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Ep 68 – Big Tourism, Local Science

Jeannine of the Orlando Science Center shares details on how this local educational museum stays relevant in one of the most competitive markets for families in the nation. Details are given on updates to events, exhibits and future plans.

During the Punch List Jim and Ken talk about Disney World’s latest hard ticket events, Legoland’s announcements and rules bloggers should follow. The show starts with a rumor regarding Attractions Magazine and ends with an update to Kong.

Note- There is an unusual amount of static in today’s episode.

Show Notes

Hosts

Recording Dates: Jeannine’s Interview – 3/15/16 | Punch List – 3/25/16

MusicSong One  Song Two  Song Three

 

Punch List

I-Drive

Epic McDonald’s Grand Opening

iSquare had 2nd hearing

Uniq hotel seeks entitlements

Hawaiian Rumble mini golf demo begins

DRIP has local art night

 

Around Town

IOA approves 2nd terminal and tram

ASH opening in Mills50, chef de cuisine from Hell’s Kitchen

Legoland has 5 big announcements-

  • Beach Retreat Hotel
  • Ninjago
  • Summer fireworks
  • Waterpark
  • 4D movie

 

Disney

Epcot VP moves to Hong Kong

Haunted Mansion surprise package

Preferred Parking testing at MK, Epcot

Port Orleans gets a pool upgrade

Club Villain extended…again

New Indiana Jones film coming in 2019

Planet Hollywood Observatory renderings

 

Universal

Toothsome Chocolate Factory & Savory Feast Emporium

Rumor- UOR looking at new Xmas entertainment

The Walking Dead coming to USH year-round

 

Other News

Gambling deal died in Florida Senate (Sun Sentinel’s take on it)

Angry Birds inks deal with Madame Tussauds London

Dinosaur Planet theme park coming to Bangkok

 

Other Important Links

Fox Fest

WPRK

Orlando Science Center

Otronicon

Tampa’s MOSI could be moving away from BGT and to downtown | Hillsborough County MOSI move Study

Daytona Beach opened a new art museum in February

South Florida Science Center’s outdoor expansion with mini golf course | PBP’s article on it

Orlando Museum of Art looking to move to downtown

KLStorey

Ken Storey has been blogging about life in Central Florida for the past 12 years. As a 2nd generation Central Floridian he has a passion for and connection with the region. In his spare time he enjoys visiting low budget roadside attractions, Taco Bell, and typically plans road trips with as little interstate time as possible.

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