In this Volcano Bay grand opening celebration of an episode we have a trip report from Kevin Brewer who was at the grand opening celebration. He tells us about the early morning ceremony and gives us his first impressions on the rides at the new park. Then Seth Kubersky stops by to talk about the media event earlier in the week. He reviews the new Cabana Bay rooms, Sapphire Falls, and, of course, Volcano Bay.
You’ve seen them speeding around Bay Lake with parasailers, tubers, and others. We sit down with Julie of the Sammy Duval Water Sports Center at the Contemporary resort. We hear about what it takes to run Disney World’s famous parasailing experiences. Second half of the show we begin with an interview with Van’s Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman. We discuss the entertainment – social awareness balance that edutainment is trying to find these days.
We talk chickens, tubing, coffin experiences, and Kava.
After a whirlwind month of announcements and news we gather some theme parks fan to break it all down. Sir Owen Disney, Epcod and Elvenage join Jake, Richie and Ken to discuss their takes on all of this past month’s news. The future of SeaWorld, the chances of Skyplex actually ever happening and the role of Value Resorts at the modern Walt Disney Role all come up. Hot takes on the latest news, reviews of Tomorrowland, gambling’s impact on Florida, and a lot more in the news round-up episode.
Orlando City Soccer Club refusing tourist development tax funds, fully private stadium. Adding 9,000 extra seats, now at 28,000 seats. Changing the dynamic with the Citrus Bowl and Amway. Nearly $30 million in tax dollars saved.
On today’s show we have an incredible interview with a Dawn Sabato of 7220 I-Drive (Home of CSI: The Exhibit, Consumed by Art and the new Leonardo da Vinci exhibit). She shares the latest details on the new da Vinci exhibit plus what it took to get the exhibit here all the way from Austria. She also shares her experiences with being one of the local attractions in the shadow of the Big 3.
On the Punch List today Ken and Kyle talk about the latest SWO rumors, give new details on the Sand Lake Road McDonalds that just announced a major update and give insights what they think of the latest Disney rumors. The cruise industry, scuba diving and the I-4 Ultimate Project are all included as well.