Category: Universal / Sea World

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem Debuts at Universal Orlando

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem Debuts at Universal Orlando

| July 3, 2012 | Reply

During a recent visit to Universal Studios Orlando I had the opportunity to experience the all new Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem attraction.  The attraction was in a technical testing phase, but as of Monday, July 2nd it is now fully operational and open to the public during normal theme park operating hours at Universal Studios.  [...]

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2011 Theme Park Attendance Report

2011 Theme Park Attendance Report

| July 1, 2012 | Reply

Every year the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) publishes a report on attendance at theme parks worldwide. This year the report is published in conjunction with AECOM. The report for 2011 came out recently. Here is a link to the full 2011 report.

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Universal Orlando Update

Universal Orlando Update

| May 12, 2012 | 1 Reply

As Universal Orlando continues their ‘Year to be Here’ campaign, new attractions, shows, and announcements continue to roll out to the public.  Keep reading through the page break and let’s take a look at what guests and visitors have to look forward to this summer.

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No Car? Exploring Travel between Disneyland and Hollywood/Universal Studios

No Car? Exploring Travel between Disneyland and Hollywood/Universal Studios

| April 16, 2012 | 5 Replies

“I’m not getting a car and driving in L.A.! You’ve got to be nuts!”   This is the sentiment we tend to read on the Disneyland board more often than not.   It seems like we Los Angelenos have gotten this reputation of having horrendous traffic and therefore must be crazy for driving our cars [...]

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Universal Orlando Dining Tips and Recommendations

Universal Orlando Dining Tips and Recommendations

| April 9, 2012 | 2 Replies

Attention Marvel super heroes, students of Hogwarts, and citizens of Duloc; it’s true, you get hungry too.  If you plan on visiting the Universal Orlando resort in the near future you’ll certainly want to know the best places to dine and understand how the resort handles its dining logistics.  Like any other theme park resort [...]

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The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman gets a Hi-Def Face-Lift

The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman gets a Hi-Def Face-Lift

| March 9, 2012 | Reply

Over the past 9 months the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman attraction at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure has slowly been transformed into a high tech dream.  Even before its 9 month transformation this attraction was touted by Orlando locals and tourists as the best theme park dark ride anywhere.  It’s not as if Spiderman needed [...]

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Images from the re-opened Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

Images from the re-opened Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

| March 8, 2012 | 1 Reply

It’s been almost a year since Universal Orlando announced the refurb of their popular ride, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man.  The Islands of Adventure attraction has been delighting guests since the park’s opening in 1999, so this was a long-coming major enhancement for the ride.

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