Well this is all stuff that myself and others have been talking about, but recently the Orlando Sentinel interviewed Nick Verney the CEO of Merlin Entertainment, and he explained how Legoland, is just the beginning, with plans for Madam Tussauds, turning Splash Island Park (Cypress Gardens old water) into a new Legoland Water Park, along with giant wheel and more
First Legoland, then wax museum, big wheel? - Orlando Sentinel
This is a must read if you are interested in how the Orlando tourism market will develop."We don't think Legoland Florida is just a theme park," Varney said. "We've got a water park [at the old park] that we will rebrand as a Legoland water park at some point. … Certainly, you know, we will look at Legoland hotels and all the ancillary developments here as well."