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2014 features

Attractions Foresight™
Trends
Attractions Foresight™
Attractions Management's annual forecasts – a look at trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry More>>
 
Product Kit
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Animal Magic
Televising Zoos
Animal Magic
Televising zoos is becoming a popular marketing opportunity, with no signs of abating, says Kath Hudson More>>
Riding High
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Riding High
Mintel Group’s Fiona O'Donnell reports on the resilience of the US theme park industry More>>
 
Major Infrastructure Projects
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Major Infrastructure Projects
Our index of major projects planned in each of the attractions sectors More>>
 
The Science Of Storytelling
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The Science Of Storytelling
Christian Lachel of BRC Imagination Arts outlines the importance of creating a great narrative for your project and explores how to engage audiences and deliver outstanding experiences for guests More>>
Attractions Management headlines
Queen to launch London Science Museum's £16m Communications Gallery
24 Oct 2014

Queen to launch London Science Museum's £16m Communications Gallery

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will be in attendance tomorrow (25 October) for the landmark launch of the London Science Museum’s new £16m (US$26m, €20m) Communications Gallery – the first in the UK dedicated to the history of information and communication technologies and the largest in the museum’s history. More>>
 
Leading architects get busy imagining AU$450m Sydney Modern
24 Oct 2014

Leading architects get busy imagining AU$450m Sydney Modern

The AU$450m (US$394.4m, £246m, €312.2m) revamp of the Sydney Modern art gallery in New South Wales, Australia has taken a step forward after its director announced 12 highly acclaimed architecture firms as potential designers for the project. More>>
 
Colorado ski resort gains approval for US$25m mountain adventure theme park
24 Oct 2014

Colorado ski resort gains approval for US$25m mountain adventure theme park

The US Forest Service has approved plans for a US$25m (€19.7m, £15.6m) mountain adventure theme park to be built in Vail, Colorado. More>>


24 Oct 2014

French President among guests at Louis Vuitton Foundation launch

French President François Hollande was on-hand this week for the opening of The Frank Gehry-designed Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. More>>
24 Oct 2014

English Heritage publishes 2014 register for at risk sites

English Heritage has added more than 660 sites to its “at risk” register, which covers sites in danger of being lost through neglect, decay or inappropriate development. More>>
 
23 Oct 2014

Chinese President: 'No more weird architecture'

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for an end to China’s abstract and strange-looking architectural structures, calling for morally inspiring art to “cultivate taste and clean up undesirable work styles.” More>>
23 Oct 2014

Australia’s croc crisis: High number of deaths means popular tourist attraction faces cull

Australia’s crocodiles – a hugely popular tourist attraction in the north of the country – have become a serious problem with an “infestation” of the once endangered species now posing a threat to locals and tourists alike. More>>
 
23 Oct 2014

Whitewater strikes record-breaking CA$29m waterpark deal in China

Zhengzhou Yinji Kaifeng Waterpark in Henan, China, has made a CA$29m (¥157m, US$25.7m, €20.2m, £16m) order for WhiteWater products – the largest ever single order for the global waterpark sector. More>>
23 Oct 2014

Major film studios working with Dubai's Bollywood theme park

Details of the Bollywood theme park coming to the AED10bn (US$2.7bn, €2.1bn, £1.7bn) Dubai Parks and Resorts development have been revealed by developer Meraas Holding, with several major film studios working on the park’s creative direction. More>>
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Historic order for WhiteWater in China
Historic order for WhiteWater in China

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Zhengzhou Yinji Kaifeng Waterpark’s purchase of C$29m (US$25.8m, €20.3m, £16.1m) worth of WhiteWater products is the largest single order in waterpark history, according to the Canadian manufacturer.
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Dance event moves ahead with CAST Software solution
Dance event moves ahead with CAST Software solution

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CAST Software’s ‘Wysiwyg R33’ solution has been used to create all lighting at a long-running open air dance event in Belgium.
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Accesso reveals enhanced waterpark queuing solution
Accesso reveals enhanced waterpark queuing solution

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An updated version of a wristband that lets guests wait for popular waterslides without standing in line has been unveiled.
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Micro museum part of a major contract for Syx
Micro museum part of a major contract for Syx

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A newly-opened Amsterdam museum has selected Syx Automations software for its POS systems and access control.
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Merlin to trial Accesso solution at Orlando cluster
Merlin to trial Accesso solution at Orlando cluster

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Merlin Entertainments is to extend its current trial of Accesso’s ‘Passport’ suite of ticketing and e-commerce solutions to four venues in Orlando, Florida.
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WhiteWater reveals Everglades air boat ride at Zoo Miami

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WhiteWater Attractions has announced a new exhibit it will be working on for Zoo Miami in Florida, US, called ‘Florida: Mission Everglades’.
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Company profiles
FORREC Ltd
Starting with sound master planning, FORREC provides a complete range of design services, including: creative concepts, programme development, attraction design, architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, graphics and signage, exhibit design and design management More>>
Antonio Zamperla Spa
Zamperla offers a broad range of rides. Providing entertaining amusement for high adrenaline thrill seekers as well as families and children More>>
Huss Park Attractions GmbH
Huss Park Attractions GmbH offers an extensive portfolio of amusement rides for amusement and theme parks worldwide More>>
WhiteWater Attractions
WhiteWater Attractions offers a complete range of innovative products, including harnessed attractions, interactive play structures and water rides More>>
Euro Attractions Show
Euro Attractions Show is Europe’s largest trade fair dedicated to the attractions industry, with an extensive conference programme and networking events, as well as tours and visits to leading attractions More>>
EAG International
EAG International is a showcase for the latest innovative products targeted at the coin-op, amusements and attractions industries, attended by over 5,400 visitors from 62 countries More>>
Gantner Electronic Ltd
GANTNER systems use the latest RFID (radio frequency identifi cation) technology to store and transmit information between the leisure client and leisure facility More>>
RHETROACTIVE Design
Architecture, interior design, master planning, placemaking, show design, ride design, art direction, production, branding, and digital engagement More>>
Empex Watertoys
Empex designs and manufactures interactive watertoys and play structures for all types of recreational facilities and provides design and layout assistance More>>
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.
Vekoma Rides has been in the amusement industry for many years. Vekoma Rides Manufacturing, Vekoma Rides Engineering and Vekoma Rides Parts & Services are all part of the Vekoma Rides Group More>>
WhiteWater West
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Water Technology Inc
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