2015 news

Keep up to date with the latest news and events at Parkdean Resorts.

DEC

14

Appointment of Ian Bull as CFO

The Board of Parkdean Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Bull as Chief Financial Officer with effect from March 2016.

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NOV

27

Parkdean Holidays Wins Gold At British Travel Awards

PARKDEAN HOLIDAYS is celebrating its best year yet following Wednesday night’s British Travel Awards, which saw it take home three gold awards* including Best UK Family Holiday Parks Operator.

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NOV

11

£960M Parkdean Resorts Merger Completes

FOLLOWING approval from both the Financial Conduct Authority and the Competition and Markets Authority the merger between Parkdean and Park Resorts will formally complete today, 10 November.

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NOV

5

Brand New For 2016: Park Resorts Opens For February Half Term For The First Time Ever!

Park Resorts, the UK’s leading Holiday Park operator is excited to be opening for February half term for the first time ever!

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OCT

30

Parkdean Holidays Scoop Top Prize at Travel Industry Awards

NORTH East-based holiday park operator Parkdean Holidays has been awarded the title of ‘Best Holiday Park’ at the prestigious Group Leisure Awards 2015 this month.

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OCT

12

Parkdean Celebrates Award Success and Continues to Invest in the Future

PARKDEAN Holidays is celebrating people development success following a national award win, impressive employee engagement survey results and the continued growth of its future talent training programmes.

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OCT

6

John Waterworth announced as merged group CEO

John Waterworth, currently Chief Executive of Parkdean, will be appointed, on completion of the merger, Chief Executive of the combined Parkdean/ Park Resorts which is subject only to clearance by the CMA and FCA.

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SEP

8

Community Spirit Takes Centre Stage to Preserve Iconic Theatre

THE show is set to go on for one of Newcastle’s best-loved theatres with a group of volunteers stepping into the showbiz spotlight this autumn to raise funds for its ongoing preservation.

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SEP

1

Proposed Merger of Parkdean and Park Resorts

Parkdean and Park Resorts announce today a proposed merger, subject to clearance by the Competition and Markets Authority, to create a leader in the UK domestic holiday market.

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SEP

1

Proposed Merger of Parkdean and Park Resorts

Parkdean and Park Resorts announce today a proposed merger, subject to clearance by the Competition and Markets Authority, to create a leader in the UK domestic holiday market.

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JUL

27

It's Better in Britain: Devon and Cornwall Residents Opt to Stay on British Shores This Summer

WITH the UK enjoying a steady summer to date in the weather stakes, it’s no surprise British holidaymakers are opting to stick to their own shores for annual breakaways.

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JUL

22

Golf Legends Raise Thousands for Ayrshire Hospice at Parkdean Pro-Am

AWARD-WINNING Holiday Park operator Parkdean invited the nation’s leading golf professionals to their annual Pro-Am charity golf tournament this month, raising over £27,000 for a local hospice.

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JUL

15

Park Resorts Inspires Holidaymakers To Share Their Memories

Park Resorts, the UK’s leading holiday park operator, has created a holiday memory hub for holidaymakers to share their pictures and videos to be in with the chance of winning great prizes.

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JUL

2

Beach Becomes Classroom At Parkdean's Ruda Holiday Park

PRIMARY school children in Devon spent an afternoon on the beach recently learning how to look after local wildlife and unique sand dunes on award-winning Croyde Bay, at Parkdean’s Ruda Holiday Park.

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JUN

24

Travel Like A Star - Touring, Camping or Caravanning At Parkdean

Award-winning holiday operator Parkdean Holidays has noticed the trend for family mini-breaks and staycations is on the rise, and the stars are doing it too.

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JUN

7

Turtle Tots Partners With Park Resorts To Roll Out Award-Winning Infant Swim Programme Across UK Holiday Parks

Award-winning children’s swim programme Turtle Tots, has announced a partnership with the UK’s largest Holiday Park operator, Park Resorts, to roll out its popular swimming classes, initially across three holiday park locations

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MAY

20

Awards Reveal Parkdean Holidays' World-Class Beaches

STUNNING beaches owned by Parkdean Holidays have been announced as winners of the Blue Flag status and Seaside Awards this year.

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MAY

15

Surf All Season With Parkdean

WATCH pro surfers, learn to ride a wave or find your own secret surf spot with a Parkdean Holiday this summer. With miles of coastline to explore, Parkdean Holiday Parks in Devon, Cornwall and Scotland make perfect surf destinations, for people of all abilities.

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APR

10

Beach Ranger - The Best Job In The World?

Beach combing, feeding fishes, tracking wild animals, rambling round rockpools and rescuing old Christmas trees, these are just some of the fun but very important jobs that Rose Roberts, Beach Ranger, is employed to do every day with her team at Parkdean Holidays Ruda Holiday Park in Devon.

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MAR

6

Parkdean Holidays Launches 'Aspire' A Nationwide Hunt For Talented Apprentices

AWARD WINNING Parkdean Holidays is driving to recruit over 100 young people across the UK this year with its ‘Aspire’ apprenticeship programme in a bid to triple its intake of apprentices throughout 2015.

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FEB

9

Cornwall Is The Place To Be Thanks To New BBC Drama Poldark

BOOKINGS to Parkdean Holidays Sea Acres, Mullion and Looe Bay Holiday Parks in Cornwall have soared since the eagerly anticipated remake of BBC period drama Poldark started on BBC1 on Sunday night two weeks ago.

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FEB

5

Park Resorts Takes Over Summerfields Holiday Park In Norfolk

Park Resorts, the UK’s leading holiday park operator, has purchased Summerfields Holiday Park in Norfolk this week, bringing its UK Holiday Park portfolio to 49.

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JAN

19

Parkdean Offers New Entertainment and Holiday Homes for Guests in 2015

AWARD-WINNING holiday park operator Parkdean Holidays is stepping into the New Year by adding new shows to its Showtime parks and exciting new activities to its free Kids’ Clubs, as well as more holiday homes to its portfolio.

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JAN

6

Parkdean Holidays Launches Luxury Lodges and Other Updates for 2015

AWARD-WINNING holiday park operator Parkdean Holidays has stepped into the New Year by adding new top-end lodges, holiday homes, and entertainment programmes to its parks.

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JAN

4

Parkdean Continues Growth With Investments In UK Holiday Market

Award-winning holiday park operator Parkdean is building on the success of 2015 by investing a total of £13.6m across its 24 holiday parks in 2016.

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