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Our collaborations are widespread, from tradeshows and thought leadership, to awards and new products. Browse articles from where we’ve been:
Waterpark professionals gathered in New Orleans for the World Waterpark Association’s Symposium & Trade Show. The event was held Oct. 11-14 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and filled 100,000 square feet of exhibit space with more than 230 exhibitors and 1,500 attendees. Click here for full article
Aquatics International (November, 22, 2016)
Each year, The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Brass Ring Awards honor exhibitors and attendees for excellence in the attractions industry. This year’s recipients included a good showing from the aquatics side. Winners were presented with the award at this year’s Expo in Orlando, Fla. Click here for full article
Aquatics International (November, 22, 2016)
The theme and water parks sector is booming in Brazil. In some cases, parks recorded a growth in attendance of up to 18% in the first months of 2016. Data from the Tourism News Agency shows that the sector’s entrepreneurs are optimistic, and are anticipating closing the year above other economic areas. Click here for full article
Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism (September, 9, 2016)
It’s a saga that has had more twists and turns than any of the giant water slides which will soon carry their first summer holiday thrill-seekers on Scarborough’s North Bay. Click here for full article
The Scarborough News (July, 28, 2016)
POINTE-CALUMET – A new ride at Super Aqua Club in Pointe-Calumet is promising to give Montrealers looking for an adrenaline fix, the ride of their lives.
It’s called Tsunami and it’s the first aquatic roller coaster on the continent. Click here for full article
Global News (July, 11, 2016)
At Ocean Park Water Adventure in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, ProSlide installed a Flying Tower custom complex featuring four slides – a PipeLine Wave, Tornado 18, Cannonbowl 40 and a hybrid double Tornado 24 with notched funnels. Click here for full article
Parkworld Magazine (June, 2016)
This year, global theme park attendance was driven largely by strong performance of the major Asian and U.S. operators, including Chimelong, SongCheng, Disney and Universal. Water parks saw healthy attendance improvements of almost 4% with most markets doing well. Click here for full report
Ottawa, Canada — Beach Park Resort in Brazil was recently named by Trip Advisor® as the #2 water park in the world. It’s one of Brazil’s leading tourist attractions and has everything that you would expect to find in a true Brazilian experience: a breathtaking beach-front location, gourmet seafood restaurants and an exhilarating atmosphere. Click here for full article
InPark Magazine (May, 12, 2016)
The Beach Park celebrates its 30th anniversary recently with record growth against a difficult scenario for the economy, and new attractions. The expectation is that summer 2016 may be the most successful ever, as the complex received a R $ 20 million investment with Vaikuntudo, a ProSlide TORNADO® 60 […] Click here for full article
Panrotas (Apr, 27, 2016)
The sky was cloudy and the weather forecast included a chance of rain, but that didn’t stop Jackson Parkin of Anaheim from riding some waves on a boogie board on a recent weekend.
In land-locked Garden Grove, no less. Click here for full article
LA Times (Mar, 20, 2016)
TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP — A giant water park in the Poconos continues to expand, and by this time next year, Kalahari Resort says it will be the largest water park in the country.
Kalahari isn’t just expanding its indoor water park. The resort near Mount Pocono is more than doubling the number of guest rooms, meaning more jobs and opportunities for people living in Monroe County.
WNEP (Mar, 15, 2016)
Illinois’ biggest water park, Raging Waves, has announced that it is installing ProSlide’s TornadoWAVE™ for the 2016 season. The extreme ride has won a raft of awards including “best new ride in 2015” and “best European water slide” in 2014. Click here for full article
BlooLoop (Mar, 2, 2016)
Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest waterpark, announced today it is bringing the award-winning ProSlide TornadoWAVE to the water park for the 2016 season.
Raging Waves will be one of just three waterparks in the United States to have the popular new ride. Keeping with its Australian theme, Raging Waves has named it “Wonambi” after a pre-historic constrictor snake native to Australia that literally took the breath away from its prey. Click here for full article
PR News Wire (Feb, 29, 2016)
“We want everybody who spends one coin at our park to be happy they have spent it,” says Christoph Kiessling, General Manager of Siam Park.
The 46-acre waterpark on the island of Tenerife is something of a phenomenon. Winner of the 2015 Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice Award for ‘Best Waterpark in the World’, it is proof that Kiessling’s commitment to sustainability and his passion for ground-breaking attractions is a winning combination. Click here for full article
BlooLoop (Jan, 28, 2016)
January always is an exciting month at Aquatics International. Not only is the new year a time of reflection, but it also is a period of rebirth. For this reason, we present the annual New Products issue to our readers. Now, we’re taking it a step further by breaking down the latest products to hit the waterpark market. Click here for full article
Aquatics International (Jan, 25, 2016)
The high level of innovation in rides and attractions was recognized at the Brass Ring Awards at IAAPA this week, with Sally Corp winning the best new product and the Impact Award for its Justice League: Battle for Metropolis dark ride. Click here for full article
Attractions Management (Nov, 20, 2015)
The operator, Sahara Sam’s Oasis in West Berlin, said it is breaking ground on a 10,000-square-foot expansion to the indoor year-round section of the complex, adding to the existing 7,000-square-foot facility. Click here for full article
NJ Biz (November 2, 2015)
The World Waterpark Association’s Symposium & Trade Show is the perfect place to recognize industry excellence. So it is that besides the seminars, exhibits and networking opportunities, waterpark professionals also have a chance to celebrate the best of the best. Click here for full article
Aquatics International (October 31, 2015)
The 35th anniversary event welcomed more than 1,400 owners, operators, developers, suppliers and designers, who were eager to discover new ideas and products and reveal fresh details on how to make 2016 an even bigger success. Click here for full article
Waterparks.org (October 30, 2015)
ProSlide are delighted to announce that the World Waterpark Association (WWA) has awarded three ProSlide customers top honors. Congratulations to Siam Park and Kalahari Resorts who received Leading Edge Awards and Everland Caribbean Bay who received a Board Award. Click here for full article.
