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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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Holovis

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FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
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Attractions Management 2009 issue 2
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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

LATEST NEWS
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
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COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

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

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

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

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

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
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 TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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