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2014-04-17 16:25:14

SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of scientists from Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) and SeaWorld San Diego has provided the strongest evidence yet that killer whale dialects are learned. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75801 Scheduled to be published this week in the Journal of Experimental Biology, the study found that juvenile male killer whales are capable of learning new call types when they undergo a change in social association....

2014-04-16 12:25:41

Tallest freestanding drop tower in North America, new water thrill rides, and a land dedicated to Cookie Monster on tap for 2014 season ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It may be SeaWorld's 50(th) Celebration, but the surprises are all for park guests. SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio - as well as Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Sesame Place - are welcoming the warmer weather with new rides, attractions and events for the entire family to...

2014-04-14 16:24:12

ORLANDO, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the internet, on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time. The release and the conference call can be accessed via the Company's website at...

2014-04-09 16:24:42

ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. ("SeaWorld Entertainment" or the "Company") today announced the closing of the previously announced underwritten secondary offering (the "Offering") by the selling stockholders (the "Selling Stockholders") affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. of 17,250,000 shares of common stock of the Company, including 2,250,000 shares that were offered and sold by the Selling Stockholders pursuant to the full exercise of...

2014-04-04 00:21:36

ORLANDO, Fla., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. ("SeaWorld Entertainment"), a leading theme park and entertainment company, today announced the pricing of an offering by the selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. The selling stockholders are offering 15,000,000 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment's common stock at a price of $30.00 per share. In addition, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase...

2014-03-21 08:22:50

Eighteen-month celebration kicks off on March 21, 2014 at all three SeaWorld parks SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment(TM) launches a multi-park celebration to commemorate a key event in the company's history. The original SeaWorld® Park opened its gates for the first time in March 1964 on Mission Bay in San Diego. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140321/FL88090-a SeaWorld's 50th Celebration features a Sea of Surprises(TM) throughout an...

PETA, Politician Call For End To SeaWorld Orca Shows
2014-03-10 07:23:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A proposed ban on the use of orcas for entertainment purposes in the state of California has put the bill’s author and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) at odds with SeaWorld and the mayor of San Diego, home to the popular aquatic theme park, according to various media reports published over the weekend. According to Los Angeles Times reporter Tony Perry, Democratic Assemblyman Richard Hershel Bloom...

2014-03-07 12:23:23

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the U.S. alone, there are more than 74 million kids, tweens and teens. Together, Bindi Irwin and SeaWorld® believe in this group's passion and power to change the world. SeaWorld Kids - the kid-focused entertainment program of SeaWorld -- is launching a new initiative to inspire their efforts and change the way kids look at, and act on, conservation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140307/FL78761 Globally recognized animal...

2014-03-04 16:24:18

ORLANDO, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) today declared a cash dividend of $0.20 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable April 1, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business March 20, 2014. "We are pleased to declare our fourth dividend as a new public company supported by the Company's performance and strong free cash flow growth," said SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. President and Chief...

2014-02-14 08:25:22

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and year end 2013 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, March 13, 2014. In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the internet, on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The release and the conference call can be accessed via the Company's...