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  • SeaWorld Orlando announces details for massive expansion including themed land Antarctica | Video

    SeaWorld Orlando announces details for massive expansion including themed land Antarctica | <b>Video</b>
    Part of the biggest expansion in SeaWorld Orlando's history is designed to make theme-park guests feel as if they're not in Florida anymore. Instead, they will head south via an immersive "land" known as Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin, set to...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: More details about expansion attractions

    SeaWorld Orlando: More details about expansion attractions
    Here are additional details in the wake of the SeaWorld Orlando expansion news this week. Above is a video of myself and business reporter Jason Garcia chatting about what it all means -- and resisting the urge to refer to the new land as the Wizarding...
  • SeaWorld Orlando ups ante to battle wizards, princesses, aliens

    SeaWorld Orlando ups ante to battle wizards, princesses, aliens
    SeaWorld Orlando has announced a multi-year plan to add a 3-D movie, a swim-with-sea-life attraction and a new themed land in an effort to counter increasing competition in Florida's crowded theme park marketplace. The largest and most expensive...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Inc.

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is wholly owned by the Blackstone Group (stock ticker BX), the private-equity company. It operates 10 theme parks and water parks across the country, including three in Orlando: SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica and Discovery Cove....
  • Discovery Cove: Florida-resident deal through end of year

    Discovery Cove: Florida-resident deal through end of year
    Discovery Cove, the tropical resort near SeaWorld Orlando that features dolphin interaction, has introduced a Florida-resident discount that runs through the end of 2011. Floridians can pay $199 for "Dolphin Swim Day Resort" admission. The offer includes...
  • Summer unemployment: Teens seeking jobs could find a friend in tourism

    Summer unemployment: Teens seeking jobs could find a friend in tourism
    Another tough year is in the offing for students trying to snag summer jobs, though Orlando's improving tourism industry could make things a bit easier for those seeking employment in Central Florida. Student applications are still competing with...
  • Discovery Cove: Grand Reef opening set for June 10

    Discovery Cove: Grand Reef opening set for June 10
    Grand Reef, the first expansion in the history of SeaWorld's Discovery Cove, will be open to the public as of June 10, it was announced Wednesday. The 2.5-acre artificial reef will be home to about 125 species of sea life, including rays, sharks and...
  • Aquatica: Polar Plunge benefits Special Olympics Florida

    Aquatica: Polar Plunge benefits Special Olympics Florida
    The Polar Plunge, a quick dip into the icier-than-usual waters of Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, returns on Saturday, Jan. 21. The event is a fund-raiser for Special Olympics Florida. To participate in the Plunge, folks must register and raise at least...
  • Discovery Cove: Q&A with aquarium supervisor Denise Swider

    Discovery Cove: Q&A with aquarium supervisor Denise Swider
    Last week, Discovery Cove opened its new Grand Reef to guests. The area will be home to up to 10,000 fish. We talked with Denise Swider, Discovery Cove's aquarium supervisor, about the full-time residents. QUESTION: Where does one acquire fish? ANSWER:...
  • Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral

    Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral
    Established in 1953, this deep-water port on the Atlantic coast of Central Florida, less than an hour's drive from Orlando (about 54 miles from Orlando International Airport), offers a variety of cruises to the Bahamas and the Caribbean including three-,...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Orlando's theme parks for the first time

    Taking the Kids -- to Orlando's theme parks for the first time
    Talk about the potential for stress. The Bennetts raced around Walt Disney World with 11 people, including kids who ranged in age from 5 to 18, while one teen was sick in bed at the hotel. But Theresa Bennett and her extended family were all smiles --...