• SeaWorld welcomes last Killer Whale Calf in breeding program

    by  • April 20, 2017

    SeaWorld San Antonio released the following press release yesterday. I found the tone to be a bit interesting, so I’m including it in full. It’s proud of the service they’re providing to the world increasing the knowledge about killer whales, wistful that this will quite possibly be the last baby orca born as part...

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    Doha Oasis video from Premier Rides will blow your mind

    by  • April 12, 2017

    Doha Oasis is a project in Doha the Capital of Qatar. The city sits on the Persian Gulf and is in the middle of a huge expansion of its downtown areas, including the Doha Oasis project, which is a multi-purpose mall development that will have a theme park right in the middle of it....

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    Amusement Park Attendance expected to grow over next four years

    by  • January 21, 2017

    Analysts expect a compound annual growth rate of 10.16% over the next four years in the amusement and theme park industry. American continues to lead the global market and is expect to dominate the next four years as well. The report from ReportsNReports Analysts says that even though the target market of children ages...

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    Tilikum, SeaWorld Orlando’s controversial orca has died

    by  • January 6, 2017

    According to a press release from SeaWorld, Tilikum, one of the park’s most well-known and controversial killer whales died early this morning. Tilikum had been facing some health issues since early last year, while the cause of death is not yet known, it’s likely related to the baterial lung infection he had been receiving...

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    Nintendo Worlds announced for three Universal theme parks

    by  • November 29, 2016

    We learned last year that Universal Studios was partnering with Nintendo to develop some exciting ideas for theme parks, but we didn’t know exactly how that would materialize in the parks. We still don’t have many details, but we do know that Nintendo will be coming over the next few years to three Universal...

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    Surprise! Universal Orlando building another hotel

    by  • November 7, 2016

    Disney found out years ago, that if you can keep guests on property in Disney owned hotels, you make more money from those guests in the long run. A great hotel experience builds brand loyalty as it extends the magic envelope beyond the parks. Universal was late to get into this game, but now...

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    Universal Orlando takes down Disney’s Disco Yeti

    by  • August 23, 2016

    Someone in Universal Orlando’s social media department is feeling a bit chippy. The @UniversalORL account on Twitter has a regular event called #AskUniversal where they answer questions put to them by us regular folk on Twitter. Today they answered a Disney blogger brilliantly. Burn! Take that Disco Yeti. What do you think? Are the...

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    LEGOLAND Florida issues Pokemon GO guidelines

    by  • July 12, 2016

    With Pokemon GO already taking over parks, stores, and theme parks, it was only a matter of time until some safety guidelines were issued. LEGOLAND Florida has just issued their restrictions for kids seeking to “catch ’em all” as they play Pokémon GO, the tremendously popular new app. Pokémon have been spotted throughout the...

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