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Global Theme Parks Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Theme Parks in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 291 companies including many key and niche players such as Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Islands of Adventure, Lotte World, Magic Kingdom, Samsung Everland, Inc., Six Flags, Inc., The Adventuredome, Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea, Universal Studios, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, and Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

2. MARKET ANALYSIS 4

Market Highlights 4

Current & Future Analysis 4

3. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW 6

Asia - The Emerging Market for Theme Parks 6

Theme Parks Market Mirrors Economic Trends 6

Key Market Trends 7

Park Within a Park Concept Catching Up 7

New Rides Improve Attendance 7

Geographic Scenario 7

Technological Factors 8

Innovative Service Offerings 8

Sweeteners to Attract Visitors 9

Regional Parks to Witness Faster Growth 9

Theme Parks - North American Vs. European 9

Other Trends 10

Attendance of Leading Theme Parks 10

Theme Parks Witness Sluggish Visitor Numbers 10

Table 1: Global Theme Parks Market (2008 & 2009): Visitor

Attendance in Thousand by Leading Theme Parks - Magic

Kingdom, Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Park, Tokyo

DisneySea, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal

Kingdom, Universal Studios Japan, and Everland (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 11

Table 2: Global Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor Attendance

in Million by Leading Theme Park Chains - Walt Disney

Attractions, Merlin Entertainments Group, Parques Reunidos,

Six Flags Inc., Busch Entertainment, Universal Studios

Recreation Group, Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., OCT Parks

China, Compaigne des Alpes (Grevin), and Aspro Group

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 11

Table 3: Global Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor Attendance

in Thousand by Leading Water Parks - Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard

Beach, Chimelong Water Park, Aquatica, Caribbean Bay, Ocean

World, Wet 'N Wild, Wet 'N Wild Water World, Summerland, and

Sunway Lagoon (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 12

A Peek into Recent Past 12

World's Leading Theme Parks for Children in 2005 - Ranked by

Attendance 12

Table 4: World Theme Parks Market (2004 & 2005): Annual Media

Spending on Entertainment Sectors - TV, Theme Parks, Film,

Radio and Music (In US$ Billion) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 13

4. THEME PARKS - SERVICE OVERVIEW 14

Service Definition and Introduction 14

Visitor Attendance - A Key Parameter 14

Service Segments 14

Amusement Park 15

Movie Park 15

Food Theme Park 15

5. SERVICE INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS 16

Love Spain Holidays Introduces Theme Park Packages 16

Universal Studios to Introduce Transformers Theme 16

Six Flags Unveils New Elements of 'The Dark Knight' Coaster 16

SeaWorld Announces the Launch of Aquatica 16

Nickelodeon Opens a Theme Park at Mall of America 17

Six Flags Revamps Northern California Theme Park 17

Efteling Ready for 2008 Season 18

6. SERVICE INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER 19

Comcast Announces Launch of Comcastic Island 19

Disneyland Announces Launch of Finding Nemo 19

Universal Park to Build Theme Park in Dubai 19

Paramount Pictures and Daewoo to Build Theme Park in Seoul 19

Blackpool Launches Infusion 20

Motorola Opens Innovation-Centric Venue in Wannado City 20

Vinpearl Tourism and Trade Joint Unveils Fresh Water Park 20

New Adventure Theme Park Opens in Wuhu 20

Harry Potter Theme Park to Open in US 20

Pentasoft to Launch Mayajaal Theme Park in Tier-II and Tier-

III Cities 21

Paramount Licensing to Open Theme Park in UAE 21

Efteling Temporarily Shuts Down The Flying Dutchman 21

Disneyland to Build New Theme Park in Egypt 21

SeaWorld Theme Park Introduces a New Rollercoaster, Shamu Express 21

Busch Gardens Initiates "Sunset on the Serengeti" Tour 22

PortAventura Opens a New Beach Club 22

Walt Disney to Setup New Theme Park in China 22

Russian Government Plans to Open Leninland Theme Park 22

Idlewild Park Launches Blog, a New Weblog 22

China Plans to Setup a New Theme Park 23

Theme Parks Development to Launch New Theme Park 23

Sex and Relations Based Theme Park Comes Up in London 23

Motorola to Initiate a New Indoor Theme Park for Children 23

Harrahs and Keppel to Establish iPort 23

Lukale Launches a New Amusement Theme Town 24

Keihin Electric to Open Shinatatsu Donburi Goninshu Food Theme

Park 24

Metro Goldwyn Mayer to Set Up Movie Theme Park 24

Bocca Plans to Open Ecorin Village Garden Theme Park in Japan 24

Turner International India Plans to Open Theme Parks in Delhi

and Noida 24

Walt Disney Co Plans to Open Theme Park in China 25

Efteling Introduces a New Rider 25

Disney Introduces Online Theme Park 25

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 26

Merlin Entertainments Purchases Cypress Gardens 26

Blackstone Group Acquires Busch Entertainment 26

Story Group Buys Camelot Theme Park 26

Lalandia Enters into Joint Venture with Legoland 26

Resorts World Sentosa and DreamWorks Animation Collaborate 26

Great American Family Parks Buys Animal Paradise 27

Aspro Acquires Oakwood Theme Park 27

Village Roadshow Acquires Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park 27

