City managers say water parks improved their towns October 6, 2015

“In today’s world, people don’t want to just go to a pool,” Canyon City Manager Randy Criswell said. “They want to go to a water park.”

Read more about how one Texas town created a spike in tourism and a dramatic increase in visitors to their facility.  And hear about the…Keep Reading

On the Mountain: Advantages of Summer Activities October 6, 2015

Meditations on the role and potential of off-season business.
Article by Jeff Harbaugh.

“Boy, is it ever difficult to write about summer activities at winter resorts. Summer has been a hot topic in resort circles for several years, I know. But having run a couple of snowboard companies, I’m a bit of…Keep Reading

Building Aquatopia October 6, 2015

When the temperatures drop, the Pocono Mountains come alive. Skiers and snow enthusiasts from all over the northeast United States fill this winter wonderland with a frenzy of downhill activity from December to March. But Camelback Resort is cranking up the heat and extending peak season with the addition of…Keep Reading

Choosing the Right Aquatic Amenity to Upgrade your Facility September 24, 2015

Most recreational aquatic facilities built in recent years take their cue from waterparks, designing facilities complete with waterslides, lazy rivers, wave pools and a list of other attractions designed to, well, attract more users and more revenue. Older facilities with few or none of these frills face tough choices to…Keep Reading

Thinking Beyond the Edge of the Pool September 22, 2015

Five Keys to Developing Recreational Waterfront Settings. The most successful resorts understand that there’s more to water than just putting in a pool.  Discover how the most creative minds in the industry are designing to the brand experience and bottom line to make the most of your investment.

Incorporating new recreational…Keep Reading

SNAPSHOT: Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort FlowRider® September 14, 2015

ADG’s newest FlowRider®is almost here!

In the next coming months, the all new Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort in Florida will be opening ADG’s newest FlowRider®. This double FlowRider® is situated on the corner of the property to create an iconic and visible revenue generating attraction that fit the…Keep Reading

Are Waterparks the Wave of the Future at Ski Areas? September 9, 2015

Among the many ski areas that offer year round attractions these days, Pennsylvania’s Camelback Mountain Resort sets the bat high. With the recent debut of an impressive new lodge and indoor waterpark– the largest in the Northeast– the area is giving potential guests of all ages some very big reasons…Keep Reading

Ober Gatlinburg Opens the Ski Mountain Coaster September 8, 2015

Another ADG Mountain Coaster is now open!

The Ski Mountain Coaster, which officially opened on August 31st of 2015, is the highest mountain coaster in the state of Tennessee. At 4,800 feet long, it has exciting twists, dips, turns, 360 degree corkscrews and more! Ride alone, with a friend, or…Keep Reading

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