Village Roadshow Theme Parks see declines while upcoming campaign details revealed
Today's half year results presentation from Village Roadshow has revealed an 8.4 per cent decline over the peak summer period for their Gold Coast theme parks and poor results from Sydney. The theme parks will unveil a major marketing campaign in mid-March.
Gold Coast Bulletin doubles down on Movie World hypercoaster misinformation
Following on from their November revelation of some basic details and misinformation about Warner Bros. Movie World's eagerly anticipated new roller coaster, the Gold Coast Bulletin has today topped it with a good dose of fake news about the thrill ride.
Are Australian theme park rides safe?
Reports in the news of Gold Coast theme park rides stopping are on the increase. It asks the question: are these attractions safe to ride?
The Parkz Update: Roller coasters and theme takes centre stage at Movie World
One roller coaster under construction, another suddenly closed while a third undergoes apparent "thematic enhancements". Elsewhere around the park, Doomsday Destroyer reopens and things are looking sharp with Chinese New Year in full swing and some little-known themed sections.
Village Roadshow shares dive following theme park trading update
Village Roadshow saw a drop of almost 10 per cent in its share price this morning following the release of a trading update for its theme park operations. Village Roadshow state that the local Queensland market has reduced significantly as a result of October's incident at Dreamworld.
RCDB reports 196ft height for Movie World 'hypercoaster'
In a blow for the deep-seated inadequacies of roller coaster enthusiasts across Australia, Warner Bros. Movie World's 2017 roller coaster is reported by RCDB to be three feet shy of hypercoaster status.
Village Roadshow cites 'inconsistent trading' at Gold Coast theme parks following Dreamworld incident
At today's Annual General Meeting, Village Roadshow's Chairman Address stated that the fatal incident on Dreamworld's Thunder River Rapids in October has affected Village Roadshow Theme Parks, which operates Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild.
Gold Coast Bulletin demonstrates little knowledge of hypercoasters
The famed bastion of truth and journalistic standards that is the Gold Coast Bulletin extolls the virtues of a hypercoaster in a piece that more or less confirms the style of ride that Warner Bros. Movie World is building for 2017.
The Parkz Update: Foundations continue to appear for Movie World's 2017 roller coaster
It's a while yet before we can make any real sense of the mess of footings that will eventually connect with the roller coaster's hundreds of support columns, but construction progresses on Warner Bros. Movie World's 2017 roller coaster.