Tag: Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Orlando and Southern California Theme Park Results in the 2012 Golden Ticket Awards

Orlando and Southern California Theme Park Results in the 2012 Golden Ticket Awards

| September 10, 2012 | 3 Replies

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 [...]

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Bungling a Trip to Walt Disney World

Bungling a Trip to Walt Disney World

| August 29, 2012 | 2 Replies

Like most of you, I’m contemplating another vacation to Walt Disney World.  As I think about the usual planning topics (hotel, transportation, dining and so forth), I’m also reflecting on past trips.  And frankly, I came away from our last trip, in December 2011, a little frustrated.  It’s taken me a while to understand why, [...]

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Going to See Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando?  Become a VIP!

Going to See Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando? Become a VIP!

| August 19, 2012 | Reply

Blue Man Group, the hit, high-tech comical show that incorporates lights, sound effects, stunning visuals, and technology has brought their show experience to a new level at the Universal Orlando Resort.  A new VIP experience has been added for guests to enjoy.  So, not only can you catch the recently updated show, but now you [...]

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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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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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Orlando Theme Parks:  An Amazing but Silent Period of Growth

Orlando Theme Parks: An Amazing but Silent Period of Growth

| December 17, 2011 | 3 Replies

Hey!  <Shake…shake…shake> wake up!   <Tap…tap…tap> come over here, there’s something we need to talk about.  I’m not sure everyone is aware of what’s going on, but we need to get something out on the table.  Sometimes things can happen under the radar and we aren’t even aware of it, but that’s not going to happen [...]

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