Cartoon Network Amazone Named As One Of The Top Ten Waterparks In Asia By TripAdvisor

Cartoon Network Amazone Named As One Of The Top Ten Waterparks In Asia By TripAdvisor

Cartoon Network Amazone Named As One Of The Top Ten Waterparks In Asia By TripAdvisor

Travel review and comparison website – TripAdvisor has named Cartoon Network Amazone as one of the best waterparks in Asia, as revealed in TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travelers Choice Awards. The Cartoon Network and rainforest themed waterpark located in the Bang Saray Beach district near Pattaya, Thailand was also recognised by TripAdvisor in their “Top 10 Asia’s Must See Attractions in 2017” category. Cartoon Network Amazone also won a Best Leading Edge Award from the World Waterpark Association in 2014 and the park has been featured in movies and TV advertisements and has hosted music festivals, weddings and also the Miss China Universe 2017 semi-finals.

Cartoon Network Amazone is the only Cartoon Network themed water park in the world and features a wide range of fun water-based rides and attractions, including the Ben 10 Omnitrix waterslide which is the only waterslide in the world to feature a fully-enclosed dome, the Ben 10 themed Humungaslide is the first fully monster-themed waterslide in the world and features a 51 degree vertical drop. The Adventure Time slide – Jake Jump, features a steep vertical drop and the Johnny Bravo/My Gym Partner’s a Monkey Banana Bowl slide features a “banana bowl” where riders spin round several times until they reach the drop at the bottom. Many people who visited Cartoon Network Amazone have given the waterpark positive reviews on TripAdvisor, commenting on the fun rides, helpful staff, the facilities at the surfing arena, meeting Cartoon Network characters such as The Powerpuff Girls and the high level of safety at the park.

Cartoon Network Amazone officially opened on 3rd October 2014, with a soft-opening on 31st July 2014. The first ever post on this blog (1st August 2014) was about the Cartoon Network Amazone water park.

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From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: TripAdvisor Names Cartoon Network Amazone One Of The Top Waterparks In Asia: Also Named In Asia’s Top-10, Must-See Attraction List

Cartoon Network Amazone has been named one of the top waterparks in Asia, as revealed by the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards 2017.

The awards were given out based on millions of traveler reviews with Cartoon Network Amazone’s report exposing the impressive volume of photos and videos taken and uploaded by its guests over the last year.

Mr. Liakat Dhanji, Chairman & CEO of Cartoon Network Amazone, said: “We are all so very proud that this excellent ranking by TripAdvisor showcases our park’s Asia standing and we especially thank all our hundreds of thousands of guests that we have welcomed since we opened. Being recognized by TripAdvisor confirms that our fans love sharing their experiences and the information we learn from guest reviews just drives us to keep on improving and deliver the best experience for them.”

The park already has the distinction as the only waterpark in TripAdvisor’s “Top 10 Asia’s Must See Attractions in 2017” category. It also won the 2014 Best Leading Edge Award from the World Waterpark Association and has been featured in movies, TV commercials, music festivals, weddings and was most recently chosen to host the Miss China Universe 2017 semi-finals. It is the first park of its kind anywhere in the world that uses the iconic characters from Turner’s Cartoon Network.

Clement Schwebig, Turner Asia Pacific’s CFO and SVP of Business Development, Licensing and China, added: “The Cartoon Network Amazone team fully deserves this award. This waterpark is truly one of the best in Asia and it’s fantastic that TripAdvisor, a trusted source for the best travel destinations with its fun-loving community of travelers, agrees.”

Located in the beautiful Bang Saray Beach district and only 20 minutes from Pattaya City, Cartoon Network Amazone has iconic, one-of-a-kind attractions paying homage to its toon heroes such as Ben 10’s Humungaslide, Jake’s Jump, Johnny Bravo’s Banana Bowl Spin, Alien Attack Super speed water slide and the world’s largest spherical family raft ride inspired by Ben 10’s Omnitrix.

Cartoon Network Amazone has a rapidly growing international fanbase on social media with over 400,000 Facebook fans, with some guests’ YouTube videos reaching over 8 million views.

