New award for Europa-Park: "El Andaluz" and "Castillo Alcazar" are the best Neckermann hotels worldwide


Rust/Frankfurt, November 6th 2004. The guests of the German tour operator Neckermann have decided: The "Neckermann Primo 2004? goes to the Europa-Park hotels "El Andaluz? and "Castillo Alcazar?. The opininon poll among clients of Neckermann included all services down to the last detail, such as accommodation, quality of services, etc.. Approximately 100 hotels have been rated worldwide.

The new hotel "Colosseo?, which has been honoured just recently with the award "Hotelproperty of the Year 2004? (the "Oscar for Hotels?), has been opened only a few months ago and therefore has not been rated.
The popular television presenter Jörg Pilawa praised the hotels and Europa-Park during the awards show in Frankfurt: "I can confirm personally that those two hotels deserve the "Primo?. Just recently, I had the possibility to stay overnight at Europa-Park together with my family. My little son is so enthusiastic about Europa-Park and its hotels, that he doesn´t want to spend his next vacation in Mallorca as usual, but at Europa-Park.? Also Rudi Völler, who attended the awards show, has just recently visited the Europa-Park Resort with his Roman wife Sabrina.

With more than 3,6 million visitors, Europa-Park is the biggest leisure park in Germany. The first hotel was openend in 1995, today the three adventure hotels "El Andaluz?, "Castillo Alcazar? and "Colosseo? are the largest hotel resort in Germany (2700 beds). Europa-Park develops more and more into a destination for short vacations. Approximately 20 % of our visitors stay at Europa-Park longer than one day.

From November 27th 2004 until January 9th 2005 (except December 24th/25th), Europa-Park will be open for its "magical Winter Weeks?. The Europa-Park hotels can be booked under phone number +49 (0) 1805 / 86 86 20 or via the catalogue "Neckermann-Parks Summer 2004?.