News for the Hospitality Executive
WWA’s Waterpark Resort Development & Expansion Workshop
Early-Bird Registration Ends September 26th
The waterpark resort is the fastest-growing
segment of the waterpark industry —
come learn why at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas!
Overland Park, September 23, 2008 – The deadline to get the best rates on the WWA Education Package and the Waterpark Resort Development & Expansion Workshop at the World Waterpark Association’s 28th Annual Symposium & Trade Show is Friday, September, 26th.
More and more hoteliers are discovering that waterpark features impact the most important numbers for hotel operators. Occupancy and ADR levels for waterpark resorts exceed traditional hotel competitors by a wide margin. Figures show increases of as much as $135 more per room for resorts/hotels with indoor waterparks.
Currently, industry consultants are tracking more than 300 projects at new and existing hotels and resorts. They report that over twenty such facilities opened in 2007 in the United States and Canada.
The WWA’s Waterpark Resort Development & Expansion Workshop will take place Oct. 27, 2009 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and specifically focuses on waterpark resorts – check out a preview of Workshop topics:
• The Future of Hotel/Resort WaterparksThe Waterpark Resort Development & Expansion Workshop is the best resource available to help hoteliers learn more about this ever-growing trend.
Experts from throughout the waterpark industry will speak at the workshop and offer valuable insight into Waterpark Resort development and expansion.
Immediately following the Workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to network with fellow developers at an exclusive Developers’ Reception, October 27th, 2009.
In addition to the Waterpark Resort Development & Expansion Workshop, the WWA Symposium will feature an expanded Development & Expansion Track, which offers educational sessions led by industry experts and professionals from within the development segment. Check out a few session titles offered as part of the track:
• Local Land Use Applications and Regulatory StrategiesOther featured sessions being offered at the waterpark industry’s largest educational event of the year are:
• Waterpark Resort Technology ReviewThese educational events are all part of the WWA Symposium & Trade Show, Oct. 26-30, MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Visit www.waterparks.org to learn more about the show. Or call the WWA office at +1-913-599-0300 for more information.