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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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