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Here's what Universal Orlando will be serving to eat at Volcano Bay

14 hours agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay opens May 25, and if the resort hasn't already enticed you to visit its new park with its collection of water rides or no-wait reservation system, now it's making a more direct appeal... Show More Summary

By the numbers: Property values of theme parks in dispute

Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld are engaged in legal battles with the county appraiser and tax collector regarding what their massive properties are worth. The theme parks claim … Click to Continue »

Disney, Universal battle tax bill for Florida theme parks

Orlando's theme parks have taken to the courts to resolve disagreements over property taxes that in the past have been resolved through creative tactics or negotiations. Traditionally, the parks have … Click to Continue »

Universal Orlando files plans for 4,000 hotel rooms on Wet 'n Wild site

By Robert Niles: When Universal Orlando announced that it would close its Wet 'n Wild water park, many fans were left to wonder what Universal would end up doing with the property. Insiders attached to Universal insisted that the land would end up being used for hotels, but Universal made no public move to commit its intentions for the 64-acre site. Show More Summary

Where's the line? Theme parks aiming to eliminate them

(AP) — At Universal Orlando Resort's new "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon" ride, waiting in line has been replaced by lounging on couches and listening to a racy barber shop quartet sing until it's time to enter the ride. Universal...Show More Summary

“Kong: Skull Island” and “Raw”

The big new film from Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures, and Tencent Pictures, “Kong: Skull Island,” is not to be confused with “Skull Island: Reign of Kong,” a trackless ride at Universal Orlando Resort, in Florida. But why not? The two of them beg to be confused. Show More Summary

Don't dismiss Universal's new, interdisciplinary take on theme park rides

By Robert Niles: ORLANDO ? Okay, let me make sure that I've got this logic right... Cedar Point has built a lot of roller coasters, so it should stop making roller coasters and build other rides, to keep fans happy. Disney has made a...Show More Summary

Kids These Days: Boy Throws Shocker Hand Sign In Universal Studios Commercial

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is 'Get Ready For This,' a recent commercial advertising Universal Studios Orlando and Hollywood. In it, the little blonde boy, who I could already tell was going to be a problematic little shit from the very beginning, throws up a shocker while his family is taking a selfie with some Minions. Show More Summary

UCF fraternity brother accused of putting gun barrel to pledge’s head

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

ORLANDO, Fla. — A University of Central Florida fraternity has been temporarily suspended after a member was accused of holding a gun barrel to the head of a blindfolded pledge, school documents released this week show. As pledges lay on the floor blindfolded, an Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity brother...

Universal brings The Tonight Show experience to Orlando

By Robert Niles: Themed entertainment designers don't just work on theme parks. Watching the success that the theme park industry enjoyed in connecting with a large and diverse audience, other institutions that welcomed the public have taken notice. Show More Summary

Budget Friendly Guide to Visiting Orlando

Sixty-six million tourists from across the world visited Orlando in 2015 alone, with most setting their sights on the city’s biggest attractions, including Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld. As the nation’s most popular tourist...Show More Summary

Jimmy Fallon ride begins soft opens at Universal Studios Florida

By Robert Niles: The Universal Orlando Resort today started technical rehearsals for its new flying theater ride, Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. The ride, featuring the host of corporate sibling NBC's The Tonight Show, debuts officially on April 6. Show More Summary

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando to Run for a Record 34 Nights

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando to Run for a Record 34 Nights Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando 2017 dates have been announced and select tickets and vacation packages are now on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Universal Orlando Announces Halloween Horror Nights 27!

Now, guests can purchase select tickets and book a vacation package to experience the horrifying thrills of the nation’s premier Halloween event – Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights. Known for terrifying hundreds of thousands of guests from around the world and consistently rated the nation’s best, Halloween Horror Nights returns to Universal Studios Florida this […]

Universal Orlando announces dates for Halloween Horror Nights 27

By Robert Niles: Sure, it's February, but for horror fans, it's never too early to start thinking about the next edition of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights. Universal Orlando today announced the dates for this fall's event, which will run for 34 nights, starting Sept. Show More Summary

Universal steps up promotion of a unifying brand for its theme parks

By Robert Niles: Universal's theme parks dropped a new ad campaign today. Okay, that normally would not be terribly significant news, except that the new campaign brands "Universal Parks & Resorts" in Hollywood & Orlando, rather than...Show More Summary

Ticket prices are going up at Universal Orlando, too

By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando raised its ticket prices today, less than a week after the Walt Disney World Resort increased its ticket prices. One-day tickets have gone up $5-10, with one-park tickets starting at $110, instead of the previous $105. Show More Summary

Justice League of America: Rebirth Teases the DC Universe’s Future

Steve Orlando and Ivan Reis form a new Justice League of America, but the meat of this special lies in the glimpses of the future storylines ahead. The post Justice League of America: Rebirth Teases the DC Universe’s Future appeared first on

Universal Orlando offers 'buy 2 days, get 2 free' ticket deal

2 months agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando is offering a half-price deal on certain theme park tickets, through the end of May. The deal adds two days free to a two-day, Park-to-Park ticket to Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. Show More Summary

Mardi Gras kicks off at Universal Studios Florida

2 months agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando today kicks off its annual late winter concert and food festival ? Mardi Gras. Headlined by 12 major concerts between tonight and the event's conclusion on March 25, Mardi Gras gets going with Trace Adkins on the main stage at Universal Studios Florida tonight. Show More Summary

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