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First Killer Whale ever born at SeaWorld Orlando dies at age 25

After a brief illness, Kalina, the first Killer Whale born at the SeaWorld Orlando facility, has died. Kalina was 25 years old and had given birth to several calves of her own. An exact cause of death will be determined … Continue reading

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Man dies after being rescued at SeaWorld’s Aquatica

Sad news coming from SeaWorld Orlando’s Aquatica water park. A 68-year old tourist visiting from a foreign country died after being found unresponsive on Roa Rapids, a fast-current version of a lazy river. Attempts to revive the guest were successful, … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Parks free for travelers stranded by Volcanic Ash

Since the latest economic troubles started Central Florida’s tourism economy has come to depend on European and UK travelers even more than usual. So it’s nice to see one of the region’s big draws giving back when those tourists encounter … Continue reading

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Orlando Theme Parks Offer Great Deals for Family Travel

Update: With their 1Q results Disney announced that their discount packages will be extended until August of 08. With the economy in near shambles, Central Florida tourist destinations know they have to offer some pretty good deals to get you … Continue reading

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Impressions of Aquatica

Seaworld Orlando opened Aquatica last week with a great opening ceremony and a large group of guests in attendance. I wasn’t able to attend the ceremony but LaughingPlace.com did. Check out their typical great coverage with video and photos. LaughingPlace … Continue reading

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