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It’s a busy year for WhiteWater, which has more than 70 waterpark projects across the world opening in 2022. We’ve rounded these projects up so you can keep track of everything happening this year


What can the House of Gucci movie teach us about sustainability? WhiteWater’s Una de Boer tells all


Looping Group has acquired one of the most popular attractions in Croatia, with Aquapark Istralandia now joining its collection of attractions across Europe


The companies have entered into a three-year partnership that will see Accesso supply its point of sale solutions across four of Pyek Group’s waterparks


The US$70m Aquaparadise waterpark development has been indefinitely suspended following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine


The Qiddiya Investment Company is developing Saudi Arabia’s first-ever waterpark, with the mammoth investment set to cost a whopping US$750m


Polin has named Matteo Ferrarini new business development manager of its Western Europe team in Italy


Atlantic City is about to get a world-class indoor waterpark on the City Boardwalk with the record-breaking attraction set to open its doors in 2023


With so many big things coming in the year ahead, we’ve rounded up all the key events taking place this year. Welcome to your attractions calendar for 2022.


Brazil’s Beach Park has teamed up with musician Alok and waterpark supplier Polin to develop a first of its kind attraction for the Latin America region


The water ride manufacturer will offer new sustainable services and products as part of its commitment to decarbonise the attractions industry


Eleven major new ride attractions to open at waterparks and theme parks in 2022 – the most “significant and exciting lineup” in SeaWorld history


A six-storey ski paradise and Viking-themed waterpark are set to open next year in Shanghai


ProSlide’s MammothBlast five-person water coaster has made its European debut at Portugal’s popular Aquashow Park


Ocean Flower waterpark is the latest step in the development of the US$24bn Ocean Flower Island


Snorri Snorkling VR at Europa Park’s Rulantica is ready to roll, though the launch has been slightly delayed thanks to local restrictions


The first duelling water coaster to come to Latin America has made its debut at the Cafalandia waterpark in Colombia


Endless Surf coming to Germany after plans approved for Surftown MUC


In addition to the waterpark development, the former Six Flags site will boast theme parks and hotels under Sunac


Industry veterans Caulonque and Thatcher have joined Endless Surf as demand grows for WhiteWater’s next-gen wave technology


Baha Bay will be one of the Carribean’s top tourist attractions when it opens to guests later this year in July


The Innokind innovation platform from Polin Waterparks is open to anyone interested in creating new solutions for improving the visitor experience


After being named president for one of the world’s leading waterpark manufacturers, we had a chat with Paul Chutter about his new role, working with his father and what it means for WhiteWater going forward


The resort will include a 260,000 sq ft water park and luxury themed suites


WhiteWater showcases Jungala Aqua Experience - a luxury waterpark designed to blend in with its surroundings


Here are the top stories from Planet Attractions since the start of the year


Businessman Mario Celso Lopes is planning to transform the economic landscape of his hometown by building one of the largest waterparks in Latin America


Visitors will be able to snorkel in virtual reality with the German waterpark’s octopus mascot Snorri Touren

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Land, sea and everywhere in between: WhiteWater’s global openings for 2022
It’s a busy year for WhiteWater, which has more than 70 waterpark projects across the world opening in 2022. We’ve rounded these projects up so you can keep track of everything happening this year


Two sustainability mantras from the House of Gucci movie
What can the House of Gucci movie teach us about sustainability? WhiteWater’s Una de Boer tells all


Croatia’s largest waterpark acquired by Looping Group
Looping Group has acquired one of the most popular attractions in Croatia, with Aquapark Istralandia now joining its collection of attractions across Europe


Pyek Group names Accesso as dedicated technology partner
The companies have entered into a three-year partnership that will see Accesso supply its point of sale solutions across four of Pyek Group’s waterparks


US$70m waterpark development halted as companies continue to pull out of Russian projects
The US$70m Aquaparadise waterpark development has been indefinitely suspended following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine


Saudi Arabia unveils plans for US$750m mega waterpark development
The Qiddiya Investment Company is developing Saudi Arabia’s first-ever waterpark, with the mammoth investment set to cost a whopping US$750m


Matteo Ferrarini to drive waterpark growth in Italy following Polin appointment
Polin has named Matteo Ferrarini new business development manager of its Western Europe team in Italy


World’s largest beachfront indoor waterpark set to splash down in Atlantic City
Atlantic City is about to get a world-class indoor waterpark on the City Boardwalk with the record-breaking attraction set to open its doors in 2023


Attractions Calendar: Your diary dates for 2022
With so many big things coming in the year ahead, we’ve rounded up all the key events taking place this year. Welcome to your attractions calendar for 2022.


