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OTR at IAAPA IAE 2015 Day 2 – Wanda Group, Goddard Group & ProSlide

Today we have interviews with Wanda Group (they talk about building new parks, Disney as competition and the struggles of the industry in Asia right now), Goddard Group (they talk about the Cirque park in Mexico and the future of the industry) and ProSlide (they talk about their 2016 projects, new tech that might soon be in Orlando and the evolution of water slides). Plus we have Kevin Yee review the VR Coaster demonstration that’s currently at Fun Spot and Ed of Mickey Updates stops by to talk about what was happening on the IAAPA IAE15 floor today.

Show Notes

Hosts

Date of Recording: Nov 18, 2015

Music

Song 1

Song 2

News

Non-IAAPA

Monorail fender bender

Skyplex adds world’s largest wave pool, world’s tallest vertical lift

Port Canaveral votes NO on new resort complex

Port Canaveral confirmed as the world’s 2nd busiest cruise port

Boat accident at Port Canaveral

Disney unions group endorses Val Demings, Susannah Randolph

Great Wolf Lodge confirmed for Orlando

OSC extends hours to meet demand ahead of Mummies closure, new numbers say over 500K ppl visited last year

IAAPA

Owners & GMs Breakfast (Joel Manby spoke, reviewed the Nov 9th news)

Dynamic Attractions announced new Orlando attractions center

THEA awards

Hall of Fame inductees

Interactive game, Cosmic Quest, announced for KSC

Holy Land Experience announces Trin-I-Tee Golf mini golf attraction

Gravity Group saw coaster at Walibi

Tonight’s Interviews

 

Tomorrow-10a-Noon on WPRK, TuneIn app | Mack, Dynamic Attractions & Bill Kitchen of US Thrill Rides

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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