The Amusement Parks and Centres Operation industry has been on a roller-coaster ride over the past five years. This has been propelled by bumpy economic conditions, some adverse weather conditions and heavy discounting to attract new customers. Consumer spending has been under pressure from high housing costs. Competition from substitute entertainment industries and services, such as sports and online content, has been putting pressure on industry operators and reducing revenue and profit.
Amusement or theme parks offer attractions such as mechanical rides, water slides, games, shows and theme exhibits. They also lease venue space for other businesses to operate attractions or provide services (such as selling food) on a concession basis. Amusement arcades, centres or parlours are permanently located within a venue and offer many coin-operated games, such as pinball.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.