4 out of 10 Most Visited Theme Parks in the World Are Located in Asia

News in Asia
4 out of 10 Most Visited Theme Parks in the World Are Located in Asia

According to the new ranking of the world's most visited theme parks released recently by AFP Relaxnews, a well-know French news agency specializing in all things leisure related, 4 out of 10 leaders are located in Asia – and the rest are all in the USA.

Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, Orlando with its 20.45 mln visitors in 2017 tops the list, totally dominated by Disney properties with Disneyland, Anaheim being the runner-up and Tokyo Disneyland coming the third. 

Disney theme parks also occupy lines from 5 to 9, with Tokyo Disneysea on the 5th place, Shanghai Disneyland – on the 8th and all the remaining three parks found in Orlando: Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World is the 6th, Epcot at Walt Disney World is the 7th and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World come the 9th.

The two only non-Disney theme parks which saw the largest number of visitors in 2017 are Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, on the 4th place, and Universal Studios at Universal Orlando, closing the list. 

Though none of the European theme parks made it up to the top-10 global ranking, overall attendance of the Park Asterix in Paris, Disneyland Paris which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year, and Puy du Fou in western France grew. Other European countries like Italy, Germany and the UK showed very mediocre results comparing to China's impressive 20% rise.

Source

News

Mid-Autumn Festival in Thailand – Where to Head for Best Celebrations?

Mid-Autumn Festival, known as Moon festival in Thailand, falls on September, 24 this year. It will be celebrated throughout the country with the largests parties organized in the southern provinces of Trang and Hat Yai where there is a high number of the Chinese descendants.

22 August 2018

Thailand's Largest Waterpark to Open in Phuket in 2019

Cherng Talay, located within an easy reach from Phuket's popular central west coast, will soon feature the first fully integrated waterpark and family entertainment complex, Blue Tree Phuket. The grand opening is planned for the first quarter pf 2019.

22 August 2018

Boracay Island's Reopening Date Is Confirmed

Put Boracay, the Philippines, back on your travel bucket lists: the Department of Tourism has announced the reopening date for the island: it can be visited again from October, 26th this year. 

21 August 2018