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Amusement Parks in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Amusement Parks in the US

The Amusement Parks industry has experienced strong growth over the five years to 2017, largely driven by an increase in international and domestic visitor numbers and rising consumer spending. Although the industry is highly competitive, the major amusement park operators have used their intellectual property rights to use major film franchises and entertainment to their advantage. Broad improvements in the US economy and increased travel activity are the main drivers of the Amusement Parks industry. Additionally, there has been a noticeable shift in travel rates and income levels over the five years to 2017, bolstering industry growth. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is expected to rise, which represents the effects of a stabilizing US economy.

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

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Consumer spending
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table The Walt Disney Company (US industry-specific revenue) - financial performance*
    • Table NBCUniversal Media LLC (US industry-specific revenue) - financial performance*
    • Table SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (US industry-specific revenue) - financial performance*
    • Table Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (US industry-specific revenue) - financial performance*
    • Table Cedar Fair LP (US industry-specific revenue) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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