Alton Towers saw a 25% fall in visitor numbers in 2015, according to a report published by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).
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Thorpe Park has said that its latest ride – Derren Brown’s Ghost Train – will now not open before the end of May.
Paultons Park has today opened its new £9 million dinosaur-themed Lost Kingdom area.
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It is a common basis for a newspaper feature – ‘person loses X stone after ride embarrassment’ – or something similar.
Media outlets are well-known for sensationalising routine theme park occurrences, and Monday’s stoppage of Alton Towers’ Galactica ride was no different.
The Smiler accident at Alton Towers crippled its visitor numbers in the second half of last year.
Thorpe Park has announced that the opening of its new ride – Derren Brown’s Ghost Train – will be delayed.