H&LA’s Director of Development Services, Eric Hansen was selected to join the board of directors for the newly formed VisitCanton (Stark County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau), which on January 1, 2016 will become an independent agency after 35 years of operation in conjunction with the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce. The 15-member board of directors includes representation from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Akron-Canton Airport, local hoteliers, as well as other tourism-related industries. Mr. Hansen was asked to serve for his hospitality consulting expertise as well as his tenure with the Ohio Travel Association, of which he is currently president for the 2015/2016 year.
April 9, 2020
At the beginning of 2020, the continuing trend of two decades of growth was expected in the waterpark industry. Major projects will open throughout the United States in both the indoor and outdoor waterpark categories totaling over $1 billion in investment in 2020. Fourteen new standalone waterparks and one resort with outdoor waterpark are anticipatedREAD MORE