We receive daily inquires for reference information for students, educators, enthusiasts, etc. and are unable to respond to all of them. Based on these inquires, ITPS has created this section to assist students (and those interested in the amusement park and leisure industry) in their research. This page is meant to be a guide to numerous helpful resources. As we come across other important information we will add it to this page. Please let us know if you have any sites that you think we should include.
The following are some interesting / useful amusement park, leisure and attraction links that may be of assistance to your search. Some links may have changed or are outdated and we apologize if you find a link that does not work. Please let us know of any outdated links and we will correct.
International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is a trade organization focused solely on amusement facilities and strives to help members improve their overall general operation.
Founded in 1978, the National Amusement Park Historical Association is an international organization dedicated to the preservation, documentation, and enjoyment of the amusement and theme park industry - past, present and future.
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