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Attractions Academy offers new business, management and operations resources

Attractions Academy offers new business, management and operations resources
July 6, 2020

As a response to COVID-19, Attractions Academy has created a range of tailored programs and services to support the ongoing management and improvement of attractions planning, operations and business improvement in a productive and exciting virtual setting.

Noting the challenges that the sector faces, Shaun McKeogh, founder and President of Attractions Academy, advised “2020 will forever be remembered in global history as a defining year. The global theme park and attractions industry has been knocked really hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“But we are and always have been a resilient, creative and innovative industry that adapts very quickly to the needs and wants of our guests and environments.”

Attractions Academy’s new programs are exclusively live and allow participants to engage with industry experts leading the learning content. On offer are Webinars ‘Best Practice’ Series, Insights Programs, Tutorials, MasterClasses, and a 60 Minute Jam Session.

Advising that the content is aimed at attractions lovers and professionals around the world, McKeogh added “COVID-19 has felt like an extended queue to your favourite ride.

“It is now time to fast pass COVID-19 and continue to work towards improving and developing for the future.”

Response to the initial virtual learning launch by Attractions Academy has been positive with attractions signing up professionals from around the globe. Programs are offered on a range of dates and global time zones.

Attractions Academy offers global attractions consultancy, operations planning, organisational development and attractions training solutions for theme parks, amusement parks, museums and science centres, observation decks, water parks, zoo’s, aquariums, family entertainment centres and brand centres.

Click here to contact the Attractions Academy via its listing in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory. 

Image: Sean McKeogh.

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