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Attractions Management 2013 issue 3
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5 Editor's letter

Authenticity

Having authenticity and human engagement at the heart of an attraction creates an energy which ensures its success

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8 Theme park news

US$300m Dollywood expansion

Dollywood has announced the first of its new projects as part of a US$300m (£192m, €225m), 10-year expansion plan in and around the theme park based in Tennessee

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10 Waterpark news

Aquaventure offers world-firsts

Kerzner International – the owners of Dubai-based hotel and resort Atlantis, The Palm – is set to unveil a number of world-firsts following new developments at its Aquaventure waterpark

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12 Attractions news

Attenborough backs Jurassica

Sir David Attenborough, the Eden Project's Tim Smit and science writer Mike Hanlon are supporting Jurassica, a proposed £85m (US$131m, €98.8m) fossil attraction in Dorset

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14 Science centre news

MUSE science museum opens

Italy's eagerly-awaited science museum, the eco-friendly Museo delle Scienze (MUSE), has opened in Trent, Italy, providing the public with an education about science, nature and the environment

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16 Heritage news

King Richard III centre gets go-ahead

Leicester City Council has approved plans for the creation of a new King RichardIII visitor centre in the heart of Leicester's Old Town, UK

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18 Zoo news

Aquis to offer huge aquarium

Chinese Billionaire Tony Fung's AUD $4.2bn (US $3.75bn, €2.8bn, £2.4bn) mega leisure development in Cairns, Australia has moved to the next stage, having been declared a 'co-ordinated project' – the first step in the Australian government's planning approval process

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20 Museum and gallery news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

The Peterson Automotive Museum in Southern California will mark its 20th anniversary in 2014 with an exterior transformation and interior redesign, creating world class facilities displaying the art, culture and heritage of automobiles

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22 Profile

Terri Irwin

The conservationist, social entrepreneur and operator of Australia Zoo describes how she and her late husband, Steve, built up their business and how she and her children are continuing his legacy

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28 Analysis

Riding High

The TEA/AECOM theme index report for 2012 shows that the industry's continuing to do well with recordbreaking attendances for many parks

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32 Waterparks

Tapping the experts

The merging of waterparks and theme parks, shared experiences and multiple sensation rides are among the trends, as we find out from the operators

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38 Top Team

Class act

The first themed entertainment design degree launched last September at SCAD. The team behind the programme describe their inspiration and the challenges

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44 Space centre

Space age

Space Shuttle Atlantis has come home to rest at Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex. COO Bill Moore tells us how people react when they see the shuttle

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48 Mystery shopper

The cat's whiskers?

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town is among the attractions at the new Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park in Malaysia. We pay a visit to learn more about the offer

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52 Heritage

Mary Rose Museum

King Henry VIII's war ship is brought back to life in an exciting new museum, which takes visitors back to the day she sank, almost 500 years ago

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58 Design project profile

All hands on deck

Mary Rose Museum's design team tell us how they created a building that complemented, but didn't compete with, the famous ship and the challenges of working around the hot box it's being conserved in

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64 3D/4D/5D

Work dimension

We find out how film distributors work with operators and look at some of the new products that are available on the market for attractions

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70 Show preview

EAS 2013

The suppliers reveal the products and projects they'll be showcasing in Paris

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74 Social media

Social update

With social media evolving so quickly, we look at the latest changes and updates

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78 Audioguides & apps

An app for all occasions

We look at the diverse projects using them

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84 Promotional feature

Brand news

JRA offers advice on how to make branding work for different attractions

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90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

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COMPANY PROFILES
WhiteWater

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

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
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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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
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ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 3
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Authenticity

Having authenticity and human engagement at the heart of an attraction creates an energy which ensures its success

Download PDF magazine
View online
8 Theme park news

US$300m Dollywood expansion

Dollywood has announced the first of its new projects as part of a US$300m (£192m, €225m), 10-year expansion plan in and around the theme park based in Tennessee

Download PDF magazine

10 Waterpark news

Aquaventure offers world-firsts

Kerzner International – the owners of Dubai-based hotel and resort Atlantis, The Palm – is set to unveil a number of world-firsts following new developments at its Aquaventure waterpark

Download PDF magazine

12 Attractions news

Attenborough backs Jurassica

Sir David Attenborough, the Eden Project's Tim Smit and science writer Mike Hanlon are supporting Jurassica, a proposed £85m (US$131m, €98.8m) fossil attraction in Dorset

Download PDF magazine

14 Science centre news

MUSE science museum opens

Italy's eagerly-awaited science museum, the eco-friendly Museo delle Scienze (MUSE), has opened in Trent, Italy, providing the public with an education about science, nature and the environment

Download PDF magazine

16 Heritage news

King Richard III centre gets go-ahead

Leicester City Council has approved plans for the creation of a new King RichardIII visitor centre in the heart of Leicester's Old Town, UK

Download PDF magazine

18 Zoo news

Aquis to offer huge aquarium

Chinese Billionaire Tony Fung's AUD $4.2bn (US $3.75bn, €2.8bn, £2.4bn) mega leisure development in Cairns, Australia has moved to the next stage, having been declared a 'co-ordinated project' – the first step in the Australian government's planning approval process

Download PDF magazine

20 Museum and gallery news

Holland's Rijksmuseum reopens

The Peterson Automotive Museum in Southern California will mark its 20th anniversary in 2014 with an exterior transformation and interior redesign, creating world class facilities displaying the art, culture and heritage of automobiles

Download PDF magazine

22 Profile

Terri Irwin

The conservationist, social entrepreneur and operator of Australia Zoo describes how she and her late husband, Steve, built up their business and how she and her children are continuing his legacy

Download PDF magazine
View online
28 Analysis

Riding High

The TEA/AECOM theme index report for 2012 shows that the industry's continuing to do well with recordbreaking attendances for many parks

Download PDF magazine
View online
32 Waterparks

Tapping the experts

The merging of waterparks and theme parks, shared experiences and multiple sensation rides are among the trends, as we find out from the operators

Download PDF magazine
View online
38 Top Team

Class act

The first themed entertainment design degree launched last September at SCAD. The team behind the programme describe their inspiration and the challenges

Download PDF magazine
View online
44 Space centre

Space age

Space Shuttle Atlantis has come home to rest at Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex. COO Bill Moore tells us how people react when they see the shuttle

Download PDF magazine
View online
48 Mystery shopper

The cat's whiskers?

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town is among the attractions at the new Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park in Malaysia. We pay a visit to learn more about the offer

Download PDF magazine
View online
52 Heritage

Mary Rose Museum

King Henry VIII's war ship is brought back to life in an exciting new museum, which takes visitors back to the day she sank, almost 500 years ago

Download PDF magazine
View online
58 Design project profile

All hands on deck

Mary Rose Museum's design team tell us how they created a building that complemented, but didn't compete with, the famous ship and the challenges of working around the hot box it's being conserved in

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 3D/4D/5D

Work dimension

We find out how film distributors work with operators and look at some of the new products that are available on the market for attractions

Download PDF magazine
View online
70 Show preview

EAS 2013

The suppliers reveal the products and projects they'll be showcasing in Paris

Download PDF magazine
View online
74 Social media

Social update

With social media evolving so quickly, we look at the latest changes and updates

Download PDF magazine
View online
78 Audioguides & apps

An app for all occasions

We look at the diverse projects using them

Download PDF magazine
View online
84 Promotional feature

Brand news

JRA offers advice on how to make branding work for different attractions

Download PDF magazine
View online
90 Product focus

Attractions-kit

A selection of the latest products

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
WhiteWater

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

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
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
+ More diary  
 


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