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  • Major Waterpark Resort Partners with Coca-Cola

    Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., has signed on to a five-year partnership with The Coca-Cola Company, making Coca-Cola the “Official Beverage Partner” of the company.

  • Great Wolf Redefines Itself

    Great Wolf Lodge has serious plans for continued expansion over the next several years, but it’s not business as usual for the Madison, Wisc.-based indoor waterpark resort operation

  • 5 Quick Fixes

    When you’re cash-strapped, you can get the creative juices flowing for improvements your guests will notice — without making a capital commitment, says Judith Leblein Josephs, CPRP, president of JLJ Enterprises, LLC, in Wayne, N.J.

  • Lessons in Lobbying

    When money’s tight and everyone is vying for a piece of the pie, operators have to be proactive in garnering support for improvement projects.

  • Amusement Merger Terminated

    Despite previously announcing a definitive merger agreement,Apollo Global Management and Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. have mutually decided to call off the transaction.

  • Pools Meeting Fiscal Goals

    Despite the recession and some unusually cold weather last summer, some public aquatics facilities had financially successful swim seasons.

  • ISHOF Renovations One Step Closer

    Long-standing plans to redevelop the Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Aquatic Complex, which houses the International Swimming Hall of Fame, continue to take shape

  • Bi-Annual Construction Report Shows Recession Still A Factor

    In a clear indication of the impact of the recession, fewer than 20 hotel waterpark resorts opened in 2009, compared to 24 openings in 2008 and 34 in 2007

  • USA Swimming Experiences Membership Boom in ’09

    Colorado Springs, Colo.-based USA Swimming has reported its largest single-year member increase since its inception

  • Olympic Aquatics Center Embroiled in Controversy

    As fervor from the 2008 Beijing Olympics died down, focus in the past year has turned to the future competition site: London’s new aquatics center for the 2012 summer games