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07 October 2014

TEA & AECOM Publish Global Theme Park & Museum Attendance Numbers for 2013

The annual TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index, the definitive annual attendance study for the themed entertainment and museum industries, was released in spring 2014.

Theme park numbers for calendar year 2013 show substantial growth internationally, with the top North American parks surpassing pre-recession days, water parks emerging in Latin America, Asia continuing to surge forward and the Middle East resuming development activity. Globally, the top theme park operators posted attendance growth of 5.4 percent overall, and the top 25 theme parks grew at a similar rate of 4.3 percent. The top museums also performed well, up over 7 percent internationally.

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Published by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and the Economics practice at AECOM, this report is available free on the AECOM website at http://www.aecom.com/themeindex and on the TEA website here.

Click here to see excerpts from the report and the researchers from AECOM, and for contact information.

Posted by Judith Rubin

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