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Waterpark numbers rising in the Balkans as new development comes to Kosovo
POSTED 23 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The aqua park is part of a small but growing trend for the area, according to Polin, which has dedicated resources to developing new projects in the Balkans region
Kosovo’s Ujevara Resort has opened the country’s largest waterpark, with the 20,000sq m (215,300sq ft) development the latest to come to the Balkans region.

Supplied by Polin, the waterpark opened its doors in June and offers nine slides, as well as kids slides and wet play areas. The waterpark includes Polin’s Splash Touch technology which allows visitors to collect points by touching sensors on the slide as they ride down.

The aqua park is part of a small but growing trend for such attractions the region, according to Polin, which has dedicated resources to developing new projects in countries such as Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Slovenia.

"We've been working in the Mediterranean for many years with successful projects in Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Egypt and smaller countries,” said Polin’s director of sales and design, Kubilay Alpdogan.

“A number of waterparks beginning to open in the Balkans specifically. We're focusing on helping developers in these areas create oases that blend relaxation and recreation."

The waterpark opened its doors in June and offers nine slides, as well as kids slides and wet play areas
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Waterpark numbers rising in the Balkans as new development comes to Kosovo
POSTED 23 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The aqua park is part of a small but growing trend for the area, according to Polin, which has dedicated resources to developing new projects in the Balkans region
Kosovo’s Ujevara Resort has opened the country’s largest waterpark, with the 20,000sq m (215,300sq ft) development the latest to come to the Balkans region.

Supplied by Polin, the waterpark opened its doors in June and offers nine slides, as well as kids slides and wet play areas. The waterpark includes Polin’s Splash Touch technology which allows visitors to collect points by touching sensors on the slide as they ride down.

The aqua park is part of a small but growing trend for such attractions the region, according to Polin, which has dedicated resources to developing new projects in countries such as Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Slovenia.

"We've been working in the Mediterranean for many years with successful projects in Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Egypt and smaller countries,” said Polin’s director of sales and design, Kubilay Alpdogan.

“A number of waterparks beginning to open in the Balkans specifically. We're focusing on helping developers in these areas create oases that blend relaxation and recreation."

The waterpark opened its doors in June and offers nine slides, as well as kids slides and wet play areas
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