Tuesday, Busch Gardens Tampa announced a new attraction heading to the park in spring of 2014. This comes after some constant growth for the park, starting with the opening of Cheetah Hunt, their newest coaster, in 2011, soon followed by their new ice show “Iceploration”… Read More »Falcon’s Fury flies into Busch Gardens
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 his parks and a day… Read More »SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment CEO Jim Atchison Profiled
Throughout the 15 minute presentation given on July 10th at Busch Gardens Tampa, they emphasized how they wanted to make Christmas Town event a time for families to come together, and boy, do they have a plan to make that happen. Beginning on November 30th and running… Read More »Busch Gardens New “Christmas Town” event hopes to bring families together to celebrate
SeaWorld continues its brand makeover to focus on conservation with the next logical step – eliminating plastic bags from its theme parks. This move will keep 4 million plastic bags out of landfills annually, a great change since paper bags decompose in weeks, where plastic… Read More »SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Parks Say Good-bye to Plastic Bags
SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens sit at opposite ends of the I-4 corridor and count on the tourist traffic that Central Florida delivers. When a newcomer targets what SeaWorld perceives as their target market, it makes sense that they’d counter with something. That newcomer is Legoland Florida and they’re going directly after families with young kids, the core of SeaWorld and Busch Gardens.
Both SeaWorld and Busch Gardens are now offering a Preschool Pass good for free admission for all of 2012 for kids 5 and under. You have to sign up online, but it’s a great deal. Especially when combined with an AP or Fun Card for locals. SeaWorld Orlando is also adding an all-new festival that’s “Just for Kids” with concerts by some kids shows that will be very familiar to the pre-school set.
Update: Great minds think alike, the Orlando Sentinel has a story with more details on the theme park’s fight for kids.
The full press release is below the jump:
Thinking about what to get your favorite theme park for Christmas? SeaWorld has been thinking of you! This December 1 – 25, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEA) is celebrating the spirit of giving with an online promotion that features 25 days of prizes. During the… Read More »All SeaWorld Parks Join for 25 Days of Giveaways
I’m a sucker for photos of cheetahs, so I couldn’t pass up this one of Busch Gardens’ cheetah cub Kasi and his puppy pal Mtani helping their keepers connect with kids about cheetah conservation and wildlife preservation during a series of classroom visits during today’s… Read More »Busch Gardens Cheetah Visits Local Schools for Great American Teach In