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Attractions Management 2011 issue 4
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5 Editor's letter

Scaling up

Merlin has become master of branding and scale - fitting each business to the opportunity to create a company that's thriving at local, regional, national and international levels
8 Theme park news

Paramount signs deal for Spain

Details of the new Paramount park were revealed at a launch event
10 Science centre news

4D attraction for Science North

Science North in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, has added a new 4D experience to its range of attractions
12 Zoo news

Singapore aquarium opens

The Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium (MEMA), the first ever maritime-themed attraction for Singapore, has been unveiled at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) waterfront.
14 Museum news

Dresden's new-look military

The Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, has been reopened to the public after an extensive redesign, which was led by US-based architect Daniel Libeskind.
16 Waterpark news

Two new waterparks for China

Two new waterparks - featuring attractions and slides supplied by US-based company WhiteWater West - have opened in China.
18 Heritage news

Facelift for Statue of Liberty

Renovation work on the statue and visitor facilities will begin November
21 Gallery news

New gallery for Descanso site

The new gallery space will double the arts space at the visitor attraction
22 Profile

Nick Varney

The CEO of Merlin Entertainments talks about the opening of Legoland Florida in October, the company's involvement in the regeneration of Blackpool and his plans for Merlin's continued expansion
26 Top team

Adler Planetarium

Hailed as the most technologically advanced in the world, Grainger Sky Theater opened in July as part of Deep Sea Adventure. Members of the team behind the project describe their work
32 Mystery shopper

A force to be reckoned with?

Disney's Star Tours attraction relaunched in May as a 3D experience. We find out if the force is still strong
36 Project preview

Pure magic

Warner Bros Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter opens next March. We get a sneak preview of the incredible film sets and props on show
42 Occupational hazard

Mythological mystery

How Zeugma Mosaic Museum's 2,000-year-old artefacts survived flooding only to be vandalised and stolen
44 New opening

Edging forward

The CN Tower in Canada's new 1,200fthigh EdgeWalk is a must for thrill seekers
48 Interview

Chip Cleary

IAAPA's new president explains how the organisation is embracing change
52 Show preview

IAAPA 2011

Some of this year's exhibitors detail the products they'll be showcasing
58 Interview

Jeremy Reed

BALPPA's new chief executive on how he'll continue lobbying for the industry
60 Multimedia

Time after time

Experiences continue to be brought to life thanks to multimedia's developments
64 Waterparks

Wet solutions

A round-up of some of the latest waterpark solutions launched this year
70 3D/4D/5D

At a cinema near you

The latest technology is being taken up by the industry, ensuring cutting-edge experiences are available for everyone
78 Ticketing

Data driven

Advice for operators on how to use the customer data obtained by point of sale systems to generate additional revenue
80 Mystery shopper

A grave issue

Glasnevin Cemetery's new museum recently received Thea and M&H awards. We fi nd out how the attraction has brought new life to this corner of Dublin
82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products available to for the attractions industry
84 Buyers' guide

Web Gallery

A source of attractions services
COMPANY PROFILE
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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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...]
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Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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21-24 Sep 2019

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Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Scaling up

Merlin has become master of branding and scale - fitting each business to the opportunity to create a company that's thriving at local, regional, national and international levels
8 Theme park news

Paramount signs deal for Spain

Details of the new Paramount park were revealed at a launch event
10 Science centre news

4D attraction for Science North

Science North in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, has added a new 4D experience to its range of attractions
12 Zoo news

Singapore aquarium opens

The Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium (MEMA), the first ever maritime-themed attraction for Singapore, has been unveiled at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) waterfront.
14 Museum news

Dresden's new-look military

The Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, has been reopened to the public after an extensive redesign, which was led by US-based architect Daniel Libeskind.
16 Waterpark news

Two new waterparks for China

Two new waterparks - featuring attractions and slides supplied by US-based company WhiteWater West - have opened in China.
18 Heritage news

Facelift for Statue of Liberty

Renovation work on the statue and visitor facilities will begin November
21 Gallery news

New gallery for Descanso site

The new gallery space will double the arts space at the visitor attraction
22 Profile

Nick Varney

The CEO of Merlin Entertainments talks about the opening of Legoland Florida in October, the company's involvement in the regeneration of Blackpool and his plans for Merlin's continued expansion
26 Top team

Adler Planetarium

Hailed as the most technologically advanced in the world, Grainger Sky Theater opened in July as part of Deep Sea Adventure. Members of the team behind the project describe their work
32 Mystery shopper

A force to be reckoned with?

Disney's Star Tours attraction relaunched in May as a 3D experience. We find out if the force is still strong
36 Project preview

Pure magic

Warner Bros Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter opens next March. We get a sneak preview of the incredible film sets and props on show
42 Occupational hazard

Mythological mystery

How Zeugma Mosaic Museum's 2,000-year-old artefacts survived flooding only to be vandalised and stolen
44 New opening

Edging forward

The CN Tower in Canada's new 1,200fthigh EdgeWalk is a must for thrill seekers
48 Interview

Chip Cleary

IAAPA's new president explains how the organisation is embracing change
52 Show preview

IAAPA 2011

Some of this year's exhibitors detail the products they'll be showcasing
58 Interview

Jeremy Reed

BALPPA's new chief executive on how he'll continue lobbying for the industry
60 Multimedia

Time after time

Experiences continue to be brought to life thanks to multimedia's developments
64 Waterparks

Wet solutions

A round-up of some of the latest waterpark solutions launched this year
70 3D/4D/5D

At a cinema near you

The latest technology is being taken up by the industry, ensuring cutting-edge experiences are available for everyone
78 Ticketing

Data driven

Advice for operators on how to use the customer data obtained by point of sale systems to generate additional revenue
80 Mystery shopper

A grave issue

Glasnevin Cemetery's new museum recently received Thea and M&H awards. We fi nd out how the attraction has brought new life to this corner of Dublin
82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products available to for the attractions industry
84 Buyers' guide

Web Gallery

A source of attractions services
LATEST NEWS
World Animal Protection report accuses accredited zoos of animal cruelty
Zoos and aquariums associations have criticised a report by World Animal Protection (WAP) which claims to have identified numerous examples around the world of wild animals being used in cruel and demeaning ways in the name of visitor entertainment.
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
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [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: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
+ 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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