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16:55  19 may  2017
16:55  19 may  2017 Source:   TravelPulse

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The new license agreement between Sesame Workshop and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment extends SeaWorld ’s status as Sesame “ Building more Sesame Place theme parks will enable us to connect with even more families and provide funding that supports our nonprofit mission.”

A new Sesame Street land will also be built in SeaWorld Orlando by fall 2022. The new license agreement extends the partnership between SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop through December 2031. The Sesame Place theme park includes a variety of family rides, water slides

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SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop , which run decades-old educational and entertainment brands trying to adjust to 21st century tastes, are extending their almost-four-decade partnership through 2031. During that time, SeaWorld will build a second Sesame Place theme park to complement its existing

The new deal calls for SeaWorld to build a second Sesame Place theme park somewhere in the United States, as well as to add a Sesame Street land to SeaWorld 's largest park — SeaWorld Orlando, the one park in the chain that has lacked any Sesame Street presence up until now.

SeaWorld Entertainment announced a partnership extension Thursday with Sesame Workshop that will include the development of an additional Sesame Place theme park.

SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop have been working together for 37 years, and plans are in place for a second Sesame Place theme park to open no later than mid-2021 in a U.S. location to be determined.

Following the opening of the second Sesame Place, SeaWorld will have the option to build additional Sesame Place theme parks. The original Sesame Place theme park is located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and is based off the educational program Sesame Street.

  SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop to Build New Theme Park © Flickr The partnership extension also allows Sesame Street characters to continue appearing at the themed lands inside the company’s two Busch Gardens theme parks and SeaWorld theme parks in San Diego and San Antonio.

SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop to Build New Theme Park

  SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop to Build New Theme Park Door is open for future additions as well.SeaWorld Entertainment announced a partnership extension Thursday with Sesame Workshop that will include the development of an additional Sesame Place theme park.

SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop announce new Sesame Place theme park . “ Building more Sesame Place theme parks will enable us to connect with even more families and provide funding that supports our nonprofit mission.”

For Sesame Workshop , the park expansion allows it to spread its brand via the theme parks during a time of intense competition for children's viewing attention. They aren't ruling out building the new park where there already are SeaWorld and Busch Gardens parks .

“We know that the magic of theme parks gives families a unique and powerful way to experience and delight in the Sesame Street characters,” Sesame Workshop CEO Jeffrey D. Dunn said in a statement. “Building more Sesame Place theme parks will enable us to connect with even more families and provide funding that supports our nonprofit mission.”

A new Sesame Street land will also be built in SeaWorld Orlando by fall 2022. The new license agreement extends the partnership between SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop through December 2031.

The Sesame Place theme park includes a variety of family rides, water slides, live character shows, a daily parade and seasonal events. The park’s focus is to bring the educational world of Sesame Street to life for visitors.

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