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SeaWorld’s earnings are through the roof, but the park’s future remains uncertain

SeaWorld’s earnings are through the roof, but the park’s future remains uncertain

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click to enlarge Photo via Visit Orlando Manta at SeaWorld Orlando. This photo was taken prior to the pandemic. Even as the hopes for a ‘Hot Vax Summer’ turned into a daunting Delta-led part deux of the past summer, SeaWorld continued to see strong ... Read More

Disney World Loosens Mask Mandate Amid Florida Covid Surge

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** Topline Walt Disney World in Florida will no longer require guests to wear face masks when they’re on rides or in line outdoors as of Thursday, Disney announced Wednesday, loosening the resort’s mask rules just weeks after they were reimposed amid a massive Covid-19 surge in Florida. Guests wearing face masks ride ... Read More

Disney World keeps COVID-19 rules despite DeSantis’ order

Disney World keeps COVID-19 rules despite DeSantis’ order

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed an executive order ending all local COVID-19 emergency orders in the state, but two of Central Florida's major theme parks are staying the course for now. What You Need To Know Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed executive order lifting local COVID emergency ... Read More

Universal Offers 3-Day Ticket Deal to Florida Residents

Universal Offers 3-Day Ticket Deal to Florida Residents

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Universal Orlando has announced another ticket deal just for Florida residents. What You Need To Know Universal offering 3-day ticket deal to Florida residents Tickets include admission to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure The 2-Park, 3-Day ticket costs $164.99 for admission to one park per day Tickets must be purchased by December 17 and used by March 26 The deal includes admission ... Read More

U.S. Theme Parks To Debut New Razzle-Dazzle Attractions in 2021

U.S. Theme Parks To Debut New Razzle-Dazzle Attractions in 2021

Amusement Parks

Thrilling roller coasters, creative fantasy lands, new dining options and a few new hotels are slated to debut at U.S. domestic theme parks in the coming year. From Universal Studios Orlando to SeaWorld San Diego, from Hersheypark to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Walt Disney World and many other popular theme parks, here's a sampling of what's ahead for 2021. EPCOT and Disney Springs Walt Disney World ... Read More

Universal Orlando Resort reveals a big Black Friday family vacation bargain

Universal Orlando Resort reveals a big Black Friday family vacation bargain

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click image Photo courtesy Universal Orlando/Facebook Universal Orlando Resort unveiled an enviable Black Friday park getaway deal this week that won't require you to line up up in a cold parking lot at 3 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving. On Friday, Nov. 27, the theme park faithful ... Read More

Visitors flood Central Florida’s attractions and venues, not just theme parks

Visitors flood Central Florida’s attractions and venues, not just theme parks

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ORLANDO, Fla. – Neither the Orlando or Orange County mayors are worried “as much” about visitors flocking to Central Florida’s theme parks over the coming days and weeks of the holiday season but not all tourists are headed to the parks.“People flying in and going to Disney or Universal, those are two ... Read More

Theme Parks in Compliance With COVID Measures

Theme Parks in Compliance With COVID Measures

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County strike teams are visiting Central Florida theme parks to make sure they're following the county mask mandate and CDC-recommended coronavirus safety precautions. What You Need To Know COVID strike teams still visiting theme parks to monitor compliance Walt Disney World, Aquatica, SeaWorld, and Universal have been in-compliance Strike ... Read More

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Releases POV of Iron Gwazi Coaster

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Releases POV of Iron Gwazi Coaster

Busch Gardens Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s newest roller coaster, Iron Gwazi, was on track to open earlier this year, but the coronavirus pandemic delayed those plans. The new record-breaking attraction, which is being touted as the world’s fastest and steepest hybrid coaster, is now expected to open spring 2021. As fans wait with growing anticipation, Busch Gardens has released the first POV footage from aboard ... Read More

Disney Reports $2.4B COVID-19 Impact on Parks in 4th Quarter

Disney Reports $2.4B COVID-19 Impact on Parks in 4th Quarter

Covid

**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney Company on Thursday reported a 61% drop in revenue for its theme parks segment, which has been hit hardest by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. What You Need To Know Parks revenue down 61% to $2.6 billion in 4th quarter Disneyland Resort in California remains closed Disney World ... Read More