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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
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
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Attractions Management 2009 issue 1
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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
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
Raby Castle, known as one of the finest medieval fortifications in England, is nearing the end of an ambitious two-year renovation project.
Wake The Tiger launches new 1,000sq m expansion
Wake the Tiger, the Bristol-based immersive art experience, is set to open its 1,000sq m expansion on Friday 2 February.
Merlin teams up with Hasbro and Lego to create Peppa Pig experiences
Merlin Entertainments, the LEGO Group and Hasbro have teamed up to create Peppa Pig experiences.
Tate Modern and Frame collaborate on a mind/body experience
London boutique operator, Frame, has teamed up with the Tate Modern to offer two yin and sound yoga classes, following by a tour of the art gallery.
Elvis Presley Live is rolling out globally
Immersive entertainment specialists, Layered Reality, is creating a tribute to Elvis Presley featuring a concert experience with a life-sized digital Elvis.
Carmel Lewis takes top spot at BRC
Carmel Lewis has been appointed president at global experiential planning and design firm, BRC Imagination Arts, heralding a new era for the company.
Perth Museum to launch at Easter with rare Jacobite objects
Opening over Easter weekend in March 2024 after a £26.5m redevelopment project, Perth Museum will tell the story of Perth – Scotland’s first capital.
'World's largest' indoor ski centre slated to open in 2025
Huafa Snow World, a 131-hectare entertainment destination in Shenzhen, China, designed by architecture firm, 10 Design is slated to open in 2025.
Therme Group confirms Incheon Golden Harbor location for South Korean wellbeing resort
Global wellbeing organisation Therme Group has announced the location of its first Asia Pacific project. The upcoming resort will open in South Korea’s Incheon City as part of its Golden Harbor development.
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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...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
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08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
04-07 Nov 2024

Global Wellness Summit (GWS)

In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
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