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Attractions Management 2012 issue 2
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5 Editor's letter

Celebrating the UK

While Britain’s world cities can compete with the best when it comes to hotels, restaurants and entertainment, one of the UK’s competitive edges – arguably unrivalled – is its strong heritage

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8 Science centre news

Mind Museum opens in Manila

Bonifacio Art Foundation (BAF) has unveiled the Mind Museum in Taguig, a city located in the Metro Manila region of the Philippines

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10 Museum news

Guggenheim Helsinki plans rejected

Plans to build a new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland have been rejected by the Helsinki City Council despite strong support for the scheme from Helsinki mayor Jussi Pajunen

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12 Zoo news

Chester Zoo unveils £30m Islands plans

Chester Zoo has unveiled plans to bring the islands of Sumatra, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines to Cheshire, UK, as part of a £30m scheme showcasing its conservation work

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14 Waterpark news

Palace Entertainment acquires Noah’s Ark

Palace Entertainment has completed the acquisition of Noah’s Ark waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, US for an undisclosed price

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16 Theme park news

Parques Reunidos acquires Slagharen

Spain-based visitor attractions operator Parques Reunidos has acquired the Slagharen fami ly theme park in Slagharen, The Netherlands

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18 Heritage news

MCA reopens following expansion

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney has reopened following the completion of a “significant” AU$53m (£34.3m, €41.2m, US$55m) redevelopment

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19 Gallery news

Work begins on ‘Ring of Harmony’

Construction work has begun on the Ring of Harmony wheel attraction at Shenfu New Town near Fushun, China. The 505ft (153m)- tall attraction will form the centrepiece of Shenfu, an entirely new town being built in the Liaoning province close to the city of Shenyang

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20 Profile

Bart de Boer

The Netherland's oldest theme park, Efteling, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. CEO Bart de Boer talks about why the park is so successful and how it's even caught the attention of Disney

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24 Industry opinion

Changing times

In the second part of our series marking our 15th anniversary, industry experts talk about their experiences and predictions

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30 Top Team

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

London - The Making of Harry Potter Two global brands unite to form a visitor attractions for the UK, which will delight Harry Potter and fi lm fans. The top team explain how they made it happen

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36 Museum design

Ship shape

The teams behind Amsterdam Maritime Museum and Chocolate - York's Sweet Story describe the inspiration behind their designs for two new attractions

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38 Project profile

Titanic Belfast

A new attraction details the splendour of the Titanic, while honouring its victims

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44 Project profile

Bright Spark

Innovation and expression are key to the exhibits at Telus Spark, Canada's first purpose-built science centre for decades

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48 Show preview

ECSITE 2012

Space and time, unlimited is the theme of this year's conference in Toulouse

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52 Multimedia and AV

Multi tasking

A look at some of the latest multimedia and AV projects in the attractions sector

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56 Mystery shopper

Role Model

We visit Kidzania Kuala Lumpur where children get to act our adult profession

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60 New opening

Cutty Sark

The world's oldest tea clipper opened in April after a £50m development project, which included unexpected fire damage

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64 Waterparks

In depth

Waterparks continue to grow in popularity, as these case studies testify

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70 Jubilee

Diamond opportunity

Advice for operators on how to make the most of the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee

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72 Olympics

Lasting legacies

The events of 2012 will be beamed around the world. We look at ways that UK operators can capitalise on this opportunity and some of the attractions that have been built in preparation

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76 Ticketing

Tailor made

Operators can now request bespoke ticketing solutions from suppliers, as their systems become even more sophisticated

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82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest product

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84 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

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ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
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FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [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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Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World
Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out more...
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Attractions Management 2012 issue 2
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Celebrating the UK

While Britain’s world cities can compete with the best when it comes to hotels, restaurants and entertainment, one of the UK’s competitive edges – arguably unrivalled – is its strong heritage

Download PDF magazine

8 Science centre news

Mind Museum opens in Manila

Bonifacio Art Foundation (BAF) has unveiled the Mind Museum in Taguig, a city located in the Metro Manila region of the Philippines

Download PDF magazine

10 Museum news

Guggenheim Helsinki plans rejected

Plans to build a new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland have been rejected by the Helsinki City Council despite strong support for the scheme from Helsinki mayor Jussi Pajunen

Download PDF magazine

12 Zoo news

Chester Zoo unveils £30m Islands plans

Chester Zoo has unveiled plans to bring the islands of Sumatra, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines to Cheshire, UK, as part of a £30m scheme showcasing its conservation work

Download PDF magazine

14 Waterpark news

Palace Entertainment acquires Noah’s Ark

Palace Entertainment has completed the acquisition of Noah’s Ark waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, US for an undisclosed price

