Category Archives: Themepark Industry

A True Central Florida Experience: Gatorland.

I did something last week that I haven’t done in fifteen years: I went to Gatorland. Now, I know it’s not Disney World and I’ll be honest, you usually have to drag me kicking and screaming from Disney property, but … Continue reading

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The Simpsons Kang and Kodos’ Twirl ‘N’ Hurl Testing at Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida has an expansion of its own going on at one of its popular lands based on The Simpsons animated TV show. Sure, it’s not New Fantasyland, but it does make you feel like you’re in the city … Continue reading

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How Fast Passes Are Ruining Our Nation, Hyperbole… or Not?

Megan McArdle, a business and economics blogger recently made the jump from Newsweek to Bloomberg. During that time off she indulged in one of her passions – roller coasters. I knew there was a reason I liked her. One of … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Releases Four Rescued Manatees

Asaka, Braille, Nitty and Pipsqueak, four female sub-adult manatees, were happily released into the warm waters of Eddy Creek on Thursday July 18, 2013 by SeaWorld Orlando’s Rescue Team. Three of these manatees were rescued in December of 2012 after … Continue reading

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Theme Park Wars Forgotten Chapter: The Marvel Universe

I did forget to cover one chapter of the Orlando theme park wars. I often see the question, why hasn’t Disney added Marvel characters to Disney’s Hollywood Studios yet? Disney has said they’re actively looking at ways to involve Marvel … Continue reading

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