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Attractions Management 2014 issue 2
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7 Editor's letter

The New Philanthropists

Tech is hot and as the growing number of tech millionaires turn their thoughts to philanthropy, tech-related attactions will prosper

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12 Theme park news

Puy du Fou-style park for Auckland Castle

French theme park Puy du Fou has announced it will partner with Auckland Castle in the UK to create its first international location

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13 Museum and gallery news

Bill Shankly museum in pipeline

Following the opening of the Titanic hotel in Liverpool, UK, the company behind it has proposed plans to redevelop the council-owned Millennium House to become a Bill Shankly-themed aparthotel and museum

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14 Waterpark news

US$89m waterpark for Toronto

A CAD$60m (US$88.8m, €64m, £53.7m) waterpark expected to operate 365 days a year is planned for the Greater Toronto Area, with hopes construction will start in 2015 for a 2016 curtain raiser

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16 Attractions news

Record investment in EU attractions

European attraction parks have made a record investment in new rides and attractions for 2014, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)

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18 Science centre news

Boston MoS plans 4D cinema

The Museum of Science in Boston is to open a new 98-seat 4D cinema in August

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20 Zoo news

Largest aquarium debuts in China

A new US$806.5m (€587m,£486m) aquatic theme park in China has broken five Guinness World Records on opening and is now officially recognised as the largest aquarium on the planet

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22 Heritage news

Notts Castle eyes £24m revamp

A Trust has been established to help push forward £24m (US$40.4m, €29.1m) plans for the regeneration of Nottingham Castle in the UK

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24 Profile

Mario Mamon

The current chair of IAAPA talks about his role with the organisation, doubling the size of family theme park Enchanted Kingdom in the Philippines and the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan

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28 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

Beijing will be host to the largest Asian Attractions Event to date, with 3,500 visitors expected

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30 Museums

MOHAI

MOHAI's executive director, Leonard Garfield, talks about the Seattle museum's new Bezos Center for Innovation, named after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

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34 Science centres

Appliance of science

Andreas Waschk and Mike Boris explain how they made Blueprint Entertainment into Europe's largest private science centre operator

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40 Museums

Olympic Movement

Director Francis Gabet describes how The Olympic Museum's extensive refurbishment reflects the excitement and diveristy of the modern Games

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44 Planetariums

Starry skies

The newly upgraded Fiske Planetarium in Boulder, Colorado now boasts the highest specification full dome theatre in the US. Director Douglas Duncan tells us more

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on the cover...: Mario Mamon IAAPA’s chair on his theme park in the Philippines
48 Museums

Beautiful minds

The founders of MoMath, the New York Museum of Mathematics, tell us how they're on a mission to get ordinary people to fall in love with maths

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54 World expos

Brave new world

Christian Lachel considers how world expos can raise global awareness about what matters for the planet

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58 3D/4D/5D

IMERSA

A review of the fifth annual IMERSA conference held in Denver, Colorado

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62 Advertisement feature

The Placemakers

What’s the secret to turning an attraction into a place?

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64 Show preview

Ecsite 2014

A look ahead to this year's conference for science centres

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66 Multimedia and AV

Multi story

A round up of some of the latest multimedia and AV projects

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71 A Mapic promotion

Leisure – a vital part of today's shopping mall

Q&A with Nathalie Depetro, director of Mapic

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72 Advertisement feature

EAS 2014

The exhibitors reveal what they’ll be showcasing at EAS in September and what the hot topics of conversation will be

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74 Waterparks

Wet'n'Wild

Wet'n'Wild Sydney has welcomed a million visitors through its gates since opening in December. Managing director Chris Warhurst tells us why

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78 Ticketing

Convenience store

Gateway's Liesel Tarquini explains how mobile web stores can help generate additional revenue for attractions operators

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82 Attractions-kit

Product focus

The latest products for the industry

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COMPANY PROFILES
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [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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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2014 issue 2
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Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

The New Philanthropists

Tech is hot and as the growing number of tech millionaires turn their thoughts to philanthropy, tech-related attactions will prosper

Download PDF magazine
View online
12 Theme park news

Puy du Fou-style park for Auckland Castle

French theme park Puy du Fou has announced it will partner with Auckland Castle in the UK to create its first international location

