AWARDS - RECOGNITION

PortAventura, the leisure complex located to the south of Barcelona, between the towns of Salou and Vila-seca in the province of Tarragona (Catalonia) is the most visited theme park in Spain and the sixth in Europe. Constant innovation and expansion of its areas have been rewarded with various accolades. See the awards received.

 

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Hotel Mansión de Lucy was awarded with Generalitat de Catalunya’s Environmental Management Standard
The Environmental Quality Department of the Departament de Medi Ambient i Habitatge de la Generalitat de Catalunya awards the Environmental Quality Guarantee Seal, a system to identify products or services that meet certain specifications that make them more environmentally-friendly.
Shambhala receives the accolade of "Best Attraction" at The 2015 Worldwide Attractions Awards.
The Worldwide Attractions Awards recognises excellence of the best attractions in the world. Through hundreds of votes cast by seasoned travellers and the general public in the UK, Shambhala was awarded the title of ‘best attraction of the year’ for 2015.
Shambhala recognised as the ‘Best European Roller Coaster and PortAventura the ‘Best Theme Park in Europe’
Kirmes & Park Revue, the German specialist amusement park publication, has awarded Shambhala the European Star Award for ‘Best European Roller Coaster’ for the third time.

PortAventura has also been named the ‘Best Theme Park in Europe’ at the WorldofParks awards, which have also chosen its show 'Celebration' as the 'Best Show in a European Theme Park'.

TRAVELIFE GOLD AWARD
PortAventura, Caribe, El Paso, Gold River and Mansión de Lucy hotels have been given the highest accolade in the Travelife awards, the Gold Award.

Travelife awarded the highest classification to the PortAventura hotels after being rated according to their sustainability criteria. A great review for PortAventura and its commitment to the environment.

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2015
TripAdvisor’s Travellers' Choice Awards place PortAventura Park as the 2nd best theme park in Europe, and the 10th best in the world.

PortAventura Park has received the Travellers’ Choice Award 2015, the highest award granted by TripAdvisor based on the opinions of millions of travellers.

TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
TripAdvisor is pleased to award PortAventura Park the Certificate of Excellence 2015.

This achievement is the direct result of having regularly received excellent reviews from TripAdvisor travellers.

TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
TripAdvisor is pleased to award Costa Caribe Aquatic Park the Certificate of Excellence 2015.

 This achievement is the direct result of having regularly received excellent reviews from TripAdvisor travellers.

Thomas Cook’s Quality Seal “Proven Quality” for summer 2015
The PortAventura hotels have been awarded “Proven Quality 2015” certification-the Thomas Cook Group Quality Seal-for summer 2015.

PortAventura Resort hotels have received excellent feedback from guests and above average ratings. Thomas Cook awards this accolade on the basis of strict criteria, focusing especially on service, hospitality, cleanliness and value for money.

 

Generalitat de Catalunya’s Environmental Management Standard
Recognition of compliance with the Standard in the Hotel Establishment Category for more than ten years has been granted to Hotel El Paso and Hotel PortAventura.
TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2014
TripAdvisor’s Travellers' Choice Awards place PortAventura Park as the 2nd best theme park in Europe, and the 9th best in the world.

PortAventura Park has received the Travellers’ Choice Award 2014, the highest award granted by TripAdvisor based on the opinions of millions of travellers.

 

TRAVELIFE GOLD AWARD
PortAventura, Caribe and El Paso hotels have been given the highest accolade in the Travelife awards, the Gold Award.

Travelife awarded the highest classification to the PortAventura hotels after being rated according to their sustainability criteria. A great review for PortAventura and its commitment to the environment.

 

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY WORLDOFPARKS.EU
All fans of the leading portal Worldofparks.eu have expressed once again their preferences for the best rides and parks in the whole of Europe.

PortAventura received the following awards:

  • BEST AMUSEMENT PARK IN EUROPE 2014 for PortAventura
  • BEST EVENT IN A EUROPEAN AMUSEMENT PARK 2014 for Music Generation

 

TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
TripAdvisor®, one of the largest travel websites in the world, awards TripAdvisor certificates of excellence. This award, which recognises excellence in hospitality, is granted only to establishments that have collected excellent reviews from TripAdvisor users.

PortAventura received the TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE for:

  • PortAventura Park
  • Costa Caribe Aquatic Park
  • Hotel Gold River
  • Hotel PortAventura
  • Hotel Caribe
  • Hotel El Paso
TRAVELIFE GOLD AWARD
PortAventura, Caribe and El Paso hotels have been given the highest accolade in the Travelife awards, the Gold Award.

Travelife awarded the highest classification to the PortAventura hotels after being rated according to their sustainability criteria. A great review for PortAventura and its commitment to the environment.

 

 

KIRMES & PARKS MAGAZINE (GERMANY)
For yet another year, the magazine Kirmes & Park Revue, has held its “European Star Awards” celebrating the best parks and rides in Europe. This time, the Euro Attractions Show took place in the city of lights - Paris.

PortAventura received the following awards:

  • EUROPEAN STAR AWARD – 2013 Best Steel Coaster in Europe, for "Shambhala"
  • 2nd EUROPEAN STAR AWARD – Best theme park in Europe
EUROPEAN COMMUNITY WORLDOFPARKS.EU
All fans of the leading portal Worldofparks.eu have expressed once again their preferences for the best rides and parks in the whole of Europe.

