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Attractions Management 2009 issue 2
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20 Profile

Sandy Nairne

The National Portrait Gallery has been praised in a recent review by the UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Director Sandy Nairne talks about how the gallery has achieved its success

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24 Talking point

Should museums be more accessible to children?

We ask the experts whether museums are making the effort for children – and if not, how they can improve

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26 Education

Seeing is believing

A conversation with Colly Mudie, coordinator of the University of Leceister’s study on how museum visits impact school students and their grades

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30 Planetariums

Beyond the stars

Some planetariums have been getting creative to build on the way their facilities are used and attract new types of visitors. Andrea Jezovit investigates

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34 Attractions design

Forrec

Dave Eagleson talks to us about design philosophies and one of the firm’s latest projects, Nickelodeon Universe

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38 Eco design

Building gone green

We look at four recent sustainably designed visitor attraction projects to find out the benefits of going green

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43 News report

Darwin 200

A year-long celebration spearheaded by London’s Natural History Museum is underway to mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Tom Walker looks at how museums around the world are marking the occasion

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44 Mystery shopper

Art gallery of Ontario

Frank Gehry’s new design has transformed the building into an iconic structure. Caroline Wilkinson visits to find out how it rates for gallery-goers

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48 Ticketing

Tackling ticketing

In a series of case studies, we look at the ticketing solutions provided for seven different visitor attractions

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54 Multimedia & av

Brewing up fun

BRC’s Greg Lombardo takes us behind the scenes of the newly-redesigned, multimedia-heavy Heineken Experience, and we round up the latest visitor attraction multimedia and AV news

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59 Robotics

It's alive!

From a shockingly lifelike Yeti to a giant mechanical spider, today’s animatronic and robotic creations are more exciting than ever. Kath Hudson reports

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64 Giant screens

Going large

With new film screenings and discussion of issues from digital projection to dome theatres, the 2009 GSCA Film Expo was an important event for the giant screens industry. James Hyder visited

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68 Waterpark design

Building paradise indoors

Four indoor waterpark experts talk design tips and trends, plus a roundup of the latest indoor waterpark news

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74 Top team

Touching the past

Kath Hudson speaks to the team behind the upcoming £12m Welsh geneaology attraction, set to launch in 2010

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78 Product news

Secondary spend

Products to help drive secondary spend

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80 Product special

Museum kit

A look at products for museums

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82 Odd job

Another dimension

Artist and animator J. Walt Adamcyzk paints virtual worlds on planetarium domes as part of his Spontaneous Fantasia performances

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Attractions Management 2009 issue 2
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
20 Profile

Sandy Nairne

The National Portrait Gallery has been praised in a recent review by the UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Director Sandy Nairne talks about how the gallery has achieved its success

Download PDF magazine

24 Talking point

Should museums be more accessible to children?

We ask the experts whether museums are making the effort for children – and if not, how they can improve

Download PDF magazine

26 Education

Seeing is believing

A conversation with Colly Mudie, coordinator of the University of Leceister’s study on how museum visits impact school students and their grades

Download PDF magazine

30 Planetariums

Beyond the stars

Some planetariums have been getting creative to build on the way their facilities are used and attract new types of visitors. Andrea Jezovit investigates

Download PDF magazine

34 Attractions design

Forrec

Dave Eagleson talks to us about design philosophies and one of the firm’s latest projects, Nickelodeon Universe

Download PDF magazine

38 Eco design

Building gone green

We look at four recent sustainably designed visitor attraction projects to find out the benefits of going green

Download PDF magazine

43 News report

Darwin 200

A year-long celebration spearheaded by London’s Natural History Museum is underway to mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Tom Walker looks at how museums around the world are marking the occasion

Download PDF magazine

44 Mystery shopper

Art gallery of Ontario

Frank Gehry’s new design has transformed the building into an iconic structure. Caroline Wilkinson visits to find out how it rates for gallery-goers

Download PDF magazine

48 Ticketing

Tackling ticketing

In a series of case studies, we look at the ticketing solutions provided for seven different visitor attractions

Download PDF magazine

54 Multimedia & av

Brewing up fun

BRC’s Greg Lombardo takes us behind the scenes of the newly-redesigned, multimedia-heavy Heineken Experience, and we round up the latest visitor attraction multimedia and AV news

Download PDF magazine

59 Robotics

It's alive!

From a shockingly lifelike Yeti to a giant mechanical spider, today’s animatronic and robotic creations are more exciting than ever. Kath Hudson reports

Download PDF magazine

64 Giant screens

Going large

With new film screenings and discussion of issues from digital projection to dome theatres, the 2009 GSCA Film Expo was an important event for the giant screens industry. James Hyder visited

Download PDF magazine

68 Waterpark design

Building paradise indoors

Four indoor waterpark experts talk design tips and trends, plus a roundup of the latest indoor waterpark news

Download PDF magazine

74 Top team

Touching the past

Kath Hudson speaks to the team behind the upcoming £12m Welsh geneaology attraction, set to launch in 2010

Download PDF magazine

78 Product news

Secondary spend

Products to help drive secondary spend

Download PDF magazine

80 Product special

Museum kit

A look at products for museums

Download PDF magazine

82 Odd job

Another dimension

Artist and animator J. Walt Adamcyzk paints virtual worlds on planetarium domes as part of his Spontaneous Fantasia performances

Download PDF magazine

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Juneteenth Museum by Bjarke Ingels Group has been designed to inspire spiritual uplift
Detailed plans have been revealed for the National Juneteenth Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
Jorvik's digital strategy described as 'leading light' after gaining international audience
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped it gain an international audience of more than 3 million people during the pandemic.
Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners
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ALVA's Bernard Donoghue awarded OBE for his extraordinary work supporting the attractions sector
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Countdown begins on Museum of London's epic move to Smithfield Market
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Dohmen and Bertens join forces to launch Tourist Development and Attraction Consultants
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COMPANY PROFILES
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal
27-29 Sep 2022

International Congress on Thermal Tourism

Ourense, Ourense, Spain
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