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…read more
Yas Waterworld sets Guinness World Record
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, in celebrating the UAE's Year of Tolerance, has succeeded in its attempt to set the Guinness World Record for ‘Most Nationalities in a Swimming Pool’.
2019 was proclaimed the Year of Tolerance by the UAE Government to strengthen the nation’s role of encouraging stability and prosperity in the region.
The event at Yas Waterworld saw people from 102 nationalities come together to represent their home countries and celebrate the values of coexistence and tolerance that the UAE has long embraced.
The event was held in the presence of Guinness World Records representatives as well as Farah Experiences and Yas Waterworld senior management.
Showcasing a deep sense of community, Yas Waterworld guests revelled in the celebratory atmosphere, as they held their countries’ flags while standing in Amwaj Wave Pool, to help take the water park to Guinness World Records fame.
The waterpark’s guests from across the globe then went on to experience the park’s 40 rides, slides and attractions including Cinesplash, the region's first 5D water adventure.
Yas Waterworld, was named the world's leading waterpark at last year's World Travel Awards and is managed and operated by Farah Experiences.
The inclusion event at Yas Waterworld follows on from the 2019 Special Olympics World Games held in March at the Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi. The first Games to be held in the Middle East aimed to challenge misconceptions, overcome prejudice and promote inclusion about the potential of those with intellectual disabilities as well as promoting the region’s event hosting capabilities.
15th March 2019 - Special Olympics World Games open in Abu Dhabi
7th December 2018 - Yas Waterworld secures World Travel Award
5th August 2018 - New $1 billion Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi attraction opens
3rd May 2017 - Yas Waterworld adds Annual Pass benefits
30th January 2017 - SeaWorld to open on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island
16th December 2016 - New Wibit aquatic playground promotes Dubai tourism at landmark beach
28th September 2016 - Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aims to raise tourism profile and double visits
31st May 2015 - Dubai Tourism to benefit from e-Permit and e-Ticketing platforms
27th April 2015 - Chengdu Cube Oceanarium recognised with two Guinness World Records
5th February 2015 - Dubai Tourism and Emirates Airline launch US$20 million campaign
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Swimplex Aquatics are a world-class company dedicated to the commercial pool, waterslide industry. We are Australian market leaders servicing all states Australia wide. Swimplex provide a full…read more
SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…read more
SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…read more
iEDM integrate Design, Engineering and Delivery Management services to convert existing spaces into exciting new entertainment venues. Our team consists of highly qualified professionals with diverse…read more
Fitness On Demand™ is a market-leading developer of virtual group fitness products. Our innovative video delivery systems offer robust content and a simple-to-use, comprehensive web app. Fitness…read more
Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!