Islands of Adventure Update: Bidding Farewell to Sindbad (Complete Parts 1 & 2)

Follow our Partners at Orlando Theme Park News as they spend some time at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park checking on recent changes, comings and goings. One of Universal Orlando’s major stunt shows is about to close at Islands of Adventure. The Eighth Voyage of Sindbad will have its final performance on September 15, but the … Read moreIslands of Adventure Update: Bidding Farewell to Sindbad (Complete Parts 1 & 2)

Universal wants to widen part of Sand Lake Road amid talk of building new theme park

Universal wants to widen part of Sand Lake Road amid talk of building new theme park As reporting August 20, 2018 by The Orlando Sentinel by Dewayne Bevil: Universal Orlando Resort is seeking to widen a roughly half-mile portion of Sand Lake Road north of the land it’s been acquiring. The new permit application comes as … Read moreUniversal wants to widen part of Sand Lake Road amid talk of building new theme park

INSIDE MY BAG: WHAT TO PACK FOR A DAY AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

  I try to prepare as much as possible when I spend a day at Universal Orlando Resort. I make a mental list of the rides I want to tackle, pack my bag the night before, and try to get a good night’s rest (but I’ll admit that sometimes it is hard to fall asleep when … Read moreINSIDE MY BAG: WHAT TO PACK FOR A DAY AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

2018 Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort™ – Nov. 17 – Jan. 6

Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort™ – Nov. 17 – Jan. 6 Universal Orlando™ unwraps a resort-wide celebration that will elevate your holiday season. All your beloved favorites are here! You can experience Christmas in The Wizarding World as Hogsmeade™ and Diagon Alley™ are transformed by festive decorations and special entertainment. You can watch the live retelling … Read more2018 Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort™ – Nov. 17 – Jan. 6

EXPERIENCE THE NIGHTTIME LIGHTS AT HOGWARTS CASTLE IN THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

Get their robes and scarves ready – a new projection mapping experience is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort.  The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle celebrates the four houses of Hogwarts by transforming the castle in a dazzling display of lights, special effects and music. As night falls, you’ll see the … Read moreEXPERIENCE THE NIGHTTIME LIGHTS AT HOGWARTS CASTLE IN THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

Universal Volcano Bay Opens to Horrible Reviews

When a new theme park or attraction opens, how do you gauge if it’s a success? Ask your friends who have been? Read your favorite fan website? Personally, I like to check the pulse of the general public in whatever way I can. I’ve mentioned this many times before, but the general public doesn’t read … Read moreUniversal Volcano Bay Opens to Horrible Reviews

Coming Soon to Universal Parks: A DreamWorks Attraction, Fewer Lines, and Another Expansion

Universal parks have been on quite a high over the past few years, with Universal Studios Hollywood breaking attendance records after opening its west coast Wizarding World of Harry Potter last year, and both Universal Studios Florida as well as Islands of Adventure posting attendance gains last year, while neighbor Walt Disney World suffered big … Read moreComing Soon to Universal Parks: A DreamWorks Attraction, Fewer Lines, and Another Expansion

Universal Releases More Details About New Aventura Hotel

About a week ago the Universal Orlando Resort was celebrating the grand opening of the new Volcano Bay water park. While that was undoubtedly exciting, the resort isn’t stopping there — there’s much more on the way for 2018 and beyond. As previously announced, the brand-new Universal’s Aventura Hotel will officially open in 2018 and … Read moreUniversal Releases More Details About New Aventura Hotel

WELCOME TO ISLAND PARADISE: UNIVERSAL’S VOLCANO BAY IS NOW OPEN

You can now experience the newest addition to the Universal theme park family, Universal’s Volcano Bay.     Starting today, you can enjoy an immersive water theme park full of thrills and relaxation. One-of-a-kind attractions. And a TapuTapu wearable device that will let you fill your day with fun—instead of standing in long lines. Media … Read moreWELCOME TO ISLAND PARADISE: UNIVERSAL’S VOLCANO BAY IS NOW OPEN

See a Live Stream of Volcano Bay’s Grand Opening on May 25

It’s hard to believe, but we are three days away from the grand opening of Universal’s Volcano Bay! To mark the event, Universal Orlando Resort will host a grand opening celebration the morning of May 25. While this event is only open to select media and VIPs, everyone is invited to virtually attend the event … Read moreSee a Live Stream of Volcano Bay’s Grand Opening on May 25

5 TIPS FOR WATCHING THE INCREDIBLE HULK COASTER 360° VIDEO

By Jimi Kunkel November 10, 2016 Prepare to be launched on a 67-mile-per-hour virtual reality thrill ride that puts you right in the front row of your favorite roller coaster, The Incredible Hulk Coaster. Experience the twists, turns and drops like never before in this all new 360° video. Before you watch, here are some tips for … Read more5 TIPS FOR WATCHING THE INCREDIBLE HULK COASTER 360° VIDEO