The day all of us at AMOB look forward to!

Since 1997, we’ve been hosting a Longevity Trip to celebrate our awesome crew (really, they’re family to us). It’s our way of saying thank you for their hard work and dedication – and one way we like to show the team how valued they are.

These amazing individuals have put in some pretty impressive years of tenure, too. A few fun and fast facts:

  • 71 are hourly employees, with 588 years of O-Bar experience averaging 8.3 years
  • 29 are salaried employees, with 286 years, O-Bar experience averaging 9.9 years
  • 874 years of combined service, with an average of 8.74 years

This year we rode thrilling roller coasters, saw amazing animals… and maybe had a few brews, too. You guessed it – we hit up Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for a fun filled day. And good news is… we all made it back in one piece!

We’re incredibly thankful for everything this loyal team of ours does! They keep these ol’ lights on and the place running in tip top shape… and so much more. Love ‘em and so thankful for each and every one.

Take a look at where we’ve celebrated in the past…

2019… ???

2018 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

2017 Universal/Islands of Adventure

2016 Busch Gardens (but we sent Gary to Pebble Beach to thank him for 20 years of service)

2015 All 4 Disney World parks

2014 Bucs Game vs. Rams

2013 Busch Gardens

2012 Rays Beach Club

2011 Islands of Adventure @ Universal

2010 Bucs Game vs. New Orleans

2009 Howl-O-Scream @ Universal

2008 Rays Game in Owner’s Suite

2007 Busch Gardens, Macaroni Grill (Fred went to Vegas!)

2006 McCurdy’s & Holiday Inn

2005 Tampa Bay Lightning

2004 Busch Gardens/ Hooters

2003 Biloxi for weekend …. we opened Ellenton

2002 Skipped because we opened Cortez

2001 Adventure Island

2000 John’s Pass Booze Cruise

1999 Shula’s

1998 JoTo’s …let’s just say we weren’t invited back there…

1997 Opened Landside

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