July 22, 2014
In this week’s episode the guys cover I-Drive 360, covering all of what has been said about this long-planned development anchored by The Orlando Eye observation wheel. After talking about the new skeletons museum that was recently announced the crew get into the other attractions for the complex. Mango’s, the pedestrian bridge over Sand Lake Road, some chatter about McDonald’s are included. Then the crew talks about Skyscraper at Skyplex, the new Polercoaster complex proposed for I-Drive.
- Intro Song
- Follow the name changes: I-Drive Live -> The Orlando Eye complex -> I-Drive 360
July 17, 2014
In today’s SideChat (Episode SC4) the OTR crew is joined by Matt and Justin from Florida Thrill Parks. Post-Kong UOR is discussed with Florida Thrill Park’s announcing a project number. The FTP guys then discuss their thoughts on Jurassic Park/World, Seuss Landing, Kids Zone and the future of Dragon Challenge.
Bob from Pixels at the Parks
- Project 340 – #Kongstruction
- Florida Thrill Parks revel Project 533
July 15, 2014
On today’s show Ken, Kyle and Richie discuss the future of Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Frozen Summer Fun, former dance party success stories and Pixar. The guys close out the podcast with a discussion on the future of ESPN Wide World of Sports.
July 6, 2014
With Diagon Alley officially opening in less than 48 hours these next couple of days will be hard for all of us Potter fans. We got two of the biggest local names in hospitality journalism together to share their experiences from the media preview of Diagon Alley and Hogwarts Express. Seth Kubersky of Orlando Weekly and Touring Plans plus Banks Lee of Attractions Magazine joined us for an in-depth discussion into their experiences at Universal’s recent media event.
June 17, 2014
Nick Hotel is a massive resort. With 24 acres, 777 suites and half a million guest per year this resort sits in its own category.
We were recently invited to come and stay at Nick Hotel. While on our mini-staycation we had a party in the room with a few other bloggers and recorded a special segment for Orlando Tourism Report. Shelly from On the Go in the MCO and Teresa from Making It All Work plus CFLTop5’s Jen Vargas join Kyle and Ken for an in-depth discussion.
Then after our stay Ken and Kyle are joined by the rest of the OTR crew for some final thoughts on the hotel.