Industry turns corner on attendance, expects big year

Posted Monday, April 4, 2011 12:38 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Amusement parks thrown for a loop by the slumping economy over the past few years are starting to rebound, drawing bigger crowds over the past year and spending more money on new attractions this season. Crowds increased at many parks in 2010, with some seeing record attendance. Those within the amusement industry are optimistic this year will be even better and think rising gasoline prices might help them out by forcing families to spend their vacation time near home.

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