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  • 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 may wait until June to raise ticket prices

    SeaWorld may wait until June to raise ticket prices
    Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them. During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
  • 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...
  • SeaWorld shareholders won't consider PETA plan for whale sanctuaries

    SeaWorld shareholders won't consider PETA plan for whale sanctuaries
    A procedural rule will keep SeaWorld shareholders from considering a plan by animal rights activists to invest in whale sanctuaries. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals tried to bring the idea to shareholders in response to the documentary...
  • Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks

    Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks
    One of the most innovative additions to Central Florida's theme parks this year uses a decidedly old-fashioned form of transportation: the train. Trains have been a theme-park staple since the original Disneyland opened in 1955, with the steam-powered,...
  • China Box Office Worth $5 Billion to Studios by 2017

    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...
  • SeaWorld park attendance down 6% in first half of 2013

    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...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • SeaWorld sees some bright spots amid dark year

     
    It’s safe to say that SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s first year hasn’t gone anything like the company or its new private-equity owners envisioned. But the company says there have been some bright spots in its chain of 10 theme parks...