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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

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8 Theme park news

Paramount signs deal for Spain

Details of the new Paramount park were revealed at a launch event

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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18 Heritage news

Facelift for Statue of Liberty

Renovation work on the statue and visitor facilities will begin November

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21 Gallery news

New gallery for Descanso site

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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42 Occupational hazard

Mythological mystery

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

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44 New opening

Edging forward

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

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48 Interview

Chip Cleary

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

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52 Show preview

IAAPA 2011

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

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58 Interview

Jeremy Reed

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

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60 Multimedia

Time after time

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

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64 Waterparks

Wet solutions

A round-up of some of the latest waterpark solutions launched this year

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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

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78 Ticketing

Data driven

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

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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

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82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products available to for the attractions industry

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84 Buyers' guide

Web Gallery

A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [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...]
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Attractions Management 2011 issue 4
Download PDF
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

Download PDF magazine

8 Theme park news

Paramount signs deal for Spain

Details of the new Paramount park were revealed at a launch event

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

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.

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

Facelift for Statue of Liberty

Renovation work on the statue and visitor facilities will begin November

Download PDF magazine

21 Gallery news

New gallery for Descanso site

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

42 Occupational hazard

Mythological mystery

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

Download PDF magazine

44 New opening

Edging forward

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

Download PDF magazine

48 Interview

Chip Cleary

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

Download PDF magazine

52 Show preview

IAAPA 2011

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

Download PDF magazine

58 Interview

Jeremy Reed

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

Download PDF magazine

60 Multimedia

Time after time

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

Download PDF magazine

64 Waterparks

Wet solutions

A round-up of some of the latest waterpark solutions launched this year

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

78 Ticketing

Data driven

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products available to for the attractions industry

Download PDF magazine

84 Buyers' guide

Web Gallery

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
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [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

Red Raion - Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue!
It’s extremely important for us to show you the process behind every content we produce. Each of our titles stems from deep research, focused on giving you the kinds of content that best fit your venues and target audience. Find out more...
More videos:
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
+ More videos  

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05-06 Mar 2023

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Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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