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Theme park news round-up - January 18, 2013

Six Flags considers SeaWorld takeover, Alton Towers' SW7 roller coaster caught on aerial camera and Disney offers a glimpse at Disneyland's Fantasy Faire.

Report: Six Flags and Apollo considering SeaWorld, Busch Gardens buyout

Six Flags and Apollo Global Management are both reported to be considering takeover bids for SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, which runs the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens chains.

According to a Reuters report, both firms are in talks with SeaWorld's current owners, private equity firm Blackstone

Theme park news round-up - 17th December 2012

Walt Disney World tests a new planning website, Kodak ends a decades-old relationship with Disney and SeaWorld Orlando previews its Antarctica vehicles.

Ban on trainer contact with killer whales upheld as SeaWorld loses appeal

The SeaWorld chain's appeal against a ban on contact between trainers and killer whales during public performances has been rejected.

The decision means that SeaWorld trainers must continue to be separated from the orcas by a physical barrier during shows, although they are permitted to enter

SeaWorld to appeal ban on trainer contact with killer whales

SeaWorld is to appeal a ban on its trainers having in-water contact with killer whales during public shows, as it seeks to restore one of its most popular attractions.

The Orlando Sentinel features a detailed analysis of the legal process that SeaWorld is pursuing, which could see the appeal

Images: SeaWorld San Antonio previews Aquatica Texas' Stringray Falls water slide

SeaWorld San Antonio has released two images showing off Stringray Falls, which will be one of the headline attractions at the Aquatica Texas water park.

The new park, which will feature a separate admission charge, is due to open to the public on May 19, 2012. Stringray Falls will be among its

Report: Attendance at SeaWorld parks increased by 5.3 percent in 2011

The CEO of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has revealed that attendance at the chain's theme parks increased by 5.3 percent during 2011.

Jim Atchison confirmed the improvement in performance to the Orlando Sentinel, claiming that total visitors numbers hit 23.6 million. The attendance figure

Video: SeaWorld San Antonio to open Aquatica Texas water park on May 19, 2012

SeaWorld San Antonio has confirmed that its new water park, Aquatica Texas, will open to the public for the first time on May 19, 2012.

The Aquatica Texas opening date will fall just before the Memorial Day weekend, when SeaWorld San Antonio is likely to be swamped by huge crowds. It will

SeaWorld Parks to switch to Coca-Cola in 2012

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has announced that Coca-Cola is in, and Pepsi is out. The park owner and operator announced on Friday that, beginning January 1, 2012, Coca-Cola will replace Pepsi as the “Official Refreshment Beverage” at their ten theme parks and water parks across the United

The Big Debate: Would you go to Seaworld if it didn't have killer whale shows?

Would you still visit SeaWorld's theme parks if they didn't feature killer whale shows? Vote now!

Attendance recovers at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens theme parks during early 2011

Visitor numbers are improving at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's US theme parks, according to a new interview with the company's president and CEO.

Speaking to the Orlando Sentinel, Jim Atchison claimed that attendance across the 10 parks rose by 7 percent during the first three months of the

Video: SeaWorld San Antonio to open Aquatica Texas water park in May 2012

SeaWorld San Antonio has revealed that it plans to open a new water park in May 2012, with the new addition set to be similar to SeaWorld Orlando's Aquatica.

Aquatica Texas will replace the existing Lost Lagoon water park, and will cover an 18 acre site. Unlike Lost Lagoon, entry to the park

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