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Attractions Management 2009 issue 1
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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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COMPANY PROFILES
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2009 issue 1
Download PDF
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

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
Dave & Buster's to enter Middle East with Al Hokair partnership
US-based amusement franchise Dave & Buster’s has revealed plans to launch sites across the Middle East.
Scientists develop video game that adjusts difficulty based on player emotions – has applications for attractions and fitness
Korean scientists have developed a dynamic way of adjusting the difficulty of video games – by estimating the players' emotions based on in-game data.
VAC 2022 conference programme and 25 speakers announced
VAC 2022 has announced the final line-up of 25 top attractions sector speakers set to appear at the conference on Thursday 13 October.
Foster and Partners reveal design for sustainable marine life centre on the Red Sea
Live-streaming 'digital tour' enters the attractions sector
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a number of museums in the UK and US.
Brad Pitt makes debut as sculptor at Finnish art museum
Hollywood superstar, Brad Pitt, has made his debut as a sculptor as part of British artist Thomas Houseago’s first ever exhibition in the Nordic countries.
World's longest and 'technologically advanced' zipline planned for Iceland
A 1km-long zipline offering riders speeds of 120km/h is set to open in Iceland later this year.
Triotech secures deal to supply rides for Puy Du Fou Asia's first Chinese attraction
Triotech has secured a deal to supply its interactive ride technology for the SAGA Experience, an immersive attraction being developed in the heart of Shanghai, China, by Puy du Fou Asia.
Tangled attraction among new additions revealed for Disneyland Paris Resort
A Tangled-themed family ride is among a range of new attractions revealed for the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Resort, France.
Merlin takes over operations at UK's largest indoor waterpark
Merlin Entertainments has secured a contract to operate Blackpool Sandcastle, the UK's largest indoor waterpark.
HBG Design behind Michigan’s six-storey Aquadome inspired by the sun’s path across the sky
Hospitality and entertainment design firm HBG Design is helming the design of Michigan's new Gun Lake Casino Resort Aquadome – a glass-roofed, climate-controlled, indoor landscaped pool and event centre atrium environment.
IAAPA recognition for Blackpool Pleasure Beach to mark century-old relationship
Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be honoured at the IAAPA Expo Europe, being held in London later this month.
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COMPANY PROFILES
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

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

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

13 Oct 2022

VAC 2022

The ICC Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
25-28 Oct 2022

Synergy - The Retreat Show

Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
+ More diary  
 


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