Spanish leisure parks lost half a million visitors in 2008

10 years after experiencing growth, the number of visitors to Spanish leisure parks fell 1,5% in 2008, dragged down by the fall registered in theme parks (-8,5%) and attraction parks (-2,5%). In contrast, the influx in the segment of zoos, aquariums and nature parks rose 1,5%, thanks to the opening of new facilities during the year. The turnover of the group of parks was around 633 million Euros, 1,4% less than in 2007.