Thursday, February 29, 2024

WhiteWater West Opens New Office in Barcelona

Photo courtesy PortAventura.

Richmond, BC, Canada — WhiteWater is pleased to announce that Sean Hinton, VP of Business Development – Europe, Russia, Middle East & Africa, has relocated to Barcelona, Spain, to open WhiteWater’s 18th global office.

This office, dubbed “WhiteWater Europe”, will be the hub for WhiteWater’s and Prime Play’s European, Russian, Middle Eastern, Indian and African activities, and coordinate the satellite offices already in operation.

As a global leader in waterpark design, engineering, manufacturing and installation, WhiteWater has the largest and most experienced team in the industry, with more than 31 years of experience and an unwavering commitment to meeting client needs. As The Waterpark Company, they are leaders in the industry with new innovations, product enhancements and unique customization.

“Our team will be visiting parks and partners across the region on a consistent basis, strengthening our presence in each of these regions”, reinforces Hinton. “The intent is to be as responsive and service-oriented as possible, and to continue to cultivate key partnerships”.

WhiteWater has installed its world-class water attractions all over Europe, including but not limited to:

  • AquaFan Waterpark in Riccione, Italy – where its waterslides are still operational after 26 years.
  • Bouganville Resort in Mallorca – where the AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive structure, installed last year has achieved huge popularity and success.
  • Port Aventura, in Taragona, Spain – where the AquaPlayTM installed is one of the favourite attractions in the waterpark. In the theme park, “SesamoAventura” features a unique Soft Contained Play/Toddler Play zone, made possible by Prime Play’s expert team, making it one of the best kids’ zones in the world!

Sean Hinton can be contacted at +1 604.273.1068 (Richmond head office), +34 66 375 8420 (local mobile) and at [email protected]. For more information on WhiteWater, The Waterpark Company, and its innovative products, please visit

About WhiteWater West, The Waterpark Company
Established in 1980, WhiteWater is the global leader in waterpark design, engineering, manufacturing and installation, with more than 30 years of award-winning expertise, 4000 projects completed, 500+ employees and 18 offices worldwide.

WhiteWater specializes in signature waterslides, AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive structures, wave-generating equipment, FlowRider® stationary surfing machines, Prime PlayTM active play attractions and Family Adventure Parks, and our newest innovation AquaCourse, the only interactive aquatic ropes course in the industry. Our markets include indoor and outdoor waterparks, hotels and resorts, amusement and theme parks, cruise ships, specialty markets and parks and recreational aquatic facilities

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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