SeaWorld Orlando: SeaWorld endures rough first year after sale to Blackstone, but executives say better times are ahead - OrlandoSentinel.com
In spite of a sluggish maiden year of Blackstone Group's ownership of Sea World Parks' was sluggish, they are aggressively stepping up their plans to build new attractions. Bless their little sea fairing hearts.
The largest construction undertaking since the company began is about to commence in 2011. Around $200 million in capital outlay will be invested in new attractions across eight parks. Only two parks received significant additional funding for new attractions this year.
Foreign markets have also captured the companies interest to evaluate in consideration of future growth. China and Southeast Asia are the first non-U.S. regions they are wanting introduce parks.