Download PDF magazine

13 Museum and gallery news

Bill Shankly museum in pipeline

Following the opening of the Titanic hotel in Liverpool, UK, the company behind it has proposed plans to redevelop the council-owned Millennium House to become a Bill Shankly-themed aparthotel and museum

Download PDF magazine

14 Waterpark news

US$89m waterpark for Toronto

A CAD$60m (US$88.8m, €64m, £53.7m) waterpark expected to operate 365 days a year is planned for the Greater Toronto Area, with hopes construction will start in 2015 for a 2016 curtain raiser

Download PDF magazine

16 Attractions news

Record investment in EU attractions

European attraction parks have made a record investment in new rides and attractions for 2014, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)

Download PDF magazine

18 Science centre news

Boston MoS plans 4D cinema

The Museum of Science in Boston is to open a new 98-seat 4D cinema in August

Download PDF magazine

20 Zoo news

Largest aquarium debuts in China

A new US$806.5m (€587m,£486m) aquatic theme park in China has broken five Guinness World Records on opening and is now officially recognised as the largest aquarium on the planet

Download PDF magazine

22 Heritage news

Notts Castle eyes £24m revamp

A Trust has been established to help push forward £24m (US$40.4m, €29.1m) plans for the regeneration of Nottingham Castle in the UK

Download PDF magazine

24 Profile

Mario Mamon

The current chair of IAAPA talks about his role with the organisation, doubling the size of family theme park Enchanted Kingdom in the Philippines and the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan

Download PDF magazine
View online
28 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

Beijing will be host to the largest Asian Attractions Event to date, with 3,500 visitors expected

Download PDF magazine
View online
30 Museums

MOHAI

MOHAI's executive director, Leonard Garfield, talks about the Seattle museum's new Bezos Center for Innovation, named after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Download PDF magazine
View online
34 Science centres

Appliance of science

Andreas Waschk and Mike Boris explain how they made Blueprint Entertainment into Europe's largest private science centre operator

Download PDF magazine
View online
40 Museums

Olympic Movement

Director Francis Gabet describes how The Olympic Museum's extensive refurbishment reflects the excitement and diveristy of the modern Games

Download PDF magazine
View online
44 Planetariums

Starry skies

The newly upgraded Fiske Planetarium in Boulder, Colorado now boasts the highest specification full dome theatre in the US. Director Douglas Duncan tells us more

Download PDF magazine
View online
on the cover...: Mario Mamon IAAPA’s chair on his theme park in the Philippines
48 Museums

Beautiful minds

The founders of MoMath, the New York Museum of Mathematics, tell us how they're on a mission to get ordinary people to fall in love with maths

Download PDF magazine
View online
54 World expos

Brave new world

Christian Lachel considers how world expos can raise global awareness about what matters for the planet

Download PDF magazine
View online
58 3D/4D/5D

IMERSA

A review of the fifth annual IMERSA conference held in Denver, Colorado

Download PDF magazine
View online
62 Advertisement feature

The Placemakers

What’s the secret to turning an attraction into a place?

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 Show preview

Ecsite 2014

A look ahead to this year's conference for science centres

Download PDF magazine
View online
66 Multimedia and AV

Multi story

A round up of some of the latest multimedia and AV projects

Download PDF magazine
View online
71 A Mapic promotion

Leisure – a vital part of today's shopping mall

Q&A with Nathalie Depetro, director of Mapic

Download PDF magazine
View online
72 Advertisement feature

EAS 2014

The exhibitors reveal what they’ll be showcasing at EAS in September and what the hot topics of conversation will be

Download PDF magazine
View online
74 Waterparks

Wet'n'Wild

Wet'n'Wild Sydney has welcomed a million visitors through its gates since opening in December. Managing director Chris Warhurst tells us why

Download PDF magazine
View online
78 Ticketing

Convenience store

Gateway's Liesel Tarquini explains how mobile web stores can help generate additional revenue for attractions operators

Download PDF magazine
View online
82 Attractions-kit

Product focus

The latest products for the industry

Download PDF magazine
View online
LATEST NEWS
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [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 - Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue!
It’s extremely important for us to show you the process behind every content we produce. Each of our titles stems from deep research, focused on giving you the kinds of content that best fit your venues and target audience. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
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DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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