| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:36 PM
An investor has sued SeaWorld, claiming that the company misled stockholders about the effect last year's "Blackfish" documentary had on attendance.
The federal lawsuit, filed Tuesday in California, also accuses Orlando-based SeaWorld Entertainment Inc....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam.
The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:46 PM
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. should have done more to counter the anti-captivity documentary "Blackfish" and in the future will promote its rescue and conservation efforts more aggressively, Chief Executive Officer Jim Atchison said Wednesday.
In a wide-...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Twenty-five years ago, SeaWorld's famous Shamu Show featured a lucky kid plucked from the audience who got to stand on a shallow ledge in the tank and toss a few fish to a killer whale.
Back then the scene was a crowd favorite.
Today the stunt —...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:12 PM
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment has ended its appeal of a federal safety agency's citation in connection with the 2010 death of one of its killer whale trainers, the company has told investors.
"We have elected not to pursue further...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:50 AM
SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales.
The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:13 PM
SeaWorld Entertainment has decided not to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a citation barring trainers from performing with its killer whales.
The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Terry Prather, president of SeaWorld Orlando, oversees Sea World Entertainment Inc.'s three Orlando parks: SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and Aquatica. Attendance has recently declined at SeaWorld parks, and Southwest Airlines is ending its marketing...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:23 AM
The new chairman at Visit Florida is no stranger to one of the state’s thorniest tourism controversies: killer whale captivity.
Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of the Miami Seaquarium, will take over as chair of the state’s...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to change how orcas are kept in captivity, a debate propelled by the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which tells the story of Tilikum, a 12,000-pound killer-whale who killed Sea...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Friday, June 13. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 78 degrees and a low of 60 degrees.
Your top news stories today:
- In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Whale trainers at SeaWorld Orlando started wearing safety vests at the theme park's “One Ocean” killer-whale show Monday.
The air vests inflate and become buoyant when their cords are tugged, and they include a small scuba tank. The...