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By day, Eric is in Marketing and Social Media. But on the weekends, he's a theme park addict. Eric is a frequent contributor to MiceChat's Orlando Parkhopper columns and tends to focus his efforts on what's new and what's news at Universal Studios and SeaWorld.
Flamingos, Dolphins and Penguins populate the news in today's Seaworld Orlando Update.  Did you know there is a little known parade of Flamingoes at Seaworld?  Read on and we'll tell you more.  The Blue Horizons Dolphin Theatre is getting...
More Harry Potter,  more Transformers, more Simpsons, just more!  The Universal Orlando Resort has continued to meet the wild pace of construction with a nearly complete Transformers attraction in the center of their already busy park.  The gift shop...
Harry Potter goes vertical and Optimus Prime appears for guests in today's Orlando Parkhopper.  Yes, Universal Orlando Resort has begun meet and greets with the transforming robots and it has proven to be wildly popular.  Not far away, the...
AQUATICA SeaWorld Orlando resort celebrates a milestone as Aquatica, SeaWorld’s first water park, turns 5 years old.  I was there that cold March day in 2008 when Aquatica opened.  The wind chill alone would have deterred most people from going...
There's so much going on at the Universal Orlando Resort that I decided it was time to bring you a unique view. Up up and away for a special Parkhopper from land and air! Cabana Beach Resort This past week, the...
It was a busy weekend at the Universal Orlando Resort with Mardi Gras packing in the guests. Plus, Universal took another chunk out of Disney's business by inviting soap stars from Days of our Lives down for "Super Soap...
Welcome back everyone to episode 2 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast - plus a mini photo update on the park. Yesterday, we posted a tour of the Antarctica construction site. If you missed it, the link is HERE.  We've...
On Tuesday February 19th, SeaWorld Orlando opened construction wall doors to MiceChat for a sneak peek hardhat tour of their biggest expansion project ever, Antarctica! This expansion is unprecedented in SeaWorld’s history, so the park is justifiably proud of what...
London is rising from the swamps of Florida.  Yes, there is more progress on Kings Cross and the Gringott's coaster inside Universal Studios Florida's new Harry Potter expansion.  But further still, Springfield's additional storefronts, Moe's, Krusty burger, and Android's...
On Saturday February 9th, 2013, the Universal Orlando Resort kicked off its 18th Mardi Gras Celebration. Each year, Universal Creative works with the Kearns Design team in New Orleans to develop a theme for the Mardi Gras parade.  This year’s...
Construction continues at a rapid pace at the Universal Orlando Resort. Today, we'll show you what's new and hypothesize on a potential new lagoon show for Islands of Adventure. Cabana Beach Resort Construction Universal Orlando has wasted no time since the...
January used to be 'off season' in Orlando, but thanks to an increase in international visitors, and growth in domestic travel, all the parks in Orlando have been experiencing record January crowds.  Even with the influx of visitors, Universal...
Welcome to MiceChat's very first Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast. Hot on the heals of our successful Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, we've been inspired to share news and views from the parks Shamu built! Join hosts Eric and Mike as they dive...
Things are getting more Harry at the Universal Orlando Resort.  As discernible progress has been made at the Harry Potter construction sites in each park, we are able to make out more and more of what is behind the scenes. Currently,...
2012 ended up being an amazing year for the Universal Orlando Resort, with some great additions: Re-animated Spiderman, Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, Hollywood Drive in Mini Golf, Universal Super Star Parade, Universal Cinematic Spectacular, Sponge Bob Storepants, revamped Blue...
We have recently learned that after a very long and protracted negotiation, Universal is  very close to acquiring the rights to develop and produce attractions based on the successful Lord of the Rings franchise of films. This, along with...
Construction for SeaWorld Orlando’s new blockbuster attraction, Antarctica, continues at breakneck speed as it prepares for a late Spring 2013 opening. Exterior theming and rock-work is taking shape and we are really beginning to see this incredible new land and...
We've got quite the Universal Orlando Resort update for you here on Christmas day.  Universal continues with the rapid progress of Transformers ride construction, still aiming for a Summer 2013 opening.  Massive crowds have also been swarming to the...
Christmas is in full swing at the Universal Orlando Resort.  While the Macy's holiday parade is performed on a daily basis, construction continues full steam ahead on projects like the Transformers ride, Gringotts bank coaster and the Springfield expansion....
Tick tock, tick tock, Universal's in a race against the clock. Construction of two major attractions continues at the Universal Orlando Resort as the year winds to a close. Transformers: The Ride 3D is nearly enclosed now as the...