Examples of Cartoon Network Amazone Feedback on TripAdvisor;

Below are the top reasons that TripAdvisor guests love their experience at Cartoon Network Amazone:

1. Cartoon Network Amazone is home to the most beloved toon heroes. They get to meet their on air cartoons up close and personal – the only place in the world they can do this 365 days a year

“This fantastic theme park has state-of-the-art facilities, fully equipped with world class water sliders and other fun stations, very friendly and professional staffs with warm welcome, surrounded with Cartoon Networks’ characters which my kids fallen in love with, very cute parades and shows. As for me, the most important is the safety of the park since I come with 2 kids, I found out that everything here meet global standard and beyond, every stations have staffs and lifeguards to look after all of the customers, that made me feel very safe for my family. So this is the must see and the most amazing place to visit in Pattaya and in Thailand and I will definitely bring my family back again.” – TripAdvisor Reviewer.

2. One-of-a-kind attraction. The park has over 20 different attractions, live shows fun filled activities and has sweeping views of the ocean

“We visited Cartoon Network Amazone on the first week of June 2017, and my husband and I had a lot of fun! It was a good mix of simple slides and dare-devil ones, you can choose depending on your appetite for adventure. 🙂 A lot of photo opportunities too at the park itself and with the appearance of cartoon network celebrities. . Would definitely recommend this to anyone as it definitely has something for everyone – young and young at heart!” – TripAdvisor Reviewer

3. Cartoon Network Amazone’s friendly staff

I love Cartoon Network since I was a kid and now I can express myself and have fun at the waterpark!
The place is big, clean and so colorful! The slides are extremely exciting and I tried most of the slides at least 2 times. My favorites is the Riptide Rapids and Cartoonival. The food at Foodville has a good variety with good Thai food choices…”

“…The service there was good, especially from the lifeguards. I was a bit lost once and they was a lifeguard came to me and offer to help. The highlight of the day I was there were the mascot! The shows they put there are very fun and energetic, I really like the flashmob dance where the dancers or lifeguards? dancing and interactive with visitors! Thumbs-up and I will be back again! “- TripAdvisor Reviewer

4. Cartoon Network Amazone’s Surf Arena

“We visited with our 12 and 10 year old children and had the best day of our holiday. There are a variety of slides each more thrilling than the other, especially Goop Loop … I had to do it twice! My children loved Alien Attack and went on it repeatedly. The staff are very friendly and we liked their attention to safety for all rides, e.g. they had systems in place to make sure each person was off the slide before the next went on. The surf ride (Surf Arena) was really impressive and something we have never seen before in a water park. The food court had a lot of variety and tasty food. My children enjoyed seeing The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter and Johnny Bravo. It’s an easy place to spend the day with lots of seating around. Even though the park has a children’s theme (Cartoon Network) the rides are exciting for adults too. There is a separate area with more gentle slides for younger children. My daughter and I had a great massage there … We want to come back to Pattaya on holiday just for the water park!” – TripAdvisor Reviewer

5. Cartoon Network’s Live Shows and Guests Activities

“Went to this place with a friend with his son and expecting this is a kids playground but I was wrong. This theme waterpark is for adults too. Great rides and slides entertained by Cartoon Network shows and performance. Lifeguards everywhere, safety is priority. Food are great with so many choices but I like the Thai cuisine. Love the store with many merchandising and oh, the spa! Had a relaxing foot and back massage after took a free surfing lesson! This place opens till 7 and they have fire show and cool lights at late afternoon.” – TripAdvisor Reviewer

About Cartoon Network Amazone

Cartoon Network Amazone is Cartoon Network’s first and only fully-branded waterpark. Located in Bang Saray, 15 kilometres south of Pattaya on the Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard, the development comprises 10 themed entertainment zones each one offering an array of exhilarating water coasters and attractions. The waterpark also features captivating live and multimedia entertainment that incorporates the latest in interactive technology – bringing fans of Cartoon Network closer to their favorite characters than ever before. Cartoon Network Amazone takes its theme from the lush Amazon Rainforest while infusing the world’s most popular animated series and cartoon heroes including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo and The Amazing World of Gumball. Cartoon Network Amazone is developed by Thailand-based attractions developer Amazon Falls Co. Ltd. under license from Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/tripadvisor-names-cartoon-network-amazone-one-top-waterparks-asia

