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  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • SeaWorld fighting negative media coverage

    SeaWorld fighting negative media coverage
    SeaWorld Entertainment has begun disputing articles about the company on its blog, part of a more aggressive communications plan to protect its brand. On its blog, SeaWorld said "we will be making new periodic posts....to enlighten readers about `the...
  • Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July

    Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July
    Hotels in Central Florida posted more good numbers in July as tourism continued its rebound. Both hotel occupancy rates and average daily room rates rose compared with the same time last year, according to STR, a travel research firm. Average...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water
    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...
  • SeaWorld to build bigger enclosures for killer whales in U.S.

    (Reuters) - Theme park operator SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said on Friday it would nearly double the size of its San Diego killer whale tank and expand similar enclosures in Florida and Texas amid criticism over its treatment of the animals. The...
  • Five things for Wednesday, August 20

    Five things for Wednesday, August 20
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. 1. Deseret Ranch and Osceola County are planning for enormous growth in the next decades. Including large chunks of nature and pasture, a planned metropolis of tomorrow would span 133,000 acres in...
  • SeaWorld stock tanks after low earnings

    SeaWorld stock tanks after low earnings
    Stung by disappointing attendance at its parks in Orlando and San Diego, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that it will continue battling controversy over its captive killer whales as it makes new investments in its attractions. SeaWorld...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    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...
  • Activists ask American Express to sever ties with SeaWorld

    Now that a partnership between SeaWorld and Southwest Airlines is ending, animal rights activists have their eyes on another corporation that does business with the theme park company: American Express. A new petition on change.org asks American...
  • SeaWorld drops appeal in safety ruling over dead orca trainer

    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...
  • SeaWorld CEO: We should have done more to fight 'Blackfish'

    SeaWorld CEO: We should have done more to fight 'Blackfish'
    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-...
  • Stock in Busch Gardens' parent company tanks with disappointing earnings

    Stock in Busch Gardens' parent company tanks with disappointing earnings
    Stung by disappointing attendance at its parks in Orlando and San Diego, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday it will continue battling controversy over its captive killer whales as it makes new investments in its attractions. SeaWorld discussed...