Friday, June 1, 2012

Buy The Numbers...

Disney, the name is Disney...







The rankings for theme parks recently came out...

And something shocking happened. The Walt Disney Company did not hog every spot of the top ten. It only got the top eight.

Top 25 Theme Parks Based on Attendance, Location, (2011/2010) plus Change In Ranking (if any)


1 Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida – 17.1M / 17.0M
2 Disneyland, Anaheim, California – 16.1M / 16.0M
3 Tokyo Disneyland, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan – 14.0M / 14.5M
4 Tokyo DisneySEA, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan – 12.0M / 12.6M
5 Disneyland Paris, Paris, France – 11.0M / 10.5M +1
6 EPCOT, Orlando, Florida – 10.8M / 10.8M -1
7 Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Orlando, Florida – 9.8M / 9.7M
8 Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Orlando, Florida – 9.7M / 9.6M
9 Universal Studios Japan, Yunib─üsaru Sutajio Japan – 8.5M / 8.2M
10 Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida – 7.7M / 6.0M +2
11 Lotte World, Seoul, South Korea – 7.6M / 5.5M +2
12 Ocean Park, Hong Kong, China – 7.0M / 5.4M+5
13 Everland, Gyeonggi-Do, Yongin, South Korea – 6.6M / 6.9M -3
14 Disney California Adventure, Anaheim, California – 6.3M / 6.3M -3
15 Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Florida – 6.0M / 6.0M -2
16 Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong, China – 5.9M / 5.2M -1
17 Nagashima Spa Land, Kuwana, Japan – 5.8M / 4.5M +3
18 SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Florida – 5.2M / 5.1M -2
19 Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California – 5.1M / 5.0M -1
20 Walt Disney Studios Paris, Paris, France – 4.7M / 4.5M -1
21 Europa Park, Rust Germany – 4.5M / 4.3M
22 SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego, California – 4.3M / 3.8M +3
23 Busch Gardens Tampa, Tampa Bay, Florida – 4.3M / 4.2M -1
24 De Eftleing, Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands - 4.1M / 4.0M
25 Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark – 4.0M / 3.7M


I will bet you that next years top 25 shows Disney California Adventure moving up a couple spots, at least...

Hat Tip to The Disney Blog.

3 comments:

Simon said...

Just wondering is the Lotte World logo with the Disney castle above it a clever reminder of how much this park rips off Disney attractions?

Anonymous said...

Is the logo of Lotte World a copy of that of HKDL?

Anonymous said...

That's their real logo, guys. A lot of imagination there.