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Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando opening March 27

Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando opening March 27

The Grand Opening of the six acre attraction, Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando, will take place on March 27. For the very first time, guests can take a walk down Sesame Street and visit the neighborhood Sesame Street’s favorite furry friends call home. They can stop by the famous stoop at 123, explore the inside […]

Spectacular slide for Rulantica

Spectacular slide for Rulantica

Work on the construction site of Rulantica is in full swing. Some slides have already been installed at the western tower of the new waterpark, but yesterday afternoon saw the biggest building block of all: through an opening in the roof structure, a 13-ton element of the ‘Tornado Wave’ floated into the shell-shaped hall. “The […]

Sahara Sam’s celebrates 10th Anniversary

Sahara Sam’s celebrates 10th Anniversary

On March 1, Sahara Sam’s, an indoor waterpark in West Berlin, New Jersey, celebrated 10 years of year-round, weatherproof fun with a DJ foam party for guests complete with games, prizes, food and drinks specials and more. Since the park’s opening in 2009, it has hosted close to 3 million guests and more than 18,000 […]

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World’s largest swimming lesson celebrates 10th Anniversary on June 20

World’s largest swimming lesson celebrates 10th Anniversary on June 20

Registration for the 2019 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is now open. This year’s event will take place Thursday, June 20th. Organisers are urging aquatic facilities of all types to show their love for water safety and drowning prevention by registering as an official 2019 Host Location and sharing that love on social media. The […]

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WhiteWater announces the hiring of Philip Edgell as president of Vantage

WhiteWater announces the hiring of Philip Edgell as president of Vantage

WhiteWater is thrilled to welcome Phil Edgell as president of Vantage, the company’s pioneering guest engagement platform designed to elevate venue operations and visitor experiences. A well-known name in Canada’s technology industry, Edgell most recently led Vancouver tech darling Hootsuite’s sales operations as its global vice president; helping to drive revenue predictability for the world’s […]

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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor announces largest expansion in park history

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor announces largest expansion in park history

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, will introduce a second major addition for the 2019 season, Calypso Springs. This massive activity pool is Six Flags Hurricane Harbor’s largest new attraction since the waterpark opened in 2000. “Hurricane Harbor is an industry leader with best-in-class water slides and spectacular, interactive family attractions,” said Six Flags […]

Spanish engineering company WAVEGARDEN signs contract to build the world’s largest surfing lagoon in South Korea

Spanish engineering company WAVEGARDEN signs contract to build the world’s largest surfing lagoon in South Korea

Development has begun on the world’s largest man-made surf park in Turtle Island, Siheung in the Gyeonggi province of South Korea. Scheduled to open in 2020, the announcement of this project was made official following the signing of a contract in November 2018 between Wavegarden and Daewon Plus Construction, one of South Korea’s largest real […]

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First water park a Certified Autism Centre

First water park a Certified Autism Centre

Aquatica Orlando, in conjunction with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), has announced the completion of a staff-wide autism sensitivity and awareness training as well as an onsite review of the park property and guest experience. The completion designates Aquatica Orlando as a Certified Autism Centre (CAC) as distinguished by IBCCES […]

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Dive Coaster set for SeaWorld San Diego

Dive Coaster set for SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego will introduce a Bolliger & Mabillard dive coaster called Mako as its new attraction for 2020. This new roller coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in California, as well as the only floorless dive coaster in the state. Climbing to 153 feet (47 m) with their feet dangling […]

Schlitterbahn seeking alumni

Schlitterbahn seeking alumni

Schlitterbahn is seeking out all former members of the Bahn staff family to help celebrate the park’s 40th anniversary in 2019. Everyone from lifeguards to housekeepers, accountants to Dippin’ Dot scoopers, grounds crew to glitter tattoo artists – all far-flung Schlitterbahn staff alumni from every park are invited to sign up on a special site […]

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