Application of Operations Research In Amusement Park Industry
Published Online: 14 JAN 2011
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science
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Yildirim, U. 2011. Application of Operations Research In Amusement Park Industry. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. .
- Published Online: 14 JAN 2011
In this article, a review of the application of operations research methods in the amusement park industry is provided. Although marketing and strategic management side of the theme park industry has been studied extensively, literature in the field of operations research is limited. Research focuses mainly on capacity management and revenue management; however, there are a few under-researched but key areas that merit more attention. We identify those areas for future research.
- Theme park management;
- capacity management;
- revenue management;
- park ticket pricing