Articles tagged “seaworld”

Mergers and Acquisitions

SeaWorld Reportedly Offers to Buy Cedar Fair for $3.4 Billion

SeaWorld is enormously confident that travel will make a significant rebound soon because why would they offer more than $3 billion for Cedar Fair if it didn't see the leisure and entertainment sector rapidly approaching pre-Covid metrics.

SeaWorld Reportedly Offers to Buy Cedar Fair for $3.4 Billion

Tourism

U.S. Amusement Parks Make a Long-Term Bet on Season Passes After Standstill Year

The pandemic slammed revenue at amusement parks, but it was a one-off problem. Looking ahead, operators must market the appeal of season passes to help cope with flatlining attendance.

U.S. Amusement Parks Make a Long-Term Bet on Season Passes After Standstill Year

Tourism

Disney World and Other U.S. Theme Parks Update Mask Rules

Masks off! Visitors to Disney and SeaWorld amusement parks in the U.S. will like the fresh air of relaxed rules under many circumstances.

Disney World and Other U.S. Theme Parks Update Mask Rules

Business Travel

SeaWorld Loan Bid Scrutinized by Union After Furlough of Nearly Entire Workforce

If the federal loan does get approved, the theme park operator's bosses will face even more pressure to rehire staff.

SeaWorld Loan Bid Scrutinized by Union After Furlough of Nearly Entire Workforce

Business Travel

SeaWorld Settles Lawsuit After Misleading Investors Following Blackfish Fiasco

SeaWorld has bounced back after a tough few years following the brutal Blackfish documentary. Putting this lawsuit to bed will help the company really move past the scandal.

SeaWorld Settles Lawsuit After Misleading Investors Following Blackfish Fiasco

Tourism

TripAdvisor to End Ticket Sales to Attractions Featuring Captive Marine Mammals

With its new policy, TripAdvisor is making a clear statement about the use of marine animals for entertainment. Will it be setting a trend for others to follow? Even more interesting will be seeing how companies like SeaWorld react.

TripAdvisor to End Ticket Sales to Attractions Featuring Captive Marine Mammals

Tourism

SeaWorld CEO Abruptly Steps Down After 7 Months

The revolving door at SeaWorld Entertainment swings once again. Despite the theme park operator's financial rebound, the departure of its sixth CEO in five years suggests choppy waters may still be ahead.

SeaWorld CEO Abruptly Steps Down After 7 Months

Cruises

SeaWorld Attendance Gets Boost Thanks to New Rides

SeaWorld's challenges have not gone away. But it enjoys several advantages over its theme park rivals, such as having marine-themed parks, which are a rare and distinctive product. Its new CEO is rightly focused on investing for growth while finding operational efficiencies.

SeaWorld Attendance Gets Boost Thanks to New Rides

Tourism

SeaWorld’s Rebound Appears to Be Sticking

The news has been consistently positive for SeaWorld lately after a long stretch of disappointing results. With new leadership and a strategy that has been working, 2019 is shaping up well.

SeaWorld’s Rebound Appears to Be Sticking

Tourism

SeaWorld Announces New CEO and 5 Other Tourism Trends This Week

This week in tourism, SeaWorld signals a real change with a new company head, travel advisors start to promote mystery vacations, and Disney is pretty confident its new Star Wars attractions will be a hit.

SeaWorld Announces New CEO and 5 Other Tourism Trends This Week