PortAventura Resort and Cirque du Soleil have signed a five year partnership deal to create a summer touring base Cirque du Soleil's big top in the resort.
Commenting on the announcement, Charles Décarie, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Cirque du Soleil, said, “Cirque du Soleil is very pleased to confirm a 5 year agreement with Portaventura Resort, and reinforces that Spain, its local public and Spanish fans remain central for our company’s future.”
The first new Cirque du Soleil touring show will be “Amaluna” which will debut in summer 2015 to be part of PortAventura Resort’s 20th Anniversary celebrations.
This new agreement is in line with PortAventura Resort’s internationalization strategy which has seen an investment of over €125 million since 2010.
Fernando Aldecoa, General Manager of Operations and Finance at PortAventura Resort, explains, "This partnership represents another step in our international strategy to position the resort as the best family destination in Europe, a model like Sentosa Island (Singapore) and Orlando (USA).”