Amusement Parks in the US: Market Research Report

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Amusement Parks Market Research Report | NAICS 71311 | Feb 2015

Joy ride: Increased travel activity will lead to healthy industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Amusement Parks market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Amusement Parks industry is experiencing significant growth as revenue and profit margins continue to expand amid brightening economic conditions. As consumer sentiment improved markedly over the past five years, more Americans increased leisure spending, resulting in higher amusement park attendance and greater in-park spending. Industry growth is expected to continue over the next five years as a number of drivers continue to have a positive influence on the industry. The additional infusion of tourist dollars is expected to bolster revenue for regional and destination amusement parks. The industry will also benefit as global unemployment rates decline, the US economy improves and consumers continue to spend money, particularly on recreational activities... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is spread according to share of domestic and international visitors both within and to the United States. The size of the local population in the area is also important for attendance. The industry is concentrated in the Southeast, West, Southwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, all of which are major tourism destinations. These regions also have favorable year-round weather conditions that prevent any significant problems with seasonality with respect to operations and visitors. However, water parks will almost always have some seasonal use issues.

In terms of physical size, revenue and employment, the largest theme parks are located in the Southeast (Florida) and the West (California) and overwhelm all operators in other locations... purchase to read more


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What is the Amusement Parks Industry?

Amusement and theme park companies operate mechanical rides, water rides, games, shows, themed exhibits, refreshment stands and other attractions. Establishments may also lease space on a contract basis.

Industry Products
AdmissionsFood and beveragesMerchandiseSponsorship, licensing and other fees
Industry Activities
Operating theme parks Operating water parks Operating amusement piers

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