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Ep 105- Ken and Ed Do the News plus some clarifications on Ripley’s

Ken and Ed sit down to do a quick run-through of all the latest news and rumors. Lots of talk about Disney World and what to expect over the next few years. Ken gets emotional over fireworks and Ed asks why Ripley’s has so much land they own in the tourist district.

Hosts

Recording Date- April 28, 2017 on WPRK 91.5 Winter Park (10AM-Noon)

 

  1. Holiday Inn Club Vacations starts $16M expansion to Cape Canaveral resort         
  2. Ritz Carlton planning $6.6 million upgrade
  3. Tampa Bay History Center grows up and out, stays on track with $11M expansion
  4. Ferrari brand to grace Norwegian Joy race track
  5. SeaWorld San Diego’s polar bear dies unexpectedly
  6. Star Wars hotel rumor causes internet frenzy     
  7. No fines issued after OSHA investigation into Cirque du Soleil at Disney Spring performer’s fall    
  8. Freeform Makes Major Announcements at Upfront Presentation
  9. Emirates scales back flights, including Orlando routes, citing Trump policies in part
  10. Character Changes at Walt Disney World including Moana moving to MK
  11. Rumor- Moana themed roller coaster attraction coming to MK
  12. Orlando airport shuttle breakdown impacted 14,000, officials say
  13. BOGO Fun Card Deal Ending Soon at Busch Gardens Tampa 
  14. Disney princesses get drunk, twerk in ‘Disenchanted’      
  15. Disney Ranked as the World’s Most Successful Licensor 
  16. Orca at SeaWorld San Antonio gives birth to last baby
  17. SeaWorld San Diego ending nightly fireworks, neighbors rejoice
  18. First permits for HHN 2017 pulled
  19. Major Tomorrowland update rumored, including up to 4 new rides and new music loops
  20. RUMOR: New Menu Coming to Sci-Fi Dine In Restaurant ~ Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  21. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” will have its world premiere at Shanghai Disneyland
  22. Amenities expansion underway at HGVC’s Las Palmeras hotel on Universal Blvd
  23. With Incredibles Dance Party gone Mr Incredible is now meeting guests at MK
  24. Wild rumor of a new haunted mansion themed restaurant coming to MK
  25. Ripley’s moves forward with one of its two local projects
  26. 8 new improvement districts on 192
  27. Tavares might be getting a train after all
  28. Mickey Mouse mouse ears looking celebration cakes debut at WDW
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SEAS News Wire Ep 1

In this first episode of the SEAS News Wire Brent, Jim, Andy and Ken cover all the news from SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment including the latest from Cobra’s Curse, Mako, the Seven Seas Food Festival, Abby’s Magic Weekends and more.

Hosts

Recording Date: 5-12-16

Music

Timeflies – Under the Sea

BenSound – Ukulele

 

Busch Gardens

Cobra’s Curse

Baby Sloths

SeaWorld Orlando

Mako Updates

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The InvadR & Food & Wine Prep

SeaWorld San Diego

Seven Seas Food Fest

Summer Nights

SeaWorld San Antonio

Discovery Point

Sesame Place

Abby’s Magic Weekends

 

 

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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

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Ep 47 – Look Who’s Talking

On today’s show we go way off topic when Robert from Mickey Updates joins us. It’s a packed show with hot takes, new insights and plenty of news regarding local tourism. During The Punch List Jay, Jake, Brian and Ken talk about the huge news coming out of Port Canaveral, what the tragedy in Seattle means for the future of duck tours, the odd move for Night of Joy, plus what a petition might’ve just helped bring back to WDW. It’s a big show but stick around for a big announcement at the end.

Show Notes

Hosts

Recording Dates: Main Event- 9-27-15 | Punch List- 9-28-15

Music

 

The Punch List

-News We Skipped-

 

Recommendations

 

The Main Event

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