Category: Guides and References

An Overview of Indoor Ski Resorts in China

  Why Do They Matter?   The Chinese Government has recently launched an ambitious campaign to develop the winter sports industry

Start Here

This blog is intended to serve as a primer to the business of the theme park and attraction industry.  Here

Attraction & Theme Park Funding and Financing – A Primer

Due to their size, theme parks and attractions are typically financed through creative and diversified sources.   When done right, attractions

Managing Extremes: Seasonality & Peaking of a Theme Park

Variability causes chaos.  And variability when it comes to the attraction world, is perhaps nowhere so present or prominent as

Theme Park Signatures

Besides the branding, what makes a Disney or Universal different from a Seaworld or Legoland?  Are there true differences to

The Business of Theme Parks (Part II): How Much Do They Cost? And Earn?

In the first part of this series, we evaluated the revenue side of theme park business models.  In this series,

Deconstructing a Waterpark

Here at the Park Database, we like to crunch a lot of data.  In doing so, we can’t help but

The First-Ever Malaysian Attractions Benchmark Study

On occasion, we have the opportunity to partner with truly collaborative and forward-thinking organizations to bring you analytics and data

The Business of Theme Parks (Part I): How Much Money Do They Make?

Our mission with this website is to illuminate the economics of the theme park business, and better inform potential clients,

Welcome: User Guide

Welcome to the Park Database.  Whether you are a planner, developer, designer, or investor in the attractions industry, it is