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Amusement Parks in the US

  • ID: 1841879
  • Report
  • October 2012
  • Region: United States
  • 135 Pages
  • Taiyou Research


  • Cedar Fair LP
  • Six Flags Incorporated
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • MORE
Age is no bar at amusements parks! In spite of the economic recession, the amusement parks industry in the US continued to grow and prosper. In fact, attendance at amusement parks in the US is going to grow exponentially in the coming years and thus boost revenue growth of the industry as well.

The recovery of the economic situation in the US is likely to boost the travel industry and this increase the revenues of amusement parks as well.

With Walt Disney and Cedar Fair, along with Six Flags, firmly established as market leaders in the industry, the amusement industry in the US is booming and looking ahead to a continued period of incredible growth.

Taiyou Research analyzes this industry in its research offering Amusement Parks in the US. The report covers the following:

- Definition of amusement parks, the emergence of modern amusement parks and the concept of corporate-owned parks, and the evolution of amusement parks in the last few years.

- Industry statistics of the global amusement parks market.

- Industry profile of amusement parks in the US. This includes market size, market segments that is theme parks and water parks, industry structure, and the importance of regulating the safety at amusement parks. Regulations governing amusement parks in the US is also included.

- Analysis of the competitive landscape in the amusement parks industry in the US.

- Trends in the industry.

- Profiles of some of the major amusement parks in the US such as Aquatica, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Castles N' Coasters, and of course, Disneyland.

- Major players analyzed in the report include The Walt Disney Company, Cedar Fair LP, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, and Six Flags Incorporated. We also include a SWOT analysis of The Walt Disney Company.

- Industry forecast in divided into forecast for theme parks and forecast for water parks, along with an overall industry forecast.

Taiyou Research’s analysis of Amusement Parks in the US is a comprehensive strategic analysis of the industry.
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  • Cedar Fair LP
  • Six Flags Incorporated
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • MORE
1. Executive Summary

2. Amusement Parks 101
2.1 Defining Amusement Parks
2.2 Emergence of Modern Amusement Parks
2.2.1 Corporate-owned Parks
2.3 Evolution of Amusement Parks

3. Global Amusement Parks: Industry Profile

4. Amusement Parks in the US: Industry Profile
4.1 Market Size
4.2 Market Segments
4.2.1 Theme Parks
4.2.2 Water Parks
4.3 Industry Structure
4.4 Importance of Safety at Amusement Parks & Regulations Governing US Amusement Parks

5. Competitive Landscape

6. Trends in the Industry

7. Amusement Parks in the US
7.1 Adventure City
7.2 Adventuredome
7.3 Adventure Island
7.4 Adventureland (Iowa)
7.5 Adventure Landing
7.6 Alabama Adventure
7.7 Aquatica
7.8 Arkadelphia Aquatic Park
7.9 Beech Bend Park
7.10 Belmont Park (San Diego)
7.11 Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin'
7.12 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
7.13 Busch Gardens Williamsburg
7.14 California's Great America
7.15 Camden Park
7.16 Canobie Lake Park
7.17 Castles N' Coasters
7.18 Castle Park
7.19 Cedar Point
7.20 Clementon Amusement Park
7.21 Coney Island
7.22 Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park
7.23 Discovery Cove
7.24 Disney's Animal Kingdom
7.25 Disney's Blizzard Beach
7.26 Disney California Adventure Park
7.27 Disney's Hollywood Studios
7.28 Disneyland
7.29 DisneyQuest
7.30 Disney's Typhoon Lagoon
7.31 Dollywood
7.32 Elitch Gardens Theme Park
7.33 Epcot
7.34 Frontier City
7.35 Funland Amusement Park
7.36 Gatorland
7.37 Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom
7.38 Gilroy Gardens
7.39 Go-Karts Plus
7.40 Hersheypark
7.41 Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
7.42 Islands of Adventure
7.43 Kalahari Resorts
7.44 Kings Dominion
7.45 Kings Island
7.46 Knoebels Amusement Resort
7.47 Knott's Berry Farm
7.48 Knott's Soak City
7.49 Lagoon Amusement Park
7.50 Lake Compounce
7.51 Lakeside Amusement Park
7.52 Lake Winnepesaukah
7.53 Land of Make Believe
7.54 Legoland California
7.55 Little Amerricka
7.56 Magic Kingdom
7.57 Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
7.58 Michigan's Adventure
7.59 Mount Olympus Water & Theme Park
7.60 Nickelodeon Universe
7.61 Noah's Ark Waterpark
7.62 Ober Gatlinburg
7.63 Old Tucson Studios
7.64 Pacific Park
7.65 Palace Playland
7.66 Paul Bunyan Land
7.67 Quassy Amusement Park
7.68 Raging Waters
7.69 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
7.70 Santa's Village (Jefferson, New Hampshire)
7.71 Santa's Workshop
7.72 Scandia Amusements
7.73 Schlitterbahn
7.74 Seabreeze Amusement Park
7.75 SeaWorld Orlando
7.76 SeaWorld San Antonio
7.77 SeaWorld San Diego
7.78 Sesame Place
7.79 Silverwood Theme Park
7.80 Six Flags America
7.81 Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
7.82 Six Flags Great America
7.83 Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
7.84 Six Flags Magic Mountain
7.85 Six Flags New England
7.86 Six Flags New Orleans
7.87 Six Flags Over Georgia
7.88 Six Flags Over Texas
7.89 Six Flags St. Louis
7.90 Six Flags White Water
7.91 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
7.92 Story Land
7.93 Trimper's Rides
7.94 Universal Studios Hollywood
7.95 Universal Studios Florida
7.96 Valleyfair
7.97 Water Country USA
7.98 Waterville USA
7.99 White Water Branson
7.100 Wild Adventures
7.101 Wild River Country
7.102 Wild Rivers
7.103 Wild Waters
7.104 Willow Springs Water Park
7.105 Worlds of Fun

8. Major Players
8.1 The Walt Disney Company
8.1.1 Company Overview
8.1.2 Business Segments
8.1.3 Major Products & Services
8.1.4 Presence in Amusement Parks
8.1.5 SWOT Analysis
8.2 Cedar Fair LP
8.2.1 Company Overview
8.2.2 Business Segments
8.2.3 Major Products & Services
8.2.4 Presence in Amusement Parks
8.3 SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
8.4 Six Flags Incorporated

9. Amusement Parks in the US: Industry Forecast
9.1 Overall Industry Forecast
9.2 Forecast for Theme Parks
9.3 Forecast for Water Parks

10. Glossary
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- The Walt Disney Company
- Cedar Fair LP
- SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
- Six Flags Incorporated
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