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7 Editor's letter

Dealing with protests

The industry attracts protesters for the same reason it attracts sponsors – it's high profile and extremely engaged with its audience

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10 Theme park news

Etnaland Themepark for Italy

Southern Italy's largest theme park has opened its doors in Belpasso

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12 Science centre news

Exploratorium centre reopens

San Francisco's Exploratorium science museum has offcially unveiled its US$300m (€228m, £197m) expansion at Pier 15 on the city's waterfront

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14 Museum news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

Holland's Rijksmuseum has reopened after a 10-year refurbishment. Now 80 galleries and 8,000 objects tell 800 years of Dutch history

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16 Waterpark news

Ocean Park plans new waterpark

Ocean Park Hong Kong is likely to move ahead with plans to build an all-weather waterpark at Tai Shue Wan earlier than anticipated, thanks to a government loan of HK $2.3bn (US $296m, €229m, £196m)

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18 Heritage news

Hawaiian attraction gets revamp

Hawaiian attraction Polynesian Cultural Center has unveiled a US$25m (€19.5m, £16.5m) overhaul of several attractions, which are part of a five-year enhancement programme that began in 2011

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20 Zoo news

US$24m Living Planet for Utah

A US$24m (€18.3m, £15.5m) Living Planet Aquarium is on track to open to the public in Utah, USA in December this year

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22 Gallery news

AUS$30m art gallery reopens

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has reopened its doors following a AUS$30m (US$31m, £21m, €24m) redevelopment project

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24 Profile

Tim Fisher

The CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks reveals how the company's defied the double-dip global recession with record attendances to its existing parks and three more due to open

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30 Museum

The big idea

San Francisco's Exploratorium reopened in April in a venue three times its original size. The museum's Linda Dackman shows how the new space is being used

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36 Aquarium

Den Blå Planet

The CEO and designer describe Denmark's new aquarium, which is shaped like a whirlpool and has 20,000 animals and up to 8,000 visitors a day

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44 New opening

Thinking inside the box

The Perot Museum is shaped like a cube and described as the next generation of nature and science museums. CEO Nicole Small explains how and why

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50 Restoration

Home improvement

The Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash project is restoring the famous singer's house, educating visitors about the New Deal era and revitalising the area

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56 Planetarium

The sky at night

Two dome theatres are among the highlights of Canada's new Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, which shows what's going on in the universe as it happens

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62 Social media

Smart moves

Find out how to use digital opportunities beyond your website in a new series by social media expert Kelly Wheeler

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68 Technology

Get in touch

New technology enables people to touch and feel ancient artefacts virtually

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74 Product focus

Multimedia and AV

A selection of the latest products and projects impacting the industry

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78 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The exhibitors showcase what attendees can expect to see at the annual show

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82 3D/5D/5D

Film review

Two industry experts outline their business models and we look at some of the newest products entering the market

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86 Ticketing

New direction

Tracking visitors movements is just one of the current trends in ticketing

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89 Product focus

Secondary spend

New ways to earn additional income

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Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

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92 Waterparks

The big swim

The WWA invites waterparks to take part in the world's largest swimming lesson

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COMPANY PROFILES
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 2
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Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Dealing with protests

The industry attracts protesters for the same reason it attracts sponsors – it's high profile and extremely engaged with its audience

Download PDF magazine
View online
10 Theme park news

Etnaland Themepark for Italy

Southern Italy's largest theme park has opened its doors in Belpasso

Download PDF magazine

12 Science centre news

Exploratorium centre reopens

San Francisco's Exploratorium science museum has offcially unveiled its US$300m (€228m, £197m) expansion at Pier 15 on the city's waterfront

Download PDF magazine

14 Museum news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

Holland's Rijksmuseum has reopened after a 10-year refurbishment. Now 80 galleries and 8,000 objects tell 800 years of Dutch history

Download PDF magazine

16 Waterpark news

Ocean Park plans new waterpark

Ocean Park Hong Kong is likely to move ahead with plans to build an all-weather waterpark at Tai Shue Wan earlier than anticipated, thanks to a government loan of HK $2.3bn (US $296m, €229m, £196m)

