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PortAventura Hotels and Convention Centre to Host 2017 Mediterranean Games Participates and Deligates

Salou, Spain — The organizing committee for the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2017 has announced that PortAventura Resort will host the Village which accommodates participants, international delegates and organizers.

The Games will take place from 30 June to 9 July 2017 in 16 venues, the city of Tarragona and 15 other municipalities. 33 sports, 4,000 athletes from 25 different nationalities, 1,000 international judges, 1,000 journalists, 3,500 volunteers and more than 150,000 spectators are expected to be part of this amazing event.

Three PortAventura Resort hotels, Costa Caribe, El Paso and PortAventura will welcome thousands of participants during the Mediterranean Games. Furthermore, PortAventura Resort’s Convention Centre will provide the venue for the international zone.

Commenting on the successful bid, Giovanni Cavalli, Sales General Manager of PortAventura, said: “PortAventura is proud to have been chosen as the site of the Village for the Mediterranean Games. This event will be a great opportunity to project both Tarragona and PortAventura on an international scale.

Laura Valdeolivas, Director of PortAventura Business & Events, added:  “The decision of the Organising Committee was influenced not only by our large hotel capacity, but also by the fact that we have a versatile convention centre, which will act as the hub for all complementary services to the Olympic village. Furthermore, the activities taking place in PortAventura Resort will be coordinated from our PortAventura Business & Events unit.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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