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Things are awfully good at SeaWorld nowadays. Sales have topped $1 billion. Profits are soaring. A public stock offering wildly exceeded expectations. You might expect SeaWorld's tax bill to soar as well. After all, that's what happens to most of us...
If SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's new foray onto the big screen and other new businesses like hotels and more boutique parks are a success, the company will certainly see an increase in attendance and profits. And, perhaps, this important side effect...
Win or lose, SunRail is more than a pivotal point for the future of transportation in Central Florida; it's a test of the collective muscle of the region's most influential companies. Walt Disney World, Darden Restaurants, Orlando Health, Florida...
Tourism Central Florida - Orlando SentinelThe sudden deterioration of the global economy in recent weeks is prompting fears of a slowdown at Orlando's big theme parks, which have been one of the few bright spots this year in an otherwise moribund local economy. Although Walt Disney World,...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelSeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has entered a partnership with Litton Entertainment to produce “Sea Rescue,” a Saturday-morning television show that will demonstrate the rehabilitation — and the return to the wild — of rescued...
Tourism Central Florida - Orlando SentinelA top Universal Orlando executive has landed a seat on the board that oversees the University of Central Florida. John Sprouls, Universal’s 52-year-old CEO, was appointed today by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to the UCF Board of Trustees. He was one of...
Tourism Central Florida - Orlando SentinelAttendance is rebounding across Orlando-based SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's 10 U.S. theme parks, the company's top executive said Wednesday. SeaWorld Parks President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Atchison said in an interview with the Orlando...
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is a hot commodity on Wall Street. The Orlando-based theme-park owner raised $700 million last week in an initial public offering that exceeded even its own expectations. The company's share price then surged even higher,...
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. It's the first installment of what Orlando-based SeaWorld says...
The Orlando Sentinel reported last month that SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. doesn't expect to pay any cash income taxes for several years. So when exactly will the profitable company become a cash taxpayer? Apparently not until 2018. SeaWorld...
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. The Orlando-based theme-park owner also...
Three years ago, Harry Potter loosened Mickey Mouse's grip on Orlando's theme-park market. Now, Puck the Penguin is ready to try pulling Mickey's fingers even farther apart. After more than a year of construction, SeaWorld Orlando this week will...
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