Disney World adds more hand sanitizers at parks, hotels amid coronavirus concerns

Orlando Sentinal View the Article Source By GABRIELLE RUSSON | MAR 03, 2020  With the growing uncertainty of the coronavirus, Disney World is adding more hand sanitizers at its theme parks and resorts, the company said Tuesday. Disney is also reminding employees — who make up Central Florida’s largest workforce — to take preventative steps, such as … Read more Disney World adds more hand sanitizers at parks, hotels amid coronavirus concerns

U.S.-China trade war worries some in theme park industry as IAAPA show nears

See Full Article By MARCO SANTANA ORLANDO SENTINEL |NOV 13, 2019 | 10:22 AM As Orlando gears up for the biggest annual theme-park convention in the world, some industry leaders are fretting about how the U.S. trade war with China is affecting the attractions business. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have been trading barbs and retaliatory … Read more U.S.-China trade war worries some in theme park industry as IAAPA show nears

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 more ITEC ANNOUNCES THREE NEW HIRES

EPCOT’S FROZEN EVER AFTER RIDE LEADS DISNEY LIST FOR MOST EVACUATION CALLS

Orlando Sentinel By: Gabrielle Russon and Adelaide Chen – Contact Reporters View Original Article Frozen Ever After accounts for 20 percent of all ride evacuations calls to Disney firefighters. Why? The sun is sweltering, but a little girl wears her long-sleeved Frozen dress anyway at Walt Disney World. Another family from Chicago wakes up early so their children can ride … Read more EPCOT’S FROZEN EVER AFTER RIDE LEADS DISNEY LIST FOR MOST EVACUATION CALLS

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

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

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

ITEC ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! FIRST CHINESE LOCATION

Orlando SentinelBy: Gabrielle Russon – Contact Reporter View News Video An Orlando company that designs and builds attractions announced construction is underway for a mixed-use development that will open the first Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in China. ITEC Entertainment announced work has begun for what will be called Paradise Park in Harbin, China. Beside Ripley, the … Read more ITEC ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! FIRST CHINESE LOCATION

ORLANDO-BASED ITEC JUGGLES PROJECTS IN BOOMING ASIAN THEME PARK INDUSTRY

ORLANDO SENTINEL (FLORIDA) ROP Edition ITEC Entertainment, an Orlando-based company that designs and builds attractions, is expecting to capitalize next year on the flurry of growth in Asia in the theme park industry, with work on projects such as a $1.8 billion amusement park in China, a castle that houses attractions on a mountain in … Read more ORLANDO-BASED ITEC JUGGLES PROJECTS IN BOOMING ASIAN THEME PARK INDUSTRY

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

ORLANDO SENTINEL (FLORIDA) ROP Edition SECTION: CENTRAL FLORIDA BUSINESS; D; Pg. 4LENGTH: 169 words Boards of directors Dawn I. Giebler-Millner, a shareholder in the Orlando office of Greenberg Traurig LLP, was elected chair of Special Olympics Florida’s board of directors. Construction John Bowden was promoted to senior vice president, directly managing operations in both Tampa and Orlando … Read more PEOPLE ON THE MOVE