Category: SeaWorld

Why SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream Needed to Happen

Why SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream Needed to Happen

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As schools kicks back into session and the summer 2021 theme park season comes to a close, there is one word on the brain of Orlando theme park enthusiasts: Halloween.   Image: DisneyI am an avid attender of Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights, and have been since the sixth grade. I haven’t missed a year—well, until COVID closures caused the event’s 30th anniversary celebration to be postponed ... Read More

SeaWorld San Diego will reopen with rides and coasters next week after year without thrills

SeaWorld San Diego will reopen with rides and coasters next week after year without thrills

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SeaWorld San Diego will bring back thrill rides and roller coasters next week after operating as a zoo, hosting food festivals and offering a once-in-a-lifetime drive-thru special event in an effort to keep the theme park partially open during the yearlong coronavirus pandemic. SeaWorld San Diego will fully reopen at limited capacity with rides, attractions and roller coasters on Monday, April 12, according to park officials. ... Read More

SeaWorld vs Halloween Horror Nights; Twitter accounts snarky replies

SeaWorld vs Halloween Horror Nights; Twitter accounts snarky replies

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Over the past few months, the main SeaWorld Twitter account went from one of the quietest to one of the more vocal, especially when it comes to trading snarky remarks with other Orlando attractions. Just last year, it was normal to expect more corporate responses from the Twitter account, and their replies were few and far between. Now, we see them engaging with the Halloween Horror ... Read More

SeaWorld: Julia from ‘Sesame Street’ visiting theme park

SeaWorld: Julia from ‘Sesame Street’ visiting theme park

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SeaWorld continues to require date-specific park reservations along with admission. The theme park, which has operated at reduced capacity since reopening last summer from a pandemic-inspired shutdown, requires visitors to wear face coverings and undergo temperature checks. Source link Read More

SeaWorld and Legoland trim operations as San Diego moves backward in coronavirus fight – Orange County Register

SeaWorld and Legoland trim operations as San Diego moves backward in coronavirus fight – Orange County Register

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SeaWorld San Diego and Legoland California will be forced to reclose their indoor aquarium exhibits after San Diego County moved into a stricter COVID-19 tier in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. San Diego County’s backward move into the state’s most restrictive purple/widespread tier 1 risk level starting on Saturday, Nov. 14 will shutter indoor aquarium exhibits at SeaWorld and Legoland. SEE ALSO: What’s ... Read More

SeaWorld Orlando Closing Some Attractions Early On Weekdays

SeaWorld Orlando Closing Some Attractions Early On Weekdays

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It was reported last week that SeaWorld is still struggling in the Aftermath of COVID-19 Shutdown which isn't overly surprising. Attendance across its entire group of theme parks fell 81% during the third quarter of 2020 compared to the same quarter of 2019. With attendance caps and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic this was to be expected. On a positive note attendance improved during the quarter due to the ... Read More

SeaWorld CEO talks safety measures, plans for reopening

SeaWorld CEO talks safety measures, plans for reopening

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ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld guests could be sitting in every other row of the stadium to watch orca shows when the parks eventually reopen, the company’s CEO said Friday.Interim CEO Marc Swanson gave an update Friday on a coronavirus safety plan under development, but no official reopening dates have been announced, the Orlando Sentinel reported.“We are in regular contact with local, state and federal authorities, and we look forward ... Read More

SeaWorld furloughs 90% of employees amid coronavirus pandemic closures

SeaWorld furloughs 90% of employees amid coronavirus pandemic closures

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ORLANDO, Fla. – After closing its parks due to the coronavirus, SeaWorld Entertainment Co. announced Friday that it will furlough 90% of its workers without compensation.The workers will be temporarily furloughed without pay beginning April 1. Those employees will be eligible for unemployment benefits.SeaWorld officials did not say how long it expects parks to stay closed or when workers would be able to return.“The furlough period ... Read More

SeaWorld cuts 125 jobs, plans restructuring

SeaWorld cuts 125 jobs, plans restructuring

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SeaWorld is eliminating 125 positions amid a companywide restructuring.The announcement comes a day after Orlando-based SeaWorld released second quarter financial results that showed growing revenues and attendance, impressing analysts. The company’s interim CEO had hinted cuts were coming as SeaWorld sought to save $50 million in expenses.In a statement, a SeaWorld spokesman said the cuts were meant to position the company for “continued growth and financial ... Read More

Orlando-based SeaWorld could be sold to Six Flags, report says

Orlando-based SeaWorld could be sold to Six Flags, report says

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Orlando-based SeaWorld would not comment this week on a report that Six Flags is looking to buy it.Blogger ThemedReality has reported Six Flags Entertainment is in talks to buy all or some of SeaWorld Entertainment’s parks — a portfolio that includes the marquee SeaWorld Orlando, the Aquatica Orlando water park and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.The report emerges after SeaWorld posted strong financials for the third quarter ... Read More