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On Monday night, SeaWorld San Diego park-goers were trapped for hours when a weather-related malfunction caused a gondola-style ride to shut down,
SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby stepped down after nearly three years leading the company.
Animal rights group PETA bought stock in Thomas Cook so it could lobby the firm to cut ties with SeaWorld
PETA plans to ask Thomas Cook executives to stop selling tickets to SeaWorld, which the animal rights organisation says abuses killer whales.
SeaWorld ended its killer-whale-breeding program in 2016, after facing backlash over its treatment of animals. But its live orca show continues at some parks.
Merlin Entertainment approached SeaWorld about a possible acquisition, sending shares of SeaWorld stock higher.
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi will be the first new park without the company's orca attractions.
SeaWorld is down over 6% premarket after announcing it is getting rid of its dividend.
Attendance at SeaWorld parks fell by 434,000 in the second quarter compared with the same quarter last year.
SeaWorld may have ended their orca shows, but that isn't the end of their issues.
SeaWorld announced that the company would no longer breed, and will eventually phase out, killer whales from its park.