Spanish parks drown in debt and fail to meet expectations

Posted Wednesday, June 16, 2004 10:22 AM | Contributed by coasterguts

Touted as a magnet for developers in otherwise lacklustre spots, Spain's four flagship parks have fallen short of the over-enthusiastic predictions on which they were founded.

Read more from The Irish Independent.

Wednesday, June 16, 2004 11:53 AM
I thought Port Adventura was one of Spain's Flagships also. I wonder how that one is doing??
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Wednesday, June 16, 2004 12:41 PM
And Port Aventura in Salou with its white-knuckle rollercoaster rides, continues to lose money nine years after it opened.

There you have it, Port Aventura !

*** This post was edited by Belgian 6/18/2004 3:30:02 AM ***

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Wednesday, June 16, 2004 1:01 PM
Well damn Gina! No need to get raggedy! In the list of related parks it listed everything sans Port Adventura!
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Wednesday, June 16, 2004 4:51 PM
A shame as they're all such quality parks. It's Port AVENTURA by the way, not Adventura.
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Thursday, June 17, 2004 1:47 AM
A Valencia park isn't doing well??? hmmmmmm.
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Thursday, June 17, 2004 4:45 PM
That's Valenica, Spain, not Valencia, CA.

It's unfortunate that these parks are having so many problems. Plenty of people in the US would be very happy with a WBMW Madrid or a Port Aventura being built in the region.

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