Busch Tampa GM says SheiKra boosts attendance, future positive

Posted Monday, August 22, 2005 10:55 AM | Contributed by Jeff

As the first summer of SheiKra nears its end, Dan Brown, executive vice president and general manager of Busch Gardens Tampa, talks about the impact of the new ride, future development and competition with Orlando.

Read more from The Ledger.

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Monday, August 22, 2005 4:18 PM
Well, I'm looking forward to adding to the numbers a week from today. I'm taking a tour but should get a chance to jump on a few rides including, hopefully, Sheikra, Montu, Gwazi, etc.
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Monday, August 22, 2005 6:46 PM
No doubt that this new waterpark would boost attendance. I can't wait to splash around in SheiKra's wave pool.

;)

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Tuesday, August 23, 2005 9:21 AM
^ LMAO!!!

Been a long while since I've been to BGT and that's definately a park to do with the family. Most likely not another 10 years until I make it back there.

~Rob Willi

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Tuesday, August 23, 2005 10:42 AM
Just once give me a ride on 'Kra without the second holding brake...during one of their "early morning passholder openings" I had heard about rides where the train *slid through* that brake instead of getting totally LOCKED...I didn't get any of those... :(

gator needs some *ejector* airtime baby...;)

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Tuesday, August 23, 2005 3:35 PM
I got one of those on my last visit Gator. . . . . . .neener neener neener :)
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Thursday, August 25, 2005 12:35 AM
I got about 30 of those on media day. The other 50 rides it was hitting pretty hard with about half of those stopping.

I guess the B&M doesn't think the GP can handle airtime.

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