Universal Studios Hollywood Announces Closure Beginning Saturday, March 14th Over Coronavirus Fears

As reported earlier this evening by NBC Los Angeles, Channel 4: What to Know Universal Studios and Disneyland announced they would close their doors beginning Saturday over coronavirus spread. By Thursday, more than 127,000 positive cases had been reported worldwide, with deaths exceeding 4,700. CityWalk was to remain open. Universal Studios Hollywood announced Thursday it … Read moreUniversal Studios Hollywood Announces Closure Beginning Saturday, March 14th Over Coronavirus Fears

Great New Offer From Universal Hollywood

    Save Time (And Possibly Money) & Book All of your Travel Needs by contacting Destinations with Character Travel Services, LLC.  “An Authorized Disney Vacation Planner“ Find out why Disney has honored us with the distinction of being a Disney EarMarked Agency, and why our clients keep coming back to us for all of … Read moreGreat New Offer From Universal Hollywood

Universal Orlando & Universal Hollywood Announce “Ash vs Evil Dead” House for Halloween Horror Nights 2017

Universal Studios has just announced a new house for Halloween Horror Nights 2017: Ash vs Evil Dead! The Universal Creative Team partnered with Starz to create the chilling new experience, which features various locations from the first two seasons of “Ash vs Evil Dead.”Chainsaws, blood, and yes, a return to the cabin are included. Watch the announcement from Universal … Read moreUniversal Orlando & Universal Hollywood Announce “Ash vs Evil Dead” House for Halloween Horror Nights 2017

Universal Wants to Completely Get Rid of Lines. Could Their Crazy Plan Work?

Earlier this year, Universal Orlando Resort opened its first water park, Volcano Bay. And as you might already know, this park was built from the ground up to utilize a virtual queue system that gets rid of lines altogether, instead having guests reserve a time to return to slides they want to experience. However, Volcano … Read moreUniversal Wants to Completely Get Rid of Lines. Could Their Crazy Plan Work?

Universal Studios Super Nintendo World Plans Leaked?

A few days after the groundbreaking ceremony in Universal Studios Japan, it seems that some concepts for Super Nintendo World have been leaked. I want to preface what you’re about to see by making two things clear: 1. there is a slight chance that these are fan concepts and 2. there is a very good … Read moreUniversal Studios Super Nintendo World Plans Leaked?

Universal Studios Hollywood invites guests to experience ‘The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle’ Beginning June 23

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is about to be cast in a whole new light when its brand new nighttime show, “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle,” which features light projections on the castle itself, opens on June 23. Once night descends on Hogsmeade Village, Hogwarts Castle will be taken … Read moreUniversal Studios Hollywood invites guests to experience ‘The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle’ Beginning June 23

Universal Studios Hollywood Developing New Nighttime Show

According to Inside Universal, Universal Studios Hollywood is developing an all-new nighttime show for their themed area The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which opened at the theme park just last year. Though there is few information available about this development, it is expected to use projections and lighting; the use of fireworks may depend … Read moreUniversal Studios Hollywood Developing New Nighttime Show

Universal Studios Hollywood Breaks Attendance Record, Reaches Capacity

On Monday, Universal Studios Hollywood was forced to close its gates to guests after the theme park broke attendance records and reached capacity for the first time in its history. According to KTLA.com, industry experts believe Universal Studios Hollywood hosted more than 40,000 visitors Monday, but an official number won’t be released due to the … Read moreUniversal Studios Hollywood Breaks Attendance Record, Reaches Capacity

The First Details About Nintendo Land Have Been Revealed

Originally published in Theme Park Tourist…Wednesday, November 30, 2016 05:22 Though we’ve known about Universal’s plan to bring Nintendo Land to life inside its theme parks since last year, Universal finally revealed the first official details about what guests looking forward to this new land can expect. And interestingly, it looks like Universal’s plans for … Read moreThe First Details About Nintendo Land Have Been Revealed

Additional information released about partnership between Nintendo and Universal Parks

Originally published in Attractions Magazine..November 29, 2016               Legendary Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto is working on Super Mario-inspired attractions for Universal’s theme parks. It’s been over a year and a half since the partnership between Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts was first unveiled, and today Universal representative … Read moreAdditional information released about partnership between Nintendo and Universal Parks