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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

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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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Painting With Light

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

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DJW

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QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
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Attractions Management 2009 issue 3
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
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

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
Painting With Light

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
+ 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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