Global online movie ticketing to reach $13.72B by 2017 reports suggest

posted by Michael Zoldessy on April 12, 2011 at 4:48 am

Despite the recession, ticket sales reached record numbers in 2010. Online ticketing especially has really risen recently and will probably grow even more.

Online booking is a predominant trend for acquiring movie tickets in the US and Europe. As stated by the new market research report, United States and Europe account for a major share of the global Online movie ticketing services market. While online sales for movie tickets are increasing, they are yet pretty minimal in comparison to the standard walk-up box office, so online market has plenty of room for growth in the next five years, and much of that growth will come from beyond the developed nations where the number of home PC penetration, Internet cafes, and Internet usage are all on the rise.

Read more in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on April 12, 2011 at 9:01 am

This despite a box office slump the past couple of months makes sense. Online ticketing will grow when summer movies arrive.

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