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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
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [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 - Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment
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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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
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

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
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [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 - Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment
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 TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

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DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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