Istanbul, Turkey (March 20, 2012) — Polin recently announced that they are the official waterslide supplier for the new Cartoon Network AMAZONE waterpark, currently under construction in Bang Saray, close to Pattaya, on the East Coast of Thailand.
Scheduled to open in 2013, Cartoon Network AMAZONE is a nod to the lush Amazon Rainforest while infusing the world’s most popular animated series and toon heroes including Ben 10, The Power puff Girls, Johnny Bravo and The Amazing World of Gumball.
The park will feature signature attractions including a gigantic family wave pool, a winding adventure river, speed-racing slides, family raft slides and one of the world’s largest interactive water play fortresses for kids. Polin will supply unique and thrilling waterslides throughout the park all impressively themed.
Cartoon Network AMAZONE is being developed in conjunction with Amazon Falls Co. Ltd, an attractions and resorts developer in Thailand. Phase one of the waterpark is already underway and when completed will cover 14 acres of coastal plains in Bang Saray, just 15 minutes from Pattaya Beach City.
Liakat Dhanji, Chairman, Amazon Falls Co. Ltd said, “Thailand has excellent tourism credentials, a vibrant culture with a vast history and also the most welcoming people in the world. The addition of Cartoon Network AMAZONE marks Thailand’s very first internationally branded water theme park.
Cartoon Network is a global household name, and with this strategic alliance, we have no doubt that by welcoming our guests to meet their favourite Cartoon Network heroes, it will be a great draw for our park.”
“Polin is pleased to be working with Cartoon Network AMAZONE waterpark on creating thrilling themed waterslides,” says Alper Tunga Cetiner, Project Manager from Polin. “Our history of developing exciting, unique and themed waterslides is a perfect match for this amazing new waterpark.”
ABOUT CARTOON NETWORK ASIA PACIFIC
Cartoon Network, the number one kids’ channel in the Asia Pacific region, offers the best in original animated entertainment while drawing from the world’s most iconic cartoon library of Warner Bros., MGM and Hanna-Barbera titles. Original series showcased on Cartoon Network include the globally popular series Ben 10, Ben 10 Alien Force, Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, The Amazing World of Gumball, Generator Rex, Chowder, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, The Powerpuff Girls and The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. Cartoon Network is available in 23 territories throughout the Asia Pacific region and is currently seen in over 63 million cable homes. Online, Cartoon Network Asia Pacific reaches nearly five million unique visitors a month.
For more information, visit www.CartoonNetworkAsia.com
ABOUT AMAZON FALLS CO LTD.
Amazon Falls Co. Ltd. “AFCL,” is developing the world’s first Cartoon Network water theme park located in Bang Saray, 15 minutes from Pattaya Beach City, Thailand. The property it has chosen for creating CN AMAZONE has views of the ocean and is easily accessible by car on the main Sukhumvit Highway and located only 90 minutes from the Bangkok international airport. AFCL has a world class team of designers along with top water attraction specialists to work on this project.
Polin was founded in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1976 and has become one of the leading companies in the design, manufacturing and installation of water parks, water slides and water play attractions. Polin guides each project from concept to completion. Polin has been a pioneer in the advancement and application of the closed molded manufacturing technology in waterslide manufacturing. Since 2006, Polin has converted to Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) on over 95 per cent of its annual fiberglass production. Polin offers Bowl rides and Family rides as RTM manufactured. Polin also offers its unique and patented Natural Light Effect technology, Special Pattern Effects technology in RTM, and offers translucent RTM waterslides. Polin offers a very wide range of water slides including signature rides like patented King Cobra, Magic Spheres, Spheres, Magi Cone, Space Shuttle. Polin is committed to providing the best quality product and service through investing in research and development and will continue to further expand its L-RTM line while introducing new signature rides and innovations. For more information, visit www.polin.com.tr