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Philip Hernandez

Sept. 14, 2022


Scott and Philip celebrate their 2 year anniversary by reflecting on Lost island's early closure and the opening of Halloween Hor…

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Aug. 29, 2022

Disney is Learning, Seaworld Orlando’s Halloween

Disney is listening to guest reactions and is adjusting several policies, including Magic Keys and reservations. Plus, Year 2 of …

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Aug. 22, 2022

The Demise of Cable, Shutdowns, and Chaperone Policies

For the first time, streaming outperformed cable & broadcast TV; Shanghai factories are shut down again due to record heat waves;…

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Aug. 15, 2022

Earnings: Six Flags Lags while Disney Exceeds Predictions

More earnings reports are out, and we'll compare and contrast Six Flags with Disney. Despite record attendance at its competitors…

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Aug. 8, 2022

Earnings from Universal and Cedar Fair, Plus Tokyo Disney Ticketing C…

Coming up, we’re discuss the earnings reports from Universal and Cedar Fair – plus changing ticketing policies at Tokyo Disney. S…

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Aug. 1, 2022

Should we be talking about a recession?

Today we discuss the CDC lifting restrictions for Cruise Ships; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort enhancing cast benefits; GDP data fan…

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July 26, 2022

Knott’s Chaperone Policy, ICON Theme Recall, and Universal Japan Hall…

Scott and Philip go on an extended discussion about chaperone policies at your attraction and preparing for violence in the Fall …

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July 18, 2022

Dark Nights at Hersheypark, Lego Monster Party, & Nope

This week: Hersheypark announces Dark Nights Halloween event with haunted houses and Scare Zones; Legoland's Lego Monster Party r…

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July 11, 2022

Flying Cellphones, Oogie Boogie Sells Out, and Nope Arrives

This week we’re sticking to I-5 for a few stories including girl injured by flying cellphone, Oogie Boogie Bash has sold out, Uni…

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July 4, 2022

Chapek’s Extension, California’s Great America To Close, Pride Day

Coming up, we’ll discuss Bob Chapek’s extension, the closing of California’s Great America, and Pride Day celebrates inclusion at…

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June 28, 2022

The Politics of Staffing

Today we discuss Disney’s new Abortion Travel Credit, 13th Floor Entertainment Group’s new event Shaqtoberfest, and the opening o…

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June 21, 2022

How Much Would You Pay To Go On A DISNEY DREAM VACATION For 24 Days?

Disney unveils a new luxury experience, Universal Orlando unveils escape rooms, Ghost Town Alive! and Forbidden Frontier are retu…

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June 13, 2022

IRL: Indianapolis Zoo & BMorrow Productions

In our first "IRL" episode, Scott takes us on-location to the Indianapolis Zoo for a construction update. Then, Philip speaks wit…

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June 6, 2022

2022 Summer Travel Industry Trends published “Must-Know Travel Industry Trends For the 2022 High Season” and we dig into the report and discuss some key …

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May 31, 2022

New Product in the Current Uncertain Time

This week we recap Licensing Expo 2022, discuss Ocean Park Hong Kong’s new water park, Hersheypark’s 2 new rides, Rocky Mountain …

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May 27, 2022

Big Moves in the Right Direction

Coming up, Big Moves in the Right Direction. We’ll talk about Disney’s pride collection, Pirates of Speelunker Cave, the Summer C…

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May 17, 2022

Make Your Position Known

This week Scott and Philip argue quite a bit over the Six Flags Q1 Earnings and Meow Wolf’s 2 new locations. Plus, are teens conv…

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May 10, 2022

Mitigating the Rush

Attractions are doing everything they can to mitigate the upcoming rush. This week: The new queueless experience from Disney, Sea…

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