Universal Orlando profit up, but attendance down

Posted Thursday, August 17, 2006 9:46 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Universal Orlando on Wednesday reported a 6 percent increase in paid theme park admissions for the second quarter ended July 2, compared with the same period last year. Second-quarter profit for Universal Orlando rose 57 percent, while operating revenue was up 9 percent. In all, 3.13 million paying guests visited the company's Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure during the quarter, up from 2.94 million in the second quarter of 2005.

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Saturday, August 19, 2006 6:01 AM
Call me stupid, but how does an attendance increase of 190,000 people constitute "attendance down" ?

Got me confused, that one....

Monday, August 21, 2006 9:27 AM
If you'd read past the first few paragraphs you'd see that for the year they're down 4%.

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