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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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RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
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Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
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David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [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
Excurio and The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle create evolutionary VR experience
Virtual reality creators Excurio has teamed up with experts from The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle to create Life Chronicles London, a free-roaming VR experience.
The Park Playground opens first immersive VR franchise in Porto
The Park Playground, has opened its first Immersive VR franchise in Porto, Portugal.
Bridgerton Season three – most Instagrammed locations
Following the release of season three Of Bridgerton, a study reveals its ten most Instagrammable filming locations.
Getty Museum refuses to surrender prized Greek bronze to Italy
The European Court of Human Rights has recognised Italy’s claim to a prized Greek antiquity.
Merlin unveils record-breaking Hyperia coaster at Thorpe Park
Merlin Entertainments has launched its new Hyperia rollercoaster at Thorpe Park to celebrate its 45th year.
Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
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COMPANY PROFILES
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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