SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

          SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
(NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company, announced today
that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20
per share of common stock. The dividend is payable January 3, 2014 to
shareholders of record at the close of business December 20, 2013.

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"We are pleased to declare our third dividend as a new public company in
addition to the share buyback from Blackstone that we expect to execute in the
next few weeks supported by the Company's record performance in 2013 and
strong free cash flow growth," said SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. President and
Chief Executive Officer Jim Atchison.

About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.™
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and
entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational
experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable its customers to
celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share. The Company
owns or licenses a portfolio of globally recognized brands including
SeaWorld®, Shamu® and Busch Gardens®. Over its more than 50-year history, the
Company has built a diversified portfolio of 11 destination and regional theme
parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which
showcase its one-of-a-kind collection of approximately 67,000 marine and
terrestrial animals. 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. In
addition to its theme parks, the Company has recently begun to leverage its
brands into media, entertainment and consumer products.

Copies of this and other news releases as well as additional information about
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. can be obtained online at
www.seaworldentertainment.com. Shareholders and prospective investors can
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SOURCE SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

Website: http://www.seaworldentertainment.com
Contact: Investor Relations Inquiries: SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.,
855.797.8625, investors@seaworld.com or Media Inquiries: Fred Jacobs, Vice
President of Communications, Fred.Jacobs@SeaWorld.com
 
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