Monday, August 29, 2011

Orlando Attractions magazine (and TV show)

On Orlando Attractions Magazine Youtube channel and on Brighthouse local access there is a 30 minute weekly program from Orlando Attraction Magazine. They do reviews and updates on all the Central Florida attractions and events. Last week they began a 3 month agreement to shoot their episodes at a Fun Spot park. We have great backgrounds for them to do their “hosting” duties in front of. The first week was at the Orlando park, and the second week was shoot at the Kissimmee park this past Monday. Expect it to hit the “net” at the end of the week. Learn great info and see our parks in the backgrounds. And sometimes they will even report on Fun Spot. We are getting ready for our close-up. Link to their web channel HERE .

Friday, August 26, 2011

Going International (in Portuguese)

This past weekend, Fun Spot was at the Third Annual Brazilian Chamber of Commerce Expo held at First Baptist Church. Almost a hundred booths were set up with local businesses that work with Brazilian tourist and Brazilian residents in Central Florida. Fun Spot was there with our brochure translated into Portuguese. Fun Spot now has its brochure in Spanish also. Let us know if you would like our material in either Spanish or Portuguese, or is their another language you want Fun Spot in?  

Our Rides attendant Mike helped us out, he is fluent in Portuguese.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

New SkyCoaster Video

First person Video of a SkyCoaster flight courtesy of Kissimmee Guest Services.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

We are in the press again

Fun Spot has been getting Press again. The Orlando Sentinel did a very nice story on us last week. Here is a link if you didn’t have a chance to read it -,0,7167428.story. Plus this summer we have been in Orlando Business Journal a couple of times and have been interviewed for a story for this week’s upcoming edition. We have also been interviewed for a story in the national publication Fun World magazine for their October issue. Now we might not like everything that everyone has written about us, but we like that people write about us. Let us know if you see a story or another blog that mentions Fun Spot. We’d appreciate it.

Monday, August 8, 2011

On the Road Again

Fun Spot CEO, John Sr and his wife Lois have been traveling to many other amusement parks throughout the USA looking for ideas, and seeing what customers are enjoying as plans are being made for the ten acre expansion of the Orlando Fun Spot. Senior has been to two parks in NJ,2 in PA, 1 in GA, and 1 in Conn. He brought a team of 4 up to the Wisconsin Dells to see 5 parks up there, before heading to St. Louis. One more big trip to Holiday World in Santa Clause, IN is planned as many members of the Fun Spot team are going to the Golden Ticket awards ceremony hosted by Holiday World, this September.

Monday, August 1, 2011

TV Spokesperson

The new TV Spokesperson for the Tourist Channel is (this is HUGE news) Fun spot’s own John Jr! Yep, the guy from our TV commercials will start doing “hosting” duties on the local Tourist Channel that is shown in many hotel rooms in Central Florida. From the time John Jr did his first Fun Spot TV commercial in 2001, he has been doing more and more TV work. Fun Spot will do 3-4 commercials a year, plus TV announcements and Christmas wishes. 2 years ago John Jr did some co-hosting of the Saturday night movies on CW18 television. He was also in a PSA with Sheriff Jerry Demings when he was Director of Public Safety. And he is under consideration for a new TV campaign that the Kissimmee CVB might be doing. With all this TV work, he still finds time to be the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of both Fun Spot Parks. Way to go Junior!