

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

Cave paintings

Technology is taking people into the Mogao Caves in China virtually
36 New opening

A roaring trade

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

Ecsite

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

EAS

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

Leisure Industry Week

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

World Waterpark Association

Some of the suppliers describe what they'll be showcasing at WWA this year
56 3D/4D/5D

Different dimensions

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

Passage of time

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

See the light

Industry experts detail the pros and cons of using LED lighting in attractions
70 Design project profile

Travel guide

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

Street smart

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

Bringing SATE to Europe

Lesley Morisetti reports on Europe's first Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience conference
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
82 fun-kit.net

Focus on zoos

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

Suppliers of attractions products

Suppliers of attractions products
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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.
'World's highest aquarium' opens in China
Standing more than 2,200 metres (7,200ft) above sea level, a new aquarium just opened in Xining, Qinghai Province in northwest China, now hold's the record for the world's highest-altitude aquarium.
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
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [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

Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
More videos:
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
Red Raion Showreel 2018 – Red Raion
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – 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
+ More diary  
 


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