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WhiteWater wins Brass Ring  for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

WhiteWater wins Brass Ring for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

At the recent IAAPA Expo, WhiteWater received a Brass Ring Award for Tailspin in the Best New Product: Water Park Ride/Attraction category. A big anchor attraction without the associated price tag, Tailspin has been designed to deliver a thrilling ride experience and high impact presence while also being an affordable to buy and affordable to […]

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide Technology Inc. was honoured to be recognised by IAAPA, for the fourth time, with the industry Impact Award for Dueling PipelineBlast/FlyingSaucer Water Coaster. The Impact Award is presented to a winner of one of the Best New Products (categories 1-10) within the Best New Product or Service Awards that had or will have the […]

DreamWorks sneak peek

DreamWorks sneak peek

The opening of the new DreamWorks Water Park inside the American Dream Mall, East Rutherford, New Jersey, set to open November 27, has been postponed. But visitors to ProSlide Technologies’ booth during the recent IAAPA Expo got a sneak peak. ProSlide, waterslide provider to DreamWorks, had a model of the waterpark on display, and it […]

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Richard Coleman named CEO at American Resort Management 


Richard Coleman named CEO at American Resort Management 


Richard Coleman has been named Chief Executive Officer of American Resort Management, a growing hospitality management company with offices in Erie, Pennsylvania and Grand Prairie, Texas. A co-founder of American Resort Management, Coleman brings over 30 years of leadership experience in the hospitality, destination resort and attractions industry. His career has encompassed extensive work in […]

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Aquatropica new from Empex Watertoys

Aquatropica new from Empex Watertoys

Empex Watertoys introduced Aquatropica, a three-level interactive watertoy for children at the recent IAAPA Expo. It includes 17 water features. The Aquatropica product line is designed to create a tropical world of fun and adventure in an aquatic playground or splash pad. It contains floral pieces with interactive spray features, animal life such as monkeys […]

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Largest attendance in IAAPA Expo history

Largest attendance in IAAPA Expo history

With global theme and amusement park attendance on the rise, IAAPA Expo continues to serve as the epicentre for attractions industry innovation. Welcoming 42,600 attendees and 1,146 exhibitors in 2019, international leaders, decision makers, and visionaries from around the world came together to buy, learn, and network at the premier conference and trade show for […]

IAAPA announces 2019 Brass Ring Award winners

IAAPA announces 2019 Brass Ring Award winners

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, presented the 2019 IAAPA Brass Ring Awards on Wednesday, 20 November during IAAPA Expo 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The annual awards recognise amusement parks, water parks, zoos, aquariums, museums, family entertainment centers (FECs), and suppliers from around the world for excellence in food and beverage, games and […]

Two global attractions industry pioneers inducted into IAAPA Hall of Fame

Two global attractions industry pioneers inducted into IAAPA Hall of Fame

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, inducted two global attractions industry legends — Frederick “Fred” Langford and Alberto Zamperla — into the IAAPA Hall of Fame at last week’s Expo in Orlando. The IAAPA Hall of Fame honours individuals whose work and accomplishments have made significant and lasting contributions to the global attractions […]

Yas Island Abu Dhabi witnesses 25% YoY growth in visitation from European markets

Yas Island Abu Dhabi witnesses 25% YoY growth in visitation from European markets

Experience Hub, the trade and promotion arm of one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, is participating at World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 from 4-6 November, highlighting its value proposition to industry players and showcasing the Island’s growing portfolio of attractions. Experience Hub has contributed to a 25% […]

Life Floor earns NSF international certification

Life Floor earns NSF international certification

Life Floor, a foam-rubber flooring system engineered specifically for aquatics, has earned certification to NSF/ANSI 50, the Interactive Water Play Venue Surfacing standard from global public health organisation NSF International. Life Floor is distributed by WhiteWater. “Life Floor is proud to be certified to the NSF standard, because it gives operators confidence that our flooring […]

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