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2010-04-27 09:59:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is the perfect time for reconnecting with family and friends and making memories that will last a lifetime. And now, SeaWorld Orlando is rolling out an offer that comes at the perfect time for vacations and allows families the chance to make a real difference for wildlife conservation. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/seaworld/43784/ Now through December 31, with...

2010-02-15 13:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has named Jim Dean president of its Tampa, Fla. parks, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. Dean replaces Donnie Mills, who last week was promoted to Chief Operating Officer - Busch Gardens and Sesame Place for the Orlando-based company. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100215/FL54977 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/FL19045LOGO ) Dean is currently Executive Vice President,...

2009-12-01 11:43:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With the sale of Busch Entertainment Corp. to Blackstone Capital Partners V L.P., an investor fund advised by The Blackstone Group, comes a new name for the company that operates some of the nation's best known and popular theme parks. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/FL19045LOGO ) "SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment" replaces "Busch Entertainment Corporation" with the closing of the sale announced jointly today by Anheuser-Busch...

2009-10-07 12:46:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: B-roll includes footage from Busch Entertainment Corp.'s Worlds of Discovery, including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Discovery Cove and more. CONTACT: For more information, contact SeaWorld Marketing Communications, 407.363.2280 Time: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. (14 - 14:30) ET Satellite: Galaxy 17 K19 Slot D Uplink: 14393.5 (Vertical) Down: 12093.5 (Horizontal) Symbol rate: 6.1113 Data: 8.448 Fec: 3/4 FOR TECHNICAL INFORMATION...

2009-10-03 09:11:02

The private equity firm Blackstone Group is negotiating to buy SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and other Anheuser-Busch InBev theme parks, officials said. As of Friday, the proposed sale price stood at between $2.5 billion to $3 billion, sources close to the negotiations told The New York Times in a story published Saturday. Anheuser has been expected to sell the theme parks to help pay for the $52 billion Anheuser-Busch InBev merger, The Times reported. Anheuser and Blackstone representatives...

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2009-09-23 10:24:41

An Anheuser-Busch InBev spokeswoman declined to comment on the possible sale of major theme parks in Florida. We will not be able to comment, company spokeswoman Karen Couck said, speaking from the beverage giant's headquarters in Belgium. AB InBev owns Busch Entertainment Corp., which runs SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and Aquatica -- parks in Orlando, Fla., the Orlando Sentinel reported Wednesday. AB InBev executives have been seeking a buyer for the parks for month to raise funds to pay down...

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2009-05-20 22:41:08

SeaWorld officials in Orlando, Fla., say they hope their new Manta roller coaster helps attract visitors to the theme park despite the poor economic climate. It's critical that this is a home run, Dan Brown, general manager of SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and Aquatica, told the Orlando Sentinel. And we think it's going to be. Although SeaWorld executives won't reveal how much the new ride cost, they have described it as the most expensive attraction ever constructed by Busch Entertainment Corp....

2009-04-15 10:02:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in four decades SeaWorld's star killer whale is communicating in something other than clicks, squeaks, whistles and trills. Shamu has joined Twitter. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090415/FL99288 ) www.Twitter.com, a free social networking/micro-blogging community, allows users to communicate in 140-character blog posts, also known as "tweets." Shamu, who writes under the Twitter handle "RealShamu," started tweeting...

2009-04-08 17:03:00

Parks also offer unique vacation experiences and unbeatable prices ORLANDO, Fla., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, visitors to SeaWorld Orlando find out what it's like to spin, glide, skim and soar like a giant ray as they experience the only flying roller coaster of its kind in the world. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/seaworld/37809/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090408/NY96750) A seamless blend of up-close animal...

2009-03-29 12:51:02

A total of 477 personal-injury lawsuits have been filed against the operators of central Florida theme parks in the last few years, documents show. The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported Sunday a review of lawsuit filings found that between the beginning of 2004 and the end of 2008, 101 lawsuits alleged Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando or Busch Entertainment Corp. attractions or rides were responsible for plaintiff injuries. The remaining 376 lawsuits filed against the theme park operators...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.