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Attractions Management 2009 issue 3
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5 Editor's letter

Perfect bedfellows

Hotels linked to attractions are selling well and creating valuable revenue streams, as well as increasing the balance sheet value of the business in question and helping extend length of stay

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20 Profile

Chris Rapley

The director of the Science Museum details the building’s £100m modernisation, centenary celebrations and how he intends to make the museum a part of every school child’s life

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24 Talking point

When and how am I going to get paid?

We speak to the experts about the difficulties of getting paid for work at development hot spots

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26 Top team

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

As the organisation celebrates its 50th anniversary, we ask the top team about their work with endangered species

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30 Economic research

A pause in consolidation?

We examine the destination sector’s boost as a result or organic growth and mergers and acquisitions and ask if this trend is set to continue

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34 New opening

The Great North Museum

Originally built in 1884, the museum has reopened with extended premises and a £26m refurb, transforming it into a centrepiece of Newcastle’s cultural quarter

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38 Planetariums

A star is born

The newly released We Are Astronomers show has received rave reviews. The creative team behind the experience reveal how they created the effects

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42 Family matters

Teddy boys

Drawing from 100 years of experience running amusement parks, the Lund family have turned the bankrupt Kongeparken into a success

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46 Scare attractions

Fatal attraction

The scare attractions industry is now such big business that it has its own convention. As well as getting advice and discovering the latest offer, operators can learn how to make a killing

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50 Exhibition design

Show and tell

Find out how designers converted an Arabic market into a gallery, interpreted the mystery of life at a science centre and chronicled 90 years of music

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54 Preview

Plasa

A look at the UK audiovisual show from the Professional Lighting and Sound Association taking place in September

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56 Climbing

Climbing high

Industry experts extol the benefits of climbing attractions, advise on how to choose one and explain how much you can profit from an installation

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60 Audioguides

Sights, sounds, stories

In the first of a two-part series, we speak to the designers of audioguide content to find out what they’ve created, how it works and what the next offer will be

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66 Water

Making a splash

Creating a night time water spectacular in an otherwise unused part of your attraction can prolong visitors’ stays and increase the amount they spend

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71 3D/4D

Projecting growth

We look at how to make a 3D/4D attraction profitable and successful, and give details on the latest projects

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78 Product special

Fun kit

Products designed purely for attractions

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80 Product special

Museum kit

A look at products for museums

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82 Odd job

Making a splash

First Choice Holidays’ Tommy Lynch describes what may be the most sought after job ever created – tester of wave pools and water slides.

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COMPANY PROFILES
Clip 'n Climb

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2009 issue 3
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Perfect bedfellows

Hotels linked to attractions are selling well and creating valuable revenue streams, as well as increasing the balance sheet value of the business in question and helping extend length of stay

Download PDF magazine

20 Profile

Chris Rapley

The director of the Science Museum details the building’s £100m modernisation, centenary celebrations and how he intends to make the museum a part of every school child’s life

Download PDF magazine

24 Talking point

When and how am I going to get paid?

We speak to the experts about the difficulties of getting paid for work at development hot spots

Download PDF magazine

26 Top team

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

As the organisation celebrates its 50th anniversary, we ask the top team about their work with endangered species

Download PDF magazine

30 Economic research

A pause in consolidation?

We examine the destination sector’s boost as a result or organic growth and mergers and acquisitions and ask if this trend is set to continue

Download PDF magazine

34 New opening

The Great North Museum

Originally built in 1884, the museum has reopened with extended premises and a £26m refurb, transforming it into a centrepiece of Newcastle’s cultural quarter

Download PDF magazine

38 Planetariums

A star is born

The newly released We Are Astronomers show has received rave reviews. The creative team behind the experience reveal how they created the effects

Download PDF magazine

42 Family matters

Teddy boys

Drawing from 100 years of experience running amusement parks, the Lund family have turned the bankrupt Kongeparken into a success

Download PDF magazine

46 Scare attractions

Fatal attraction

The scare attractions industry is now such big business that it has its own convention. As well as getting advice and discovering the latest offer, operators can learn how to make a killing

Download PDF magazine

50 Exhibition design

Show and tell

Find out how designers converted an Arabic market into a gallery, interpreted the mystery of life at a science centre and chronicled 90 years of music

Download PDF magazine

54 Preview

Plasa

A look at the UK audiovisual show from the Professional Lighting and Sound Association taking place in September

Download PDF magazine

56 Climbing

Climbing high

Industry experts extol the benefits of climbing attractions, advise on how to choose one and explain how much you can profit from an installation

Download PDF magazine

60 Audioguides

Sights, sounds, stories

In the first of a two-part series, we speak to the designers of audioguide content to find out what they’ve created, how it works and what the next offer will be

Download PDF magazine

66 Water

Making a splash

Creating a night time water spectacular in an otherwise unused part of your attraction can prolong visitors’ stays and increase the amount they spend

Download PDF magazine

71 3D/4D

Projecting growth

We look at how to make a 3D/4D attraction profitable and successful, and give details on the latest projects

Download PDF magazine

78 Product special

Fun kit

Products designed purely for attractions

Download PDF magazine

80 Product special

Museum kit

A look at products for museums

Download PDF magazine

82 Odd job

Making a splash

First Choice Holidays’ Tommy Lynch describes what may be the most sought after job ever created – tester of wave pools and water slides.

Download PDF magazine

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COMPANY PROFILES
Clip 'n Climb

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Holovis

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

Red Raion - Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue!
It’s extremely important for us to show you the process behind every content we produce. Each of our titles stems from deep research, focused on giving you the kinds of content that best fit your venues and target audience. Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
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
+ More diary  
 


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