Brazil’s most popular DJ partners with country’s top waterpark to deliver immersive musical waterslide experience
Brazil’s Beach Park has teamed up with musician Alok and waterpark supplier Polin to develop a first of its kind attraction for the Latin America region


Polin reveals plans to become net-zero, launches Bright environmental initiative
The water ride manufacturer will offer new sustainable services and products as part of its commitment to decarbonise the attractions industry


SeaWorld announces unprecedented list of new thrill rides and coasters, plus another Sesame Place, coming soon to US parks
Eleven major new ride attractions to open at waterparks and theme parks in 2022 – the most “significant and exciting lineup” in SeaWorld history


Shanghai’s mega-sized indoor ski city tops out; waterpark and hotel developments underway
A six-storey ski paradise and Viking-themed waterpark are set to open next year in Shanghai


ProSlide launches Europe’s first five-person water coaster in Portugal’s Aquashow Park
ProSlide’s MammothBlast five-person water coaster has made its European debut at Portugal’s popular Aquashow Park


Ocean Flower Island continues to take shape as ProSlide-supplied waterpark opens doors to the public
Ocean Flower waterpark is the latest step in the development of the US$24bn Ocean Flower Island


Launch of Europa Park’s underwater VR experience imminent pending relaxation of COVID restrictions
Snorri Snorkling VR at Europa Park’s Rulantica is ready to roll, though the launch has been slightly delayed thanks to local restrictions


Colombia’s Cafalandia celebrates launch of ProSlide-designed water coaster
The first duelling water coaster to come to Latin America has made its debut at the Cafalandia waterpark in Colombia


Munich soon to welcome Germany’s first surf park after plans approved for major development in Bavarian capital
Endless Surf coming to Germany after plans approved for Surftown MUC


Major waterpark occupying former Six Flags site coming to Hangzhou Bay in June
In addition to the waterpark development, the former Six Flags site will boast theme parks and hotels under Sunac


WhiteWater names Baptiste Caulonque and Andrew Thatcher to key positions within Endless Surf division
Industry veterans Caulonque and Thatcher have joined Endless Surf as demand grows for WhiteWater’s next-gen wave technology


New waterpark offering for the Bahamas set to become premier tourist destination
Baha Bay will be one of the Carribean’s top tourist attractions when it opens to guests later this year in July


Polin seeks innovative ideas from across the sector with launch of new Innokind platform
The Innokind innovation platform from Polin Waterparks is open to anyone interested in creating new solutions for improving the visitor experience


Making a splash: Paul Chutter on his new role at the head of WhiteWater
After being named president for one of the world’s leading waterpark manufacturers, we had a chat with Paul Chutter about his new role, working with his father and what it means for WhiteWater going forward


Mexico’s first Nickelodeon resort to open in June
The resort will include a 260,000 sq ft water park and luxury themed suites


WATCH: Exploring Mexico City’s luxury Jungala Aqua Experience
WhiteWater showcases Jungala Aqua Experience - a luxury waterpark designed to blend in with its surroundings


In case you missed it: How Chester Zoo is handling the pandemic, Boston Dynamic’s robotic groove and the new player about to enter Brazil’s waterpark market
Here are the top stories from Planet Attractions since the start of the year


A major player is about to enter Brazil’s waterpark market with the US$92.5m Acqualinda set to make a splash in Sao Paulo
Businessman Mario Celso Lopes is planning to transform the economic landscape of his hometown by building one of the largest waterparks in Latin America


Europa-Park unveils underwater VR experience as operator celebrates one year of Rulantica
Visitors will be able to snorkel in virtual reality with the German waterpark’s octopus mascot Snorri Touren




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