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Tokyo Disneyland overtakes the original Disneyland in park visitors
Tokyo Disneyland overtakes the original Disneyland in park visitors

With a surge in theme park attendance in Asia, Tokyo Disneyland has surpassed Disneyland in Anaheim as the second-most-popular theme park in the world. Attendance at Tokyo Disneyland jumped 15.9% in 2013 to 17.2 million visitors, surpassing the original Disneyland, which had tepid growth of 1.5% to 16.2 million visitors, according to an annual estimate from Aecom, a Los Angeles consulting firm. The world's most popular theme park remained Disney's Magic Kingdom in Florida, with 18.6 million visitors in 2013, up 6% from 2012, according to Aecom. Overall, theme-park attendance in North America grew 2.7% in 2013, according to an annual estimate by the Themed Entertainment Assn.,...

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