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Attractions Management 2009 issue 1
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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
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?
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
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
34 Eco

Auckland zoo

With its award-winning green practices, the zoo has inspired staff and visitors alike, as Vicky Kiernander finds
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
42 Simulation

New reality

Suppliers are inspired to create ever more thrilling experiences. Kath Hudson investigates what’s new.
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
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
54 Planetariums

Blast off

In the first installment of our year-long planetariums series, we look at the technology that’s transforming the industry
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
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
67 Insurance

Risky business

The current economic climate is leading to an increase in insurance claims. Rob Marsh explains how to limit them.
70 Audioguides

Sweeter sounds

The latest guides are moving online, taking visitors beyond attractions walls and becoming more accessible than ever
74 Top team

Detroit institute of arts

The team behind the groundbreaking project that saw 150,000ft of gallery space reinstalled to engage visitors
80 Product focus

Funkit

A look at the latest attractions products
82 Odd job

Taking the plunge

Feeding and breeding a host of sea creatures at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park
COMPANY PROFILE
Polin Waterparks

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

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
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Red Raion Showreel 2018
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
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16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

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21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
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Attractions Management 2009 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
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
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?
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
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
34 Eco

Auckland zoo

With its award-winning green practices, the zoo has inspired staff and visitors alike, as Vicky Kiernander finds
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
42 Simulation

New reality

Suppliers are inspired to create ever more thrilling experiences. Kath Hudson investigates what’s new.
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
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
54 Planetariums

Blast off

In the first installment of our year-long planetariums series, we look at the technology that’s transforming the industry
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
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
67 Insurance

Risky business

The current economic climate is leading to an increase in insurance claims. Rob Marsh explains how to limit them.
70 Audioguides

Sweeter sounds

The latest guides are moving online, taking visitors beyond attractions walls and becoming more accessible than ever
74 Top team

Detroit institute of arts

The team behind the groundbreaking project that saw 150,000ft of gallery space reinstalled to engage visitors
80 Product focus

Funkit

A look at the latest attractions products
82 Odd job

Taking the plunge

Feeding and breeding a host of sea creatures at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park
LATEST NEWS
World Animal Protection report accuses accredited zoos of animal cruelty
Zoos and aquariums associations have criticised a report by World Animal Protection (WAP) which claims to have identified numerous examples around the world of wild animals being used in cruel and demeaning ways in the name of visitor entertainment.
New York flagship announced for Museum of Ice Cream as operator plans international expansion
The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019.
New visitor centre to be developed at Auschwitz-Birkenau following US$5.5m donation
A donation of US$5.5m (€4.96m, £4.55m) will go towards the development of a new visitor services centre at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial – the museum located on the site of the World War Two Nazi concentration camp in Poland.
Kings Dominion unveils new water attractions for 2020
Cedar Fair's Virginia amusement and waterpark, Kings Dominion, has announced three new additions to its 20-acre (80,900sq m, 265,500sq ft) Soak City waterpark, which is set to open in 2020.
'World's highest aquarium' opens in China
Standing more than 2,200 metres (7,200ft) above sea level, a new aquarium just opened in Xining, Qinghai Province in northwest China, now hold's the record for the world's highest-altitude aquarium.
Phased reopening for new Denver Art Museum facilities begins June 2020
Denver Art Museum in Colorado, US, is to begin a phased reopening of its campus in June 2020, with a new welcome centre, learning and engagement centre, 72,000sq ft (21,945sq m) of new and refurbished gallery space and new dining experiences.
Sutton Hoo ancient royal burial site reopens following redevelopment
Sutton Hoo, the burial site of a 7th century Anglo-Saxon king in Suffolk, England, that achieved worldwide fame upon its discovery in 1938, has reopened following a £4m (US$4.85m, €4.37m) transformation.
Merlin reveals plans for Lego Movie World at California resort
Merlin has revealed plans for the largest new addition at its Legoland California resort since the park launched in 1999.
Arts Council England allocates £17.5m to local culture projects
Arts Council England has named 13 new additions to its Creative People and Places (CPP) project, which it says is about local people choosing, creating and taking part in the arts and culture on offer to them.
Australian Museum closes for year-long AUS$57.5m renovation
A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney will see the venue closed to the public from 19 August.
Silver Dollar City announces record-breaking waterfall drop ride among US$30m plans
The tallest raft ride drop in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Silver Dollar City, after the park revealed plans to invest more than US$30m (€26.9m, £24.8m) into a number of new developments.
New York's largest waterpark set for expansion after acquiring state funding
Construction is set to start in September on new water slides at the Enchanted Forest Water Safari theme park in New York, US, with a funding contribution for the new rides having come from the state's economic development agency.
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COMPANY PROFILE
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2018
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

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Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

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