Bernard Donaghue, Director of the UKs Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), Peter Gorgels, Director of Digital Products at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, Sandra Lynes Timbrell, Director Visitor Engagement at St Paul's Cathedral and Nicholas Hodder, Director of Digital Transformation at Imperial War Museums joined our own Head of Strategy Martijn van der Heijden for a panel discussion ‘Attracting a post-lockdown audience: tourists & locals, online & in-person’.
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In the next phase of the government’s four-step roadmap to remove lockdown restrictions, among other liberties, we’ll also once again be able to return to our favourite museums!
It’s been a sobering time for our culture and attractions industry. Figures released by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) in March outlined an unsurprising, though no less devastating picture for the UKs major visitor attractions who recorded a 70 per cent fall in visits from 2019.
Revenues have plunged, budgets have been slashed and staff have taken redundancies. Despite financial assistance from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund it may be several years before they fully recover, and some may be forced to close their doors permanently.
Please enjoy this recorded session and gain valuable insight from leaders in the space from the UK and beyond.