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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 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 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

Thomas Cook to cease promoting tickets to SeaWorld over animal welfare issues

Thomas Cook to cease promoting tickets to SeaWorld over animal welfare issues

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One of Britain’s biggest holiday firms is to stop selling tickets to marine parks that keep killer whales in captivity. Thomas Cook said it took the decision after more than 90 per cent of its customers said they were concerned about animal welfare. The company also took into account scientific evidence from specialists about the treatment of the animals, according to chief executive Peter Fankhauser. Read more It means Thomas ... Read More

Vegan Star Steve-O Shares Protest Video On National Boycott SeaWorld Day

Vegan Star Steve-O Shares Protest Video On National Boycott SeaWorld Day

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The star was sentenced to jail for a later protest against the park (Photo: Steve-O)Vegan celebrity Steve-O reshared a video of one of his SeaWorld protests in honor of National Boycott SeaWorld Day on July 24.The 2014 video shows the Jackass star changing a freeway sign, so instead of saying Sea World Drive, it says Sea World SUCKS. Posting a video of the bold stunt on ... Read More

SeaWorld gives July reductions on tickets, Christmas experiences

SeaWorld gives July reductions on tickets, Christmas experiences

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SeaWorld Orlando is offering online discounts to attractions, experiences and events through the end of July, although some of the purchases will remain valid into the Christmas season.Customers can get a single-day admission to SeaWorld Orlando theme park for $59. The ticket is good for one day between now and Dec. 25. They can also purchase Discovery Cove reservations, including the swimming with dolphins options, for ... Read More

PETA assaults AAA for SeaWorld promotion with new Phoenix billboard

PETA assaults AAA for SeaWorld promotion with new Phoenix billboard

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(Courtesy photo) PHOENIX — Phoenix has been made the epicenter for a battle between the animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the AAA. PETA has launched a billboard in an effort to urge to automobile club to end its promotions of SeaWorld, according to a recent press release. (Courtesy photo) The billboard shows an animated, bloody killer whale on a car’s dashboard alongside the ... Read More

SeaWorld is providing $59 tickets as a part of their ‘Christmas in July’ celebration

SeaWorld is providing $59 tickets as a part of their ‘Christmas in July’ celebration

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Posted By Megan Scavo on Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 1:13 PM click to enlarge Christmas came early at SeaWorld this year. The park is offering $59 one-day tickets from now until July 31. In addition to discounted admission, guests can also score special savings on holiday shows during the ... Read More

Baby manatee at SeaWorld will get his final bottle — a step nearer to going again to wild

Baby manatee at SeaWorld will get his final bottle — a step nearer to going again to wild

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For a final time this week, Jennifer Parnell cradled an orphaned baby manatee, now about the weight of an NFL linebacker, to feed him a lunchtime bottle.Jose the calf was moving on — a small victory in Parnell’s career that can be often marked with loss and relentless hours.At 240 pounds, Jose has been finally weaned off the bottle and is ready for a vegetable diet ... Read More