Warner Park

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Parque Warner Madrid (previously known as Warner Bros. Movie World Madrid and Warner Bros. Park) is a theme park located 25 km southeast of Madrid, Spain, in the municipality of San Martín de la Vega. The park opened on April 6, 2002, under the management of the Six Flags chain, with a 5% ownership share held by Time Warner. In November 2004, the management arrangement with Six Flags was terminated, with the park now managed by Time Warner and numerous Spanish investment groups. The name change to Parque Warner Madrid occurred at the start of 2006.

The park was opened on April 6, 2002, and managed by Six Flags until November 2004, although the majority shareholder was the Community of Madrid hold 40% of the shares (Caja Madrid 20%, 15% Fadesa, El Corte Ingles 5%, 5% NH Hotels) and Six Flags only another 5% management the real conducted by the U.S. company in the person of Thomas Merhmann who sources close to the address stated[citation needed] who had three years working in Spain and not yet mastered the language, which gave idea of knowledge of Spanish society. Despite all, Six Flags operated the park at their discretion without regard to the board of directors, to produce all kinds of situations far less obtrusive.[citation needed]

In 2002, director Pilar Azcarraga said that visitors’ satisfaction was around 90%, but union sources lowered it at 50%.[citation needed]

The 2006 season saw the premiere of two new shows, Police Academy 2 and Batman Begins, the latter based on the latest movie from Warner Brothers and DC Comics. Both have received good reviews from visitors to the park.

The 2008 season saw two further developments, a family water attraction called Yogi Bear and Bubu and a new show, The Music of Bugs Bunny, based around the glamor of Hollywood in a performance reminiscent of the great Broadway musicals.

On 17 June 2014, the park opened a water park, Parque Warner Beach. The €8.5 million park spans 30,000 square metres (320,000 sq ft) and features two wave pools, a lazy river and two water play areas. Like parts of the original amusement park, Parque Warner Beach is themed to Looney Tunes and Hanna Barbera characters.