In his annual review of the waterpark resort market, Jeff Coy, president of JLC Hospitality Consulting, based in Phoenix-Cave Creek Ariz., reports that 23 waterpark resort projects opened in the USA during 2013, a 8.0 percent increase over last year. That's up slightly from last year, but just over half of the record high of 40 (2007), Coy reports. The 2013 projects included brand names and independent owners, new openings and expansions. Here's a closer look. Read More