A Kentucky state agency has approved more than $40 million in tax incentives for a planned Noah’s Ark-themed amusement park in northern Kentucky. The Tourism Development Finance Authority unanimously approved the incentives today for the Ark Encounter park. The tax incentives were a major part of the financing plan for the $172 million project. The […]
In recent years, the economy has sent some theme park profits and attendance numbers rolling downhill. But smaller parks have been able to ride out the recession because of some specific strategies.
More than 250 million people will visit regional amusement parks across the nation this year. But as WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, park safety standards are all over the map.
It’s not unusual to hear someone compare a rough economy to a roller-coaster ride, but how is the country’s fiscal downtown affecting America’s real roller coaster owners?