Tag: amusement parks
Everyone knows the Disney Parks across the world are known as the magical kingdom, but no one ever takes the time to think about what it takes to maintain the magic. Hundreds of thousands of people can pour into a Disney Park over the course of a single month, and if left alone the parks could and probably would fall apart, but it is the maintenance workers that keep it together. Just exactly how much maintenance is required to keep Walt Disney World looking perfect?
Nearly half of all Americans (43%) made plans to take a trip to an amusement park this summer. Many very likley ended up at a Disney park. Whether Disney, Six Flags, Cedar Fair, Universal or an independent park, how much is typically spent taking the whole family and how do other summer activities compare?
Theme parks date back to the 1500s. In fact, one of the first know “roller coasters” consisted of people hopping on large ice blocks and careening down snowy hills. Not a “true” roller coaster but the beginning of something that would turn into an incredibly large industry. In this infographic, learn some historical facts about theme parks as well as obtain a glimpse into what the future holds for theme parks.