Pitbull brought TODAY's Toyota Concert Series to Universal Studios Orlando Resort in his home state of Florida.
For the past six months or so, guests staying at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort have been looking their windows and watching as a mysterious mound of dirt grew... ... and grew. And when Universal Orlando officials were quizzed about...Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: The Universal Orlando Resort this morning officially confirmed plans to build a new water park, Volcano Bay, on a site just south of the Cabana Bay Beach Resort. The park will open in 2017. This article originally appeared at http://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/201505/4584/. Show More Summary
We're mere weeks away from Jurassic World's opening night, which means we're at about peak marketing blitz, so here's even more of the film to immerse yourself in with the "A Look Inside" featurette, a new Universal Orlando theme park attraction feat. raptors, and some mood music for getting chomped by a T. Rex.
The lesson of every film in the Jurassic Park franchise, up to and including this summer’s Jurassic World, is “Don’t mess with dinosaurs.” But clearly, the folks at Universal Orlando Resort still haven’t gotten the message. This weekend,...Show More Summary
My family and I are going to Universal in August! Can’t wait to see that raptor in person! :) Velociraptors have arrived at Jurassic Park in Universal’s Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort! See them face to face in an all-new experience: Raptor Encounter. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando today introduced a new Raptor Encounter attraction in the Jurassic Park section of the Islands of Adventure theme park. Consider this a more, uh, action-oriented version of the old Triceratops Encounter that Universal used to offer guests in this land. Show More Summary
Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 25 will be the biggest, longest and most intense in event history, a press release promises. The event will feature NINE haunted houses – more than ever in event history. The streets of the event will be filled with MORE SCAREACTORS than ever before. Guests will encounter twice as many […]
By Bryan Schreier: [Editor's note: With Universal bringing its King Kong encounter from Hollywood to Orlando in dramatically expanded form, now is a great time to talk about other examples of parks improving upon an initial installation of a concept, theme, or ride system with a second attempt at that attraction. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Harry Potter and Disney's New Fantasyland put Orlando in the spotlight in the summer of 2014. But in 2015, it's Southern California's turn. Disneyland will kick off its 60th anniversary Diamond Celebration in two weeks with a 24-hour party that will introduce its new "Paint the Night" parade and "Disneyland Forever" fireworks. Show More Summary
universalorlando.comUniversal's Islands of Adventure latest attraction -- "Skull Island: Reign of Kong" -- opens summer 2016 at Universal Orlando. Sooner or later, Disney (DIS) is going to have to address the 800-ton gorilla in the room. Comcast's...Show More Summary
If you happen to be visiting the Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure in Summer 2016, you can take a trip to Skull Island. And the 1930s. Read more...
I took my first trip to Universal Studios as an adult this past September and I have to say that it lived up to the hype. I went to the one in Orlando but I’m sure that both locations (the … More » The post Universal Studios to Launch “Fast & Furious” Ride appeared first on EveryJoe.
If you were a child in the 1990s, you wanted to visit Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Not only would you be at a theme park (soon to be filled […]
First things first: No, it's not a full-on Nintendo theme park. However, in a release to Business Wire, Universal Studios Parks has announced that they're working together with Nintendo to create "spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds."
KYOTO, Japan and ORLANDO, Florida (May 7, 2015) – Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts today announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks – creating spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s...Show More Summary
One of my greatest childhood memories was the enormous King Kong portion of the Hollywood tour at Universal Studios Hollywood. When Orlando got a solo attraction I lost my mind. It’s too bad theme parks are a product of the times because they’ll destroy sacred ground without batting an eye. “King Kong” was removed to […]
The theme park metropolis known as Orlando is a choice destination for little kids but it also has an impressive range of teen-friendly activities and diversions. This is good news because it is downright hard to find any vacation spot that makes adults and their teenagers happy at the same time. Indeed, [...]
Universal Orlando Resort has announced the new attraction 'Skull Island: Reign of Kong', which is slated to open in the summer of 2016.
King Kong will rule at Universal Orlando Resort next year in the groundbreaking attraction, "Skull Island: Reign of Kong." The new attraction will open in the summer of 2016 at Universal's Islands of Adventure – and will be an intense, all-new adventure brought to life in a dramatically themed environment. Show More Summary