View Full Version : "Escapism" still in big demand
03-22-2009, 12:08 AM
Came across this in yesterday's San Diego Union: http://www3.signonsandiego.com/stories/2009/mar/20/1m20comic233430-escapism-triumphs-over-bad-economy/?zIndex=69920
Tickets are selling out much faster than last year. Not exactly the same industry as haunting but probably still a good sign for all owners.
03-22-2009, 08:15 AM
Movie ticket sales are up also. People still want to be entertained www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/film/news/e3ifc7db5bf2ea46d95f3f713d658390b63 - 37k -
The Escapism so to speak covers every market of the get-away-from-the-real-world activities.
Haunts, Comic Cons, Amusement parks. It's all mingled together.
And typically, if one of these do well, then the rest should do good also.
I expect to see a great year for haunts due to "Escapism".
Haunts of Richmond
03-22-2009, 09:16 PM
The one problem haunts may see are that people will only pick one to go to this year, instead of multiple ones. Will they choose yours? Dun, dun, dun...
03-23-2009, 11:58 AM
Sucks for the economy, good for us.
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