theme parks

Like Shamu, SeaWorld leaps after IPO: Why theme parks are doing well

Apr 19, 2013
SeaWorld Entertainment, home of famous orca Shamu, wowed investors in a big IPO. Amid concern about consumer spending in a slow, fragile economic recovery, theme parks are doing surprisingly well. Why?
Posted In: sea world, IPO, theme parks

Plans for Napoleon Bonaparte theme park move forward

Feb 28, 2012
New government funding means the next big theme park in Europe may be "Napoleonland." A commercial tribute to the 19th century French emperor could open in a small town outside Paris.
Posted In: France, theme parks

Mid-day Extra: Do theme parks depend on Harry Potter?

Dec 6, 2011
An announcement is expected today that Universal Studios Hollywood will open a Harry Potter attraction, following the success of the Orlando location.
Posted In: harry potter, theme parks, Universal Studios