Download PDF magazine

16 Theme park news

Parques Reunidos acquires Slagharen

Spain-based visitor attractions operator Parques Reunidos has acquired the Slagharen fami ly theme park in Slagharen, The Netherlands

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

MCA reopens following expansion

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney has reopened following the completion of a “significant” AU$53m (£34.3m, €41.2m, US$55m) redevelopment

Download PDF magazine

19 Gallery news

Work begins on ‘Ring of Harmony’

Construction work has begun on the Ring of Harmony wheel attraction at Shenfu New Town near Fushun, China. The 505ft (153m)- tall attraction will form the centrepiece of Shenfu, an entirely new town being built in the Liaoning province close to the city of Shenyang

Download PDF magazine

20 Profile

Bart de Boer

The Netherland's oldest theme park, Efteling, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. CEO Bart de Boer talks about why the park is so successful and how it's even caught the attention of Disney

Download PDF magazine

24 Industry opinion

Changing times

In the second part of our series marking our 15th anniversary, industry experts talk about their experiences and predictions

Download PDF magazine

30 Top Team

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

London - The Making of Harry Potter Two global brands unite to form a visitor attractions for the UK, which will delight Harry Potter and fi lm fans. The top team explain how they made it happen

Download PDF magazine

36 Museum design

Ship shape

The teams behind Amsterdam Maritime Museum and Chocolate - York's Sweet Story describe the inspiration behind their designs for two new attractions

Download PDF magazine

38 Project profile

Titanic Belfast

A new attraction details the splendour of the Titanic, while honouring its victims

Download PDF magazine

44 Project profile

Bright Spark

Innovation and expression are key to the exhibits at Telus Spark, Canada's first purpose-built science centre for decades

Download PDF magazine

48 Show preview

ECSITE 2012

Space and time, unlimited is the theme of this year's conference in Toulouse

Download PDF magazine

52 Multimedia and AV

Multi tasking

A look at some of the latest multimedia and AV projects in the attractions sector

Download PDF magazine

56 Mystery shopper

Role Model

We visit Kidzania Kuala Lumpur where children get to act our adult profession

Download PDF magazine

60 New opening

Cutty Sark

The world's oldest tea clipper opened in April after a £50m development project, which included unexpected fire damage

Download PDF magazine

64 Waterparks

In depth

Waterparks continue to grow in popularity, as these case studies testify

Download PDF magazine

70 Jubilee

Diamond opportunity

Advice for operators on how to make the most of the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee

Download PDF magazine

72 Olympics

Lasting legacies

The events of 2012 will be beamed around the world. We look at ways that UK operators can capitalise on this opportunity and some of the attractions that have been built in preparation

Download PDF magazine

76 Ticketing

Tailor made

Operators can now request bespoke ticketing solutions from suppliers, as their systems become even more sophisticated

Download PDF magazine

82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest product

Download PDF magazine

84 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

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VAC 2022 conference programme and 25 speakers announced
VAC 2022 has announced the final line-up of 25 top attractions sector speakers set to appear at the conference on Thursday 13 October.
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Live-streaming 'digital tour' enters the attractions sector
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Brad Pitt makes debut as sculptor at Finnish art museum
Hollywood superstar, Brad Pitt, has made his debut as a sculptor as part of British artist Thomas Houseago’s first ever exhibition in the Nordic countries.
World's longest and 'technologically advanced' zipline planned for Iceland
A 1km-long zipline offering riders speeds of 120km/h is set to open in Iceland later this year.
Triotech secures deal to supply rides for Puy Du Fou Asia's first Chinese attraction
Triotech has secured a deal to supply its interactive ride technology for the SAGA Experience, an immersive attraction being developed in the heart of Shanghai, China, by Puy du Fou Asia.
Tangled attraction among new additions revealed for Disneyland Paris Resort
A Tangled-themed family ride is among a range of new attractions revealed for the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Resort, France.
Merlin takes over operations at UK's largest indoor waterpark
Merlin Entertainments has secured a contract to operate Blackpool Sandcastle, the UK's largest indoor waterpark.
HBG Design behind Michigan’s six-storey Aquadome inspired by the sun’s path across the sky
Hospitality and entertainment design firm HBG Design is helming the design of Michigan's new Gun Lake Casino Resort Aquadome – a glass-roofed, climate-controlled, indoor landscaped pool and event centre atrium environment.
IAAPA recognition for Blackpool Pleasure Beach to mark century-old relationship
Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be honoured at the IAAPA Expo Europe, being held in London later this month.
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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...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [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 TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World
Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
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13 Oct 2022

VAC 2022

The ICC Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
25-28 Oct 2022

Synergy - The Retreat Show

Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
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