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How might museums look different after the pandemic?

Its been a long few months for the museum community but many institutions are now beginning to welcome visitors once more. As museums prepare to reopen, what changes are...

Drive-in comeback during COVID-19: museums, zoos and...

Following the coronavirus pandemic, destinations are beginning to reopen to the public with safety measures in place. Some attractions have opted for the drive-through...

‘Dino’ Don Lessem on realistic animatronic...

‘Dino’ Don Lessem, who has a bachelor's degree in art history from Brandeis University and a masters in animal behaviour from the University of Massachusetts Boston,...

Ecsite Day and Business Day provide a new virtual way...

In response to the cancellation of Ecsite 2020, the European network of science centres and museums has put together two days of virtual events - Ecsite Day and Business...

Driving development: breaking the mould with...

Operators are always on the lookout for next-generation attractions. Entertainment + Culture Advisors (ECA) has a global focus on entertainment development projects,...

AAM Virtual Annual Meeting delivers a message of hope...

After its launch day on 18 May, the AAM Virtual Annual Meeting continued last week. It featured insightful sessions from across the museum profession. In a short space...

COVID-19 and the travelling exhibition industry

COVID-19 has brought new and unprecedented challenges to the travelling exhibition industry. Unlike attractions, their business depends on travel and installations, as...

Manufacturers and suppliers rise to the challenges of...

COVID-19 has forced theme parks, zoos, museums and more around the world to close, causing uncertainty for the attractions industry and the manufacturers and suppliers...

ALVA’s Bernard Donoghue on COVID-19 and UK...

Bernard Donoghue is the director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) and the Mayor of London’s Ambassador for Cultural Tourism. Bernard Donoghue...

Documenting the pandemic: how and why museums are...

The museum community has been busy, despite the coronavirus shutdowns of their buildings. As well as engaging with audiences from home, many institutions are now working...

COVID-19 and social distancing: Oasys MassMotion...

Software solution Oasys MassMotion is used in the design of airports, stations, stadia, office towers and galleries. But it also has a topical application: it is a...

Safe reopening of attractions after COVID-19: why a...

Over the past couple of weeks, attractions have been stepping up their plans for reopening safely in a post-COVID-19 world. By Emma Jones, Attractions.io The...