Guests Can Now Experience the Action-Packed World of Jason Bourne in an All-New Stunt Show – Combining Incredible Stunts, Cutting-Edge Technology and Practical Effects
ORLANDO, Fla. (June 30, 2020) – The Bourne Stuntacular, the most technologically-advanced stunt show yet, is now open at Universal Studios Florida. Through the use of live performers, ground-breaking technology, extreme stunts and captivating practical effects, guests can now feel fully immersed in the world of Jason Bourne – blurring the lines between stage and cinema in a hybrid form of entertainment that has never been seen before.
The brand-new stunt show is inspired by Universal Pictures’ blockbuster Bourne film franchise and delivers an all-new, original storyline that takes place within the Bourne universe. Plus, exclusively for The Bourne Stuntacular, Julia Stiles has reprised her role as Jason Bourne’s main confidant in the franchise, Nicky Parsons, and Frank Marshall, award-winning director and producer, has worked closely with the Universal Orlando team to help create an authentic experience fans of the franchise can enjoy.
The Bourne Stuntacular introduces an all-new level of entertainment, highlighted by:
Available now for purchase through August 13, guests looking to experience The Bourne Stuntacular and Universal Orlando’s world-class three theme park destination can take advantage of an epic ticket offer for U.S. and Canada residents. Guests who purchase a 2-Day, 2-Park ticket (as low as $234.99 per adult) will receive TWO EXTRA DAYS FREE to enjoy the thrills & excitement of Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. And for only $40 more per adult, guests can upgrade their ticket to include Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park, giving them four days of access to all three of Universal Orlando’s theme parks.
This offer is valid for travel through December 18 and will give guests the opportunity to truly explore and experience all that Universal Orlando has to offer.
As we officially open this all-new experience, the health and safety of our guests and team members remains our top priority. To ensure proper social distancing, we have implemented new procedures in our indoor theaters, including appropriate spacing between travel parties and assisting our guests with seating and exiting the theater to avoid congestion. These procedures mean that our show capacity will be limited and wait times may be longer than usual to experience the show. We have also increased our already-aggressive cleaning procedures and are sanitizing high-touch surfaces between each show. All guests are also required to wear a face covering while experiencing The Bourne Stuntacular.
For more information about The Bourne Stuntacular, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.
Let Yourself Woah at Universal Orlando Resort
When you’re ready to Let Yourself Woah, the place to go is Universal Orlando Resort.
For more than 30 years, Universal Orlando has immersed guests in amazing “woah” moments that free them from the stress of their worlds. Across the award-winning destination, they can let go and live in the moment with those they care about most as they embark on incredible theme park adventures, like causing mischief with the Minions from Illumination’s “Despicable Me,” coming face-to-face with ferocious dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, walking the corridors of Hogwarts castle in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and so much more.
Universal Orlando is home to three epic theme parks that feature some of the world’s most exciting and innovative experiences, including Universal’s Islands of Adventure – named the #1 Amusement Park in the World for five years in a row by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice – Universal Studios Florida, and Universal’s Volcano Bay - a tropical oasis like no other that features an actual beach right in the middle of Orlando.
Universal Orlando’s hotels are destinations unto themselves and include the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal’s Aventura Hotel and Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites. And Universal’s entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers immersive dining and entertainment for every member of the family.
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Park to host fireworks with physical distancing measures, additional viewing locations and more dates to take in the excitement July 3-5
Orlando, Fla. (June 29, 2020) – This Fourth of July weekend, families and friends can enjoy three nights of the new physically distant fireworks presentations “Light Up the Sky” on Friday, July 3, Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5 included with park admission. Visit Seaworld.com/orlando/events/4th-of-july for full details.
To promote safe physical distancing while still offering incredible views of the fireworks displays around the park, SeaWorld has identified additional viewing locations and added dates to provide more opportunities for guests to safely enjoy the festivities this year. Spaced seating, increased sanitation, additional park signage and additional staffing will be implemented throughout the park, and additional exits will also be added for a safe exit from the park at the conclusion of the display. For detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when visiting the park, including key operational changes, visit Seaworld.com/orlando/safety.
“Guest safety is our foremost priority and to be able to maintain safe physical distancing while still providing amazing vantage points of the fireworks presentation, we have re-configured the annual fireworks display to be viewable from multiple locations,” said Park President Kyle Miller. “We are committed to creating a safe environment for our guests so they can spend a memorable, fun and enjoyable holiday weekend with us.”
