However, the release of the “Avengers: Endgame” has already made it possible to set “unprecedented records and in the meantime compensated for the weaker first months of the year”, the group said.
The decline in the number of visitors in the first quarter was particularly substantial in Belgium (-23.5%), Switzerland (-19.4%) and Luxembourg (-6.3%).
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Kinepolis’ revenue, on the other hand, is up thanks to higher revenue per spectator in all countries, in tickets, snacks and drinks.
Kinepolis operates a total of 97 cinemas in Belgium (11), France (12), Spain (8), the Netherlands (17), Luxembourg (3), Switzerland (1), Poland (1, rented to third parties) and Canada (44).