SeaWorld Orlando goes all in on Virtual Reality and EDM to bring back the fans. We have interviews with Steve Welch, Creative Director for Entertainment Productions at SeaWorld Orlando; Erik Essig, Experience Design Manager @ SeaWorld’s Deep Blue Creative Studio; and Bryan Nadeau, Vice President of Operations at SeaWorld Orlando.
On this special extended episode of #OTRonFM we celebrate our 3rd birthday with a new intro and a massive timeline of all the news that has happened in Central Florida tourism since we launched in 2014. This look back at the last three years is mixed with personal stories and inside jokes. Jake calls in to discuss a new double-decker bus tour that’s opening in Orlando then Kevin Brewer calls in to discuss his recent foodie adventures.
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.