I attended the 2015 World Waterpark Association Annual Symposium and Trade Show in Palm Springs, California in October. Over 1,000 people attended the conference to network and to learn about about the myriad facets of the waterpark industry. There continues to be extensive growth in both indoor and outdoor waterparks throughout the United States and internationally. The tradeshow floor was full of ideas for improvements and amenities to existing and proposed waterpark properties. The World Waterpark Association also gave out a number of awards for the best new projects that were developed in 2015. Our company is proud to have analyzed all three of the United States award winners, including Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark, Kalahari Resort Poconos, and Wet ‘n Wild Las Vegas.
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August 27, 2020
The current COVID-19 crisis continues to have a significant negative effect on the waterpark industry. Waterparks play a major role in providing entertainment, supporting job creation, fostering small business opportunities, and contributing to robust economic growth. Due to COVID-19, many outdoor waterparks delayed their season openings while others have decided, or were mandated, not toREAD MORE