Articles tagged “six flags”

Six Flags Takes Travel Counterparts’ Cue, Launches Rewards Program

Six Flags Takes Travel Counterparts’ Cue, Launches Rewards Program

Grant Martin, Skift

Six Flags' new loyalty program is as much about collecting visitor data as it is about rewarding visitors for their habits.

2 months ago

Six Flags Is Taking Theme Park Loyalty to the Next Level

Six Flags Is Taking Theme Park Loyalty to the Next Level

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The new rewards program at Six Flags is designed to keep its already-loyal members engaged and satisfied enough to stay enrolled in a monthly membership. Will the theme park loyalty idea catch on with other operators?

2 months ago

Six Flags Wants to Expand Its Kid-Sized and Adventure Park Concepts Beyond China

Six Flags Wants to Expand Its Kid-Sized and Adventure Park Concepts Beyond China

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Six Flags is going beyond the typical theme and water park offerings with kid-focused and adventure options in China, and it makes sense to bring those concepts to other markets. But it's also wise to make sure the parks are delivering what customers want before investing in building them elsewhere.

3 months ago

Six Flags Adds New Kid-Sized Theme Park to China Growth Plans

Six Flags Adds New Kid-Sized Theme Park to China Growth Plans

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The CEO of Six Flags Entertainment said last month that the company wasn't stopping with 10 parks in China. He wasn't kidding.

5 months ago

Six Flags Is Adding 5 Parks in a Promised U.S. Expansion Push

Six Flags Is Adding 5 Parks in a Promised U.S. Expansion Push

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Six Flags has been talking up this scenario for more than a year, so it will be interesting to see how the strategy plays out. Will more people opt for season passes that give them access to multiple parks, even if those parks are a few hours away from each other?

5 months ago

Six Flags Is Still Shopping for Small Theme Park Players

Six Flags Is Still Shopping for Small Theme Park Players

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Six Flags is expanding overseas and looking to grow in its own back yard while selling visitors on higher-priced passes, a strategy that shows the regional theme park operator is trying to cover all its bases.

6 months ago

Six Flags Is Planning More China Parks as International Growth Accelerates

Six Flags Is Planning More China Parks as International Growth Accelerates

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Six Flags is finding opportunity across China, with 10 parks now in the works — but will the company and its partners run into pushback from government officials who have recently voiced concerns about rapid theme park growth?

6 months ago

Six Flags Chases Global Growth With Saudi Arabia Theme Park Deal

Six Flags Chases Global Growth With Saudi Arabia Theme Park Deal

Hannah Sampson, Skift

This development might be the worst-kept secret in theme park history. We're not sure what took Six Flags so long to seal the deal, but we do know the arrangement fits squarely into the operator's strategic goals — as long as everything goes according to plan.

6 months ago

Dubai Theme Park Operator’s Ambitions Are Scaling Back Amid Debt Reshuffle

Dubai Theme Park Operator’s Ambitions Are Scaling Back Amid Debt Reshuffle

Archana Narayanan and Matthew Martin, Bloomberg

Not enough people are visiting the theme parks that DXB Entertainments operates and the company isn't holding out hope for a profitable year. But plans remain in place to move forward with a hotel and a Six Flags park at the site. If they build those, will people finally come?

7 months ago

Six Flags Will Consider Opening More Parks Year-Round

Six Flags Will Consider Opening More Parks Year-Round

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Six Flags had a good year, but a look at the bottom line shows a benefit from tax reform and lower compensation expense. The company is focusing on improving its underlying business, and keeping profitable parks open year-round is likely to help.

8 months ago

Six Flags Is Making a Bigger Entry Into China With Three More Parks

Six Flags Is Making a Bigger Entry Into China With Three More Parks

Hannah Sampson, Skift

There's not much theme park development in the United States, so growth has to come from somewhere. Six Flags sees a lot of potential in China and other destinations around the world.

12 months ago

Six Flags Wants to Be a Bigger Theme Park Player in California

Six Flags Wants to Be a Bigger Theme Park Player in California

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It makes sense to keep a theme park open year-round in a tourist-rich place where winter weather doesn't keep people away. The only question is: What took Six Flags so long to make this decision?

12 months ago