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Portaventura starts its 2011 season with SesamoAventura

Portaventura starts its 2011 season with SesamoAventura

Vila-seca. Costa Dorada. PortAventura started this April 8, 2011 a new season loaded with new features for the enjoyment of thousands of visitors. This time, families will be the main protagonists, as the main novelty of this year is the opening of a new family area SésamoAventura inspired cartoon intended for children. The 2011 season opens with great promise, both in number of visitors and hotel occupancy. In this sense, PortAventura has today registered a 37% increase in hotel reservations for the entire season on the same date last year. It also predicts a level of reserves close to 100% for the Easter holidays. SésamoAventura, the novelty of the 2011 season is the most ambitious enlargement of the park since it opened in 1995 and, thus, complements PortAventura offer children who claimed the family audience. In fact, 65% of visitors to the theme park are families, as explained Luis Valencia, director of development PortAventura. The new family area, SésamoAventura, is the 6 th subject area of ​​the park and is inspired by the universe cartoon and the world of Sesame Street, "whose characters do not go out of style, are a classic for all ages and they are very dear, so much for children as adults ", according to Valencia. Development Director believes that this is "a unique project in Spain and the family area most spectacular in Europe." With a surface area of ​​13,000 m2 and an investment of 15 million euros, the new playground features 11 attractions, "focused not only fun for children but also their families, who can interact with the children." SésamoAventura also offers other services tailored to the needs of smaller families and also with a station, SésamoAventura Station, 3 of the park. Among the main attractions of the new family area, points out The Magic Tree, 12 meters high, where children and their families can get inside and climb its branches. Pilot Coco also highlight an aerial monorail ride runs along the top of SésamoAventura and Butterfly Jumping, spinning attraction flying bicycle. Another attraction that will delight young children is Elmo's Farm, where children can ride a funny mounted on tractor. The fun continues in El Salto de Blas, a free fall tailor-made, the Garden Enchanted, two play structures and Magic Fish, aquatic attraction. Furthermore, in SésamoAventura are already known Tami Tami, and Loco Loco Tiki Waikiki, but completely remodeled for the occasion. As entertainment, the new area has TeatroAventura an outdoor amphitheater with seating for 300 people, where shows are scheduled throughout the entire day, as SésamoAventura and is the time for adventure!, featuring the quirky characters of Sesame Street. The area also has its own parade, "Sesame on Tour." The wide range of SésamoAventura is complemented by an outdoor self-service restaurant, La Cocina de Epi and the Chiki Store, where you can buy souvenirs of the characters of Sesame Street. Surprises for the new season premiere addition SésamoAventura relevant, Fernando Aldecoa, Director General of Aventura, has advanced to the theme park introduced many innovations, "Focused on improving service to customers in the park" as the new shows, which have been renewed by 70%, and the expansion of the cuisine. Most developments of this season focuses on the entertainment area of ​​the park. Thus, we find entertainment start-ups and other traditional and PortAventura but totally renovated for the new season. Thus, in the Mediterranean area has installed a new musical called Welcome, park where the characters greet visitors. In the Gran Teatro Imperial China thematic area, there are two new shows Hello PortAventura! Summer Night, which will enjoy the audience with their dances and acrobatics.   Another new creation shows Betty Boop's American Music, in which Betty Boop accompanied by a singer and her dancers will liven up meals at the restaurant "The Old Steak House", in Far West. In Polynesia, and one of the great innovations of this season, we should mention the opening of two new films 4D Sea Odyssey, AquaRide aimed at a young-adult and Turtle Vision 4D suitable for a more child and family. In restoration, the main development focuses on the total renewal of the offer Far West Restaurant "The Iron Horse", which happens to offer a 100% American Food menu, perfect for Park younger audience. In addition, this same subject area has installed a savory pancake, "Creps Loggers." To finish with the novelties in the area of ​​restoration should be noted that in the Mediterranean area opens "The Canton", a snack bar set in the 125 anniversary of the Coca-cola and a creamy "Yogourtería Danone." Good forecast for Easter from the forthcoming Easter holidays, the outlook is "very positive", as noted by Fernando Aldecoa, has predicted that, on April 8, hotel bookings for the 2011 season are 37% higher than the same period last year above and that, "she says" do envision that this tourist season will be very satisfactory. " With regard to reservations for the upcoming Easter holiday, Aldecoa has predicted that "the current rate of reserves, will reach a level of hotel occupancy approaching 100%." In relation to international markets has highlighted the growth in 60% of hotel reservations in British visitors, a market that had fallen 20% in 2009, due to the economic crisis and unfavorable exchange rate euro / pound. Therefore, "we can speak of a significant recovery of one of our major international markets, has confirmed Aldecoa. Also, a market like Russia, which last year began a significant growth, and now recorded double bookings at the same time last year. PortAventura 2011 season has begun today, will end on January 8, 2012. For Aventura Aquatic Park will be open to the public from 28 May until 11 September. Once again and as usual, this season will be held two major events of Halloween and Christmas, each year more essential to fans park.  

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