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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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

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The Amusement Parks industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. During the past decade industry concentration has increased dramatically, a sign that the industry is mature. Mergers and acquisitions have intensified as smaller players struggle to compete against large destination amusement parks and against other forms of entertainment. The industry is now highly concentrated, and global players such as the Walt Disney Company and Universal Parks and Resorts dominate the top end of the market with destination parks that attract upward of one million visitors per year. Three companies control the top 10 attended water parks in the United States... 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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