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Is it time for a new zoo and aquarium business model?

Grey Stafford, PhD Zoo Logic Podcast Grand Canyon University Fires in the western states. Hurricanes along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. Flooding in the Upper Midwest....

Texas Theme Parks Able to Reopen as Early as June 19

On June 3, Texas Governor Greg Abbot gave theme and amusement parks the green light to open at 50% capacity beginning on June 19th. This announcement marks the beginning...

Meet Spruce – SeaWorld’s Newest Rescued Sea Otter

Even though its parks remain closed, SeaWorld’s rescue and animal care teams are still hard at work rescuing and caring for stranded animals. Recently, SeaWorld...

SeaWorld Releases Survey for Reopening of Parks

SeaWorld Entertainment recently emailed out an online survey to many of its passholders asking which procedures park guests would expect to be implemented when the parks...

SeaWorld Attendance Was Up 9% Before Coronavirus

On April 21, SeaWorld announced that it “amended its existing credit facility and has taken further proactive measures to ensure the safety of its customers,...

SeaWorld Awards Executives Amid Park Closures

On April 12, SeaWorld announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it will be awarding its executive officers with millions of dollars of...

SeaWorld CEO Quits Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

On April 6, 2020, Serge Rivera announced his resignation from SeaWorld as CEO and member of the Board. This news comes just five months after being hired. Gus Antorcha,...

Why Whale Bans are Bad for Conservation

Just yesterday, legislators in Connecticut introduced a bill that would outlaw cetacean captivity in the state, which would directly affect Mystic Aquarium, one of the...

Texas Stingray is Exactly what SeaWorld San Antonio Needed

What is it that makes a theme park a good park? It’s a simple question with a very complicated answer. There are a lot of things I tend to consider. How is the...

SeaWorld San Diego Experiences 8% Attendance Decrease in 2019

SeaWorld San Diego had a big year in 2018, experiencing a 22% attendance increase to 3.8 million visitors. However, the park’s attendance took somewhat of a hit in...