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.
Tag: Wizarding World of Harry Potter
For the July 15th midnight premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the AMC Lowes Universal Cineplex movie theater at Universal Orlando CityWalk devoted all 20 screens to screening the film. However, Universal had another surprise up their sleeve for those devoted fans who lined up to get the very first glimpse of the newest [...]
Saturday, June 18, 2011, marked the one year anniversary of the Grand Opening of the highly anticipated Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure theme park. Universal marked the occasion with a small ceremony at 9:23 am, the exact time of the opening. Some of the guests on hand enjoyed free [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]