PortAventura received the following awards:

  • BEST AMUSEMENT PARK IN EUROPE 2013 for PortAventura
  • BEST EVENT IN A EUROPEAN AMUSEMENT PARK 2013 for the Halloween season
  • BEST EVENT IN A EUROPEAN AMUSEMENT PARK 2013 for Music Generation

 

TEZ TOUR (RUSIA)
Tez Tour is a tourist group formed by several companies (issuers and recipients), present not only in Russia but also in the former Soviet republics, including the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia, and in surrounding countries such as Romania and Bulgaria. In addition to having a strong presence in destinations like Spain and Mediterranean countries and the Indian and Caribbean islands.

Tez Tour holds a contest in which it rewards several different areas within a number of companies.

PortAventura received the following award:

  • BEST BUSINESS PARTNER 2013
TOURISM FAIR WORLD TRAVEL MARKET (UK) AND HOSTELTUR (SPANISH TRADE MAGAZINE)
Hundreds of Spanish tourism professionals attended the British capital to hold business meetings and presentations at the WTM (World Travel Market), which involved 189 countries and 4625 exhibitors. A large part of the Spanish contingent were gathered by the Turespaña stand, an area of 1000 m2 where 16 destinations and 26 companies were represented.

WTM held a contest in which companies are awarded in several categories.

PortAventura received the following award:

  • WTM GLOBAL AWARD in recognition of PortAventura's HR policy
ZOOVER TRAVEL REVIEW COMMUNITY (BENELUX)
The Zoover Awards, held since 2009, have grown to become an important tourism industry event. Awards are given to accommodations with the highest score within a country. This year the awards were presented in five categories: Hotel, Tourist Park, Campsite, Bed & Breakfast and Apart-Hotel.

PortAventura received the following award:

  • ZOOVER AWARD– Best Theme Park in Europe «ZOOVER AWARD»– Best Theme Park in Europe

 

JET2 HOLIDAYS
PortAventura’s 4-star Hotel El Paso has been awarded one of the Quality Award 2012 by users of the British tour operator Jet2holidays in recognition of the excellence demonstrated in its last season. These awards are based on assessments and surveys on the quality of accommodation, facilities and services used by their customers.

PortAventura received the following award:

  • QUALITY AWARD 2012 -Awarded by Jet2Holidays users to Hotel El Paso
WORLDTRAVEL MARKET GLOBAL
PortAventura has received one of the prestigious WTM Global Awards 2014. The UK international trade show par excellence, following a recommendation put forth by the professional journal Hosteltur, wanted to recognise the human resources policy implemented by PortAventura, a company that develops programmes to promote integration in the labour market of groups at risk of social exclusion.

PortAventura received the following award:

  • WTM GLOBAL AWARDS 2014
TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
TripAdvisor®, one of the largest travel websites in the world, awards TripAdvisor certificates of excellence. This award, which recognises excellence in hospitality, is granted only to establishments that have collected excellent reviews from TripAdvisor users.

PortAventura received the TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE for:

  • PortAventura Park
  • Costa Caribe Aquatic Park
  • Hotel Gold River
  • Hotel PortAventura
  • Hotel Caribe
  • Hotel El Paso
ZOOVER AWARD
The biggest platform of opinions of Benelux travelers has awarded to PortAventura the award of European theme park improvement for the second consecutive year.

The choice of this award is based on the scores from Zoover web users, by achieving over 90% rating.

KIDVAKANIEGIDS
This biannual magazine for parents and children has chosen the Gold River Hotel of PortAventura Resort as one of the best hotels to stay with children.

The award has been earned by the feedback from readers of the magazine.

TEZ TOUR (RUSIA)
Tez Tour is a tourist group formed by several companies (issuers and recipients), present not only in Russia but also in the former Soviet republics, including the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia, and in surrounding countries such as Romania and Bulgaria. In addition to having a strong presence in destinations like Spain and Mediterranean countries and the Indian and Caribbean islands. Tez Tour holds a contest in which it rewards several different areas within a number of companies.

PortAventura received the following award:

  • BEST BUSINESS PARTNER 2012
KIRMES & PARKS MAGAZINE (GERMANY)
In 2010 the German specialist amusement park publication Kirmes & Park Revue, created the “European Star Awards” to celebrate the best parks and rides in Europe. The awards ceremony is usually held during the Euro Attractions Show. The jury was made up of 26 park specialists from around the world, notably "The Theme Park Guy" an expert renowned for having travelled the world visiting amusement parks.

PortAventura received the following award:

  • EUROPEAN STAR AWARD - Best new European attraction 2012 for “Shambhala”.

 

COMMUNITY WORLDOFPARKS.EU (EUROPEAN)
Every year, fans of the website Worldofparks.eu, a major portal in the world of entertainment information, award the best rides and parks in the whole of Europe. Voting is done online between 1st and 10th July. In 2012 more than 20,000 people took part. Voting is free and can be done on the website www.worldofparks.eu

PortAventura received the following awards:

  • YEAR'S BEST NEW ATTRACTION in a theme park for “Shambhala”
  • BEST AMUSEMENT PARK IN EUROPE 2012 for PortAventura