IDEA, Inspiring Others to Dream
Founded in 1995 by themed entertainment veteran Hugh Darley, IDEA is well known as an international design and planning firm that oversees the conceptual design and production of branded destinations for the hospitality, entertainment , and tourism industries. IDEA's design and thematic concepts incorporate comprehensive new urban programs of Residential, Mixed-Use Commercial, Retail, and Entertainment Venue property development. Developing Vision Plans, story lines, and thematic approaches for Branded Destinations worldwide, the IDEA team continually and consistently creates the most exclusive, efficient, and viable concepts for Tourism and Urban Development Planning.
IDEA is currently an industry leading designer of branded port of call destinations, specializing in marine and waterfront development for signature port attractions. IDEA has worked with the private developers, government ministries, and independent agencies in Alaska, Florida, Saint Lucia, Sint Maarten, Mexico, Saint Kitts, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Culebra, and Vieques. Additionally, IDEA provides consultation and owners representation services to ensure that each IDEA project maintains its distinctive vision and design integrity from conception all the way to construction.
Appleton Estate Jamaica Auburn University Baja Mar Bahamas Barbados Tourism Authority Blue Ocean Beijing Bob Marley Foundation 55 West Orlando Chukka Caribbean Adventure Tours Disney Cruise Line Dolphin Cove Jamaica Emerald Beach Resort Give Kids the World Hard Rock Cafe Historic Falmouth Jamaica Island Outpost Norwegian Cruise Line The Martin Quarter St. Maarten Paramount Parks Port Authority Jamaica Port of MoBay Port Zante St. Kitts Port Castries St. Lucia Icy Strait Point Alaska Royal Caribbean Cruise Line St. Lucia Air and Sea Port Authority USVI Port Authority U.S. Space and Rocket Center The Walt Disney Company Wilderness Alaska Hobart Bay