Download PDF magazine

18 Heritage news

Hawaiian attraction gets revamp

Hawaiian attraction Polynesian Cultural Center has unveiled a US$25m (€19.5m, £16.5m) overhaul of several attractions, which are part of a five-year enhancement programme that began in 2011

Download PDF magazine

20 Zoo news

US$24m Living Planet for Utah

A US$24m (€18.3m, £15.5m) Living Planet Aquarium is on track to open to the public in Utah, USA in December this year

Download PDF magazine

22 Gallery news

AUS$30m art gallery reopens

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has reopened its doors following a AUS$30m (US$31m, £21m, €24m) redevelopment project

Download PDF magazine

24 Profile

Tim Fisher

The CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks reveals how the company's defied the double-dip global recession with record attendances to its existing parks and three more due to open

Download PDF magazine
View online
30 Museum

The big idea

San Francisco's Exploratorium reopened in April in a venue three times its original size. The museum's Linda Dackman shows how the new space is being used

Download PDF magazine
View online
36 Aquarium

Den Blå Planet

The CEO and designer describe Denmark's new aquarium, which is shaped like a whirlpool and has 20,000 animals and up to 8,000 visitors a day

Download PDF magazine
View online
44 New opening

Thinking inside the box

The Perot Museum is shaped like a cube and described as the next generation of nature and science museums. CEO Nicole Small explains how and why

Download PDF magazine
View online
50 Restoration

Home improvement

The Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash project is restoring the famous singer's house, educating visitors about the New Deal era and revitalising the area

Download PDF magazine
View online
56 Planetarium

The sky at night

Two dome theatres are among the highlights of Canada's new Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, which shows what's going on in the universe as it happens

Download PDF magazine
View online
62 Social media

Smart moves

Find out how to use digital opportunities beyond your website in a new series by social media expert Kelly Wheeler

Download PDF magazine
View online
68 Technology

Get in touch

New technology enables people to touch and feel ancient artefacts virtually

Download PDF magazine
View online
74 Product focus

Multimedia and AV

A selection of the latest products and projects impacting the industry

Download PDF magazine
View online
78 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The exhibitors showcase what attendees can expect to see at the annual show

Download PDF magazine
View online
82 3D/5D/5D

Film review

Two industry experts outline their business models and we look at some of the newest products entering the market

Download PDF magazine
View online
86 Ticketing

New direction

Tracking visitors movements is just one of the current trends in ticketing

Download PDF magazine
View online
89 Product focus

Secondary spend

New ways to earn additional income

Download PDF magazine

90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

Download PDF magazine
View online
92 Waterparks

The big swim

The WWA invites waterparks to take part in the world's largest swimming lesson

Download PDF magazine
View online
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The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
Raby Castle, known as one of the finest medieval fortifications in England, is nearing the end of an ambitious two-year renovation project.
Wake The Tiger launches new 1,000sq m expansion
Wake the Tiger, the Bristol-based immersive art experience, is set to open its 1,000sq m expansion on Friday 2 February.
Merlin teams up with Hasbro and Lego to create Peppa Pig experiences
Merlin Entertainments, the LEGO Group and Hasbro have teamed up to create Peppa Pig experiences.
Tate Modern and Frame collaborate on a mind/body experience
London boutique operator, Frame, has teamed up with the Tate Modern to offer two yin and sound yoga classes, following by a tour of the art gallery.
Elvis Presley Live is rolling out globally
Immersive entertainment specialists, Layered Reality, is creating a tribute to Elvis Presley featuring a concert experience with a life-sized digital Elvis.
Carmel Lewis takes top spot at BRC
Carmel Lewis has been appointed president at global experiential planning and design firm, BRC Imagination Arts, heralding a new era for the company.
Perth Museum to launch at Easter with rare Jacobite objects
Opening over Easter weekend in March 2024 after a £26.5m redevelopment project, Perth Museum will tell the story of Perth – Scotland’s first capital.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
10-12 May 2024

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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