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Attractions Management 2013 issue 2
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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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90 Product focus

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
FORREC Ltd

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

WhiteWater was born in 1980 with one clear purpose, to create places where families unite and make j [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [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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When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 2
Download PDF
Subscribe
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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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
FORREC Ltd

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

WhiteWater was born in 1980 with one clear purpose, to create places where families unite and make j [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [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 TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
+ 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
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