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    Petersham Group

    International leisure business consultants

    Established in 2001, and with over 80 consulting projects completed worldwide, Petersham Group is a specialist consultancy working right across the Experience Economy.  We bring our clients many years of experience gained as developers, as operators and as consultants on projects ranging from visitor attractions to sports venues; from historic properties to museums; from aquariums and zoos to FECs and from hotels and restaurants to resorts. We offer you an enviable track record of appraisal, development and operation of leisure and tourism projects.

    How do we work? Our people are very special!

    Input is always led by senior consultants with long-standing, ‘hands-on’ knowledge of the development and management of visitor attractions, able to offer cultural insights into heritage projects, to identify and evaluate emerging trends and to advise our clients on what it is that will make their project a success.

    Our clients include national government bodies, commercial enterprises, local authorities, developers and operators of museums and visitor attractions, architects, designers and a range of other entities across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. We bring huge experience of international best practice to bear on your project and will be proactive in making suggestions and helping you to make the right decisions.

    What do we do?

    Our services include:

    • Strategic Development & Leisure Master Planning advice;
    • Market and Feasibility Studies, Business Planning;
    • Project Management/Attraction Development;
    • Operational Consultancy and Executive Management Services;
    • Options Appraisals, and Funding advice & assistance.

    Our core focus is on advising on the funding, development, management and operation of visitor destinations and attractions, helping clients to translate ideas into viable propositions that:

    • meet the aims and objectives of the organisation
    • interest, excite and inspire visitors
    • are economically viable, efficient and cost effective to operate.

    Increasingly, we are asked to assist enterprises that are faced with pressing financial and operational challenges, and to guide them through a process of transformation into stronger and more sustainable ventures.

    Petersham Group consultants are frequently asked to speak at international conferences and to share their opinions both on sites such as Blooloop and on the Petersham Group blog.

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