ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6869-9936
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9960-6752
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-3594-5955
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
RESEARCH ON THE DISTRIBUTION AND POPULARITY OF THEME PARKS IN THE WORLD
The article presents the results of research on the features and popularity of theme parks in the world as destinations for recreational recreation. The practical experience of the functioning of the most visited world theme parks as an example of effective development and functioning of tourist infrastructure is generalized. The article will be useful for students, teachers and researchers studying the field of hospitality and tourism. The study highlights data on the distribution and popularity of theme parks in the world. Based on statistics, charts of theme parks in the world are formed, which show the growing trend in the number of visitors to one of the largest popular theme parks Disneyland. They analyzed statistics will allow to better calculate the future pace of development of the popularity of theme parks.
The structure of theme parks is studied, as well as approaches to providing visitors with the highest level of service are considered.
The structure of the California theme park and the trend of increasing attendance over the last ten years are analyzed in detail. New approaches to the promotion of theme parks are considered, namely their use as educational platforms for classes such as physics and natural sciences.
The topic of introduction of innovative recreational products in the Ukrainian tourist infrastructure is extremely important both for raising the economic level, because it will bring significant profits and for the promotion of our country among European tourists.
The creation of a theme park in Ukraine will increase the country’s tourist popularity in the tourism market, help increase the flow of tourists and improve the quality of recreation. Parks of this level take into account a wide range of sociocultural aspects and needs of vacationers, as well as create all the conditions for a useful holiday with family and friends. Due to the high level of organization of the territory and the work of qualified personnel, the theme park can be a profitable institution that will provide, in addition to leisure, also new jobs and reduce the level of labor migration.
Keywords: tourism, theme park, Disneyland, eco-park, recreational vacation.
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Masliak P., Uliganets S., Slyzkii A., 2021. Research on the distribution and popularity of theme parks in the world. Visnyk Kyivskogo nacionalnogo universytetu imeni Tarasa Shevchenka, Geografiya [Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Geography], 3/4 (80/81), 41-46 (in Ukrainian, abstr. in English), DOI: 10.17721/1728-2721.2021.80-81.7
Received Editorial Board 08.10.2021
Accepted for publication 09.11.2021