In this Volcano Bay grand opening celebration of an episode we have a trip report from Kevin Brewer who was at the grand opening celebration. He tells us about the early morning ceremony and gives us his first impressions on the rides at the new park. Then Seth Kubersky stops by to talk about the media event earlier in the week. He reviews the new Cabana Bay rooms, Sapphire Falls, and, of course, Volcano Bay.
Former Ringling employee Chad Ridge joins us to discuss the final curtain call of Ringling Brothers. He shares stories of his time on the train with Ringling Brothers and his life story with the circus. It’s an emotional episode with lots of great behind the scenes stories.
The guys chat about their latest adventures with trip reports on everything from jet skiing in Bay Lake to beach rave in St. Pete. Then Matt Roseboom of Attractions Magazine gives us an insider look into the Pandora media preview at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Orlando is home to the longest running Fringe Festival in the nation. We sit down with a local art expert, Denna Beena, to discuss Fringe, the local art scene, and how it all ties back into the larger tourism community.
Ken and Ed sit down to do a quick run-through of all the latest news and rumors. Lots of talk about Disney World and what to expect over the next few years. Ken gets emotional over fireworks and Ed asks why Ripley’s has so much land they own in the tourist district.