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2013 features

The Home Makers
House Museums
The Home Makers
Julie Cramer takes a tour around the enchanting world of house museums More>>
 
Sports Museums & Attractions
Sport Attractions
Sports Museums & Attractions
Fans are driving the growth of museums in sports venues, explains Terry Stevens More>>
 
Social Gathering
Social Media
Social Gathering
Finding the best social media platform for your attraction More>>
Address Book
Resources
Address Book
A listing of companies that supply products specifi ed by purchasers working across the attractions sector More>>
 
TEA/AECOM Global Parks report
Hot Numbers
TEA/AECOM Global Parks report
Natalie Bakhlina says theme parks had record attendance levels in 2012 More>>
 
Get In Touch
Technology
Get In Touch
Christopher Dean explains how artefacts can be brought to life using technology More>>
Attractions Management headlines
Barcelona's Olympic Stadium to be reborn as sports theme park in 2015
22 Jul 2014

Barcelona's Olympic Stadium to be reborn as sports theme park in 2015

A new theme park – coming in 2015 on the site of Barcelona’s Olympic Ring – will be entirely dedicated to sport, offering a unique show designed to give visitors a vicarious thrill of being a top sports athlete. More>>
 
New Chinese museum of literature boasts 2.75m books
22 Jul 2014

New Chinese museum of literature boasts 2.75m books

China’s rich literary past is to be celebrated in a new Beijing museum boasting 2.75m books, made up of cultural classics from across the past millennium. More>>
 
Six Flags' visitor figures could be cause for concern
22 Jul 2014

Six Flags' visitor figures could be cause for concern

Pressure is mounting on Six Flags as attendance figures begin to suggest a less than rosy picture. The most recent numbers, for April to June this year, show an eight per cent decrease in visitors across the company’s parks. More>>


22 Jul 2014

World’s 'largest indoor arena' now open in Manila, Philippines

The Philippine Arena in Manila – said to be world’s largest indoor arena – is now open to the public. More>>
22 Jul 2014

Green light for £18m Brighton, UK's, Hippodrome regeneration

Brighton, UK's, Hippodrome looks set to enjoy a new lease of life after Brighton & Hove City Council approved plans to transform the 117-year-old structure into a cinema and restaurant complex. More>>
 
21 Jul 2014

BRC chair Bob Rogers joins governing board for Oscars

Bob Rogers, founder and chair of experience design firm BRC Imagination Arts, has been elected to the board of governors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Oscars), where he’ll serve alongside Hollywood greats such as Tom Hanks and Michael Mann. More>>
18 Jul 2014

George Lucas threatened with lawsuit over Chicago museum

Plans for George Lucas to build a museum in Chicago may not be as simple as once thought after a campaign group for open space threatened a lawsuit against the Star Wars creator. More>>
 
18 Jul 2014

Prime Minister and Duke of Cambridge on hand for reopening of London's Imperial War Museum

London's Imperial War Museum (IWM) has marked the centenary of World War One with the reopening of its museum following the completion of the first phase of a larger £40m (US$68.3m, €50.5m) revamp of the entire facility. More>>
18 Jul 2014

US$500m Harry Potter attraction casts spell over Osaka, Japan

Harry Potter fans in Japan can now get closer to the magic, following the opening of the US$500m (€362m, £297m) Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction yesterday (15 July) in Osaka. More>>
Product news
4D theatre is launchpad for Angry Birds Land’s success
4D theatre is launchpad for Angry Birds Land’s success

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Simworx has created the world’s first Angry Birds 4D experience theatre as part of the new themed area based on the popular game at Thorpe Park Resort.
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StayDry announces 2014 contract wins
StayDry announces 2014 contract wins

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Contracts to supply The RHS Chelsea Flower Show and its main sponsor M&G investments are among a number won by StayDry so far in 2014.
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First Aid for rising energy bills
First Aid for rising energy bills

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Utility Bidder is offering its First Aid service to help businesses find the most competitive energy deals on the market.
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Creating chocolate heaven at Cadbury World
Creating chocolate heaven at Cadbury World

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Triotech has supplied the seats and motion systems for Cadbury World’s new 4D Chocolate Adventure. The recently inaugurated zone at the Birmingham, UK visitor attraction features a 4D immersive cinema experience.
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Photo finish for CBeebies Land
Photo finish for CBeebies Land

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Picsolve has opened a new interactive photo studio at Alton Towers Resort’s CBeebies Land.
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Gateway helps US park rise from the ashes
Gateway helps US park rise from the ashes

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Gateway Ticketing Systems has been selected to be the ticketing and access control provider for the soon-to-reopen Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Colorado, US.
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Company profiles
Niceberg Studios
Niceberg Studios core activity is production and distribution of highly immersive 3D/4D attractions and ride films for simulators and 4D theatres in theme parks, science centres and FECs worldwide More>>
Simworx Ltd
Simworx sells a diverse range of mediabased attractions, including dynamic motion simulation attractions and 4D cinemas for the worldwide entertainment, education and corporate markets More>>
nWave Pictures Distribution
nWave is a market leader in the production and distribution of high-quality and innovative 4D/3D attraction films; 3D/2D ride simulation films; and 3D nature documentaries for giant screen theatres and digital 3D cinemas More>>
Garner Holt Productions, Inc.
World-class animatronics, show action equipment and animated props More>>
EAG International
EAG International is the must-attend event for amusement and attractions industry professionals seeking the latest ideas and innovations More>>
International Play Company
International Play Company was established in 1999. Iplayco Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder More>>
DJW
The company is an audio-visual systems integrator company, offering an AV consultancy, system design, equipment supply and installation, system programming and commissioning service to clients More>>
Triotech
Triotech is unique in its integration as both a ride and content developer and is constantly adding titles to its film library More>>
Gateway Ticketing Systems Inc
Gateway Ticketing Systems has been the world leader in the attractions and amusement industries, providing software tools for managing ticketing, admission control, passes and membership, group sales, e-commerce and mobile, and F & B and retail operations for 25 years More>>
Mack Rides GmbH & Co KG
Mack Rides is a supplier of high-speed rollercoasters, great water rides, family friendly spin rides and people movers More>>
Polin Waterparks and Pool System
Polin designs, manufactures, engineers and installs waterparks, waterslides and waterplay attractions More>>
WhiteWater West
WhiteWater is the ORIGINAL waterpark company specialising in design, engineering, manufacturing and installation More>>
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