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Attractions Management 2013 issue 1
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7 Editor's letter

VISAS – Not sexy, but vital

Of the 656 million tourists who visited G20 countries in 2011, 110 million needed a visa, but millions more were deterred from travelling by the cost and difficulty of obtaining one

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10 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld launches

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, opened its doors on January , having previously expected to open by the end of last year

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12 Theme park news

India plans 20 new tourist parks

The Indian government has announced plans worth Rs1,000 Crore (£113.9m, €140.3m, US$183.6m) to develop 20 themed tourist parks across the country to mirror resort town developments in Cancun, Mexico and Sentosa, Singapore

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14 Zoo news

£30m Chester Zoo plans approved

Visitors to Chester Zoo will soon be navigating their way through swamps, mangroves, bamboos and tropical forests, now that the zoo has received the green light from planners

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16 Science centre news

$100m Tennessee centre planned

A US$100m (£62.5m, €76.6m) discovery park is currently under construction in Union City, Tennessee and expected to open mid-2013

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18 Heritage news

Settlers museum reopens in NZ

A museum telling the social history of one of New Zealand's first cities has reopened in Dunedin

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19 Gallery news

Chrysler gallery closes for revamp

The Chrysler Museum of Art in Virginia, USA, has closed its main gallery as it begins expansion and renovation

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20 Museum news

Museum of Mathematics opens in NY

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), the first of its kind in the US, has launched in New York

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22 Profile

Sim Choo Kheng

The creator of Escape, Malaysia's new, sustainable theme park, describes how his free range childhood and a desire to coax Asian children away from their computers inspired the park's ethos

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28 Heritage

Points of view

Egypt's Giza pyramids have been brought to life by a 3D project, which enables them to be shared worldwide while protecting their heritage

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32 Top team

Play and display

Contemporary art is used to encourage children's interest and participation in art as well as making them better citizens at the New Children's Museum in San Diego

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38 New opening

High life

At 310m, The View From The Shard is Europe's tallest viewing platform as well as being London's latest landmark. CE Anders Nyberg describes the project

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44 Architect's focus

Sky high

Architect William Matthews describes his inspiration when designing The Shard

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48 Viewing platforms

Platform views

To mark The Shard's opening, we look at the world's tallest viewing platforms

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52 Oceanarium

Big fish

Marine Life Park, the world's biggest oceanarium, opened at Resorts World Sentosa in November

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58 Social media

Social gathering

Advice on how to choose the right social media channels for your attraction

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62 Sustainability

Eco future

A new exhibition in Abu Dhabi is teaching children how to be green

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64 Architect's focus

Todd Schliemann

The landscape takes centre stage at the Natural History Museum of Utah

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68 Museums

Collection points

Three exhibition interpreters tell us how they take an idea about a collection and transform it into an exciting exhibition

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71 attractions-kit

Special effects

We focus on the latest special effects products being used in the industry

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74 3D/4D/5D

Story formats

Fulldome, interactives and 3D, 4D and 5D formats are bringing stories to life

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84 Waterparks

Ride the wave

A look at some of the newest projects

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88 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products

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90 Audioguides and apps

Guiding light

Light-hearted elements make these audioguides and apps fun to use

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93 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [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...]
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...
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2013 issue 1
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Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

VISAS – Not sexy, but vital

Of the 656 million tourists who visited G20 countries in 2011, 110 million needed a visa, but millions more were deterred from travelling by the cost and difficulty of obtaining one

Download PDF magazine
View online
10 Waterpark news

Yas Waterworld launches

Yas Waterworld, marketed as Abu Dhabi's first waterpark, opened its doors on January , having previously expected to open by the end of last year

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

India plans 20 new tourist parks

The Indian government has announced plans worth Rs1,000 Crore (£113.9m, €140.3m, US$183.6m) to develop 20 themed tourist parks across the country to mirror resort town developments in Cancun, Mexico and Sentosa, Singapore

Download PDF magazine

14 Zoo news

£30m Chester Zoo plans approved

Visitors to Chester Zoo will soon be navigating their way through swamps, mangroves, bamboos and tropical forests, now that the zoo has received the green light from planners

Download PDF magazine

16 Science centre news

$100m Tennessee centre planned

A US$100m (£62.5m, €76.6m) discovery park is currently under construction in Union City, Tennessee and expected to open mid-2013

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

Settlers museum reopens in NZ

A museum telling the social history of one of New Zealand's first cities has reopened in Dunedin

Download PDF magazine

19 Gallery news

Chrysler gallery closes for revamp

The Chrysler Museum of Art in Virginia, USA, has closed its main gallery as it begins expansion and renovation

Download PDF magazine

20 Museum news

Museum of Mathematics opens in NY

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), the first of its kind in the US, has launched in New York

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Sim Choo Kheng

The creator of Escape, Malaysia's new, sustainable theme park, describes how his free range childhood and a desire to coax Asian children away from their computers inspired the park's ethos

Download PDF magazine
View online
28 Heritage

Points of view

Egypt's Giza pyramids have been brought to life by a 3D project, which enables them to be shared worldwide while protecting their heritage

Download PDF magazine
View online
32 Top team

Play and display

Contemporary art is used to encourage children's interest and participation in art as well as making them better citizens at the New Children's Museum in San Diego

Download PDF magazine
View online
38 New opening

High life

At 310m, The View From The Shard is Europe's tallest viewing platform as well as being London's latest landmark. CE Anders Nyberg describes the project

Download PDF magazine
View online
44 Architect's focus

Sky high

Architect William Matthews describes his inspiration when designing The Shard

Download PDF magazine
View online
48 Viewing platforms

Platform views

To mark The Shard's opening, we look at the world's tallest viewing platforms

Download PDF magazine
View online
52 Oceanarium

Big fish

Marine Life Park, the world's biggest oceanarium, opened at Resorts World Sentosa in November

Download PDF magazine
View online
58 Social media

Social gathering

Advice on how to choose the right social media channels for your attraction

Download PDF magazine
View online
62 Sustainability

Eco future

A new exhibition in Abu Dhabi is teaching children how to be green

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 Architect's focus

Todd Schliemann

The landscape takes centre stage at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Download PDF magazine
View online
68 Museums

Collection points

Three exhibition interpreters tell us how they take an idea about a collection and transform it into an exciting exhibition

Download PDF magazine
View online
71 attractions-kit

Special effects

We focus on the latest special effects products being used in the industry

Download PDF magazine

74 3D/4D/5D

Story formats

Fulldome, interactives and 3D, 4D and 5D formats are bringing stories to life

Download PDF magazine
View online
84 Waterparks

Ride the wave

A look at some of the newest projects

Download PDF magazine
View online
88 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products

Download PDF magazine

90 Audioguides and apps

Guiding light

Light-hearted elements make these audioguides and apps fun to use

Download PDF magazine
View online
93 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
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [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  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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
+ More diary  
 


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