Roman flair in Berlin - Europa-Park participates in the ITB


2004 Novelties: Hotel "Colosseo" and "Gladiator Stunt Show"

From the 12th to the 16th of March, the gladiators will come to the Internationale Tourismusbörse (International Tourism Market) in Berlin. Europa-Park - the world's largest seasonal theme park, located in Germany's Rust close to the borders of France and Switzerland - will entice the exhibition visitors to the old Rome in Hall 16 with its 500 m². The new Roman/Italian-style 4-Star adventure hotel "Colosseo? that will open in June 2004 will be presented. Because of the "entertainment pro? Europa-Park, the Berlin Exhibition will increase its offerings for children up to 14 years of age, who will for the first time receive free entry to the event.

The decoration of the exhibition hall, exclusively for Europa-Park, will be impressive: an imposing 16-meter high coliseum arch will give one an idea of the proportions of the third park-owned 1450-bed hotel in Germany's largest theme park. Four gladiators will guard the entrance to the hall and a Roman chariot, antique vases and Roman canopy will round out the scenery. A 10-meter large circular stage will be the central point of the action. A great variety of shows will take place here for the visitors, including a thrilling acrobatic show, Roman Graces, hand-painted pantomime artists, two "funny? Romans and a "Kid's Party? - which is guaranteed to make the children scream for joy - hosted by Europa-Park Clown Peppino. On the Europa-Park stage, tv-moderator Ingo Dubinski will host the daily program on the days open to the public. On March, 12th and 13th Miss Germany 2004 will be in the Europa-Park exhibition hall.

Information on Europa-Park and the new adventure hotel "Colosseo? will be available at the exhibition stand itself. A large number of prizes can be won. Europa-Park's tourist partners, Neckermann Reisen, Ameropa and Dertour will also have information booths in the Europa-Park exhibition hall.

No other destination in Germany provides a comparable offering of entertainment and fun for all ages like Europa-Park does. In eleven European themed areas, covering 68 hectares, visitors can learn about the architectural diversity of Europe, shoot down from dizzying heights on high-speed roller coasters, stare in awe at fascinating acrobatics and artistry in the international shows, dive into the underwater world in the 4D theater, or provide little ones with an extraordinary day full of a great variety of kid's attractions. In addition, this year will of course once again include a large number of events and television shows.

Europa-Park is open daily from 9 AM to 6 PM from April 3 to November 7, 2004, with extended hours in the peak season. Winter Season 2004/2005 from November 27, 2004 to January 9, 2005 (except for December 24 and 25). For hotel reservations, call + 49/ (0) 1805-86 86 20.