Theme park news
Village Roadshow Theme Parks Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment into Gold Coast Theme Parks
Village Roadshow Theme Parks is set for an exciting 18-months with $50 million dollars scheduled to be spent, including thrilling new attractions for the Gold Coast parks, enhancing guest experiences, and maintaining Village Roadshow Theme Parks’ high standards of animal welfare, technology and plant integrity.
New thrill rides: six ways Dreamworld can win back fans
Dreamworld have said there will be two major ride announcements this year. Ben Roache from OurWorlds gives his ideas for how the theme park can win back fans with world-class thrill rides. The six ideas Ben suggests combine both short term and long term solutions all centre around Dreamworld becoming competitive once again.
Dreamworld CEO promises two major announcements as Sky Voyager delays continue
Dreamworld CEO John Osborne downplays Sky Voyager's unprecedented five month delays while promising new major attractions.
Dreamworld CEO talks thrill ride replacements off the back of Ardent Leisure cash injection
In a recent interview with the Gold Coast Bulletin, Dreamworld CEO John Osborne spoke about his desire for new major thrill rides. It's complete turnaround for a company that has insisted in recent years that thrill rides aren't on the cards – and it's a sign that they're getting to the heart of Dreamworld's biggest issues.
Dreamworld Invests in team members’ futures with launch of new Training Academy
As part of Ardent Leisure’s ongoing commitment to be a leader in all aspects of theme park operations and safety, Dreamworld has established a Training Academy to deliver continued learning and development opportunities to its team members.
Dreamworld mismanagement reaches fever pitch with tone-deaf Wipeout closure
Dreamworld's announcement that the iconic Wipeout is now closed was a foregone conclusion for the 25 year old ride, but what's worrying is the lack of a future plan from a theme park whose owners have no apparent strategy.
Dreamworld appoints aviation expert as engineering boss; Sky Voyager remains grounded
Dreamworld have announced the appointment of a new boss of the theme park's engineering division that has never worked in a theme park and holds no professional engineering qualifications.