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#64: Waterparks, Zoos and Aquariums 2016

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EDITORIAL: On VR and the Importance of Collaboration

by Martin Palicki

EDITORIAL: Connecting Projects through Water

by Judith Rubin

TEA Presidential transition

From Birket to Willrich • by Roberta Perry

Storm shelter

Typhoon Texas takes Houston by storm • edited by Martin Palicki

Turkish splash

Polin waterpark is centerpiece of new Land of Legends resort • edited by Judith Rubin

The softer side of SeaWorld

Orlando’s aquatic park offers more than just rides • by Martin Palicki

Fun with fabrication

Tips for selecting a theming fabricator • by Dan Faupel

Inflate and elate

The innovative inflatable waterslides of Freestyle • edited by Martin Palicki

Quality AND quantity

Meeting the high capacity needs of waterparks in Asia • by Kevin Dazey

A zoo for generation Z

Animal enrichment drives design • by Stacey Ludlum

What’s AV got to do with animal attractions

Technology creates new opportunities for immersion and interactivity • by Joe Kleiman

This is how Weber ROCKS!

What makes a happy rock • by Carolyn Gaeta McLean

Dolphins on the go

National Aquarium relocation of dolphins is facility expansion on the greatest of scales • by Joe Kleiman

Facts & Figures

Waterpark attendance numbers from the 2015 TEA / AECOM Theme Index

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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