name: Six Flags
Six Flags (Six Flags) is officially known as Six Flags Entertainment. It is an American amusement park company with operations in Canada and Mexico.
Measured by the number of properties owned, Six Flags is the largest amusement park company in the world. The company owns 20 properties in North America, including theme parks, happy parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. In 2016, Six Flags Hotel received more than 30.1 million guests.
Six Flags was established in Texas, USA, and got its name from its first hotel, Six Flags Over Texas. The company has a corporate office in downtown Manhattan and is headquartered in Grand Prairie, Texas. On June 13, 2009, the company applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and successfully exited after reorganization on May 3, 2010.
On March 21, 2016, Six Flags announced a partnership with NaVi Entertainment to establish Six Flags brand theme park and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor brand water park in Vietnam. On March 29, 2016, Six Flags announced the restoration of the previously cancelled Six Flags theme park in Dubai. As part of the second phase of the Jebel Ali Dubai Parks and Resorts project, the park is expected to open in 2019.
On July 20, 2016, Six Flags announced an agreement with Hebin Investment Group Co., Ltd. to jointly develop the sixth Six Flags branded theme park and water park in China. The two parks will be located in Bishan District, Chongqing City.
The stock code of Six Flags listed on the New York Stock Exchange is SIX, which is a component of S&P 400; the service area includes the United States, Mexico, Canada, China, and the United Arab Emirates; the chairman/president/CEO is Jim Reid-Anderson.
In 2016, Six Flags had revenue of US$1.319 billion, operating income of US$160.1 million, and net income of US$156.7 million. There were 1,900 full-time employees and 27,000 seasonal employees.
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