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Amusement and Theme Parks

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Top Amusement and Theme Parks Articles

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  • Universal's sturdy annual passes are just the ticket

    Universal's sturdy annual passes are just the ticket
    I try to remember not to mock people who get sentimental about theme parks. I try to be understanding when there is weeping about the closing of a ride, anger when a menu changes or Twitter hysteria after another rumor surfaces. Who am I to judge? I'm...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...
  • Epcot: After-hours party added to food and wine fest

    Epcot: After-hours party added to food and wine fest
    Disney World has added an after-hours event to the lineup of the upcoming Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. The Epcot Food & Wine Festival – Late Nights Live! street party will be available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:45 p.m. to 1 a.m....
  • Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership

    Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership
    Southwest Airlines, which has been under fire from animal activists over its marketing partnership with SeaWorld, is parting ways with the company after 26 years. The companies said in a joint statement Thursday they they both decided not to renew their...
  • Back-to-school headquarters that offers free supplies gets makeover

    Back-to-school headquarters that offers free supplies gets makeover
    As thousands of Central Florida teachers make their own back-to-school preparations, the Orlando-based charity that offers them free classroom supplies showed off a colorful makeover on Thursday donated by local businesses. "We've been in this...
  • Southwest, SeaWorld end partnership a year after 'Blackfish' backlash

    Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their longtime partnership the year after a documentary raised concerns about the treatment of killer whales at the theme-park chain. The airline and the park said they reached a mutual decision not to renew...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Polar bear dies unexpectedly

    SeaWorld Orlando: Polar bear dies unexpectedly
    A polar bear that has lived at SeaWorld Orlando for 19 years has died unexpectedly, theme-park officials say. "Johnny," a 24-year-old polar bear died after a physical examination Thursday morning. SeaWorld's attending vets said there were no problems...
  • France's Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Frenchman, Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding...
  • Disney World executive moving to Disneyland Paris

    Disney World executive moving to Disneyland Paris
    Tom Wolber, senior vice president of Walt Disney World Resort and Transportation Operations, has been named president of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of Disneyland Paris. Wolber oversaw all of the 28 resort hotels at Walt Disney World and...
  • Disneyland set to reopen exclusive Club 33 after extensive expansion

    Disneyland set to reopen exclusive Club 33 after extensive expansion
    Disneyland's private Club 33 restaurant will double in size after an extensive six-month renovation that adds a new entrance, kitchen and jazz-inspired lounge. Long maintained as a park secret and shrouded in mystery, the members-only club billed as...
  • Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers

    Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers
    Cable giant Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet service. The Philadelphia company added 203,000 high-speed subscribers during the April-June quarter, more than making up for...