RUMOURS ARDENT LEISURE IS LOOKING TO SELL DREAMWORLD

THE PARENT company of Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld is considering a sale of the struggling business to a Chinese investor, according to The Australian.

The report says Ardent Leisure had been looking to sell the park before the four tragic deaths on the park's Thunder River Rapids ride...

RUMOURS ARDENT LEISURE IS LOOKING TO SELL DREAMWORLD
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RUMOURS ARDENT LEISURE IS LOOKING TO SELL DREAMWORLD
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