Magic Kingdom is still Number 1, Per 2012 TEA Report!



The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has released their 2012 Report on the ratings for the world’s theme parks.  The report shows park attendance for theme parks world wide, and shows changes in those numbers for the previous year.  As I’m sure you would assume, Disney Parks are rated high on this list.  The Magic Kingdom is yet again Number One!  Disneyland Number Two!  Here’s the rundown of the top ten most popular and profitable parks across the world:

1. Magic Kingdom 17,536,000  +2.3% change
2. Disneyland 15,963,000 -1.1% change
3. Tokyo Disneyland 14,847,000 +8.5% change
4. Tokyo Disney Sea 12,656,000 +8.5% change
5. Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris 11,200,000 +1.9%
6. Epcot 11,063,000 +2.2%
7. Disney’s Animal Kingdom 9,998,999 +2.2%
8. Disney’s Hollywood Studios 9,912,000 +2.2%
9. Universal Studios Japan 9,700,000 +14.1%
10. Islands of Adventure 7,981,000 +4%

Even with the economy not being so great, people are still vacationing at Disney Parks.  If you time it right, and take advantage of special offers, these vacations can be a pinch more affordable.  Disney is doing well, regardless.  In case you were wondering, Typhoon Lagoon topped the list for the worlds most visited water parks.  Blizzard Beach made the cut too!


Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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