|Industry:||Leisure & Travel|
|Headquarters:||New York, NY|
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is the world's largest amusement park corporation based on quantity of properties and the fifth most popular in terms of attendance. The company maintains 14 properties located throughout North America, including theme parks, thrill parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. In 2009, Six Flags properties hosted 23.9 million guests. The company was founded in Texas and took its name from its first property, Six Flags Over Texas.