The scene – An early fall Wednesday morning at the turnstiles of Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure. Truth be known Islands of Adventure is my second favorite theme park in Central Florida behind EPCOT. I always try and pay a visit to IOA whenever I’m in town. This visit I was curious to see how soon [...]
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It’s the top award for theme park and amusement parks worldwide. Each year, ‘Amusement Today’ magazine hands out its Golden Ticket Awards for the best of the best in several amusement park categories. On September 7th & 8th, several amusement and theme park officials and fans gathered at the Dollywood Resort in Pigeon Forge, TN [...]
Wands, wizards, and muggles were abundant this past Saturday night, Dec 10th inside Islands of Adventure’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The DIS and Dreams Unlimited Travel threw a party for its customers, forum visitors, and fans of the vacation planning website. To learn more about the amazing weekend events and activities, continue through the [...]
Relax! Slow down! What’s your rush!? There’s no need to hurry. We’re staying onsite at Universal Orlando. Talk about your non-typical theme park vacation. From the moment you arrive at one of the three Universal Orlando onsite resort hotels, your worries are whisked away. If you are accustomed to the “commando” theme park vacation experience [...]
There’s plenty going on at the Universal Orlando resort where it seems lately there are a lot of changes in store for guests. Here’s a look at new project updates, upcoming events, and some future announcements that are sure to make your visit to Universal Orlando more enjoyable.
Take home message: pick up your Fast Pass for Toy Story Mania first The Disney PR hype machine is working overtime to pump up the Star Tours attraction that re-opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World on May 20th, 2011. Disney is banking on the excitement of the Star Wars franchise to offset [...]
Thursday, January 27th, Universal Orlando Resort announced Thierry Coup, creative director for the wildly popular Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey attraction, was named Senior Vice President of the Creative Studio at Universal Creative. Coup started his career creating special effects for film before he was invited by Walt Disney Imagineering to create attractions for Disneyland Resort [...]