Tag: Theme Park Pricing

SeaWorld stock soars 18% as visitors return to its parks | MarketWatch

SeaWorld stock soars 18% as visitors return to its parks | MarketWatch

“The cloud of bad PR still looms, but it’s starting to break as the park continues to invest in assets outside the whales,” said John Poelking, leisure and media analyst at Mintel. “New rides and educational experiences have repositioned SeaWorld as a fun place to go to again, and people appear to be responding to […]

Theme park pricing in focus  | Seeking Alpha

Theme park pricing in focus | Seeking Alpha

Data show Disney still has room to increase regular pricing before generating significant consumer backlash, reports The Wall Street Journal’s Erich Schwartzel. Analysts have noted recently that Disney’s pricing structure gives some cover to Six Flags and Cedar Fair to become more aggressive on pricing. Read complete article here: Theme park pricing in focus – […]

Universal Studios Theme Parks Just Raised Prices On Both Coasts | Travel + Leisure

Universal Studios Theme Parks Just Raised Prices On Both Coasts | Travel + Leisure

The season of theme park price hikes is upon us, and now that Harry Potter magic, Minions mayhem, and Hollywood movie action is going to cost a bit more. Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort have both increased ticket prices at the California and Florida theme parks, joining Disneyland and Walt Disney World as […]

Timo Vuorensola Starts Shooting ‘Iron Sky: The Ark’ at Wanda Studios | CFI

Timo Vuorensola Starts Shooting ‘Iron Sky: The Ark’ at Wanda Studios | CFI

Shanghai Disney to Raise Ticket Prices As Visitor Traffic Continues to Grow After operating in China for one year and a half, Shanghai Disney will implement three tier pricing to replace its current two tier pricing. In addition, it will raise ticket prices in order to control traffic as well as improve visitor experience. According […]

SeaWorld attendance keeps dropping, with a sharp decline in the key summer months | LA Times

SeaWorld attendance keeps dropping, with a sharp decline in the key summer months | LA Times

Still, shares of Seaworld Entertainment rose 1.5% to $11.36 on Tuesday. They are down 40% this year so far. In what has become a familiar refrain, SeaWorld Chief Executive Joel Manby said he expects that new attractions and aggressive marketing will help drive a turnaround. “Attendance trends have improved since we launched our fall and […]

Dorney Park parent company reports record third quarter revenues | WFMZ

Dorney Park parent company reports record third quarter revenues | WFMZ

The increase in revenues for the quarter was the result of a 2 percent increase in average per capita spending, offset slightly by a less than 1 percent decrease in attendance and a 4 percent decrease in out-of-park revenues, including resort accommodations, when compared with 2016’s third quarter. As a result of the gains, Cedar […]

Attendance rides higher at Tokyo Disney Resort in first half | Nikkei Asian Review

Attendance rides higher at Tokyo Disney Resort in first half | Nikkei Asian Review

Visitors to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka likely exceeded the prior year’s record of 7 million people for the half. Attendance was driven by Minion Park, a roughly 10 billion yen ($88.7 million) facility opened in April. The new area attracts a wide range of fans from young women to families. The main attraction drew […]

How ‘Gaming’ the System Helped This Business Get Thousands More Customers | Entrepreneur

How ‘Gaming’ the System Helped This Business Get Thousands More Customers | Entrepreneur

Sometimes it’s busy, sometimes it’s slow. Such is the nature of running nearly any kind of business. Off-season lulls seem to drag on forever, and bad weather causes customers to change their plans and spend their dollars elsewhere. Simply offering a coupon, sale, matinee price or happy hour doesn’t always cut it. Even dynamic, demand-based […]

Dubai theme park operator reviews strategy as losses pile up | Arab News

Dubai theme park operator reviews strategy as losses pile up | Arab News

The company also revealed the departure of senior executives, including Klaus Assman, Stanford Pinto, Matt Priddy and Paul La France. Dubai Parks and Resorts attracted more than 1 million visits during the first six months of the year, with about 414,400 visits during the second quarter. DXBE said it was progressing well toward achieving a […]

Beware of Pricing strategy at gate! – Review of Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, FL | TripAdvisor

Beware of Pricing strategy at gate! – Review of Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, FL | TripAdvisor

Although I would still give the park experience,a five star overall rating, with special accolades for the Harry Potter display, please be aware that the park has been separated by main attractions. Gate admission for (3) was quoted at $660.00(!!!) even though I indicated we found an online price of ($330) or $110 each person……”…oh, […]