Siam Park

29 - 30 January 2019 — Canary Islands, Spain
(Optional Post Tour: 31 January 2019)


In January 2019, IAAPA EMEA is hosting its first event on the Canary Islands. Take this opportunity to learn, discover, and experience the best leisure destinations on Tenerife and Grand Canary.

Learn best practices in water parks, zoos and aquariums and learn about their operations, security, crisis communication, food and beverage, and VIP experiences.

Visit two globally renowned attractions: 'Siam Park' and 'Loro Parque' in Tenerife, both voted as best facility worldwide in their category by TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Awards.

In addition, participants of the IAAPA EMEA Winter Forum have the opportunity to add on a unique visit to Grand Canary to explore the newly opened 'Poema Del Mar' aquarium.

Enjoy a great opportunity to network with industry colleagues.

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TUESDAY 29 January 2019

10h00: Registration opens at 'Hotel Botánico'

12h00: Transfer to 'Loro Parque' followed by lunch and visit of the park including reserved show seats and in-depth tour

20h00: Buffet dinner with typical Canary Island show in hotel restaurant

WEDNESDAY 30 January 2019

09h00: Seminars in 'Hotel Botánico' on crisis communication

11h00: Departure to 'Siam Park' followed by lunch and in-depth tour on different subjects, including:

  • Ride operations
  • Food and beverage experiences and events
  • Security investments
  • Merchandising
  • VIP experiences (such as cabanas, houses, and villas)
  • Lifeguard training

16h00: Two options for our attendees:

  1. Explore the park and ride the slides (including fast access)
  2. Discover the iconic sights of 'Mount Teide' on a guide-led bus tour

20h00: Spectacular gala dinner in the garden of the hotel with local carnival group


09h00: Departure from 'Hotel Botánico'

10h00: Departure ship from S.C. de Tenerife

11h20: Arrival on Grand Canary and transfer to aquarium 'Poema del Mar'

12h10: Visit 'Poema del Mar' with lunch and guided tour

15h00: Departure bus

16h00: Departure ship from Agaete, Grand Canary

17h45: Arrival at 'Airport North'

18h15: Arrival at 'Hotel Botánico'


IAAPA Member Rate: € 295
Non-Member Rate: € 420

Add-on Grand Canary visit: € 100

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*includes transportation, lunches, refreshments, entrance tickets, a cocktail reception and dinners. Accommodation in Tenerife is not included but is available at a reduced IAAPA rate at the Hotel Botánico.


Preferred Accommodation: Hotel Botánico


The selected IAAPA hotel is the first 5-star luxury hotel on the Canary Islands, and thanks to the optimal quality of all their services, it has belonged to 'The Leading Hotels of The World' since 1998.

Registration, educational seminars, and dinners will take place here. IAAPA recommends staying in Hotel Botánico for the duration of the event.

How to reserve your hotel room at the IAAPA rate:

Once you have registered for IAAPA EMEA Winter Forum 2019, you will receive a promotional code for the hotel website, which enables you to reserve your room at the following rates:

Single Occupancy: €125,19 per night, including breakfast and VAT
Double Occupancy: €163,71 per night, including breakfast and VAT

How to get to IAAPA EMEA Winter Forum:

For attendees flying in, IAAPA recommends arriving via Tenerife Norte Airport, located approximately 20 minutes from the hotel where the event takes place.



For questions or more information with regard to this event, please contact