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  • S&P cuts SeaWorld credit rating amid orca controversy

    S&P cuts SeaWorld credit rating amid orca controversy
    Standard & Poor's lowered SeaWorld Entertainment's credit rating Thursday amid negative publicity over its treatment of killer whales. The move by the Wall Street rating company came one day after SeaWorld reported lower-than-expected earnings for the...
  • Omega Advisors sold firm's 1.1 million SeaWorld shares '3 weeks ago': sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors sold all of the firm's 1.1 million share stake in SeaWorld Entertainment "three weeks ago," two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. (Reporting By Jennifer Ablan; Editing by Chris...
  • SeaWorld stock falls 33% as orca controversy hurts attendance

    SeaWorld stock falls 33% as orca controversy hurts attendance
    Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment plunged 33% Wednesday after the company's earnings missed Wall Street expectations. The Orlando, Fla.-based company also conceded for the first time that attendance at its theme parks has been hurt by negative...
  • Stock in Busch Gardens' parent company tanks with disappointing earnings

    Stock in Busch Gardens' parent company tanks with disappointing earnings
    Stung by disappointing attendance at its parks in Orlando and San Diego, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday it will continue battling controversy over its captive killer whales as it makes new investments in its attractions. SeaWorld discussed...
  • Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005

    Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005
    Orlando's hotel industry has been having a strong year as evidenced by solid occupancy rates and average daily room rates that are generally higher than last year's. But Visit Orlando, the region's chief tourism-marketing agency, points out that June'...
  • 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...
  • SeaWorld app adds 'QuickQueue' line-skip feature

    SeaWorld app adds 'QuickQueue' line-skip feature
    SeaWorld Orlando is adding a unique feature to its mobile app soon that will allow people to buy its QuickQueue pass anywhere – even when standing in line at a ride. QuickQueue is the park’s express lane feature for rides and attractions....
  • SeaWorld reports latest drop in attendance amid Blackfish controversy

    Amid ongoing controversy over its killer whale shows, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported a 13% drop in attendance for the first three months of the year. The attendance numbers were included in a notice to the Securities and Exchange Commission that...
  • SeaWorld attendance drops 13% amid controversy over killer whales

    SeaWorld attendance drops 13% amid controversy over killer whales
    Amid ongoing controversy over its killer whale shows, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported a 13% drop in attendance for the first three months of the year. The attendance numbers were included in a notice to the Securities and Exchange Commission that...
  • Blackstone chief blames Brancheau for own death, contradicting Seaworld

    Blackstone chief blames Brancheau for own death, contradicting Seaworld
    The top executive at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s largest shareholder suggested that former SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau should be blamed for her own death, claiming that the veteran animal trainer broke multiple safety rules before she was...
  • Aquatica's new drop slide to be called 'Ihu's Breakaway Falls'

    Aquatica's new drop slide to be called 'Ihu's Breakaway Falls'
    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. SeaWorld...