GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced that its public bid to open and operate a water park in Mexico has been accepted by IMSS (México’s National Social Security Entity) with plans to open to the public in early 2017 following a major expansion.
“We are very excited to bring the Six Flags experience to other parts of Mexico,” said John Odum, President, Six Flags International Development Company. “Our theme park in Mexico City is one of our fastest growing and most beloved parks, and we look forward to offering guests thrilling Six Flags memories at the new Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec water park for years to come.”
The 67-acre park is located in the State of Morelos and has been closed to the public for several years. Six Flags is planning a multi-million dollar investment in the property that will include the addition of exciting new water slides, rides and attractions along with several new culinary and retail locations, providing the perfect family day out.
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