In the Los Angeles Times, Hugo Martín writes about Precision Dynamics’ microchip wristband, which has uses at places like the Disney resorts. The wristbands use the same technology as electronic tollbooths, security key cards and the newest U.S. passports. But at Precision Dynamics, this sophisticated electronic know-how… Read More »Precision Dynamics’ Microchip Wristband
The International Associations of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) swings into Orlando this week for its annual Attractions Expo. Industry leaders, companies and hangers on swarm over the Orange County Convention Center for a week trying out all the new things the industry has to… Read More »IAAPA Attractions Expo hits Orlando
Don’t you hate it when you roll out a big new promotion and someone in the office forgets to cross all the t’s and dot all the i’s. In the scheme of things, it’s not a big deal, in fact it’s already fixed (at least… Read More »No free Birthday Admission for you… a small glitch in Disney’s plans
I missed linking to the Orlando Sentinel‘s article on the listing of expired and counterfeit fast passes on eBay. But a post on MouseExtra reminded me that I really felt like Disney has a solution that’s readily available to this problem. Get rid of the… Read More »Disney’s Fast Pass, a problem looking for a solution
With Anheuser-Busch, the last major “American” beer company possibly to be bought by a European company, the Los Angeles Times ran a piece on the history of the company in southern California. I had already known that there had been a Busch Gardens in Pasadena at… Read More »Busch Gardens…Pasadena
DSC_0860. Originally uploaded by cuehefnerr Update: Sigh. These photos have been removed too. The photos may have been removed from that other blog, but flickr user cuehefnerr has uploaded a few into this Flickr Set. He’s a cute little fellow in real life, isn’t he.… Read More »WALL-E, Real, Live, and in person???
Ryan Nakashima, Associate Press business writer, checks in with a look at the Hollywood studio and theme park companies’ efforts in Dubai. But even as the ink dries on the billion-dollar deals in the United Arab Emirates, movie studios are grappling with ways to make their signature… Read More »Studios, Theme Parks Go to Dubai