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Month: September 2017

Ep 121- We’re back!

On this much-anticipated return of OTR Ken Storey addresses the controversy regarding his tweet about Texas. Then Ed and Kevin join the show and discuss all the news we’ve missed over the past month including Fashion Square Mall, T2 closing, a $20 million cash deal on 192, and much more. At the end of the show, we review the tourism industry’s response to Irma.Here i

Recording Date- September 24, 2017

Punch List

Slinky Dog testing at DHS

DHS Xmas Plans

Braves leave WDW

Flamingo Crossing update

Union push for $15 per hour at WDW

T2 closing at UOR

Legoland VR

Magic Place pays cash for Old Town project

SW AD to be indoors

JYP Days Inn sold for $6.05 mill

Fashion Sq for sale

I-Drive launches study on street car system

Old Spanish Mill staying open

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A message from Ken Storey

As most are now aware, last week I posted an unfortunately worded tweet that has since gone viral for all the wrong reasons. I first want to apologize for all those I’ve hurt with my words, that was never my intention. I also want to thank all of those who’ve reached out to me during this extremely difficult time, your words of support helped me more than you could ever imagine.

While my focus is now on my future, I wanted to take a few minutes to answer some questions regarding the future of Orlando Tourism Report. The show will continue. We are no longer affiliated with WPRK, meaning our FM radio show #OTRonFM is currently off-air until I can find a way to return to local airwaves.

The podcast via the RSS will continue. When I began OTR over three years ago, I wanted to create a place where bloggers, competitors, could find common ground to share their news and analysis of Orlando’s largest industry. From the very beginning, OTR has been dedicated to being a welcoming place for numerous opinions, often times opposing views. I value the importance of open dialogue, and that includes dialogue that individually we may disagree with.

What I said is not a reflection on anyone except myself. I accept what I did was wrong, but I also believe one bad decision shouldn’t ruin a person. I’m more than ever focused on making OTR the best it can be.

Myself and the team at OTR are still dedicated to reporting on all aspects of Central Florida tourism.

I will be taking a few weeks off as I refocus. Orlando Tourism Report will begin regular episodes via the podcast at the end of September.

Thank you,

Ken Storey

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