Tag: harry potter and the forbidden journey

A Weekend of Wizardry and Magic with the DIS Unplugged

A Weekend of Wizardry and Magic with the DIS Unplugged

| December 13, 2011 | 2 Replies

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 [...]

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Universal Orlando Onsite Resort Experience

Universal Orlando Onsite Resort Experience

| September 22, 2011 | Reply

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 [...]

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Updates coming to Universal Orlando

Updates coming to Universal Orlando

| July 29, 2011 | 1 Reply

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.

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Disney’s New Star Tours: A HYPE-rspace Free Review

Disney’s New Star Tours: A HYPE-rspace Free Review

| June 1, 2011 | 5 Replies

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 [...]

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Creative Lead for Universal’s Harry Potter Ride Promoted

Creative Lead for Universal’s Harry Potter Ride Promoted

| January 27, 2011 | 1 Reply

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 [...]

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The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman 12 Years Later

The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman 12 Years Later

| January 23, 2011 | 7 Replies

“How in the world did they do that?”  Those were the words I uttered when I walked off the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman attraction at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure in April of 1999.  I was so curious and excited I had to jump back into the standby line to experience this attraction again.  Never [...]

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Harry Potter and the Stifling Horde: Summer 2010 Review

Harry Potter and the Stifling Horde: Summer 2010 Review

| October 3, 2010 | 9 Replies

When planning our 2010 family summer vacation there was no question where we were headed.  My girls, Maggie (age 12) and Evie (age 9), are huge Harry Potter fans.  When they heard about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opening at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure, they begged and pleaded to go.  We knew it [...]

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