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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
Polin Waterparks

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [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...]
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...
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Attractions Management 2014 issue 2
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Subscribe
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
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
Polin Waterparks

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [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:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
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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