How Disney is preparing for the epic crush of visitors to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

See Original Article Fast Company Tight time limits and advance reservations are just some of the ways Disneyland will manage the crowds at their new Star Wars attraction. BY NICOLE LAPORTE Next month’s opening of Disneyland’s much-anticipated new attraction, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, has been an elaborate exercise in managing expectations. In preparation for the onslaught … Read moreHow Disney is preparing for the epic crush of visitors to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

First visitors to Disney’s Star Wars land will get just four hours to see it all

Los Angeles Times See Original Article By HUGO MARTIN The first visitors to Disneyland’s highly anticipated new Star Wars attraction will each be given a four-hour window to take in the $1-billion expansion — but how that deadline will be enforced is still unclear. With six weeks to go before the May 31 opening of Star … Read moreFirst visitors to Disney’s Star Wars land will get just four hours to see it all

Disney prepares to wow Star Wars’ fans with new Galaxy’s Edge theme parks

CNBC See Original Article Star Wars fans can finally take a vacation to a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy’s Edge, the newest Disney theme park adventure, is opening in about month in California and in Florida in August. On Saturday, during Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, executives from Walt Disney’s Imagineering and Lucasfilm revealed details about what … Read moreDisney prepares to wow Star Wars’ fans with new Galaxy’s Edge theme parks

IOT DRIVING ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCES AT THEME PARKS, MALLS

RFID Journal View Original Article By Claire Swedberg ITEC Entertainment is providing personalized experiences, guest flow data and equipment maintenance, all with data collected from IoT-based sensors. Theme park and entertainment management has traditionally been accomplished onsite, with a focus on tracking wait times for rides, as well as congestion, anecdotally. Today’s Internet of Things … Read moreIOT DRIVING ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCES AT THEME PARKS, MALLS

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS: LOOK TO THEME PARKS

Commercial Observer View Original Article By Bill Coan Mixed-use projects, which blend commercial, residential, retail and more, have become increasingly popular across the United States as real estate developers have come to realize they are not just selling properties but also promoting their communities. Yet, many CRE developers end up running into the same challenge … Read moreREAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS: LOOK TO THEME PARKS

WHAT MIXED-USE DEVELOPERS CAN LEARN FROM THEME PARKS

Facilitiesnet View Original Article By Bill Coan The blending of commercial, residential, and entertainment development is becoming increasingly popular in the United States, as real estate developers go beyond selling a space to promoting its community and culture. Mixed-use projects, which can encompass single buildings or entire districts, cater toward the growing lifestyle trend of … Read moreWHAT MIXED-USE DEVELOPERS CAN LEARN FROM THEME PARKS

APPLYING THEMED ENTERTAINMENT PRINCIPLES TO MAXIMIZE URBAN PROPERTY VALUES

Connect Commercial Real Estate View Original Article Applying Themed Entertainment Principles to Maximize Urban Property Values By ITEC Entertainment’s Bill Coan A major challenge of maximizing property values in urban areas is procuring tenants to lease space on higher floors at comparable rates to those on the coveted first or second. Since developers with property … Read moreAPPLYING THEMED ENTERTAINMENT PRINCIPLES TO MAXIMIZE URBAN PROPERTY VALUES

ITEC ANNOUNCES THREE NEW HIRES

Orlando Sentinel View Original Article People on the Move 09/21 Mark Salchli was hired as director of engineering at ITEC Entertainment Corp., Orlando. David Cline was hired as director of sustaining engineering and manufacturing at ITEC Entertainment Corp., Orlando. Mike Rives was hired as attraction technical design director at ITEC Entertainment Corp., Orlando. Submit professional appointments, management-level promotions … Read moreITEC ANNOUNCES THREE NEW HIRES

ITEC ANNOUNCES THREE NEW HIRES

InPark Magazine View Original Article ITEC Entertainment Corporation has announced three new additions to its team, hiring Mark Salchli as Director of Engineering, David Cline as Director of Sustaining Engineering & Manufacturing, and Mike Rives as Attraction Technical Design Director, to further strengthen the Entertainment Technology division of the company. Their expertise in building the complex … Read moreITEC ANNOUNCES THREE NEW HIRES

THE WILD RIDE OF THEME PARK ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN

i4 Business View Original Article Orlando has long been considered the Theme Park Capital of the World™ and a leader in innovative attractions, making us an ideal location for advanced manufacturing companies in the entertainment design sector. One such company is ITEC Entertainment, a global leader of entertainment solutions since 1985. Steve Alkhoja, vice president … Read moreTHE WILD RIDE OF THEME PARK ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN