Tag: Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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 [...]

Read More

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 [...]

Read More

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 [...]

Read More

Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 2

Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 2

| September 6, 2010 | 1 Reply

A Total Recall of his Forbidden Journey Part 2 of 3: Does Whatever a Spider Can In Part 1 of my interview with theme park designer Thierry Coup, Vice President of Creative Development for Universal Creative, he discussed his background in film special effects and his early years as a theme park attractions designer with [...]

Read More

Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 1

Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 1

| September 6, 2010 | 2 Replies

A Total Recall of his Forbidden Journey Part 1 of 3: From Films to Theme Parks Recently, I spoke with theme park designer Thierry Coup, Vice President of Creative Development for Universal Creative and the executive in charge of all media production for Universal Parks and Resorts.  He is the brains behind the new Wizarding [...]

Read More

Universal Orlando Throws a Blue Pow Wow Party

Universal Orlando Throws a Blue Pow Wow Party

| June 24, 2010 | 5 Replies

Previously I wrote about a private party Disney Destinations hosted for the U.S. Travel Association’s International Pow Wow.  Well, not to be outdone, Universal Orlando wanted its opportunity to impress the visiting travel industry delegates from around the world, and show them why their clients should come to Universal when they visit Orlando.  Continue reading [...]

Read More

Harry Potter Opening Weekend: Universal Orlando’s Dark Mark

Harry Potter Opening Weekend: Universal Orlando’s Dark Mark

| June 20, 2010 | 5 Replies

An Onsite Report From Aaron DelPrince We’ve waited anxiously for the new land in Islands of Adventure to officially open to the public.  Friday, June 18th was the date, and Lord Voldemort must have sent the Dark Mark into the air to summon not only the Death Eaters, but the entire Muggle world to descend [...]

Read More

disboards-athletic-300-250
du-sidebar-show-notes
du-sidebar-show-notes
du-sidebar-show-notes

du-sidebar-show-notes
du-sidebar-show-notes du-sidebar-show-notes du-sidebar-show-notes du-sidebar-show-notes