King Kong is set to make its return to the Universal Orlando Resort. The great ape, star of movies from the 1933 Fay Wray original to the 2005 Peter Jackson blockbuster, once made a home at Universal Studios Florida, before the Kongfrontation ride closed in 2002 to make way for the Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: King Kong is set to make its return to the Universal Orlando Resort. The great ape, star of movies from the 1933 Fay Wray original to the 2005 Peter Jackson blockbuster, once made a home at Universal Studios Florida, before the Kongfrontation ride closed in 2002 to make way for the Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster. Show More Summary
The body of a missing Florida mother was discovered on Monday in a sunken car in a pond near Universal Studios Orlando, the New York Daily News reports.
For those who don’t watch the Oscars and / or True Detective. Susan Zalkind, in Boston magazine: It’s nearly midnight in a nondescript condo complex a few blocks from Universal Studios in Orlando, and Tatiana Gruzdeva has been crying all day. Though neither of us knows it yet, as she sits on the corner of [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
By Robert Niles: The head of publicity at the Universal Orlando resort, Tom Schroder, tweeted some very interesting photos this morning. "Can you guess what I'm getting to try for lunch today ?" Schroder wrote, posting the photo above,...Show More Summary
A magic wand may protect Harry Potter fans against practitioners of the dark arts but it won’t provide any relief from price increases at the nation’s leading theme parks.On Thursday, Universal Orlando raised its one-day adult ticket by $4 to $96, for guests who visit either Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure. Show More Summary
Although there's still not official opening date, the summer 2014 debut of the addition to Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park is heating up with tantalizing new previews. First off, let's discuss the Hogwarts Express, which is simply a stationary attraction in the first version of the park. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Universal Orlando today matched Walt Disney World's $4-a-ticket price increase on one-day/one-park theme park tickets. That raises the price of a one-day ticket to either Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure from $92 to $96. Show More Summary
By Krista Joy: On February 22nd, 2014 Universal Orlando hosted yet another fantastic press event. This one was all about Mardi Gras 2014 - and ThemeParkInsider.com has your photo tour of the French Quarter Courtyard Food and Floats!Show More Summary
Robin Thicke is one sick dad.Robin cancelled his concert Saturday at Orlando's Universal Studios because of voice problems... but still pulled himself together to hit up Disneyland with his son.Robin also canceled his Friday show in Atlanta. …
By Robert Niles: Universal Studios Florida closed Kongfrontation in 2002 to free its show building for the construction of the Revenge of the Mummy ride, which opened in 2004 and remains one of the park's more popular rides. However, King Kong fans haven't forgotten the Big Ape, and many long for a Kong's return to the park. Show More Summary
Some familiar facades are appearing in Orlando: Universal Studios is building a new Harry Potter exhibit with snippets of London mainstays. Diagon Alley will feature King's Cross, the Wyndham's Theatre, and Leicester Square Underground Station (Gringott's Bank will be there, too). READ MORE »
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Twenty-five years after a University of Florida co-ed vanished and was presumed dead, detectives have identified her likely murderer as a deceased serial killer who jotted down the date of her disappearance in papers he lef...
By Krista Joy: Universal Orlando invited a select group of media to sample the food, entertainment and specialty drinks Wednesday night for the official grand opening of Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food at CityWalk. As we approachedShow More Summary
Orlando's newest hotel, The Cabana Bay Beach Resort at Universal Studios, is in the midst of putting the finishing touches on its sprawling 1,800 room resort. Just last week, the hotel's 52-foot tall retro sign went up, signaling not...Show More Summary
AP Photo/Universal OrlandoAn artist's rendering of the new Diagon Alley area at Universal Orlando Resort this summer. Harry Potter is the boy wizard who keeps on giving for the Universal Orlando resort in Florida. The theme park operator...Show More Summary
The Simpson's Ride at Universal Studios in Orlando first opened back in 2008 but only recently (last June), did the Florida theme park unveil Springfield, USA, the fictional hometown of Bart, Homer, Lisa, Marge and Maggie (and hundreds more.) We strolled through Springfield a few months ago and snapped 21 Things Simpsons Fans Will Love. Show More Summary
On Jan. 13, Universal Orlando launched “Best Vacation Ever,” which shares more than a few similarities with Apple’s holiday spot, “Misunderstood.” “Best Vacation Ever” shows a family enjoying their time at Universal, with a teenage daughter who seems to always be on her phone. Show More Summary
By Krista Joy: During the Harry Potter Tribute on Day 1 of the Harry Potter Celebration at Universal Orlando, some of the cast was on hand to reveal new concept art that will be available to purchase in Weasley's Wizard Wheezes in Diagon Alley. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: With the line-up of attractions, restaurants and shops now confirmed for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida, some of you have asked about the layout of the land: Where will these elements be located, relative to one another. Show More Summary