Today's Olympic event: Theme park promotional tie-ins!
Written by Robert Niles
Last week, I asked if the Olympics were affecting theme park attendance, with so many people watching the games on TV.Tweet
The answer, pretty much, was "no," but I also asked if parks were doing anything to use the Olympics as a promotional tie-in for the parks.
Well, ask and ye shall receive. Got this from SeaWorld Orlando yesterday:
Yeah, it's pure PR. But the splitscreen of Phelps and the killer whale doing the backstroke kills me.
This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.
Previous article: Major bus crash on way to Alton Towers theme park in England
Enter the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Insider's Pick: There's only one place in America to where you can enter the world of Harry Potter: the Universal Orlando Resort. With Universal Orlando 2014: The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Theme Park Adventure, you'll learn everything you need to know to save money and time while enjoying Harry Potter and all the other world-class attractions at Universal Orlando.
Top U.S. Theme Parks
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Other Top International Parks
Features, News and Advice
"Stories from a Theme Park Insider"
Stories from a Theme Park Insider
Stories from a Theme Park Insider offers a warm and often-funny look at what it's like to work inside the world's most popular theme park. It's a great read for theme park fans!