Recently, I was invited by Universal Orlando to participate in a select media tour of their parks. This press tour was on Sunday, May 16th with only 30 journalists from all over the world as part of the International Pow Wow travel conference. We were led throughout both theme parks of the Universal Orlando Resort. [...]
Tag: Harry Potter
Look what the Mailman just dropped off. It’s the invitation to the Grand Opening Celebration for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. This has to be one of the most impressive invitation packages that I’ve ever received.
Universal Orlando Resort released a video showing additional glimpses of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opening June 18, 2010 in the Islands of Adventure theme park. In this video, filmmakers for the Harry Potter movie series discuss the effort Universal Orlando made to recreate the movies in the new attraction. Film series veterans Daniel [...]
Universal Orlando Resort released a short video with a brief glimpse into Hogwarts Castle and the new Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey attraction. Mark Woodbury, President Universal Creative, takes the viewer inside Dumbledore’s office where we see portraits of the four house founders: Godric Gryffindor, Salazar Slytherin, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Helga Hufflepuff. You can [...]
It’s a question that I am sure both Disney and Universal want to know the answer to. Will Disney fans take time away from Mickey to see Harry? There is a great thread on our discussion forums asking this exact question, and I’m not surprised by some of the answers. While it’s full of mixed [...]
During the Saints-Colts Super Bowl game this Sunday, Feb 7, viewers will get a sneak peek at the new 20-acre Harry Potter attraction that’s scheduled to open at Universal Orlando this Spring. Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters - The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure will provide visitors [...]