December 9, 2014
OTR – Ep 19 – Interviews with Eric Davis and Frank Torres
On today’s show political analyst Frank Torres calls in from the Orlando City Council meeting where rideshare, like Uber, is being discussed. Then Kyle and Ken talk about some of the other big stories around town, including the leadership shake up at Wet ‘n Wild and the new home for the Arabian Nights horses. Eric Davis then joins the show to discuss recent news regarding SEAS, what he would like to see changed in Orlando and what he thinks the future of the company will be. Viktor gives details on the new Express Dine feature plus the latest from Christmas Town at BGT.
- Recorded- Monday Dec 8, 2014.
- Episode Producer- Ken Storey
City of Orlando City Council Meeting Dec 8, 2014 Video
Record year for international travelers at OIA, 4.17 million international travelers
Rock & Brews opens in Ovideo
Sleuth’s actor on new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race (Ginger Minj)
Mills BrewPub turning into drag queen dinner theater, Divas Orlando (Will Pointe Orlando’s Bananas follow suit?) $25 for dinner, $20 for brunch, open for late night snacks Wed-Sat
Arabian Night horses move to their new permeant home this Sunday “Al-Marah Arabians “Homecoming of Horses”” – 78 acre farm in Clermont, Fl
Orlando Sentinel’s video covering Christmas at the Citrus Tower
Artegon Announces new General Manger, former area manager for Simon. Thearon Scurlock, part of grand opening team.
Wet ‘n Wild replaces top leadership. Is this paving the way for WnW’s next big move?
Permits and action on UOR southernmost plot. Is WonderSea on the way
SWO announced 2015 Calendar
- Praise Wave®– Saturdays, Feb. 14 & 21
- Experience a day of fellowship and fun at SeaWorld’s all-new Praise Wave. Enjoy SeaWorld’s thrill rides and amazing shows and attractions, and mingle and meet in an atmosphere filled with Christian friendship. Catch live performances by the hottest names in Christian music. The evenings close with an extraordinary, uplifting Shamu show, created just for Praise Wave.
Jay’s video of Ken’s first ride on Falcon’s Fury
DAK is updating its Gibbons habitat right now as well
Ken Recommends- Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
Early Antarctica rendering that features the outdoor penguin/puffin habitat
SEAS – Village Roadshow agreement for international parks
The Wanda report that Ken referenced
Wanda’s announcement that they’re moving into the European market on our Day 2 IAAPA Coverage
Eric Recommends- Aquatica Orlando Adding Island Nights
The SWO Makahiki Luau closed Sept 30, 2012
Kyle Recommends- Visiting Shamu’s Happy Harbor during One Ocean shows
Viktor Recommends- Make sure to skip the regular line when using the Express Dine feature