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  1. SeaWorld Is Selling a 21 Percent Stake to Chinese InvestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Skift

    SeaWorld Entertainment has been making all kinds of moves to turn the company's performance around, but results have not paid off yet. Will this new long-term investment help? China's Zhonghong Zhuoye Group Co.

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  2. Disney CEO Agrees to Extend His Contract Until 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    This announcement that Bob Iger is sticking around at Disney an extra year is hardly surprising; he changed his previous tune and said he would be willing to extend his contract earlier this year. With a little extra time to play with, when will the company name his successor? Bob Iger, Walt Disney Co.'

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  3. Delta Air Lines Is Bullish Despite So-So FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Skift

    A Delta Air Lines Boeing 777-200ER being worked on by the carrier's technical operations team. Delta updated its first quarter margin guidance on Monday.

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  4. Anbang Closes Iconic Waldorf Astoria in New York for Condo MakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Skift

    Traditionalists won't be happy but Anbang could conceivably recoup much of the purchase price for the Waldorf through the condominium conversions. The Plaza Hotel in New York, and others, have already written this condo-hotel playbook.

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  5. Hong Kong Disneyland Is Adding 'Frozen' and Marvel Lands in a $1.4 Billion ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Skift

    Visitors are shown at Hong Kong Disneyland. The park, which reported a loss last year, is getting a $1.4 billion expansion to improve its performance.

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  6. Disney Will Open Avatar Land in Orlando Next SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Skift

    Avatar films director James Camerson and Disney parks division chairman Tom Staggs take a look at a model of Avatar land. Disney has been on its toes since Universal changed the game in Orlando with Harty Potter.

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  7. 6 Charts Comparing Business and Leisure Traveler Satisfaction With U.S. DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Skift

    U.S. business travelers' high satisfaction stems from not spending their own money and knowing where to go and what to avoid in a destination. Leisure travelers aren't far behind with their satisfaction but this should still concern destinations, especially those where business travel is their bread and butter, given business travelers also spend more in categories like lodging, shopping, and transportation than the tourists they have to share their trips with.

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  8. Marriott Timeshare Business Misses Expectations for the Third QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Skift

    Marriott's Lakeshore Reserve in Orlando, Fla., is part of Marriott Vacations Worldwide, one of the largest sellers of timeshares in the world. The company recently reported its third-quarter earnings.

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  9. SeaWorld Shareholders Have a New Reason to Be DisappointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Skift

    In this Monday 2011 photo, killer whale Tilikum watches as SeaWorld Orlando trainers take a break during a training session. SeaWorld says it will soon stop paying its shareholders a quarterly dividend.

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  10. Disney Says Zika Is Not Hurting Its Florida Theme Park BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Skift

    A Walt Disney Co. spokeswoman said the Zika outbreak is not causing attendance to drop at Disney parks in Florida.

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  11. Orlando Tourism Is Taking a Hit From Brazil's Woes and Higher Theme Park PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Skift

    The bad news has kept on coming for Orlando, so we aren't surprise by the dip so far in visitor numbers. Industry leaders have said they are working hard to control the threat of mosquitoes, which is important: They need Zika to stay away.

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  12. Universal Orlando Aims to Attract More Conventions With Fifth HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Skift

    With the opening of Loews Sapphire Resort at Universal Orlando, the theme park now offers 300,000 square feet of meetings' space at its five properties. The Orlando Sentinel reports that tropical-themed Sapphire Falls Resort will open Thursday with 1,000 rooms.

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  13. LGBT Tourism Is Still Resilient After a Year of Milestones and SetbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Skift

    It's been a year of triumphs and also, unfortunately, more challenges for LGBT travelers. One truth that Orlando underscored is that the LGBT travel market is one of the most resilient and is not easily deterred from traveling and celebrating their community.

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  14. Disney's Already Tight Security Gets a Boost After Orlando ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Skift

    A Disney Parks' visitor passes through a security checkpoint at Disney's Hollywood Studios park. Disney has also been using metal detectors at its Orlando theme parks since December 2015. 3 comments

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