| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Amid pressure from anti-captivity activists, Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that it continues to hold a major sponsorship deal with SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.
But the airline also said it has “engaged” with SeaWorld about the concerns...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:05 AM
After months of dismissing "Blackfish" as activist propaganda, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. today is launching a more aggressive counterattack on the critical documentary.
The Orlando-based theme-park company has placed full-page ads in eight of the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Pushing back against speculation that fallout from the film “Blackfish” is hurting its business, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Monday that its world-famous marine parks set a fourth-quarter attendance record and that it will soon report the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:08 AM
SeaWorld executives are probably breathing a sigh of relief this morning, after the Academy Award nominations were unveiled -- and the documentary 'Blackfish' didn't make the cut.
The controversial film, which condemns SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:13 PM
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., which has generated record earnings growth this year by raising prices and reducing promotions, has begun using online discounter Groupon to sell tickets to SeaWorld Orlando.
One offer launched Wednesday allows Groupon users...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Minutes before lawyers for SeaWorld Entertainment appear in court this morning to fight the federal government over the safety of killer-whale trainers, the company unveiled new details of a ride opening next year in its Orlando water park.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
For years, China has held substantial economic promise, with the outsized growth many have long envisioned only recently beginning to come to fruition. During this time, U.S. media and entertainment (M&E) companies have been quietly chipping away at the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:49 AM
The private-equity giant that controls SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. filed plans Wednesday to sell off more of its shares, which, if successful, means it will no longer own a majority stake in the Orlando-based theme-park operator.
The Blackstone Group...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 AM
With its killer-whale program under intense scrutiny on multiple fronts, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Tuesday that researchers have completed a new study of killer-whale metabolic rates using Tilikum, the infamous orca at SeaWorld Orlando.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Orlando-based SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. has launched a new promotion aimed at current and former members of the U.S. military, offering half-price, single-day tickets for them and up to five guests.
The discounted tickets are only available online...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Attendance at SeaWorld parks across the country has dropped 6% in the first half of the year, but is the decline due to bad publicity or bad weather?
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. has endured some harsh publicity lately with the debut this summer of...