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Scott Wellington Leaves Yas Island to Become GM of Wadi Adventure


Wadi Adventure in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE, has announced that Mr. Scott Wellington was appointed as the park’s new General Manager as of March 1, 2018.

After beginning his career in 2001 in the U.S. as Aquatics Manager at Wet n’ Wild, Las Vegas, Wellington worked at Daytona Lagoon (Daytona Beach, FL) as the Waterpark/Food & Beverage Manager, as Operations Manager at Wild Waters (Ocala, FL) and Director of Operations at Raging Waves (Yorkville, IL) after which he relocated to the UAE to become Operations Manager at Yas Waterworld in 2012 and Operations Director at Ferrari World in 2014.

Wellington also has considerable experience in human resources, training, and development; having undertaken training roles throughout his career.

Wellington had the following to say about his new appointment: “I am delighted to have been given this opportunity to become the General Manager of this unique facility. I will be working hard to achieve even higher levels of hospitality.  Delivering to our guests, the kind of experience that only Wadi Adventure can offer while building an enduring and raving fan base for our park.”


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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