With SeaWorld’s enhanced health and safety measures in place, reservations for July 3-5 are available now and required for park entry. Reservations can be made by visiting the park’s website Seaworld.com/orlando/tickets/reservations/.
Best Way to Play
The best way to experience SeaWorld's Independence Day fireworks and special events like the upcoming Craft Beer Festival, is with a SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass or Fun Card. For a limited time, Florida residents can become a Pass Member for as low as $11.50 per month, with no down payment. Pass Members receive 12 months of unlimited visitation and park benefits and rewards including FREE parking, in-park discounts and much more. With a 2020 Fun Card, park-goers receive unlimited access to visit the park again and again through December 31, 2020¹. For more information, park hours and to purchase tickets, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com.
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About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter, and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world. The Company is one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The Company collectively cares for what it believes is one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The Company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld® rescue team has helped more than 37,000 animals in need over the Company’s history. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens®, Aquatica®, Sesame Place® and Sea Rescue®. Over its more than 60-year history, the Company has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection. The Company’s theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests.
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UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT’S ALL-NEW STUNT SHOW – THE BOURNE STUNTACULAR – WILL GRAND OPEN ON JUNE 30, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. (June 27, 2020) – The Bourne Stuntacular, based on Universal Pictures’ blockbuster Bourne film franchise, will grand open on June 30, 2020 at Universal Studios Florida as the most technologically-advanced stunt show yet. The all-new show will fully immerse guests in the world of Jason Bourne through groundbreaking technology, including an immense LED screen and high-tech props, to incredible live performers executing extreme stunts at heights up to 22 feet, and practical effects that will have guests feeling gusts of wind and the heat of explosive flames.
To celebrate the opening of The Bourne Stuntacular,
Universal Orlando will debut a virtual sneak peek of the show on June 29. The sneak peek will feature special guests from the Bournefilm franchise, a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to bring the show to life, as well as a preview of the action-packed stunt show itself. Guests can tune into the Universal Orlando YouTube Channelat 7:00 p.m. EST to get a first look at The Bourne Stuntacular and follow along on Universal Orlando’s Twitter and Instagram for exclusive highlights.
Guests should download the Universal Orlando App to view The Bourne Stuntacular show times.
Across the destination, the health and safety of our guests and team members continues to be our top priority. To ensure proper social distancing, we have implemented new procedures in our indoor theaters, including appropriate spacing between travel parties and providing assistance to our guests with seating and exiting the theater to avoid congestion. These procedures mean that our show capacity will be limited and wait times may be longer than usual to experience the show. We have also increased our already-aggressive cleaning procedures and will continue to sanitize high-touch surfaces between each show. All guests are also required to wear a face covering while experiencing The Bourne Stuntacular.
For more information about The Bourne Stuntacular and the virtual opening celebration, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.
Theme Park Will Have Extensive New Safety Measures in Place
UPPER MARLBORO, M D—June 26, 2020—Six Flags America, DC’s Thrill Capital, today announced plans to open the theme park on July 3, 2020.In accordance with CDC, state, and local reopening guidelines, the park will operate at reduced attendance levels and in preview mode from July 1-2from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. During this preview phase, the park will only be open to Members and Season Pass Holders. The park will then open to all guests on July 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and gradually increase attendance levels over the next month. Hurricane Harbor will open at a later date. The park is implementing extensive new safety measures and hygiene protocols, including several new advanced technology systems to protect guests and employees.These procedures will be adjusted on an as-needed basis to ensure compliance with state and local recommendations.
“The health and safety of our guests and team members remains our number one priority, and we are very excited to open and welcome our guests back to Six Flags America,” said Park President Rick Howarth. “The new safety measures we have in place are designed to create an environment where our guests can have fun with family and friends and feel safe while doing so. We appreciate the state and local officials, including the county health department, for their support of our efforts to reopen. We also thank our valued Members and Season Pass Holders for their loyalty. We are ready to get the summer started.”
The park will employ a sophisticated online reservation system to manage attendance, schedule guests for entry by day, and stagger arrival times to minimize proximity exposure.Other new technologies include:
The park’s opening plan, which the company developed with its epidemiologist consultants, meets or exceeds federal, state,and local guidelines. It sets standards for executing at the highest levels of hygiene and social distancing protocols.
