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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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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

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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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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Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
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DIRECTORY
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