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Attractions Management 2012 issue 4
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7 Editor's letter

National Monuments

As a global industry, we're constantly agonising over how we can lobby governments and stakeholders more effectively. Research which shows the economic impact of attractions would really help our cause

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10 Theme park news

Work begins on Warsaw park

Las Palm, the company behind the Adventure World Warsaw plans, has signed an official ‘hand over protocol' with Polish contractor Imtech Polska to mark the start of construction work on the 230-hectare (568-acre) resort

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12 Zoo news

World's largest marine park to open

The world's largest oceanarium is set to open at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in Singapore on 7 December

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14 Science centre news

$3.75m gift for Denver project

Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) in Colorado, US, has secured US$3.75m (€3m, £2.4m) towards the construction of its new Collections Conservation Center

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16 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld prepares for launch

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, is on course to open its doors on Yas Island by the end of this year

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18 Gallery news

Work begins on Abu Dhabi Louvre

Construction work is to begin on Abu Dhabi Louvre, the first Louvre museum outside Paris, at the beginning of 2013

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20 Museum news

April opening for Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum has announced it will open its doors to the public in April 2013 following the completion of a renovation and restoration programme lasting nearly 10 years

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22 Heritage news

Heritage attraction for Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has backed the development of a major visitor destination incorporating nature, traditions, and cultural heritage from the country's differing regions

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24 Profile

Mike Oswald

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi opens before the end of the year. General manager Mike Oswald describes the world-first rides and innovative attractions that have already won the waterpark its first award

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30 Theme parks

Morgan's Wonderland

Gordon Hartman describes the theme park he created for special needs people to play alongside able-bodied people

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36 Museums

Fashion show

Exhibitions profiling fashion designers are proving popular around the world

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40 Industry opinion

Back and forth

Industry experts give their views on the past 15 years and the next 15

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44 Design project profile

Smooth operator

JRA detail their design for the new tour and visitor experience at Jim Beam

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48 Show report

SATE

A look at the Storytelling, Architecture, Technology, Experience conference

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50 Touring exhibitions

On the move

We look at what makes a touring exhibition successful and how it's put together

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54 Mystery shopper

Testing the water

Kuala Lumpur's Sunway Lagoon includes the world's largest artificially-made surf beach. We test the attraction's five parks

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58 Interview

Paul Noland

A chat with IAAPA's incoming president and CEO before he takes over in January

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59 Show preview

IAAPA 2012

Exhibitors reveal what they're promoting 64 3D/4D/5D: Fresh dimension We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

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64 3D/4D/5D

Fresh dimension

We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

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68 Show report

GSCA

The Giant Screen Cinema Conference

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70 Show preview

EAG

A preview of next year's attractions show

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72 Waterparks

Wet play

A look at the latest waterparks and rides

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78 Multimedia and AV

Multipurpose

Multimedia and AV are being used to deliver a variety of experiences

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82 Theme parks

Park and ride

The latest theme park rides and proposed parks around the world

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88 attractions-kit.net

Focus on ticketing

Solutions available in the market place

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92 Product focus

ATTRACTIONS-KIT

A selection of the latest products

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94 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
Red Raion

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

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TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [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 4
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

National Monuments

As a global industry, we're constantly agonising over how we can lobby governments and stakeholders more effectively. Research which shows the economic impact of attractions would really help our cause

Download PDF magazine
View online
10 Theme park news

Work begins on Warsaw park

Las Palm, the company behind the Adventure World Warsaw plans, has signed an official ‘hand over protocol' with Polish contractor Imtech Polska to mark the start of construction work on the 230-hectare (568-acre) resort

Download PDF magazine

12 Zoo news

World's largest marine park to open

The world's largest oceanarium is set to open at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in Singapore on 7 December

Download PDF magazine

14 Science centre news

$3.75m gift for Denver project

Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) in Colorado, US, has secured US$3.75m (€3m, £2.4m) towards the construction of its new Collections Conservation Center

Download PDF magazine

16 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld prepares for launch

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, is on course to open its doors on Yas Island by the end of this year

Download PDF magazine

18 Gallery news

Work begins on Abu Dhabi Louvre

Construction work is to begin on Abu Dhabi Louvre, the first Louvre museum outside Paris, at the beginning of 2013

Download PDF magazine

20 Museum news

April opening for Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum has announced it will open its doors to the public in April 2013 following the completion of a renovation and restoration programme lasting nearly 10 years

Download PDF magazine

22 Heritage news

Heritage attraction for Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has backed the development of a major visitor destination incorporating nature, traditions, and cultural heritage from the country's differing regions

Download PDF magazine

24 Profile

Mike Oswald

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi opens before the end of the year. General manager Mike Oswald describes the world-first rides and innovative attractions that have already won the waterpark its first award

Download PDF magazine

30 Theme parks

Morgan's Wonderland

Gordon Hartman describes the theme park he created for special needs people to play alongside able-bodied people

Download PDF magazine

36 Museums

Fashion show

Exhibitions profiling fashion designers are proving popular around the world

Download PDF magazine

40 Industry opinion

Back and forth

Industry experts give their views on the past 15 years and the next 15

Download PDF magazine

44 Design project profile

Smooth operator

JRA detail their design for the new tour and visitor experience at Jim Beam

Download PDF magazine

48 Show report

SATE

A look at the Storytelling, Architecture, Technology, Experience conference

Download PDF magazine

50 Touring exhibitions

On the move

We look at what makes a touring exhibition successful and how it's put together

Download PDF magazine

54 Mystery shopper

Testing the water

Kuala Lumpur's Sunway Lagoon includes the world's largest artificially-made surf beach. We test the attraction's five parks

Download PDF magazine

58 Interview

Paul Noland

A chat with IAAPA's incoming president and CEO before he takes over in January

Download PDF magazine

59 Show preview

IAAPA 2012

Exhibitors reveal what they're promoting 64 3D/4D/5D: Fresh dimension We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

Download PDF magazine

64 3D/4D/5D

Fresh dimension

We ask the experts how often operators should update their 3D/4D/5D offer

Download PDF magazine

68 Show report

GSCA

The Giant Screen Cinema Conference

Download PDF magazine

70 Show preview

EAG

A preview of next year's attractions show

Download PDF magazine

72 Waterparks

Wet play

A look at the latest waterparks and rides

Download PDF magazine

78 Multimedia and AV

Multipurpose

Multimedia and AV are being used to deliver a variety of experiences

Download PDF magazine

82 Theme parks

Park and ride

The latest theme park rides and proposed parks around the world

Download PDF magazine

88 attractions-kit.net

Focus on ticketing

Solutions available in the market place

Download PDF magazine

92 Product focus

ATTRACTIONS-KIT

A selection of the latest products

Download PDF magazine

94 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

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Dave & Buster's to enter Middle East with Al Hokair partnership
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Scientists develop video game that adjusts difficulty based on player emotions – has applications for attractions and fitness
Korean scientists have developed a dynamic way of adjusting the difficulty of video games – by estimating the players' emotions based on in-game data.
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.
Foster and Partners reveal design for sustainable marine life centre on the Red Sea
Live-streaming 'digital tour' enters the attractions sector
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a number of museums in the UK and US.
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
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [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
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

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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