10/3/2008 - CoCo Key Grand Opening


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Ryan Marketing Partners
Phone: (860) 678-0078 ext: 107
E-Mail: lauras@ryanmarketing.com

Thursday, October 02, 2008


CoCo Key Water Resort Offering Celebratory Pricing During Grand Opening Weekend

Waterbury, CT- CoCo Key Water Resort, the brand-new, 50,000 square-foot indoor water park at the Holiday Inn Waterbury, opens to the public on October 3, 2008. CoCo Key announced today that they are offering day passes for only $15 per person to the first 500 people to visit the park each day of their opening weekend, October 3-5. The passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The park will be open Friday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Now that the park is open, families looking for a special adventure to share together, and organizations looking for a unique venue for group and corporate events have a year-round tropical destination to visit right here in Connecticut. Reservations are now being accepted for CoCo Key Family Four Packs, day passes, group events, birthday parties and gift certificates. Reservations and complete information are available at ( 800) 315-2621 or www.cocokeywaterresort.com .

Gallons of Fun

CoCo Key Water Resort's décor and atmosphere reflect the tropical appeal of historic Key West. CoCo Key offers gallons of fun with three water slides – the Shark Slam, Pelican Plunge and Barracuda Blast – the Coral Reef Cavern activity pool, "dip-in" movie theater, Coconut Grove adventure river, Palm Grotto indoor/outdoor spa, Parrot's Perch interactive play island, Pizza Hut Express and A & W snack bar, Wet Rooster bar, arcade and birthday party spaces. A six-foot-tall plush version of "CoCo," the resort's parrot mascot, will entertain CoCo Key guests, posing for pictures, attending parties and singing "Happy Birthday." CoCo Key Water Resort will be open daily, offering a year-round respite from New England's often challenging climate. Hours vary and can be viewed on the CoCo Key website.  

Hotel Amenities Upgraded for Business Travelers, Meetings

Known as Central Connecticut's meeting place, Holiday Inn Waterbury has recently completed an extensive renovation to the 284-room hotel, including updated rooms, a new restaurant / lounge, indoor pool, fitness center and 40,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space. With the   4 th largest ballroom in Connecticut and 22 meeting rooms, the hotel can accommodate groups from as small as 10, to a seated banquet for 1200 people, or an exhibit with up to 70 booths.

For more information about Holiday Inn Waterbury, call the front desk at 1-203-706-1000 or visit www.holidayinn.com/waterburyct.

CoCo Key Water Resorts, created in partnership with Wave Development LLC and Sage Hospitality Resources, are the newest water resort development throughout the United States, offering a Key West paradise for family adventure getaways. Managed by Sage Hospitality Resources, one of the nation's leading hotel management companies, CoCo Key Water Resort developments are currently open at: Holiday Inn, Waterbury, CT; Sheraton Chicago Northwest, Arlington Heights, IL; Clock Tower Resort, Rockford, IL; Cherry Valley Lodge, Newark, OH; Sheraton Ferncroft/Boston Resort, Danvers, MA; Holiday Inn Central, Omaha, NE; Sheraton Cincinnati Hotel, Cincinnati; and Sheraton Sports Complex Hotel, Kansas City, MO. Additional CoCo Key Water Resort developments are underway Mt. Laurel, NJ and Fitchburg, MA. For more information visit www.cocokeywaterresort.com

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