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#OTRatIAAPA #IAE17 Day 5- VR Coasters, Falcon’s Creative Group, and The Gravity Group

The IAAPA Attractions Expo has wrapped up its 2017 run. Ed and Ken discuss what they were most impressed with over the last week. VR industry pioneer Thomas Wagner of VR Coasters discusses their new project with Legoland and what the future of VR attractions in theme parks are. Saham Ali of Falcon’s Creative Group discuss project mapping, how to keep high-tech attractions relevant with age, and how they deal with clients who might not have the biggest budgets. Then the episode wraps up with an interview with Gravity Group co-founder and lead engineer Chad Miller. Miller discusses Mine Blower at Fun Spot, Oscar’s Wild Taxi at Sesame Place, and the role of roller coasters at local parks and FECs.

Recording Time Stamp: 7PM November, 17 2017

Today’s Guests-

Thomas Wagner- Co-Founder and Managing Partner / CEO, VR Coasters GmbH & Co. KG

Saham Ali- Director of Technology, Falcon’s Creative Group

Chad Miller- Engineer and Principal, The Gravity Group

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Ep 121- We’re back!

On this much-anticipated return of OTR Ken Storey addresses the controversy regarding his tweet about Texas. Then Ed and Kevin join the show and discuss all the news we’ve missed over the past month including Fashion Square Mall, T2 closing, a $20 million cash deal on 192, and much more. At the end of the show, we review the tourism industry’s response to Irma.Here i

Recording Date- September 24, 2017

Punch List

Slinky Dog testing at DHS

DHS Xmas Plans

Braves leave WDW

Flamingo Crossing update

Union push for $15 per hour at WDW

T2 closing at UOR

Legoland VR

Magic Place pays cash for Old Town project

SW AD to be indoors

JYP Days Inn sold for $6.05 mill

Fashion Sq for sale

I-Drive launches study on street car system

Old Spanish Mill staying open

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OTR at IAAPA #IAE16 Day 1 – SeaWorld + First Reactions with Michael Muldoon of Coaster Nation

IAAPA #IAE16 Day One Episode. We cover the big news of the day including the press conferences from SeaWorld, Triotech, and Zamperla. Plus thoughts on the opening ceremonies, the food scene in 2016 and what the general feel on the floor this year is. VR is big yet again and so are water rides.

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Recording Date- Nov 15, 2016

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Interviews Today-

Brian Marrow, ‎VP Theme Park Experience Design, of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment

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Ep 82- The Fat One

This is show is highlights from the 4-hour long #OTRonFM episode from Sept. 23. We review Kennedy Space Center’s new HoloLens attraction, we talk about tons of WDW news and N*SYNC’s Joey Fatone calls in to talk about his brand new hot dog stand in the Florida Mall. We also talk about the rocky week SeaWorld had on the stock market and we #SkipAMeal to help support Second Harvest.

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Recording Date- Originally aired on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park on Friday, September 23, 2016.

News

Muppets in MK schedule revealed

Could passholders be blocked from visiting Star Wars land?

Sanaa adds breakfast service

Rivers of Light rumored to be opening by end of the year

Celtic rock band coming to Epcot’s Canada

Universe of Energy closing date info released to CMs

ABC’s Blackish visits WDW

Citizens of Hollywood returning to DHS

Writers Stop closing at DHS

FuelRod expands at WDW

Havaianas kiosk opens inside Blizzard Beach

DAK gets new monkeys

Central Florida Zoo adds cotton top tamarins

Garcia added to FRLA Hall of Fame

Gary Oerther passes away

IAAPA moves to Orlando

Crayola Experience Halloween event

Haunt at Old Town

Legoland opens bookings Beach Retreat

Hard Rock Heals Suite opens at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

SeaWorld halts dividends

Universal Studios rumored to be getting DreamWorks update to the parade, + more in park

Dynamic Attractions, who designed Disney’s Soarin’ ride, confirmed manufacture for Miami’s new flying theater

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Destination: Mars opens at KSC

Joey Fatone’s Fat One’s Hotdogs

Skip a Meal Challenge

WPRK

 

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Ep 79 – Orlando’s Own Brexit

On today’s show Ken, Robert and Ed are joined in Studio B by Simon and Susan Veness of Veness Travel Media. Simon is the author of ‘The Brits Guide to Orlando,’ the best-selling guide of its kind in the U.K.  Simon and Susan discuss their observations in the changing demographics of Orlando tourism and how the larger trends in Florida are affecting it. Brexit and changes to the OCSC are both discussed in detail.

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Recording Date- Originally aired on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park on Friday July 7th, 2016.

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Important Links-

WPRK

Brit Guide to Orlando

Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World

OTR Ep 28 – Floating Cars Get Across The Pond

UK vacation time

Orlando demographics

British American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida

HLE updates

Nickelodeon promotes Experience Design execs

Lake Eve Resort on I-Drive sold

MK gets Auto-PhotoPass photo stations

UOR tests out VR with Hulk experience

UOR files paperwork for new 600 room hotel

KSC announces Heroes & Legends to be sponsored by Boeing

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