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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions set to make a splash at the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®

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Larger-Than-Life Float Brings Joy of America's Largest Indoor
Waterparks and The Wonder and Majesty of the African Continent to the
Annual Holiday Spectacle

Millions of spectators will take a journey to the African continent this
Thanksgiving as Kalahari Resorts and Conventions debut a new
larger-than-life float in the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving
Day Parade®. Home to America's Largest Indoor Waterparks,
Kalahari will join the historic lineup of the Macy's Parade to delight
more than 3.5 million spectators lining the Parade route and more than
50 million viewers nationwide on Thursday, November 22.

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Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is set to make a splash in the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day  ...

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is set to make a splash in the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this November. Home to America's Largest Indoor Waterparks, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions will debut a new larger-than-life float that will take millions of spectators on a journey to Africa this Thanksgiving. For more information, visit: www.KalahariResorts.com (Graphic: Business Wire)

"Each year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade team creates new inspired
stages to float down the streets of New York and captivate millions all
over the country," said Jordan Dabby, vice-president partnership
marketing for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. "This year, with the
addition of Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, our audience will be
transported to Africa through colorful and imaginative scenes depicting
both animals native to the continent and Kalahari family fun. This
special float is undoubtedly one of a kind and will delight our audience
on Thanksgiving Day."

The Kalahari float depicts a wondrous scene where the spirit of
community, fun and connection with the earth is at the heart of a
colorful gathering of inhabitants. At the centerpiece of the design is
an animated 12-foot wide head of an African elephant with its iconic
ears converging with other animals at the watering hole. Rendered in
abstract form and creating a mosaic inspired by the art of African
cultures, such as bold patterned wooden masks, the animals and trees on
the float, merge into a stylized landscape that showcases the marvel and
majesty of the African continent and its human companions who together
enjoy a relaxing and fun day at the lazy river.

Founded by the Nelson family in 2000, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions
deliver a "world-away" waterpark resort and conference experience in
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, Sandusky, Ohio, the Pocono Mountains,
Pennsylvania, and coming soon to Round Rock, Texas. Kalahari includes
America's Largest Indoor Waterparks, outdoor waterparks, first-class
convention facilities, thrilling entertainment and dry-play activities,
delicious dining options, Spa Kalahari and Salon, and more. Kalahari
Resorts and Conventions welcomes more than 5 million guests annually.

"The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is an iconic tradition that brings
families together. At Kalahari, we believe that bringing family and
friends together in a fun and exciting experience helps strengthen bonds
of sharing in the community. We hope that families across America will
enjoy the one-of a-a kind float we've created with Macy's," said Todd
Nelson, owner, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions.

Participating in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is another big
milestone for Kalahari Resorts and Conventions this year. The company
also recently broke ground on its fourth resort – located just north of
Austin in Round Rock, Texas, and slated to open in 2020. The
500-million- dollar project will include nearly 1,000 guest rooms, a
200,000-sq.-ft. convention center, America's Largest Indoor Waterpark
and more. This follows convention center expansions at both the
Wisconsin Dells and Pocono Mountains locations.

The 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade airs
nationwide on NBC-TV, on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2017 from 9:00 AM – Noon; in
all time zones.

For more information on Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, please visit www.KalahariResorts.com

About Kalahari Resorts and Conventions

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin,
Sandusky, Ohio, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, and coming soon to
Round Rock, Texas, delivers a "world-away" waterpark resort and
conference experience beyond expectations. The authentically
African-themed Kalahari Resorts, privately owned by the Nelson family,
is home to America's largest indoor waterparks. All Kalahari Resorts
feature well-appointed guest rooms, full-service Spa Kalahari, a fully
equipped fitness center, on-site restaurants, unique retail shops and a
state-of-the-art conference center. Kalahari Resorts and Conventions
frequently receives awards and accolades for its guest and convention
services. Recent recognition includes: Condé Nast Traveler's #1 World's
Coolest Indoor Waterparks, TripAdvisor's 2018 Travelers' Choice Awards,
2017 Pennsylvania Meetings + Events' Best of Pennsylvania Finalist, 2017
Supplier of the Year Award from the New York chapter of the Professional
Convention Management Association (PCMA), TripAdvisor's 2017 Travelers'
Choice Awards, 2016 Family Vacation Critic Favorite, TripAdvisor's 2016
Travelers' Choice Awards, 2015 Readers' Choice USA Today's 10 Best
Indoor Waterparks and January 2015 OpenTable's Diners' Choice Award for
Double Cut Grill's signature dining experience for the second
consecutive year. For reservation and guest information, call
1-877-KALAHARI (525-2427) or visit KalahariResorts.com. To learn more
about Kalahari Resorts, members of the media are encouraged to visit KalahariMedia.com.

About the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

With more than 50 million viewers across the country and more than 3.5
million spectators that line up along the streets of New York City each
year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a national icon that has
grown into a world-famous holiday event. For more than 90 years, the
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has marked the official start of the
holiday season. Growing in size and scale, the Parade proudly marches
down a more than 2-mile route in New York City with more than 8,000
participants in tow including Macy's employees, their families,
celebrities, athletes, clowns and dance groups spreading holiday cheer.
The Parade also features America's best marching bands, fabulous floats
and Macy's signature giant helium character balloons. For more
information on the Macy's Parade, please visit www.macys.com/parade
or call the Parade hotline at (212) 494-4495.

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