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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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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

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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
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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.
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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...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
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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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
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Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
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13 Oct 2022

VAC 2022

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

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Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
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