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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...

2014-03-21 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...

2014-03-04 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...

2014-01-13 08:24:09

Results fueled by record fourth-quarter attendance in the Company's SeaWorld-branded parks ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) today announced preliminary revenue results for fiscal year 2013. The results are subject to completion of the Company's audit procedures. Driven by record fourth quarter total attendance at the Company's SeaWorld-branded parks in Orlando, Fla., San Diego, Calif. and San Antonio, Texas, total revenue...

2013-12-17 12:23:16

MONOPOLY® Game, Smart Phone Cases and Designer Sunglasses on Holiday Have-to-Have List ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa has a lot more to work with: A host of SeaWorld(®)-inspired holiday gifts make their debut this season. From adorable penguins to plush polar bears, the park's iconic marine animals will be featured in a sleigh-full of new toys, accessories, apparel and home goods. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/CL34291) The holiday treasure trove...

2013-12-11 20:21:09

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable January 3, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business December 20, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/FL97697LOGO-c) "We are pleased to declare our third dividend as a new...

2013-12-10 12:22:32

-- Study with Killer Whale to Help Conserve Animals in the Wild -- ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted at SeaWorld® aims to help scientists answer a long-standing question: What is the resting metabolic rate of a killer whale? The answer to this seemingly basic question may upset conventionally held beliefs about the impact of killer whales, an apex predator, on their environment, and help biologists make more informed management decisions for...

2013-11-20 12:31:28

Hotel at SeaWorld® Orlando offers well-appointed amenities, SeaWorld discounts just in time for holidays ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Blow your family out of the water this holiday season with a gift that will keep on giving from the SpringHill Suites Orlando at SeaWorld. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/MN20159) Visitors to the family-friendly hotel in Orlando can go on vacation without spending a fortune when they take advantage of the...