“We have developed a comprehensive opening safety plan that includes protocols designed by theme park and waterpark industry experts, along with best practices from top destination parks from around the world, which will allow guests to experience our parks in the safest way possible. This ’new normal’ will be different in some ways, but we believe these additional measures are appropriate in the current environment,” said Six Flags President and CEO Mike Spanos.
Opening plans include:
Health Screenings for Guests and Team Members
Strictly Enforced Social Distancing
Extensive Sanitization and Disinfecting Protocols
Sanitized Food Preparation and Service
Commercial-Grade Cleaning Equipment and Supplies
Multi-Layered Guest and Team Member Communication
Park Reservations System to Manage Attendance
Six Flags will establish attendance caps that will be well below the park’s theoretical capacity in order to allow for proper social distancing. All Members, Season Pass holders and all guests with a single-day or group ticket will need to make a reservation atwww.sixflags.com/reserve.Guests who need single day tickets will be able to reserve during the purchase process. The process will take 5-7 minutes, and guests will complete the following steps:
Guests may begin making reservations as follows:
The Six Flags brand is synonymous with family fun and thrills for all ages. These significant new changes are designed to improve the overall park experience while keeping guests and employees safe.
Six Flags Season Passes and Memberships are currently on sale. Members can enjoy priority park entry and tremendous discounts of up to 50% on nearly all food and merchandise all season long. Gold Plus, Platinum, Diamond,and Diamond Elite levels are available featuring all the perks of a Season Pass plus other benefits including admission to all Six Flags branded theme and waterparks, preferred parking,and points that can be redeemed for free food, merchandise, and special experiences. Visit the Membership Sales Center or go online to sixflags.com for more information and to sign up today.
New Service Provides Contactless Payment Options and Faster Transactions
AUSTELL, Ga. — June 25, 2020 — Six Flags White Water, the South’s Most Thrilling Waterpark, today announced an all-new, cash-free experience with contactless payments beginning June 29. Six Flags White Water will offer completely cash-free transactions, accepting digital payments only, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Apple Pay.
“Cash-free payments and Mobile Food Ordering are just two examples of the innovative, new contactless measures we have implemented to offer our guests the benefits of faster, more convenient transactions in adherence to our new safety guidelines,” said Park Director Gregory Fuller. ”We are thrilled to be among the first to launch this program at Six Flags White Water.”
In-park guests may quickly convert cash to a credit card through Cash-to-Card Stations located throughout the park. There is no fee to make the conversion and the card can be used anywhere it is accepted world-wide. Prior to visiting the park, guests are encouraged to visit www.sixflags.com/whitewater to pre-purchase parking, admission tickets, Season Passes, Memberships, and other add-on items.
Six Flags White Water will open for the 2020 season on June 29 for a special Member and Season Pass Holder Preview. The park will open to all guests on July 3.
A comprehensive safety and hygiene plan includes:
· Requiring all guests (including Members and Season Pass Holders) to make a reservation to visit the park at www.sixflags.com/reserve;
· State-of-the-art thermal imaging for temperature checks;
· Advanced security screening technology for contactless bag checks;
· Mobile food ordering to encourage contactless transactions;
· Requiring that guests wear masks at all times while not engaged in the water activities or lounging with same group members; and
· Attendance capacity limitations to allow for proper social distancing.
Several mask-free zones will be located throughout the park where guests can remove their masks for periods of time. More information about Six Flags’ Safety and Hygiene plan is available on the park’s website.
Six Flags Season Passes and Memberships are currently on sale. Members can enjoy priority park entry and tremendous discounts of up to 50% on nearly all food and merchandise all season long. Gold Plus, Platinum, Diamond, and Diamond Elite levels are available featuring all the perks of a Season Pass plus other benefits including admission to all Six Flags branded theme and waterparks, preferred parking, and points that can be redeemed for free food, merchandise, and special experiences. Visit the Member Lounge in the park or go online to sixflags.com for more information and to sign up today.
About Six Flags Over Georgia and White Water
Six Flags Over Georgia, the Thrill Capital of the South, is home to more than 40 rides and attractions including 12 world-class roller coasters and the 7-acre Hurricane Harbor water park. Six Flags White Water, the South’s Most Thrilling Water Park, boasts more than 30 state-of-the-art water slides, interactive children’s areas and wave pool. Six Flags Over Georgia and White Water are the premier destinations for thrilling, family fun.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.