Blooloop (October 23, 2015)
Canadian water ride specialist ProSlide is working with the Triple Five real estate company on the multi-million-dollar water park section of the upcoming American Dream project in New Jersey. Click here for full article.
Attractions Management (October 15, 2015)
Award-winning designer of innovative waterslides, ProSlide, has offered its congratulations to six of its customers for winning Golden Ticket Awards. The international awards are collated from a poll conducted by Amusement Today. The winners were announced at a special ceremony at Luna Park on Coney Island. Click here for full article
Blooloop (September 22, 2015)
The combination of a RocketBLAST™ water coaster and FlyingSAUCER™ compound curves create a thrilling new waterslide with steep water coaster hills, dark tunnels and massive saucers. Click here for full article
Blooloop (August 1, 2015)
ProSlide has opened a new office.
The maker of waterpark attractions based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada now has a base in Shanghai, China, which will serve as a hub for all business in Asia Pacific, a region Ron Chisholm described as “on fire.” Click here for full article
Aquatics International (April 29, 2015)
ProSlide Technology, an Ottawa, Ontario-based water park attractions company, has announced the official opening of its newest office in Shanghai, China. The office will serve as an operations center in the Asia Pacific region managing all aspects of project delivery, including project management, engineering, and customer care. Click here for full article
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (April 28, 2015)
Shoot the Chutes first appeared in 1884, when J.P. Newburgh introduced the world’s first dedicated water ride on a hill in Rock Island, IL. Built on the side of a hill in Watch Tower Park, a 500 feet long greased wooden ramp had large flat bottom boats slide to the bottom and then skip across a large body of water. Click here for full article
ParkVault (February 28, 2015)
The WWA’s Leading Edge Awards, which recognise waterpark owners and suppliers who have worked together to create industry innovation and leadership, were presented toProSlide together with Wet’n’Wild Sydney and Center Parcs UK Woburn Forest. Click here for full article
Blooloop (November 4, 2014)
Skara Sommarland has had a scorching hot month of July. During the third week in July, the amusement park had more visitors than ever. – When the weather is good, people want to go bathing, says Hans Ericsson, CEO for Skara Sommarland. Click here for full article (in Swedish) or in English
Besoksliv (August 4, 2014)
Travelers now have a brand new way to get wet and wild in Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand, just named the top summer U.S. travel destination by TripAdvisor.com, with the opening of a brand new $2 million waterpark at the oceanfront Crown Reef Resort. Click here for full article
Business Journals (July 11, 2014)
The four-person raft attraction catapults riders from 36 feet in the air through a 110-foot tunnel before dropping them into the 45-foot-wide funnel, spinning them back and forth through swirling water before plummeting into the eye of the storm. Click here for full article
Blooloop (May 26, 2014)
ProSlide have supplied four SuperLOOP speed slides for the custom waterpark complex at Ihu’s Breakaway Falls, SeaWorld Aquatica. Three of the high-speed, looping slides on the 80 ft tower include ProSlide’s SkyBOX drop launch system in a world’s first facing configuration. Click here for full article
Blooloop (May 21, 2014)
Highlighting one ofMyrtle Beach’s largest resort renovations in the last five years, Crown Reef Resort will open a brand new waterpark for guests in late Spring 2014 with two enclosed 38-foot water slides, including the world’s first hotel “Explosion” slide. Click here for full article
Business Journals (April 15, 2014)
ProSlide’s Tornado has received many Best Water Ride awards including the Industry Impact Award from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA). The Tornado’s patented funnel shape creates an zero gravity sensation for guests as the four person raft sweeps up the curved wall. Click here for full article
Blooloop (March 6, 2014)
he award-winning extreme water slide simulates a natural storm experience and will join the water park’s more than 25 slides and attractions in providing outdoor water fun and lasting memories for families and thrill seekers. Click for full article
eTurboNews (March 5, 2014)
Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas announced it is bringing the world’s premier funnel water slide to Las Vegas and Nevada with the acclaimed TORNADO by ProSlide Technology. Click for full article
Nevada Business (March 5, 2014)
ProSlide of Canada has won IAAPA’s 2013 award for best new water ride. The company’s HydroMagnetic Tornado revolutionizes two IAAPA Impact Award-winning technologies by combining them into a single ride path. Click here for full article
Interpark (January 24, 2014)
ProSlide’s winning ride – the HydroMAGNETIC (HM) TORNADO – revolutionizes two IAAPA Impact Award-winning technologies by combining them into a single ride path. Click here for full article
Blooloop (November 25, 2013)
Ottawa-based ProSlide Technology announced today that it has won 2013’s Best New Water Ride. This award, recognized as one of the industry’s highest honors, is presented by the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA). Click here for full article
The Business Journals (November 22, 2013)
At the top of the Summit Plummet water slide at Walt Disney World’s Blizzard Beach in Orlando, Florida—which stands some 120 feet (37 meters) above the ground—thrill seekers have been known to turn back.
It’s not hard to see why: The 12-story waterslide has one of the tallest and fastest drops in the world. Click here for full article
National Geographic (July 5, 2013)
Skara Sommarland waterpark in Sweden has cut the ribbon on Europe’s first FreeFall ride with the latest SkyBox launch system. Developed by ProSlide Technology, the 82m ride has a 21m drop and a unique design where riders travel underground. Click here for full article
Interpark (June 27, 2013)