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New RiverQuest from Vortex fuses river ride and waterslide

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Vortex Aquatic Structures International has introduced a new family attraction concept. RiverQuest combines the thrills of river rides and waterslides with added multi-sensory elements.

The experience comes complete with DreamTunnel and DreamPassage interactive sections that surprise and wow riders.

“We’re proud to bring RiverQuest to the aquatic play industry,” says Vortex International president and CEO, Stephen Hamelin. “We’ve taken the innovation to a new level with a multisensory ride that families can truly experience and enjoy together. And the built-in theming opportunities of the DreamTunnel and DreamPassage give owners a tremendous creative voice in crafting a unique ride experience.”

RiverQuest was demonstrated for the first time to potential buyers at the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando. According to the company’s Jessi-Lyna Wan, “many clients showed positive interest in this concept.”

Based in Quebec, Canada, Vortex specialises in aquatic play landscapes and entertainment. The company boasts more than 7,000 installations in 45 countries. Working with hotels, resorts, amusement and waterparks, its clients include the Wanda Group, Royal Caribbean, Hilton and Meliá Hotels, among many others.

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Owen Ralph

Owen Ralph

As a Lead Features Writer for blooloop, Owen brings with him two decades of experience covering the amusement and attractions industry for trade publications, including World’s Fair, Coinslot International, Kirmes & Park Revue and Park World, where he spent 15 years as Editor. He is currently a member of the IAAPA EMEA Education Subcommittee.

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