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Universal Reveals Plans for Train Station Connecting Guests to Orlando Airport

Universal Train Station

Train travel between Orlando International Airport and Florida’s major Theme Parks is quickly becoming a reality. What started as glorified commuter travel between Miami and West Palm beach is turning into a rapid, high-quality transportation system connecting residents and tourists to all of the major points of South Florida. The first half of 2022 saw the completion of Brightline’s new ...

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Report: Universal Eliminating Smoking Sections, Should Disney Do The Same?

Universal Studios Smoking Policy

At the start of every new year, one popular resolution continues to be, “this year, I want to quit smoking.” Well, it turns out that Universal Orlando Resort might be picking up that Resolution as well! Related: Universal CEO Insinuates They’re Better Than Disney New reports state that Walt Disney World Resort’s biggest rival in Central Florida will be reducing ...

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Universal Confirms Opening Date of Epic Universe Theme Park

Epic Universe Park Opening

Disney World’s biggest rival shared more details on its new Theme Park and confirmed when fans would be able to experience it. Over the past three years, Universal Orlando Resort has been constructing this third and largest Theme Park, Epic Universe, and NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell confirmed that it was on track to be completed by the Summer of 2025. ...

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OpEd: Attendance Confirms Universal is the Cheaper Experience

Universal vs Disney World

Universal Orlando Resort appears to be living its best life at the moment, reveling in the release of attendance numbers that show more amusement Parkgoers chose to spend their money at their venues–Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventures–instead of the other Studios, Kingdoms and Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow further down I-4. Read More: Universal Orlando Beating Out ...

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Universal Reminds Fans of Marvel Situation in Florida

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Marvel Superheroes are a known commodity of The Walt Disney Company when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney+, and even Disneyland Resort. But there is still one place where the comic book icons are NOT directly associated with Disney: Universal Orlando Resort. The Disney World rival features a Marvel-themed land, Marvel Super Hero Island, in its Islands of ...

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Universal Faces More Show Cancellations After Hurricane Ian

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Hurricane Ian did a lot of damage in the state of Florida, affecting the lives of Florida residents, plenty of Florida property, and at least one unexpected Walt Disney World Resort ride. However, Disney’s direct competitor Universal Orlando Resort also faced some negative effects from Hurricane Ian (which also became tropical storm Ian) — and apparently, the damage is bad ...

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Universal Studios Confirms Parks’ Status, Halloween Horror Nights Tonight

Universal Studios Reopening

Universal Orlando Resort has finally confirmed when it will be able to let Guests back into its Theme Parks, Universal Studios Florida, and Islands of Adventure, as well as the status of its after-hours extra-ticked Halloween party, “Halloween Horror Nights.” The statement reads, “We’re happy to share that our Halloween Horror Nights event will open this evening, Friday, Sept. 30, ...

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Universal Orlando Is Left Suffering After Hurricane Ian

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Latest Update: 9/30/22 3:18 pm EDT – Universal Studios Confirms Parks’ Status, Halloween Horror Nights Tonight Published: 9/30/22 12:49 pm EDT Universal Orlando Resort is known as Walt Disney World Resort’s big competitor — but it seems like for once, Universal Orlando Resort has won a competition with Disney World that it did not want to win. While assessing the ...

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Storm has Passed – Disney World, Universal, MCO Begin Reopening

Disney World Reopening

Latest Update: 9/30/22 8:57 pm EDT – Disney World Theme Parks Return to Normal Operation Saturday Published: 9/30/22 8:46 am EDT Previous Update: 9/30/22 12:34 pm EDT – Post-Storm Update: Crowds Return to Parks, Disney World Weekend Weather Forecast   Hurricane Ian is officially clear of Central Florida. All hurricane and tropical storm warnings and watches have been lifted for ...

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