Presented below is the latest press releases published by PortAventura. The information is provided directly from PortAventura, with the most reliable information for the publication of news about the latest developments and events that PortAventura has organised or are organising.
PortAventura, 11 June 2015. - Cirque du Soleil arrives at PortAventura this summer to celebrate its 20th Anniversary. Last year was the first time the iconic Canadian circus company had ever set up base in a European holiday resort.
PortAventura Resort, 8 June 2015 - PortAventura Resort has just launched Hotel Gold River’s new themed Callaghan building. The Callaghan Building features 78 new 4* Deluxe rooms, two of which are fully equipped for disabled access. With this new addition Hotel Gold River has now become the largest of the five hotels in the Resort with a total of 549 rooms.
PortAventura Resort, 7 May 2015. – The first stone of the Ferrari Land project has been laid today. This new theme park dedicated to the Prancing Horse (Cavallino Rampante) will add to the offering at PortAventura Resort, making it the destination with the highest number of theme parks (3) in Europe.
PortAventura, 18 March 2015. - On 21 March, the gates to PortAventura will open with even more magic than ever before. The 2015 season begins with an important milestone: PortAventura’s 20th Anniversary. It promises a year filled with celebrations and new attractions to commemorate 20 years of success and thrills.
London, 23 January 2015. To mark its 20 th Anniversary, PortAventura has moved into the luxury market by launching Mansión de Lucy – the resort's first five-star hotel. Hotel Gold River, of which Mansión de Lucy used to be a part, has also been expanded into the largest in the resort through the addition of a new section – the Callaghan Building containing 78 deluxe rooms.
PortAventura Resort, December 2th 2014. – PortAventura Resort and Cirque du Soleil have signed a 5 year agreement to establish a summer touring base for the world famous Canadian entertainment company in the resort. The deal envisages that Cirque du Soleil's big top will stage a number of different touring productions, the first of which will be “Amaluna”, which arrives in Europe for the first time next year.
PortAventura, November 18th 2014 – PortAventura will kick off its special Christmas schedule on November 22nd with a wide range of leisure activities for the whole family. The Christmas theming of the park, together with shows created especially for the season, will delight young and old at this magical time of year.
The annual charity dinner organized by the Portaventura Foundation (Fundación PortAventura) has yet again exceeded all expectations. The event, held on October 2nd, was attended by 1,050 guests including politicians, business owners, journalists and representatives of charities and social organizations.
PortAventura will lift the lid on a cauldron of terror on September 27th with the beginning of its new Halloween season. Fear fans of all ages will have great fun enjoying the park's attractions and shows in an especially eerie atmosphere.
Motorsports star Marc Gené spent a few days with his family at PortAventura destination resort and personally tried out some of the newest attractions, including the new Angkor: Adventure in the Lost Kingdom.
The 'Summer of Love' will live again at PortAventura on September 6th at the final 'White Night' theme party of 2014. The destination resort will stay open until 4am to host a hippy spectacular at this special event where guests can see out the season in late-Sixties style.
Continuing its strategy of introducing great new products every year, PortAventura will surprise this season’s visitors with a spectacular new attraction: Angkor: Adventure in the Lost Kingdom. This novelty is framed in the context of the resort’s development strategy to become the best holiday destination for European families: a concept that can be defined as European Destination Resort.
Over recent years, PortAventura has undertaken a strategy of continued expansion with the aim of making it a major holiday destination renowned throughout Europe. To achieve this, it has opted for a strategy of internationalisation and has taken on new projects every year, investing around €125 million since 2010.
PortAventura, 23 May 2014. - The arrival of warmer, summer weather means it's the perfect time to take a refreshing dip. Costa Caribe Aquatic Park, PortAventura’s water park, will open its gates again next Saturday with more than 50,000 m2 of thrilling slides, pools and great entertainment for the whole family.
PortAventura, May 7th 2014 – PortAventura has been ranked for the second year running as the Best Amusement Park in Europe after scoring a total of over 90% in positive reviews by users of Zoover, the largest Benelux platform for travel reviews. PortAventura has consolidated its position as a class-leading holiday destination in Spain and Europe, with both the theme park and its hotels playing key roles in the visitor experience.
PortAventura, April 11th 2014. – In recent years, PortAventura has pursued a strategy of continuous expansion with the goal of making the resort a class-leading holiday destination in Europe. To achieve this, it has adopted an internationalization strategy and incorporated new projects every year, investing over €125 million since 2010.
