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AromaPrime releases most popular scents
24 Nov 2022 . BY Tim Nash
Madame Tussauds uses AromaPrime scents across its sites / AromaPrime
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the past few years.

At number one, according to ‘smell experience experts’ at the company, is Kylie Minogue’s Breath, which was created for Kylie Minogue’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds by AromaPrime.

Number two is ‘unbearably fishy’ Penguin Vomit, used by zoos as part of their learning programmes. Number three is The Dentist, used in Halloween scare mazes to trigger personal fears.

Other popular smells on the list include Jaguar Urine, which was created in the AromaPrime lab using real jaguar urine and otter poo as inspiration; the scent of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, created for the Natural History Museum, and the smell of Queen Elizabeth II, created to accompany her Madame Tussauds figure. The aroma was based on Buckingham Palace and the Queen’s favourite flowers.

Unicorn is also in the top 10, as well as Burning Witch – used by The London Dungeon – and the scent of Sports Changing Room, which is apparently popular at sports museums.
According to Liam R Findlay, themed smell consultant at AromaPrime, appealing to visitors’ sense of smell can help attractions operators boost profits.

“Our scent receptors are connected to the part of the brain which processes memories and emotions, which is why fragrances help experiences stick in our minds. They also make us feel different emotions, like excitement, fear, or happiness,” he said.

“Not only does this boost guest satisfaction, but it also boosts ticket sales, gift shop sales and food sales, which is why post-pandemic attractions are opening themselves to the potential of aroma.

“The proof is really in the pudding. An ice cream shop at Universal Orlando Resort saw a 45 per cent boost in sales after six months of using scents for the first time. In a retail study, 84 per cent of participants valued shoes in a scented room as being worth more money than shoes in an unscented room.

“During the COVID-19 lockdowns, theme park fans were buying our most horrid ride stenches for their homes – Rotting Flesh even became a bestseller, all in an effort to transport themselves back to happy days out!”
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Billings Productions supplies dinosaurs to Columbus Zoo and Library
Provider of life-size animatronic dinosaurs Billings Productions has provided a Megalosaurus, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops for the atrium of Columbus Metropolitan Main Library, Columbus, US as part of a special autumn programme of activities.
Simworx unveils new cops and robbers ride concept
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Vennersys upgrades Clevedon Pier’s ticketing system
Integrated ticketing and visitor management firm Vennersys was asked by the Clevedon Pier & Heritage Trust board to update their ticketing management system.
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Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
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AromaPrime releases most popular scents
24 Nov 2022 . BY Tim Nash
Madame Tussauds uses AromaPrime scents across its sites / AromaPrime
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the past few years.

At number one, according to ‘smell experience experts’ at the company, is Kylie Minogue’s Breath, which was created for Kylie Minogue’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds by AromaPrime.

Number two is ‘unbearably fishy’ Penguin Vomit, used by zoos as part of their learning programmes. Number three is The Dentist, used in Halloween scare mazes to trigger personal fears.

Other popular smells on the list include Jaguar Urine, which was created in the AromaPrime lab using real jaguar urine and otter poo as inspiration; the scent of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, created for the Natural History Museum, and the smell of Queen Elizabeth II, created to accompany her Madame Tussauds figure. The aroma was based on Buckingham Palace and the Queen’s favourite flowers.

Unicorn is also in the top 10, as well as Burning Witch – used by The London Dungeon – and the scent of Sports Changing Room, which is apparently popular at sports museums.
According to Liam R Findlay, themed smell consultant at AromaPrime, appealing to visitors’ sense of smell can help attractions operators boost profits.

“Our scent receptors are connected to the part of the brain which processes memories and emotions, which is why fragrances help experiences stick in our minds. They also make us feel different emotions, like excitement, fear, or happiness,” he said.

“Not only does this boost guest satisfaction, but it also boosts ticket sales, gift shop sales and food sales, which is why post-pandemic attractions are opening themselves to the potential of aroma.

“The proof is really in the pudding. An ice cream shop at Universal Orlando Resort saw a 45 per cent boost in sales after six months of using scents for the first time. In a retail study, 84 per cent of participants valued shoes in a scented room as being worth more money than shoes in an unscented room.

“During the COVID-19 lockdowns, theme park fans were buying our most horrid ride stenches for their homes – Rotting Flesh even became a bestseller, all in an effort to transport themselves back to happy days out!”
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Triotech unveils Qube simulator
Triotech revealed its new Qube simulator – an interactive multiplayer coin-op game – at IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.
Disney launches wearable MagicBand+ for Disneyland Resort
SimEx-Iwerks reveals first customised fly film in collaboration with Red Raion
Immersive cinema specialist SimEx-Iwerks, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2023, has created its first custom-production fly film in collaboration with CGI specialist, Red Raion.
LCI Productions delivered 20m projection mapped tree at Longleat’s Festival of Light
The Festival of Light returned to Longleat Safari & Adventure Park in Wiltshire, UK, at Christmas after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, placing storytelling at the heart of the experience.
Billings Productions supplies dinosaurs to Columbus Zoo and Library
Provider of life-size animatronic dinosaurs Billings Productions has provided a Megalosaurus, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops for the atrium of Columbus Metropolitan Main Library, Columbus, US as part of a special autumn programme of activities.
Simworx unveils new cops and robbers ride concept
Attractions developer Simworx has teamed up with themed entertainment designers Katapult to design a cops and robbers themed ride concept for Simworx’s Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) Dark Ride.
Vennersys upgrades Clevedon Pier’s ticketing system
Integrated ticketing and visitor management firm Vennersys was asked by the Clevedon Pier & Heritage Trust board to update their ticketing management system.
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA, US.
Aardman collaborates with gaming venues to launch immersive Shaun the Sheep experience
Animation studio Aardman has announced a partnership with immersive group gaming experience providers Electric Gamebox to launch a game featuring Shaun the Sheep.
Family business celebrates 40 years as leading ticketing solutions provider
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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...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [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 Showreel 2022
Last year was a blast! Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
+ More videos  

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DIRECTORY
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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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