More SeaWorld Orlando coverage
5:21 PM EDT, June 18, 2013
A killer-whale calf owned by SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. died this week at Loro Parque, a marine park in Tenerife, Spain.
June 17, 2013
Tourism & Travel
As promised in the lead-up to its initial public offering, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. declared its first quarterly dividend last week, paying stockholders 20 cents for every share they own.
1:52 PM EDT, June 14, 2013
SeaWorld Orlando rescue workers have had a busy week saving a dolphin and returning a manatee to the wild.
12:15 PM EDT, June 12, 2013
Orange County Fire Rescue officials this afternoon responded to SeaWorld Orlando's water park to help a woman in the water suffering from a medical issue.
June 7, 2013
SeaWorld Orlando is raising ticket prices for the third time in a year.
8:47 PM EDT, June 14, 2013
SeaWorld Orlando's animal-rescue team kept busy this week.
4:54 PM EDT, June 11, 2013
With its new Antarctica-themed land open, SeaWorld is turning its attention to 2014.
1:10 PM EDT, June 9, 2013
Talking With …
Jane Tebbe-Shemelya is vice president of merchandise for SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., in charge of strategic direction, planning and merchandise operations for 11 theme parks and more than 200 retail locations. She led the development of new product lines for sale inside SeaWorld Orlando's new Antarctica land. Tebbe-Shemelya spoke recently with Orlando Sentinel staffer writer Jason Garcia.
5:03 PM EDT, May 24, 2013
The hottest attraction in Central Florida theme parks this week is also the coldest.
3:43 PM EDT, May 23, 2013
After more than a year of construction and two years of hype, SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin formally opens Friday to what the marine park expects will be a sea of excited guests.
3:54 PM EDT, June 4, 2013
SeaWorld Orlando today returned three rehabilitated sea turtles to the Canaveral National Seashore in Titusville.
11:28 AM EDT, May 23, 2013
11:28 AM EDT, May 23, 2013
Antarctica ¿ Empire of the Penguin is the largest expansion in SeaWorld Orlando's 39-year history
6:56 PM EDT, May 22, 2013
Reporting financial results for the first time as a publicly traded company, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that its first-quarter sales jumped 12 percent, powered in large part by higher prices.
10:31 AM EDT, May 26, 2013
Tourism & Travel
The Orlando Sentinel reported last month that SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. doesn't expect to pay any cash income taxes for several years.
May 20, 2013
This is a big week for SeaWorld.
6:39 PM EDT, April 30, 2013
Things are awfully good at SeaWorld nowadays.
7:31 PM EDT, May 18, 2013
Three years ago, Harry Potter loosened Mickey Mouse's grip on Orlando's theme-park market.
9:01 PM EDT, May 22, 2013
A young black-and-white bird soon will take SeaWorld Orlando guests for a spin on the theme park's new ride, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.
5:35 PM EST, February 19, 2013
Antarctica, the biggest expansion project in the history of SeaWorld Orlando, will open to the public on May 24, creative director Brian Morrow said during a hard-hat tour for members of the media Tuesday afternoon.
3:08 PM EST, January 15, 2013
When singer-songwriter Laurie Berkner taught music to preschoolers, they were a tough crowd. Sometimes, kids would pooh-pooh her song selections with this powerful critique: "That's for babies."
6:25 PM EST, December 1, 2012
Eight-year-old Jillian Thomas is so obsessed with dolphins that when her parents brought her to SeaWorld Orlando last week, she made sure to visit the dolphin cove twice.
August 2, 2012
Throughout my theme-park adventures, the most consistently upbeat crowds are the ones at Summer Nights at SeaWorld
6:13 PM EST, November 8, 2011
Part of the biggest expansion in SeaWorld Orlando's history is designed to make theme-park guests feel as if they're not in Florida anymore. Instead, they will head south via an immersive "land" known as Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin, set to open in 2013.
6:22 PM EDT, October 31, 2012
SeaWorld Orlando is raising ticket prices for the second time in four months, boosting its base prices to match those of Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando while dramatically increasing the cost of annual passes.
3:36 PM EDT, September 17, 2012
SeaWorld Orlando has released a preview of its under-construction attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.
July 3, 2012
Following in the footsteps of its larger rivals, SeaWorld Orlando said Monday it will raise ticket prices, though the marine park will keep its base prices slightly below those charged by Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando.
March 7, 2008
Before dipping your toe into Aquatica, check out these hints and tips about SeaWorld Orlando's water park, which began its "soft opening" last weekend. It's all wet, but in a good way.
9:55 AM EDT, May 14, 2012
I can't stop thinking about Grandma.
10:23 PM EDT, September 6, 2011
The February 2010 death of SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was pulled underwater and killed by the 12,000-pound killer whale Tilikum, triggered the most exhaustive safety review in SeaWorld history and changes that are still being implemented across the company's three namesake marine parks.
8:19 PM EDT, April 21, 2011
SeaWorld Orlando's new killer-whale show includes old favorites, new maneuvers on display and a message designed to inspire landlubbers.
10:40 PM EDT, September 16, 2011
Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows.
July 3, 2009
SeaWorld Orlando features whales, dolphins, stingrays, penguins, sharks, Clydesdales and more.
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