Category Archives: Themepark Industry

SeaWorld Releases Four Rescued Manatees

Asaka, Braille, Nitty and Pipsqueak, four female sub-adult manatees, were happily released into the warm waters of Eddy Creek on Thursday July 18, 2013 by SeaWorld Orlando’s Rescue Team. Three of these manatees were rescued in December of 2012 after … Continue reading

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Theme Park Wars Forgotten Chapter: The Marvel Universe

I did forget to cover one chapter of the Orlando theme park wars. I often see the question, why hasn’t Disney added Marvel characters to Disney’s Hollywood Studios yet? Disney has said they’re actively looking at ways to involve Marvel … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment CEO Jim Atchison Profiled

From Busch Gardens Parking Lot Attendant to President & CEO of a major themepark and entertainment company, Jim Atchison has had quite a rise. He’s also a real nice guy who wants nothing more than success for the employees of … Continue reading

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Global Themepark Attendance For 2012 Via TEA Report

TEA has released its 2012 Theme Park attendance estimates listing the 25 most attended theme parks in the world. Disney has the top 8 spots and 3 others in the top 20. Not a lot of surprises if you’ve been … Continue reading

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Univeral Studios Hollywood Will Go Forward With Expansion, Harry Potter

I spent most of the 90s visiting Universal Studios Hollywood almost every month. In doing so, I really got to know the tightly packed acreage that made up Southern California’s second most popular themepark. It’s taken some doing, but they’ve … Continue reading

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