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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
44 Architect's focus

Sky high

Architect William Matthews describes his inspiration when designing The Shard
48 Viewing platforms

Platform views

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

Big fish

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

Social gathering

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

Eco future

A new exhibition in Abu Dhabi is teaching children how to be green
64 Architect's focus

Todd Schliemann

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

Collection points

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

Special effects

We focus on the latest special effects products being used in the industry
74 3D/4D/5D

Story formats

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

Ride the wave

A look at some of the newest projects
88 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products
90 Audioguides and apps

Guiding light

Light-hearted elements make these audioguides and apps fun to use
93 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services
COMPANY PROFILE
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
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EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
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Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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16-19 Sep 2019

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21-24 Sep 2019

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Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
44 Architect's focus

Sky high

Architect William Matthews describes his inspiration when designing The Shard
48 Viewing platforms

Platform views

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

Big fish

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

Social gathering

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

Eco future

A new exhibition in Abu Dhabi is teaching children how to be green
64 Architect's focus

Todd Schliemann

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

Collection points

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

Special effects

We focus on the latest special effects products being used in the industry
74 3D/4D/5D

Story formats

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

Ride the wave

A look at some of the newest projects
88 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products
90 Audioguides and apps

Guiding light

Light-hearted elements make these audioguides and apps fun to use
93 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services
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World Animal Protection report accuses accredited zoos of animal cruelty
Zoos and aquariums associations have criticised a report by World Animal Protection (WAP) which claims to have identified numerous examples around the world of wild animals being used in cruel and demeaning ways in the name of visitor entertainment.
New York flagship announced for Museum of Ice Cream as operator plans international expansion
The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019.
New visitor centre to be developed at Auschwitz-Birkenau following US$5.5m donation
A donation of US$5.5m (€4.96m, £4.55m) will go towards the development of a new visitor services centre at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial – the museum located on the site of the World War Two Nazi concentration camp in Poland.
Kings Dominion unveils new water attractions for 2020
Cedar Fair's Virginia amusement and waterpark, Kings Dominion, has announced three new additions to its 20-acre (80,900sq m, 265,500sq ft) Soak City waterpark, which is set to open in 2020.
'World's highest aquarium' opens in China
Standing more than 2,200 metres (7,200ft) above sea level, a new aquarium just opened in Xining, Qinghai Province in northwest China, now hold's the record for the world's highest-altitude aquarium.
Phased reopening for new Denver Art Museum facilities begins June 2020
Denver Art Museum in Colorado, US, is to begin a phased reopening of its campus in June 2020, with a new welcome centre, learning and engagement centre, 72,000sq ft (21,945sq m) of new and refurbished gallery space and new dining experiences.
Sutton Hoo ancient royal burial site reopens following redevelopment
Sutton Hoo, the burial site of a 7th century Anglo-Saxon king in Suffolk, England, that achieved worldwide fame upon its discovery in 1938, has reopened following a £4m (US$4.85m, €4.37m) transformation.
Merlin reveals plans for Lego Movie World at California resort
Merlin has revealed plans for the largest new addition at its Legoland California resort since the park launched in 1999.
Arts Council England allocates £17.5m to local culture projects
Arts Council England has named 13 new additions to its Creative People and Places (CPP) project, which it says is about local people choosing, creating and taking part in the arts and culture on offer to them.
Australian Museum closes for year-long AUS$57.5m renovation
A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney will see the venue closed to the public from 19 August.
Silver Dollar City announces record-breaking waterfall drop ride among US$30m plans
The tallest raft ride drop in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Silver Dollar City, after the park revealed plans to invest more than US$30m (€26.9m, £24.8m) into a number of new developments.
New York's largest waterpark set for expansion after acquiring state funding
Construction is set to start in September on new water slides at the Enchanted Forest Water Safari theme park in New York, US, with a funding contribution for the new rides having come from the state's economic development agency.
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COMPANY PROFILE
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
+ More diary  
 


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