Adrenaline Family Entertainment Acquires Alabama Adventure

Amusement Park 28

Parques Reunidos Takes Over Sea Life Park Hawaii and Dolphin

Discovery Group 28

Saltkråkan to Acquire Astrid Lindgrens Värld 28

NextSport and Six Flags Enter into Partnership 28

Universal Inks Corporate Marketing Partnership Agreement with

Benesse 29

Six Flags Forms Strategic Alliance with Tatweer 29

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 30

Blackstone Announces Acquisition of Madame Tussauds 30

CNL Acquires Seven Theme Parks from PARC 7F Operations Corp 30

Parc Acquires Water Parks and Theme Parks from Six Flags 30

TBN Acquires Holy Land Experience 31

Parques Reunidos Takes over BonBon-Land 31

Parques Acquires Lake Compounce 31

Six Flags Enters into Two Year Partnership with Baynum 31

Six Flags Enters into Multi-Year Strategic Relationship with

Johnny Rockets 31

Kennywood Acquires Story Land 32

Six Flags Enters into Multi-Year Sponsorship and Marketing

Alliance 32

Cedar Fair Renames Bonfante Gardens as Gilroy Gardens 32

Six Flags Marine Undergoes Makeover and Name Change 32

Disney to Refurbish California Adventure Theme Park 33

Maharashtrian Government Inks MoU to Set-Up Theme Park 33

Warner Bros. Enters into Multi-Billion Dollar Alliance 33

FMC Inks Agreement with Euro Disney 33

Euro Disney Inks Collaboration Agreement with Unilever France 33

Busch Gardens Completes Construction of Dive Coaster 33

Merlin Entertainments Acquires Gardaland 34

Cedar Fair Acquires Paramount Parks Group 34

Hertz and Euro Disney Extends Partnership Agreement 34

Fadesa Acquires Warner Bros 34

NY Acquires Midway Park 34

Parques Acquires Marineland Antibes 34

Parques Acquires Mirabilandia 35

Blackstone Acquires Seven Center Parcs Holiday Villages 35

Astroland Amusement Park to Relocate 35

Hard Rock to Set-Up Rock N' Roll Park 35

Disney to Launch Global Advertising Campaign to Promote Theme

Parks 35

Paramount Adds New Features and Renames Water Park at Carowinds 35

Sun City CJSC Inks Pact with Iporussia 36

Universal Parks & Resorts Ties up with Velocity Sports &

Entertainment 36

Alton Towers to Setup Visitor Tracking System 36

Citic Shenzhen Acquires Minsk World Theme Park in China 36

Extreme Signs a Multi-million Dollar Deal with Nakheel

andRetail Corp. 36

Malaysia to Setup a Disney Theme Park in Southern Johor 37

Village Roadshow to Acquire Warner Bros' Theme Parks 37

Compagnie des Alpes Acquires Belgium Theme Parks 37

Village Roadshow Acquires Sydney Attractions Group 37

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Adds "Africa" to its Name 38

Suzuka and Twin Merges to Form Mobilityland Corporation 38

Camp Snoopy Changes Name and Theme 38

9. FOCUS ON SELECT THEME PARKS 39

Blackpool Pleasure Beach (UK) 39

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (US) 39

Disneyland (US) 39

Disneyland Paris (France) 40

Disney's Animal Kingdom (US) 40

Disney's Hollywood Studios (US) 40

Islands of Adventure (US) 41

Lotte World (South Korea) 41

Magic Kingdom (US) 41

Samsung Everland, Inc. (South Korea) 42

Six Flags, Inc. (US) 42

The Adventuredome (US) 42

Tokyo Disneyland (Japan) 42

Tokyo DisneySea (Japan) 42

Universal Studios (US) 43

Universal Studios Hollywood (US) 43

Universal Studios Japan (Japan) 44

Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise (Japan) 44

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 45

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Theme Parks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East/Africa, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 45

Table 6: World Historic Review for Theme Parks by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), the Middle East/Africa, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 46

Table 7: World 11-Year Perspective for Theme Parks by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle

East/ Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 47

11. THE UNITED STATES 48

A.Market Analysis 48

Current and Future Analysis 48

Operators Feel the Heat of Recession 48

Industry Background 48

Current Market Scenario 48

Who Holds the Greater Pie? 49

Ramifications of Terrorism 50

Importance of Attendance 50

Destination vs. Regional Parks 50

Water Parks 51

Consolidation and Diversification Wave 51

Table 8: A Snippet of M&A Activities in the Recent Past 52

Rebound in the Future 52

Other Market Trends 53

Competition 53

Table 9: US Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor Attendance

in Thousand by Leading Theme Parks - Magic Kingdom,

Disneyland, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's

Animal Kingdom, Disney's California Adventure, Seaworld

Florida, Universal Studios, Islands Of Adventure, and

Universal Studios Hollywood (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 54

