ITEC ENTERTAINMENT – DESIGNING THE THEME PARKS OF THE FUTURE

Parkworld Magazine View Original Article Based in Orlando Florida, the home of theme park entertainment ITEC Entertainment provides professional services in location-based entertainment or themed attraction projects.  “Simply put, we create a story that gives property a purpose, and helps developers plan and execute on that vision to deliver the best guest experiences,” says Coan, … Read more ITEC ENTERTAINMENT – DESIGNING THE THEME PARKS OF THE FUTURE

A GIANT PENDULUM, AN IMMERSIVE PANDA SHOW AND A GUT-TWISTING COASTER: THEME PARKS SPEND BIG TO LURE SUMMER VISITORS

Los Angeles Times By: Hugo Martin View Original Article An immersive theater attraction starring a chubby panda, a 17-story pendulum, a gut-twisting ride with an ultra-steep drop and a roller coaster beset by a mischievous superhero baby are among the investments Southern California theme parks are unveiling this summer to draw new visitors. The attractions … Read more A GIANT PENDULUM, AN IMMERSIVE PANDA SHOW AND A GUT-TWISTING COASTER: THEME PARKS SPEND BIG TO LURE SUMMER VISITORS

AUGMENTED REALITY WILL BRING TOGETHER GAMES AND AMUSEMENT PARKS

VentureBeat By: Marc Plogstedt View Original Article For years, the theme park industry has added value to their attractions with mobile games and apps that continue the experience beyond the park’s walls and encourage return visitors. Examples include Club Penguin Island and Disney Magic Kingdom, to the Monstars Solitaire app. However, emerging technologies such as … Read more AUGMENTED REALITY WILL BRING TOGETHER GAMES AND AMUSEMENT PARKS

SPACE CASE: HOW IAAPA DECIDES WHO GOES WHERE AT ITS ENORMOUS EXPO

Orlando SentinelBy: Dewayne Bevil – Contact Reporter View Original Article The IAAPA brain-teaser is not a carnival game, thrill ride or frozen theme-park beverage. It’s the time-consuming process of deciding where every vendor’s booth will go in the 525,300 square feet of floor space for the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo. “I equate it to either … Read more SPACE CASE: HOW IAAPA DECIDES WHO GOES WHERE AT ITS ENORMOUS EXPO

HOW THE EXPERIENCE ECONOMY IS AFFECTING COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

National Real Estate Investor By Bill Coan – President, ITEC Entertainment View Original Article The commercial real estate market is extremely competitive and enticing major brands to select one development over another requires more than just “location, location, location.” With everything getting “smarter,” from devices to cities, the expectation for brands is that real estate property … Read more HOW THE EXPERIENCE ECONOMY IS AFFECTING COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

ITEC ENTERTAINMENT – USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO PITCH ATTRACTION CONCEPTS

By Allison Walker Torres ITEC Entertainment — responsible for a bunch of local attractions — lets us in on how the virtual world continues to take over physical models. (PHOTO: Allison Walker Torres) ORLANDO, Fla. – Inside ITEC Entertainment’s lobby are several scaled-down models of local attractions. While they make for cool display pieces, a model … Read more ITEC ENTERTAINMENT – USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO PITCH ATTRACTION CONCEPTS

ITEC LAUNCHES MONSTARS OF ROCK SOLITAIRE APP

Orlando Business JournalBy Cindy Barth  – Editor, Orlando Business Journal ORLANDO, Fla. –Orlando-based ITEC Entertainment Corp.’s game studio division has launched a new free app — Monstars of Rock Solitaire — that’s available on Google Play. App users assume the role of wacky music promoter Mort Barker as they compete to promote and bring comical yet scary ghouls and zombies, reminiscent of dearly departed rock … Read more ITEC LAUNCHES MONSTARS OF ROCK SOLITAIRE APP

ORLANDO’S ITEC EXPANDS WITH NEW LOS ANGELES OFFICE

Orlando Sentinel Original Article By: Gabrielle Russon ITEC Entertainment’s Orlando headquarters (Orlando Sentinel file) The Orlando-headquartered ITEC Entertainment is opening a new office in Los Angeles to help with its projects in Asia and the West Coast, the company announced. ITEC does planning, creative design, entertainment technology and more services for theme parks, mixed-use spaces, retail … Read more ORLANDO’S ITEC EXPANDS WITH NEW LOS ANGELES OFFICE

VIETNAM’S SUN GROUP HAS SKY-HIGH AMBITIONS IN AN EMERGING ATTRACTIONS MARKET

Fun World Magazine – Arrow’s Pointing UpBy: Michael Switow – Fun World Magazine Legend has it that long ago, somewhere around 2,800 B.C. when the first Vietnamese states were created, an army of invaders arrived by sea from the north. Heavenly gods sent dragons to protect the Vietnamese people. As they descended upon the Earth, the dragons … Read more VIETNAM’S SUN GROUP HAS SKY-HIGH AMBITIONS IN AN EMERGING ATTRACTIONS MARKET

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO TICKETS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE GO ON SALE

Orlando SentinelBy Gabrielle Russon – Contact Reporter Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry lights up during “Holidays at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.” Holiday cheer at Universal Orlando Resorts kicks off Saturday, Nov. 18 and runs daily through Jan. 6. Click here to view Video Universal Orlando Resort is selling New Year’s Eve tickets to … Read more UNIVERSAL ORLANDO TICKETS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE GO ON SALE