Tag: Marvel Super Hero Island

Universal Orlando Update: Attractions, Investments and Rumors

Universal Orlando Update: Attractions, Investments and Rumors

| November 28, 2012 | Reply

It’s time again to discuss what’s new, what’s happening, and what’s going on at the Universal Orlando resort.  New attractions, capital investments, and big time rumors are surfacing at the Orlando mega-resort.  Continue through the page break and let’s take a look at current and future projects inside and outside the theme parks.

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Two Years Later, Potter Still Packs Them In

Two Years Later, Potter Still Packs Them In

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Reply

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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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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Universal Orlando News, Notes, and Nuggets

Universal Orlando News, Notes, and Nuggets

| May 5, 2011 | 1 Reply

The Universal Orlando Resort has recently released some current news, attraction updates, and information.  Here are a few brief updates about what’s happening inside the resort.  Don’t forget!  You can live the adventure too!  On Saturday evening December 10th, 2011 Dreams Unlimited Travel and the DIS are renting out the Wizarding World of Harry Potter section of [...]

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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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Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 3

Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 3

| September 7, 2010 | Reply

A Total Recall of his Forbidden Journey Part 3 of 3: Wizard of Universal In Part 1 of my interview with theme park designer Thierry Coup, Vice President of Creative Development for Universal Creative, he discussed his early years as a theme park attractions designer with Walt Disney Imagineering.  In Part 2, he described his [...]

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