Resort guests usually want more than just a restful vacation (Ryan and Scheier). They wanted to be entertained, and to have lots of activities available to them. This has lead to a variety of resort innovations, such as fitness and spa programs; self-adventure programs including hiking, rafting, and hunting; eco-tourism which offers educational environmental adventures; and learning opportunities such as windsurfing, cooking, or wine tasting.
The Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, for example, includes the largest indoor waterpark in the United States (Waterpark 10). It is a 378-room property which will add in the next year 80,000 square feet of meeting space, bringing the meeting space total to 120,000 square feet. This will include 10 theaters, 16 suites, 18 breakout rooms, four boardrooms, and a ballroom which can seat 3,000 people. All this space will be wired for internet access, audio-visual, and communications technology. The resort will also add 120 condominium units with 30 four-bedroom, 1,600 square-foot units on each floor of a four-storey complex. Owners of the condos will be able to place them i