SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is opening 10 new attractions this summer across our 10 parks, the largest single-year capital investment in the company’s history. Check out today’s CNBC interview with company president and C.E.O. Jim Atchison as he discusses the parks’ strong year-to-date performance and summer forecast, live from our latest addition: Cheetah Hunt in Busch Gardens Tampa.
Watch Julie Scardina and “animal lifesavers” from SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Discovery Cove on the Dr. Oz show this Thursday, May 19. Dr. Oz meets penguins, a vulture, a sloth and a camel – and chats with Julie about important medical insights we can learn from animals.
The United States Travel Association’s (USTA) Discover America Daily Getaways promotion is back by popular demand for a second year. The promotion runs April 11 through May 13, 2011 allowing travelers to save up to 60 percent on airfare, hotels, car rentals, theme park admission and city attraction passes. You can access these deals through a website especially created for this promotion, DailyGetaways.com.
SEAmail, our new periodic e-newsletter, features heart-warming moments that take place in our 10 parks and their local communities – moments made possible by people who are committed to making a difference. The latest edition includes efforts to save a baby beluga whale, making a difference for children with autism and more.
We asked our Facebook Fans to post their “top tips” on how to most enjoy a day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. And we were thrilled with the response. These 20 tips below were some of our favorite posts, verbatim from our Fans who know the park best. We hope you'll find them helpful - and for more insider tips, visit Facebook.com/BuschGardensTampaBay.
1) Get there first thing -- it opens to ride all of the roller coasters BEFORE the place gets packed. Then you can walk around, see shows and eat. A must try for eats is the Zambia Smokehouse. Best BBQ chicken anywhere!!!
Chris’ Field Notes
This past August, my 14-year-old daughter Claire asked if we could enter an essay contest that Quark Expeditions and SeaWorld were sponsoring.
The grand prize?
SeaWorld and Busch Gardens animal ambassadors are veteran TV guests, and they'll be working hard this Veteran's Day. The team takes a visit to the CNN Newsroom with a Peregrine falcon, a red fox and a pair of baby sheep from Busch Gardens Williamsburg