Tag Archives: Universal Orlando

Here are Four Attraction Closures You Need to Know About

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Universal Orlando Resort has confirmed that four of its popular attractions will be closed for some period of time in 2024. Here’s what you need to know. Any theme park fan is well aware that closures are a part and parcel of a park experience. Whether it’s temporary or permanent (even with Disney attractions like Splash Mountain), rides often have ...

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First Glimpse of Upcoming Epic Universe Ride Unveiled in New Video

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Work is well underway on Universal Orlando Resort’s newest theme park, Epic Universe. Scheduled to open in the summer of 2025, fans are anxiously awaiting. A new video revealed another significant milestone this week regarding one highly anticipated ride that will make Epic Universe home. How to Train Your Dragon Ride Epic Universe will include a section dedicated to the How to ...

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Shrek’s New Home Takes Shape at Universal Orlando

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Although we are a Disney-centric focused website, we never neglect to cover other entertainment and theme park news. This is especially true regarding Walt Disney World Resort’s largest competitor, Universal Orlando Resort. Related: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Ride Coming to New Universal Studios Theme Park? Universal Studios Theme Parks It’s no secret that Universal Studios Resort is expanding its size ...

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Universal Ups the Ante! Announces New Land in Orlando Theme Park

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Universal Orlando is pulling no punches and bringing out the big guns to take on Disney and its Central Florida Disney Resort, Walt Disney World. The friendly competition and rivalry between the Walt Disney Company and Universal has been going on for years now, from the bidding war for 20th Century Studios between Comcast and the Walt Disney Company (then ...

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Cutting Perks and Raising Prices: 6 Reasons Crowds Are Vanishing From Disney Parks

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Despite Disney fanatics intentionally avoiding heavy crowds at Walt Disney World when school’s out for the summer, the Parks have always been notoriously packed with shoulder-to-shoulder crowds. No school for the kiddos and Summer Fridays for adults meant strategic summer planning for Guests headed to Walt Disney World during the hottest months of the year. The same goes for special ...

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Family Shares The Best Part of Their Disney World Trip Was a Day at Universal Orlando

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In a loss for Disney in the Disney vs. Orlando debate, a family shared that their kids had more fun at Universal than at Walt Disney World. The Disney vs. Universal debate is endless. It’s ramped up even more since former Disney CEO Bob Chapek began instituting changes that left many Disney families and devoted fans outpriced and excluded from ...

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Disney Making Big Mistake With New Rides Per Recent Article

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A new article argues that Disney might be missing the mark in crafting new rides for Guests to enjoy and take in during their visit. The Central Florida  Walt Disney World Resort and the Southern California Disneyland Resort are two of the best places to enjoy the Disney magic. Whether it’s Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World ...

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Tropical Storm Nicole Pushes Universal Orlando to Early Closure

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Florida Theme Parks are hunkering down as Tropical Storm Nicole fast approaches the Florida coastline. Universal Orlando has also now announced an early closure starting at 5 p.m. today in preparation for the incoming storm. Tropical Storm Nicole has Florida in a state of emergency in anticipation of the incoming Tropical Storm Nicole, which is expected to become a hurricane, ...

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Universal Orlando Beating Out Disney Parks Per New Report

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Comcast CEO Brian Roberts’s words might turn out to be prophetic per new data from a report about the Florida Theme Parks. The healthy competition between the Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando in Florida is well known. Going to a Disney Park is considered by many to be the ultimate Disney vacation and Disney experience, whichever Theme Park ...

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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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