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SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld Orlando Sea of Trees Christmas celebration

In the past five years, SeaWorld boosted its holiday spirit, and it now ranks as one of the top Orlando parks for celebrating the holidays. Every park has one or two holiday events, but no other converts as many shows to a holiday theme without requiring a separate admission for the party. While SeaWorld features […] Read more...

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2011 Christmas in Orlando

Disney Hollywood Studios Osborne Christmas lights

November 2011: Vacations and Christmas share a lot of emotions: Joy, wonder, and a sense of togetherness. Both reek of “family time,” and they create the kind of memories that stick with kids forever. From a cold-hearted business perspective, Christmas is also an ideal marketing theme for Orlando-area attractions, and families rarely leave disappointed. The […] Read more...

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Epcot’s Christmas Candlelight Processional

Epcot Candlelight Processional Orlando Neil Patrick Harris

rate my essay The Christmas Candlelight Processional anchors Epcot’s holiday celebration and takes place in World Showcase’s theater across from the American Adventure. The show is simple in concept yet grand in production. It features A) a famous actor or singer telling the story of Jesus’ birth in five-minute snippets, B) Christmas carols between the […] Read more...

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2012 BBQ & Beer at SeaWorld

SeaWorld BBQ & Beer 2012 Orlando

January 2012: Bands, Brew & BBQ – Orlando’s tribute to blue-collar food and fun – returns to SeaWorld Orlando Feb. 11 to March 4. If you don’t like country music, avoid lakeside on the northwest side of the park; if you like country, drink to excess, boot scoot, and call a taxi. Bands perform only on […] Read more...

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U.S. News & World Report’s top 12 sites in Orlando

miniature golf course Orlando

help me write my paper November 2011: There’s a danger with every list of top things to do in Orlando: One man’s treasure is another man’s junk. Got-to-see lists, by default, apply generally to everyone and specifically to no one. That’s true in U.S. News & World Report’s (a major U.S. news magazine) latest roster of 12 […] Read more...

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SeaWorld expands to Antarctica

SeaWorld penguin exhibit before Antarctica

Thanks to Harry Potter’s success at Universal, Orlando theme parks no longer expand by adding one multi-million dollar ride – they expand by building a multi-multi-million dollar themed land, with at least one new ride. In the latest development, SeaWorld announced a new Antarctica area, which will feature “state-of-the-art interactive ride technologies.” (For the record, […] Read more...

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Avatar versus Harry Potter

Avatar Pandora Disney World Animal Kingdom

October 2011: Disney announced a new land coming to Animal Kingdom based on the Avatar movie series, and comparisons to Universal’s “land” based on the Harry Potter movies began immediately. In most cases, the comments criticized Disney’s move, pointing out strength in the Harry Potter brand compared to the Avatar brand – Harry Potter is beloved not just […] Read more...

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The unspoken Legoland question: Will it survive?

Legoland Florida deserves success because it caters to kids more any other Orlando park. However, Orlando is a cutthroat town for theme parks, and “deserves success” doesn’t always mean “makes a profit.” Legoland replaces Cypress Gardens, which prospered until Disney arrived, but it failed in the shadow of the iconic mouse, as did the park […] Read more...

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New: cancellation fees for dining at Disney

The Brown Derby in Hollywood Studios is one of the few inside-the-park restaurants affected

October 2011: Walt Disney World instituted a cancellation fee for no-show guests who make a dinner reservation at one of its 20 of its top restaurants. Since it’s not exactly a warm, feel-good initiative, it arrived without fanfare. The impacted restaurants are mainly top-of-the-line or character dining (eating while meeting the Disney characters). While not […] Read more...

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SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular Orlando 2011

custom essay writer For many families, SeaWorld is the top choice for Halloween family fun for a simple reason that doesn’t make it onto billboards: It doesn’t cost anything beyond admission to the park. And while SeaWorld clearly gears the celebration to kids, adults get one perk they lost somewhere around the age of 10: […] Read more...