Aquatica Orlando’s Ray Rush Attraction Opening May 12, 2018

  Ray Rush, Aquatica Orlando’s new attraction, first announced in October 2017 will have its Grand Opening Debut to Aquatica Park guests on Saturday, May 12! Located on the north side of the park next to Walkabout Waters which has been closed to allow for construction of Ray Rush, Walhalla Wave, was reopened this past weekend. … Read moreAquatica Orlando’s Ray Rush Attraction Opening May 12, 2018

SeaWorld Makes HUGE Cuts as Talk of Partial Purchase Continues

By now it is quite well known that the SeaWorld family of theme parks aren’t in great shape. Despite the fact that SeaWorld Orlando is currently the least expensive major theme park to visit in central Florida, has an annual passholder program with serious perks, and offers some truly aggressive deals and discounts, this park … Read moreSeaWorld Makes HUGE Cuts as Talk of Partial Purchase Continues

Blackstone selling stake in SeaWorld to Zhonghong Group

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. shareholder Blackstone Group reached an agreement to sell 21% of the theme park operator, its entire stake, to Beijing-based Zhonghong Group for $23 a share, or about $429 billion. As part of the agreement, SeaWorld will consult on the Zhonghong Group’s theme parks, waterparks and family entertainment projects slated for China, Taiwan, … Read moreBlackstone selling stake in SeaWorld to Zhonghong Group

The 13 BIG Updates From Walt Disney World (And Beyond) This Week (November 14-20, 2016)

Originally published in Theme Park Tourist…Sunday, November 20, 2016 06:19 This week at Walt Disney World, a lot of big announcements were made, including one about the future of Epcot, confirmation of the opening window of Pandora: The World of Avatar, plus new information about an upcoming “destination” that is set to hit Star Tours … Read moreThe 13 BIG Updates From Walt Disney World (And Beyond) This Week (November 14-20, 2016)

SeaWorld Quietly Releases Dismal Financial Results

Originally published in Theme Park Tourist…By Amanda Kondolojy, Wednesday, November 9, 2016 06:15 Though attention in the United States was focused on the 2016 presidential election on Tuesday, November 8th, SeaWorld used this big news day to quietly release what was expected to be a dismal quarterly financial report. And as anticipated, this statement revealed … Read moreSeaWorld Quietly Releases Dismal Financial Results

Busch Gardens Tampa Welcomes Baby Lowland Gorilla

-Reported by Orlando Theme Park News Friday, September 30, 2016 | Posted by OTPN Administrator Busch Gardens Tampa is excited to announce the newest member of the gorilla troop in the Myombe Reserve. Oliver, an endangered western lowland gorilla, was born on August 18 and is being cared for by 28-year-old mother, Mary, who came to … Read moreBusch Gardens Tampa Welcomes Baby Lowland Gorilla