Busch Gardens Williamsburg Named World's Most Beautiful Theme Park For 28 Consecutive Years

Impressive streak dates back to 1990

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WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia (May 29, 2018) – Busch Gardens Williamsburg retains the prestigious title as the “World’s Most Beautiful Park” for the 28th consecutive year. Results from the latest National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA) survey shows Busch Gardens extends an impressive streak dating back to 1990.


“The award reflects our commitment to ensuring a world class guest experience in a setting that exemplifies beauty and quality which are hallmarks of Busch Gardens Williamsburg,” said park President Kevin Lembke. “Our teams work so hard every day and are dedicated to the beautification of our park.” 


The award was part of the 32nd annual NAPHA Amusement Park and Attractions Survey, the oldest of its kind. NAPHA is an international organization dedicated to the preservation, documentation and enjoyment of the amusement and theme park industry—past, present and future.


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The company owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens® and Sea Rescue®. Over its more than 50-year history, the company has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States. 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.

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