PortAventura, 13 de marzo de 2014. – PortAventura Entertainment S.A.U. (“PortAventura”) has reached a licensing agreement with Ferrari S.p.A. (“Ferrari”) to establish “Ferrari Land”, a new theme park dedicated to the global brand of Ferrari within the PortAventura destination resort near Barcelona, Spain.
PortAventura, March 3rd 2014. – With just over six weeks to go before the start of what will be PortAventura's 19th season, the theme resort has invited media to check out the construction progress on the new star attraction, Angkor: Adventure in the Lost Kingdom.
PortAventura, January 22nd 2014. – Continuing its strategy of introducing great new products every year, PortAventura will surprise this season’s visitors with a spectacular new attraction: Angkor: Adventure in the Lost Kingdom.
December 16th, 2013. – PortAventura’s 4-star Hotel El Paso has recently been awarded with a Quality Award 2012 by Jet2holidays customers in recognition of its excellence for the past season. These awards are based on the evaluations and surveys on the accommodation quality, facilities and services carried out by their clients.
PortAventura, December 5, 2013. – Thanks to PortAventura, next summer, Cirque du Soleil will present KOOZA at PortAventura, one of the most spectacular productions of the Canadian company to date. Thanks to the agreement signed between both companies, the show, with a daily spectator capacity of over 2,400, will run at the resort during the summer months in 2014.
December 4th 2013 – Investindustrial, through its subsidiary World Park Holdings B.V. (“Investindustrial”), has announced that it has entered into an agreement with KKR. Under the agreement, KKR will acquire a 49.9% shareholding in PortAventura (www.portaventura.es), the leading entertainment park and destination resort in Southern Europe. The closing is expected in January 2014 and is only subject to customary regulatory approvals.
PortAventura, 19 November 2013.Christmas is coming to PortAventura. From November 23rd the resort will transform into a fantastic winter dreamscape where young and old alike can enjoy a truly magical Christmas.
PortAventura, September, 18th 2013.The 1st Meeting of Theme Park Fans was held last Saturday, September 14th, in PortAventura. More than 130 theme park enthusiasts took part in the first edition which was hailed as a success in terms of both organization and attendance.
Barcelona, June 27th, 2013.Last Friday took place in London the BiB 2013 Awards (Brilliance in Blogging): the prizes that reward the work done during the year by the most influent mum bloggers in the United Kingdom. The travel category, sponsored by PortAventura, chose A Family Adventure Project as the winner because of its passion for adventure and family travel.
PortAventura, summer 2013. - PortAventura presents once again for this year a project that will be a European benchmark: the expansion of Costa Caribe Aquatic Park. This new attraction is part of the resort’s development strategy, in which it aims to become the best European family holiday destination: a concept defined as European Destination Resort. This project also reflects a commitment to investment within the region which has led to PortAventura earmarking more than 70 million Euros for new initiatives within the last 3 years.
PortAventura, 9th April 2013.- The PortAventura tourist resort opened its doors to the public on 22nd March, with new additions and improvements to its parks and hotels.
PortAventura, March 12th, 2013.- PortAventura raises an international big bet this year: positioning as the best holiday and familiar resort in Europe. From now it is going to present as PortAventura: European Destination Resort.
PortAventura, March, 2013.-Bert and Ernie visit Glasgowthis Saturday to say hi to some of the 45.000 people from the Scottish’s city who visited PortAventura last year. UK visitors’ profile is mostly families who want to enjoy real relaxing holidays (All Inclusive).
PortAventura, March, 2013.-Bert and Ernie visit Liverpool this Saturday to say hi to some of the 18.000 people from the North West’s city who visited PortAventura last year. UK visitors’ profile is mostly families who want to enjoy real relaxing holidays (All Inclusive).
PortAventura, January 23st, 2012. - PortAventura confirms this season one of its most expected projects: the complete renovation and extension of the Costa Caribe Aquatic Park, the second park of the resort, right next to PortAventura.
The prestigious magazine specialized in theme parks has given today the Best European Attraction 2012 to PortAventura because of Shambhala.
Shambhala, the highest roller coaster in Europe, opens in PortAventura
Shambhala, the highest roller coaster in Europe, opens in PortAventura
PortAventura finishes the construction of Shambhala
This new family zone is the main novelty of our 2011 season
From 25 September, fear will take over at PortAventura with great novelty shows.
PortAventura celebrates this year its 15th Anniversary