News desk THE Theme Park Group (TPG) which is behind plans to open an Evolution Theme Park in Majorca, says it expects to attract between 1.5 and two million visitors a year.

In a communique issued after an extraordinary board meeting of shareholders, investors and representatives of associated firms, the company announced the steps it plans to take to speed up the development of the theme park.

It said it had decided to do this following support received in recent weeks from the Balearic government, the Calvia town council and representatives of the business sector.

TPG is awaiting the final approval of the Development Plan of Majorca, now that the size of the theme park has been scaled down to comply with directives. After the Development Plan of Majorca is approved, the theme park plans will be submitted to the general development plan of Calvia.

The communique says that in the past few weks, TPG has established contacts with the leading tour operators and airlines of Britain, Germany and Scandinavia, in order to set up a series of agreements.

These agreements are designed to guarantee a flow of visitors of between 1.5 and two million persons a year.
The theme park has been described as an innovative way of extending the tourist season and boosting family tourism.
The site initially chosen was in Inca, but the group failed to win planning permission. Environmental groups have expressed their opposition.