News: Waterparks

Merlin Entertainments sees profits fall through first half of 2018

Global attractions operator Merlin Entertainments has reported that while revenue across its operations increased by US$31.4 million for the first half of the year, it has experienced a…

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Aug 3, 2018 Attractions / Finance / Retail / Tourism / Waterparks /


SPLASH! Expo to offer industry expert advisory sessions

With many exciting offerings - including education sessions, welcome drinks, award nights, a golf event and other network functions - this week’s SPLASH! Expo will feature one-on-one…

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Jul 30, 2018 Aquatics / Events / Technology / Waterparks /


PGA welcomes new Commercial Director Australasia

The PGA of Australia and European Tour has announced the appointment of Michael McDonald as their new Commercial Director Australasia. An accomplished commercial leader with over 20 years…

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Jul 25, 2018 Golf / Marketing / Sport / Waterparks /


2018 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson involves more than 700 waterparks, pools and swim schools

The organisers of the 2018 World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) event have revealed that more than 700 waterparks, pools and swim schools in 29 countries took part in the event over a…

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Jul 8, 2018 Aquatics / Education / Events / Safety / Waterparks /


New faces for AALARA Board

Following its recent AGM, the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has announced the appointment of industry executives Greg Yong and Brad Loxley to its board.…

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Jul 5, 2018 Attractions / Entertainment / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /


Village Roadshow sells Wet’n'Wild Sydney to Spanish attractions operator

Village Roadshow has offloaded its Wet'n'Wild Sydney waterpark to Spanish attractions operator Parques Reunidos for a reported up-front purchase price of $40 million. Agreed as of…

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Jul 2, 2018 Attractions / Finance / Waterparks /


Abu Dhabi developers look for Yas Island to become top global leisure destination

With large-scale and high-profile projects underpinning the growth of tourism in the United Arab Emirates, Miral, the developer of Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, is aiming for the location…

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Jun 26, 2018 Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism / Venues / Waterparks /


Environmental watchdog sees no ‘significant’ impacts with Perth surf park plan

Proponents of the URBNSURF surf park development on the foreshore of the Swan River at Perth’s Alfred Cove are free to submit a development application to the City of Melville after…

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Jun 22, 2018 Aquatics / Recreation / Tourism / Waterparks /


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A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility studies…

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Watershack is a fully serviced importing, wholesaling and marketing management solution to a variety of watersports channels. With over 20 years of industry experience on a global scale,…

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Hydrocare Pool Services Pty Ltd offer 25 years of experience in aquatic industry features, products and water treatment. Hydrocare Pools has undertaken water treatment for aquatic centres and…

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Aflex Technology are the experts in all things inflatable. They are industry leaders offering the widest range of pool, lake and beach inflatables on the market. All products…

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