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Editor's letter

Refresh and rejuvenate

The best advice is to re-energise your people. Staff with a great attitude can transform a visitor's experience and after a year of recession, some may be finding it harder to raise a smile.
Museum news

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

A museum dedicated to The Beatles has opened in Hamburg, Germany.
Heritage news

Cricket heritage centre for Grenada

A new cricket heritage centre – a private venture developed by West Indies cricket fanatic and entrepreneur Philip Daniels – has opened its doors to the public at the National Stadium in Grenada.
Science centre news

Sacramento science museum still on

Officials at the Discovery Museum of Sacramento (DMS) are still looking for investors to get the Powerhouse Science Center project off the ground.
Theme park news

Cedar Fair to be acquired by Apollo

Theme park operator Cedar Fair, in Ohio, US, is to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative asset manager.
BALPPA news

£3.7m grant for historic Margate ride

The future of one of Britain's oldest surviving rollercoasters, a scenic railway ride in Margate, Kent, has been safeguarded after the Dreamland Trust was given a £3.7m (US$5.8m, €4.2m) grant by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Zoo and aquarium news

US$25m exhibit for Virginia Aquarium

Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Centre has recently opened its new US$25m (£14.9m, €18.3m) exhibit.
Waterpark news

Adventure Waters park approved

Plans for a AUD$35m (£19.2m, US$31.4m, €21.4m) water park have approved by councillors in Cairns, northern Queensland, Australia. The park will be built at Smithfield, 12km north of the city.
Gallery news

MoMA'ss new tower gets the go-ahead

New York City Council has approved the Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) proposal for a new 82-storey tower.
Profile

Christian Perdrier

For the first time, a joint CEO for Alnwick Castle and Garden has been appointed. Christian Perdrier talks about his plans in his new role and how he intends to turn the attraction into a destination.
Mystery shopper

Madame Tussauds Hollywood

We go undercover to find out if the latest wax figures attraction possesses that star quality or if it's more C-list than A-list.
Show review

IAAPA 2009

Industry experts give us their verdict on the expo and conference, which was held in Las Vegas in November.
Talking point

Is now the right time for planetariums to invest?

With new technology being launched all the time, how do planetarium operators know whether to invest now or wait for the next product? We ask the experts.
Theme park design

More dash, less cash

Find out how theme park operators can update their offer on a budget.
Movies

Double bill

We speak to the creators of two museums dedicated to movies.
New opening

Social sciences

The new Darwin Centre displays the Natural History Museum's archives which were previously in storage.
Expo

Better city, better life

A look at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai featuring 200 countries!
Museums

Sharjah Maritime Museum

Keith Gray of Haley Sharpe Design explains how they worked with the Ruler of Sharjah to detail the region's heritage.
Audioguides

Adventures in audio

A look at the latest features and technologies available for audioguides.
Top team

The Ashmolean

The museum's top team tells us about it's £61m transformation.
Show previews

Sneak preview

A round up of the conferences and expos happening in the next six months.
Product special

Fun-kit

The latest products for the industry – find the right products and services 24/7 by logging on to Attractions Management's free search engine, www.fun-kit.net.
Aquariums

The big blue

Blue Reef Aquarium has opened on the former site of Millennium project Wildwalk in Bristol. We take a look.
Water rides

Surf's up

A summary of the latest wave and surf products available to the industry.
Eco

Fuglsang Art Museum

This award-winning gallery uses the landscape as part of its artwork and protects the environment by having natural light.
Conference report

AZA

A report of the 85th conference for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Simulation

Class act

We explore some of the simulation projects aimed at educating children with a hands-on approach.
Fun-kit special

Ticketing

A fun-kit/museum-kit focus on ticketing systems available for attractions.
Odd job

Pressing job

Grooming Hoover's wax figure is just one of the unusual jobs at Newseum.
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
Editor's letter

Refresh and rejuvenate

The best advice is to re-energise your people. Staff with a great attitude can transform a visitor's experience and after a year of recession, some may be finding it harder to raise a smile.
Museum news

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

A museum dedicated to The Beatles has opened in Hamburg, Germany.
Heritage news

Cricket heritage centre for Grenada

A new cricket heritage centre – a private venture developed by West Indies cricket fanatic and entrepreneur Philip Daniels – has opened its doors to the public at the National Stadium in Grenada.
Science centre news

Sacramento science museum still on

Officials at the Discovery Museum of Sacramento (DMS) are still looking for investors to get the Powerhouse Science Center project off the ground.
Theme park news

Cedar Fair to be acquired by Apollo

Theme park operator Cedar Fair, in Ohio, US, is to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative asset manager.
BALPPA news

£3.7m grant for historic Margate ride

The future of one of Britain's oldest surviving rollercoasters, a scenic railway ride in Margate, Kent, has been safeguarded after the Dreamland Trust was given a £3.7m (US$5.8m, €4.2m) grant by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Zoo and aquarium news

US$25m exhibit for Virginia Aquarium

Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Centre has recently opened its new US$25m (£14.9m, €18.3m) exhibit.
Waterpark news

Adventure Waters park approved

Plans for a AUD$35m (£19.2m, US$31.4m, €21.4m) water park have approved by councillors in Cairns, northern Queensland, Australia. The park will be built at Smithfield, 12km north of the city.
Gallery news

MoMA'ss new tower gets the go-ahead

New York City Council has approved the Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) proposal for a new 82-storey tower.
Profile

Christian Perdrier

For the first time, a joint CEO for Alnwick Castle and Garden has been appointed. Christian Perdrier talks about his plans in his new role and how he intends to turn the attraction into a destination.
Mystery shopper

Madame Tussauds Hollywood

We go undercover to find out if the latest wax figures attraction possesses that star quality or if it's more C-list than A-list.
Show review

IAAPA 2009

Industry experts give us their verdict on the expo and conference, which was held in Las Vegas in November.
Talking point

Is now the right time for planetariums to invest?

With new technology being launched all the time, how do planetarium operators know whether to invest now or wait for the next product? We ask the experts.
Theme park design

More dash, less cash

Find out how theme park operators can update their offer on a budget.
Movies

Double bill

We speak to the creators of two museums dedicated to movies.
New opening

Social sciences

The new Darwin Centre displays the Natural History Museum's archives which were previously in storage.
Expo

Better city, better life

A look at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai featuring 200 countries!
Museums

Sharjah Maritime Museum

Keith Gray of Haley Sharpe Design explains how they worked with the Ruler of Sharjah to detail the region's heritage.
Audioguides

Adventures in audio

A look at the latest features and technologies available for audioguides.
Top team

The Ashmolean

The museum's top team tells us about it's £61m transformation.
Show previews

Sneak preview

A round up of the conferences and expos happening in the next six months.
Product special

Fun-kit

The latest products for the industry – find the right products and services 24/7 by logging on to Attractions Management's free search engine, www.fun-kit.net.
Aquariums

The big blue

Blue Reef Aquarium has opened on the former site of Millennium project Wildwalk in Bristol. We take a look.
Water rides

Surf's up

A summary of the latest wave and surf products available to the industry.
Eco

Fuglsang Art Museum

This award-winning gallery uses the landscape as part of its artwork and protects the environment by having natural light.
Conference report

AZA

A report of the 85th conference for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Simulation

Class act

We explore some of the simulation projects aimed at educating children with a hands-on approach.
Fun-kit special

Ticketing

A fun-kit/museum-kit focus on ticketing systems available for attractions.
Odd job

Pressing job

Grooming Hoover's wax figure is just one of the unusual jobs at Newseum.
 


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