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Busch Gardens extends nearly 950 furloughs to permanent layoffs

Busch Gardens has transitioned 948 furloughed positions to permanent layoffs as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to devastate the tourism industry. The Tampa park, owned by SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS), notified the state late last week of the change. “The effects upon the amusement and theme park industry have been significant and sustained. While the Florida parks reopened at a...
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Busch Gardens to be affected by SeaWorld's permanent layoffs

Busch Gardens parent company SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) will extend the temporary furloughs of employees to permanent layoffs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.  Last week, SeaWorld announced it has laid off some of the park and corporate employees it furloughed earlier this year. SeaWorld, which operates 12 parks, implemented furloughs throughout its parks as they were...

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