And the Golden Ticket Award goes to …

 

 

In an awards show Saturday night hosted by Lake Compounce in Connecticut, the winners of Amusement Today’s 2017 Golden Ticket Awards were revealed in grand style.

 

 

Texas-based Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts was honored for record 20th straight year as the Best Waterpark in the World for the New Braunfels. Schlitterbahn also had three of its most iconic rides in the top five best waterpark rides in the world!

 

 

Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards are considered the “Academy Awards” of the theme and waterpark industry are presented annually to honor the “Best of the Best” in the amusement industry.  These awards voted on by industry experts and fans from around the world who visit a wide variety of theme parks and waterparks each year.

 

 

“We continue the legacy of our founders, Bob and Billye Henry, who began this journey in hospitality a little over 50 years ago,” said Terri Adams, COO of Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts. “Our entire team – from front of house to back of house – focus every day on providing a safe memorable visit for guests from all over the world. We thank our fans, staff, and everyone who has supported us all these years.  We look forward to continuing to provide summertime and year round fun and memories for families for many more generations.”