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tspp #304-Seasoned Pros List Show 4: Water Rides! 6/29/15

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The Seasoned Pros List Show finally RETURNS, from a year and a half hiatus! This top 10 list…sorry…TOP 7 LIST is all about the best water rides in amusement and theme parks. Brady MacDonald, writer for the LA Times Theme Parks/Funland Blog, joins the group to discuss why we love (or loathe) water rides in parks all around the USA. See if your favorite water rides make the Pros lists. Enjoy!

 

Links:

LA Times: Theme Parks

About.com: Theme Parks

Coaster Critic

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_304.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:12pm PST

Nick’s ERT #27- Creating, Scoring and Branding GHOSTBUSTERS Los Cazafantasmas: La Aventura Láser with Lynton V Harris

Nick Hutson sits down with CEO of Sudden Impact Entertainment Lynton Harris, and Worldwide Attraction Director Dominic McChesney to discuss the new Ghostbusters attraction they’ve created that’s now in Six Flags Mexico.  Nick’s personal involvement with the attraction is that of the composer - so the three of them get to share their thoughts on the creative process involved with the attraction.

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_27-_Lynton_V_Harris_GHOSTBUSTERS.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 11:50am PST

tspp #303-TEA Summit pt.3: Industry By The Numbers w/ AECOM,Pro Forma Advisors,& More--PLUS The Republic!

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The Season Pass Podcast is back for another episode from the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) Summit and Thea Awards of 2015 (recorded in March 2015, at the Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA). This episode is all about the STUDIES that generate themed entertainment destinations. Researching and analyzing the economy, market, feasibility, competition, demand, culture, and all the BIG numbers that support the logistics of a new park, attraction, resort, or complex. This is the Industry by the Numbers & the Big Picture for theme park development. Interviews with AECOM (John Robinett, Chris Yoshii, Linda Cheu, & Brian Sands), Pro Forma Advisors (Mark Dvorchak), Entertainment + Culture Advisors (Matt Earnest), Strategic Leisure (Michael McCall), and Integrated Insight (Joni Newkirk). 

 

Mixed in with all the business and numbers talk is a discussion on the new interactive immersive theater attraction in Orlando, Florida, called THE REPUBLIC! Learn more about this mysterious, multi-sensory experience, with the Creator, “Dungeon Master” Sara Elger, and Technical Director, “Rogue” Ricky Brigante

 

Brent and Doug also discuss the 2014 TEA/AECOM Theme Park Index. Enjoy!

 

Links:

TEA Website

TEA/AECOM 2014 Theme Park/Museum Index 

The Republic Website

AECOM

Pro Forma Advisors

Entertainment + Culture Advisors

Strategic Leisure

Integrated Insight

Inside the Magic

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

 

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

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Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com

 

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524

 

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Direct download: The_Season_Pass_303.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:38pm PST

tspp #302- PressPass'15: Twisted Colossus,Simpsons,Star Wars & Iron Reef! 5/31/15

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The Press Pass of 2015 for the TSPP audience. Access into Six Flags Magic Mountain for Twisted Colossus, Universal Studios Hollywood for the Simpsons Springfield land, Knott’s Berry Farm for Voyage to the Iron Reef, & Madame Tussauds for Star Wars in London. A huge number of guests jump on the show including Nick Hutson (Season Pass Podcast-ERT), Dusty Sage (MiceChat), Norm Gidney (MiceChat), Duane Marde (RCDB-Roller Coaster Database), Kurt Dahlin (the Coaster Guy blog), Tom Zeliff (No Limits Coaster Builder), Chris the Southern California American Coaster Enthusiasts representative (ACE SoCal), Jon Corfino (Universal Studios Hollywood Springfield, Project Director), Joe Kleiman (InPark Magazine), Jeff Tucker (Knott’s Berry Farm), Raffi Kaprelyan (Knott’s Berry Farm), Christian Martin (Triotech), and much more!! This Show Is PACKED!!! Enjoy!

 

Links:

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Universal Studios Hollywood

Knott’s Berry Farm

Madame Tussauds London

Roller Coaster Database (RCDB)

The Coaster Guy Blog

No Limits

Triotech

Rocky Mountain Construction

InPark Magazine

Touring Plans

Walt Disney Birthplace 

MiceChat

Pixie Vacations

Season Pass Closing Song - Wheels by Enuff Z’nuff on iTunes

 

Check Out The Season Pass Podcast Website at:

www.seasonpasspodcast.com

 

Follow Us On Twitter! - www.twitter.com/theseasonpass

Like the TSPP Facebook page! - www.facebook.com/theseasonpass

 

Contact us:

doug@seasonpasspodcast.com

brent@super78.com

robert@robertcoker.com

 

Call the Hotline with Park Trip Reports, Podcast Comments, or Anything else you would like to announce. –1-916-248-5524

 

Thanks to each one of you for listening to the show.  Your support is extremely appreciated.

 

© 2015 Season Pass Podcast

Direct download: The_Season_Pass_302.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:14pm PST