Eric Lee Appointed As Location Director for Cartoon Network Enterprises Asia Pacific

Eric Lee Appointed As Location Director for Cartoon Network Enterprises Asia Pacific

Eric Lee Appointed As Location Director for Cartoon Network Enterprises Asia Pacific

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has appointed Eric Lee as its location based entertainment (LBE) manager for Cartoon Network Enterprises.

Mr Lee will be responsible for licencing and expanding Cartoon Network’s waterparks, theme parks, branded retail and entertainment spaces in the APAC region, previously he worked as Director for Global LBE for Rovio Entertainment in Europe and was involved in the Angry Birds 4D film and Angry Birds VR experience.

Recent location based entertainment successes include the Cartoon Network Amazone waterpark in Thailand, a Tuzki-themed restaurant in Shanghai (Tuzki is an internet emoji brand managed by Turner Broadcasting and Outblaze), and the first of a series of Cartoon Network retail stores in Seoul, South Korea.

Commenting on the announcement, Clément Schwebig, Turner Asia Pacific’s Senior Vice President of Business Development made this statement regarding Mr Lee’s appointment:

“Eric is a talented and experienced individual who will straight away look to forge strategic relationships with local partners that will enable us to engage existing fans and win over new ones. LBE and the themed attraction business has huge potential for growth in Asia Pacific, and Cartoon Network’s world-famous franchises are well-loved by kids and families across the region.”

http://www.animationmagazine.net/people/eric-lee-appointed-lbe-director-tuner-asia-pacific/
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Boomerang Thailand Launches Cha-Ching Boomerang Kids Card

Boomerang Thailand Launches Cha-Ching Boomerang Kids Card

Boomerang Thailand Launches Cha-Ching Boomerang Kids Card

The Prudence Foundation (the charitable division of Prudential Asia) and Turner Broadcasting System Asia-Pacific have worked together to launch the new Cha-Ching Boomerang Kids Card in Thailand. The new card entitles kids to get unique discounts and retail deals, including special offers at Kidzania, Major Cineplex, Funarium Park, Harbin Ice Wonderland and the Cartoon Network Amazone waterpark in Bang Saray, near Pattaya. Prudence Foundation and Turner Broadcasting System Asia-Pacific have been working together for five years on their Cha-Ching initative which encourages kids to earn, save, spend and donate.

According to research by Prudential in 2011, 95% of Asian parents place importance on teaching their children about money management but only 13% think that their children have adequate money management skills. As a result, the “Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids” initiative was created to teach children about the basic principles of money management through the medium of animation.

Cha-Ching has been promoted on Cartoon Network, Boomerang, YouTube, Facebook, the Cha-Ching website and as part of the school curriculum. Cha-Ching is now available in ten languages and currently reaches 41 million households across Asia. Since the launch of the Cha-Ching website in 2011, the website has reached a total of 73 million page views and the Facebook page, has 130,000 fans. Cha-Ching’s YouTube channel has also achieved over two million video views and 4,000 subscribers.

Sean Rach, chief marketing officer of Prudential Corporation Asia made this statement in regards about the new Boomerang Kids Card:

“We are constantly looking for ways to enrich children’s experience of financial literacy and these Boomerang Kids Cards are an innovative way to bring the learning experience to life”.

Phil Nelson, the managing director of Turner International in Southeast Asia Pacific also made this statement about the new Cha-Ching Boomerang Kids Cards:

“Over the years we’ve seen the incredible impact that Cha-Ching has made on Cartoon Network and Boomerang viewers across Asia and beyond. To launch this new initiative with Boomerang, Thailand’s number one Kids’ channel, demonstrates how new ideas keep enhancing the program’s enjoyment and engagement.”

http://www.marketing-interactive.com/prudence-foundation-turner-launch-kids-card/