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Attractions Management 2009 issue 1
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22 Profile

Tim smit - exclusive

The director of the Eden Project talks to us about the evolution of the site from clay pit into world class eco attraction, his plans for future worldwide expansion, and his business philosophies

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26 Talking point

Is consolidation an opportunity or threat?

The past 18 months have seen significant consolidation in the industry. What does this mean for the future?

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28 Local attractions

Close to home

Attractions with a local focus might be the ones to benefit from the economic downturn, Luke Tuchscherer finds out

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30 Mystery shopper

Culloden battlefield memorial and visitor centre

The revamped National Trust for Scotland site brings an important moment in history to life with new multimedia exhibits and battlefield tours

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34 Eco

Auckland zoo

With its award-winning green practices, the zoo has inspired staff and visitors alike, as Vicky Kiernander finds

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38 Entrepreneurs

The enterprisers

We speak to Angela Wright of Crealy Great Adventure Park, Alexander Schreibeisen of Sensapolis and Jonathan Sands of The Movieum of London in the second of our two-part series on the industry’s entrepreneurs

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42 Simulation

New reality

Suppliers are inspired to create ever more thrilling experiences. Kath Hudson investigates what’s new.

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46 Family matters

The kiesslings

We speak to the father and son team who’ve transformed the Tenerife attractions industry with Loro Parque animal park and the new Siam Park waterpark

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50 Spectaculars

Night to remember

Yves Pépin of ECA2 and Lois Jacobs of Jack Morton, two of the players behind the Beijing 2008 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, talk about the new techniques developed for the events

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54 Planetariums

Blast off

In the first installment of our year-long planetariums series, we look at the technology that’s transforming the industry

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58 Attractions design

Marks Barfield

Director Julia Barfield speaks to us about her design philosophies and the firm’s latest projects, which include the Kew Gardens Treetop Walkway, the Lightbox and the Brighton i360

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62 Museum design

Rocky mountain high

We visit the Denver Art Museum’s Daniel Libeskind-designed Frederic C Hamilton Building to find out how the gallery, one of the world’s most iconic, works inside

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67 Insurance

Risky business

The current economic climate is leading to an increase in insurance claims. Rob Marsh explains how to limit them.

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70 Audioguides

Sweeter sounds

The latest guides are moving online, taking visitors beyond attractions walls and becoming more accessible than ever

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74 Top team

Detroit institute of arts

The team behind the groundbreaking project that saw 150,000ft of gallery space reinstalled to engage visitors

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80 Product focus

Funkit

A look at the latest attractions products

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82 Odd job

Taking the plunge

Feeding and breeding a host of sea creatures at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park

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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...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2009 issue 1
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
22 Profile

Tim smit - exclusive

The director of the Eden Project talks to us about the evolution of the site from clay pit into world class eco attraction, his plans for future worldwide expansion, and his business philosophies

Download PDF magazine

26 Talking point

Is consolidation an opportunity or threat?

The past 18 months have seen significant consolidation in the industry. What does this mean for the future?

Download PDF magazine

28 Local attractions

Close to home

Attractions with a local focus might be the ones to benefit from the economic downturn, Luke Tuchscherer finds out

Download PDF magazine

30 Mystery shopper

Culloden battlefield memorial and visitor centre

The revamped National Trust for Scotland site brings an important moment in history to life with new multimedia exhibits and battlefield tours

Download PDF magazine

34 Eco

Auckland zoo

With its award-winning green practices, the zoo has inspired staff and visitors alike, as Vicky Kiernander finds

Download PDF magazine

38 Entrepreneurs

The enterprisers

We speak to Angela Wright of Crealy Great Adventure Park, Alexander Schreibeisen of Sensapolis and Jonathan Sands of The Movieum of London in the second of our two-part series on the industry’s entrepreneurs

Download PDF magazine

42 Simulation

New reality

Suppliers are inspired to create ever more thrilling experiences. Kath Hudson investigates what’s new.

Download PDF magazine

46 Family matters

The kiesslings

We speak to the father and son team who’ve transformed the Tenerife attractions industry with Loro Parque animal park and the new Siam Park waterpark

Download PDF magazine

50 Spectaculars

Night to remember

Yves Pépin of ECA2 and Lois Jacobs of Jack Morton, two of the players behind the Beijing 2008 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, talk about the new techniques developed for the events

Download PDF magazine

54 Planetariums

Blast off

In the first installment of our year-long planetariums series, we look at the technology that’s transforming the industry

Download PDF magazine

58 Attractions design

Marks Barfield

Director Julia Barfield speaks to us about her design philosophies and the firm’s latest projects, which include the Kew Gardens Treetop Walkway, the Lightbox and the Brighton i360

Download PDF magazine

62 Museum design

Rocky mountain high

We visit the Denver Art Museum’s Daniel Libeskind-designed Frederic C Hamilton Building to find out how the gallery, one of the world’s most iconic, works inside

Download PDF magazine

67 Insurance

Risky business

The current economic climate is leading to an increase in insurance claims. Rob Marsh explains how to limit them.

Download PDF magazine

70 Audioguides

Sweeter sounds

The latest guides are moving online, taking visitors beyond attractions walls and becoming more accessible than ever

Download PDF magazine

74 Top team

Detroit institute of arts

The team behind the groundbreaking project that saw 150,000ft of gallery space reinstalled to engage visitors

Download PDF magazine

80 Product focus

Funkit

A look at the latest attractions products

Download PDF magazine

82 Odd job

Taking the plunge

Feeding and breeding a host of sea creatures at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park

Download PDF magazine

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...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2022
Last year was a blast! Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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
+ More diary  
 


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