Table 10: US Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor Attendance

in Thousand by Leading Water Parks - Typhoon Lagoon,

Blizzard Beach, Aquatica, Wet 'N Wild, Schlitterbahn, Water

Country USA, Adventure Island, Schlitterbahn, Hyland Hills

Water World, and Splish-Splash (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 54

A Peek into Competitive Variables 55

Factors Driving Growth 55

Demography 55

Economy 55

Personal Disposable Income 55

Key Issues in the US 55

B.Market Analytics 56

Table 11: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

Table 12: US Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed with

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

12. CANADA 57

A.Market Analysis 57

Current and Future Analysis 57

Market Trends 57

B.Market Analytics 58

Table 13: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 58

Table 14: Canadian Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 58

13. JAPAN 59

A.Market Analysis 59

Current and Future Analysis 59

Industry Pattern 59

Boom in the Industry 59

Table 15: Japanese Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor

Attendance in Thousand by Leading Theme Parks - Tokyo

Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea, Universal Studios Japan,

Nagashima Spa Land, and Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 60

B.Market Analytics 60

Table 16: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 60

Table 17: Japanese Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 61

14. EUROPE 62

A.Market Analysis 62

Current and Future Analysis 62

Overview 62

Economic Turmoil Fails to Deter the Market 63

Outlook 63

Industry Structure 63

Market Scenario 64

Table 18: European Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor

Attendance in Thousand by Leading Theme Parks - Disneyland

Park, Europa Park, De Efteling, Tivoli Gardens, Liseberg,

Port Aventura, Gardaland, Walt Disney Studios Park, Alton

Towers, and Phantasialand (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 65

Future Course of Action 65

B.Market Analytics 66

Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Theme Parks by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 66

Table 20: European Historic Review for Theme Parks by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 67

Table 21: European 11-Year Perspective for Theme Parks by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for

France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of

Europe Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 68

14a.FRANCE 69

A.Market Analysis 69

Current and Future Analysis 69

Table 22: Theme Parks Market in France (2005 & 2007):

Percentage Share of Foreign Visitors in Euro Disney SCA by

Region - UK, Benelux, Germany, Spain and Italy (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 69

B.Market Analytics 70

Table 23: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

Table 24: French Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

14b.GERMANY 71

A.Market Analysis 71

Current and Future Analysis 71

Overview 71

B.Market Analytics 72

Table 25: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 72

Table 26: German Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 72

14c. ITALY 73

Market Analysis 73

Table 27: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

Table 28: Italian Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 74

14d.THE UNITED KINGDOM 75

A.Market Analysis 75

Current and Future Analysis 75

Market Trends 75

A Historic Perspective 75

B.Market Analytics 76

Table 29: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

Table 30: UK Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed with

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

14e. SPAIN 77

Market Analysis 77

Table 31: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 77

Table 32: Spanish Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

14f. RUSSIA 79

Market Analysis 79

Table 33: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 34: Russian Historic Review for Theme Parks Analyzed

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 80

14g. REST OF EUROPE 81

Market Analysis 81

Table 35: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 36: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Theme Parks

Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

15. ASIA-PACIFIC 83

A.Market Analysis 83

Current and Future Analysis 83

Major Trends 83

Recession Derails Market Momentum 83

Luring Hollywood Companies 83

Posing Problems for Foreign Investors 83

A Perspective of Regional Markets 84

India 84

Indian Theme Park Market 84

Policy Hurdles Affect Entry of Global Companies 84

China 85

Changing Face of Chinese Theme Parks 85

Australia 85

Attendance of Leading Theme Parks 86

Table 37: Asia-Pacific Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor

Attendance in Thousand by Leading Theme Parks - Everland,

Ocean Park, Hong Kong Disneyland, Lotte World, Happy

Valley, Window Of The World, Dunia Fantasi, Chimelong

Paradise, Happy Valley (Cehngdu), and Happy Valley

(Beijing) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 86

B.Market Analytics 87

Table 38: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

Table 39: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Theme Parks

Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

16. THE MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA 88

Market Analysis 88

Table 40: Middle East/Africa Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 41: Middle East/Africa Historic Review for Theme Parks

Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 89

17. LATIN AMERICA 90

A.Market Analysis 90

Current and Future Analysis 90

Market Scenario 90

Table 42: Latin America Theme Parks Market (2009): Visitor

Attendance in Thousand by Leading Theme Parks - Six Flags

Mexico, Playcenter, Hopi Hari, La Feria De Chapultepec,

Fantasialandia, Parque De La Costa, Beto Carrero World, El

Salitre Magico, Plaza De Sesamo, and Kidzania (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

B.Market Analytics 92

Table 43: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Theme Parks Analyzed with Annual Revenues in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

Table 44: Latin America Historic Review for Theme Parks

Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 291 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 356)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 172

Canada 11

Europe 96

France 9

Germany 21

The United Kingdom 34

Italy 3

Spain 7

Rest of Europe 22

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 50

Latin America 14

Africa 2

Middle-East 11

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