Dollywood Offering Discount Admission Tickets for Qualifying Frontline Employees

For the third year in a row, Dollywood is offering discounted theme park admission tickets for qualifying frontline workers in essential roles.

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National Amusement Park Historical Association Names Dollywood as Favorite Theme Park

The National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA) has named Dollywood as one of the association’s favorite theme parks in the country. Dollywood finished in a three-way tie for the NAPHA Members Survey Favorite Theme Park of 2021, with Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia co-winning the award.

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Dollywood’s Parent Company Herschend Enterprises Vows to Cover 100 Percent of Tuition for All Employees

On Tuesday, Herschend Enterprises, the nation’s largest privately-owned themed attractions corporation, announced it will cover 100% of tuition, fees, and books for any of its 11,000 employees who choose to pursue further education.

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Music Spotlight: Sam Hatmaker

The first time I saw Sam Hatmaker was with the Song Suffragettes before COVID. Every songwriter who is part of the Song Suffragettes collective is amazing, but Hatmaker was unique and different. I knew even back then, I wanted to interview her.

It turns out that Hatmaker is from Knoxville, Tennessee. Her mom did theater and her dad was a performer too. It was natural for her to want to be on stage. When she was ten-years-old, she auditioned and was cast in a Christmas show at Dollywood. That ended up with her working at Dollywood for three years.

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