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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
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [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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Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2013 issue 1
Download PDF
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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
Dave & Buster's to enter Middle East with Al Hokair partnership
US-based amusement franchise Dave & Buster’s has revealed plans to launch sites across the Middle East.
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
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [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

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
+ 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
+ More diary  
 


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