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Posts about Universal Orlando resort.

Cars Land Rumored for DisneyWorld?

There have been whispers for some time now that Disney's Hollywood Studios (DHS) at Disney World would get its own Cars Land, and rumors erupted anew last week. There was a different intensity this...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #128 – Sam Gennawey: Universal Vs Disney

Welcome  to another Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, on this show we invite writer and Micechat contibutor Sam Gennawey to discuss his latest book - Universal Versus Disney : The Unofficial Guide to Theme Parks...

A Closer Look at Universal Orlando Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

If you have been reading about the newest Harry Potter attractions at Universal Orlando Resort and wondering if this might be the trip to see it from an on-site hotel. Well take a look...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #73 – The News

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to the first UUOP of 2014.This is the first of our new "weekly" shows and our first dedicated news episode. On this show we discuss an interesting survey that...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #100 – A Celebration of UUOP

Join us as we celebrate 100 episodes of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. It's been nearly three and a half years since we began the podcast, at the time there had only been a few...

Construction and more at the Universal Orlando Resort

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...

2013 Disney HALF Ear in Review – Part 2

Paul Barrie and Ricky Brigante (from Inside the Magic) talk your ear off with the second half of their annual discussion of everything that happened throughout the wonderful world of Disney during 2013. Here's the...

Universal Orlando – Harry Potter Kingscross Station, Starbucks and Winter Refurbs

Wizarding World of Harry Potter projects are getting pretty exciting with signage going up on Kingscross Station and London facades finishing up their final details. But that's certainly not all that's new at the...

Universal Orlando Resort Transformers Watch

Universal Orlando Resort is on the cusp of transformation with a brand new major budget attraction about ready to open.  Team members have been hired, are being trained, and the ride is cycling daily....

Season Pass Podcast: The Ultimate Turn-Point for WDW?

Chad Emerson returns to the Season Pass Podcast for the 6th episode of EMERSON’S DISNEY FILES.  This episode we talk the BIG battle between Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida.  Conversation on immersive...

Universal Orlando Resort More Cash For Growth

This week it is all about Springfield USA, as the construction walls have finally come down around this latest park improvement. But we also have a short update on Diagon Alley as well as...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #83 – News, Rumors and Coldstone

Join us for another audio adventure as we go through the listener survey that we recently posted and let you know the changes that we are making due to your feedback. We continue our quest...

Universal Orlando – Antojitos Review, Mardi Gras, Beetlejuice and More

It's time to journey back to Universal Orlando Resort for a full construction and news update! Antojitos Restaurant has finally opened and we bring you our official review. We then take our first look...

Halloween Horror Nights 25 Opening Night Event Report

Halloween Horror Nights has returned to Universal Orlando, we'll give you a tour of all of the houses and check out many of the scare zones for the 25th year of this amazing event! As...

Universal Orlando Prepares For Transformers

We return to the Universal Orlando Resort to check on the progress of what we have identified as a new Transformers ride. Since last week, The CBS affiliate in Orlando ran the Transformers story and...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #96 – Lora Wallace

Welcome to a special Episode of the show. On today's show we bring you the latest news from the Universal parks, including the Official Opening date for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon...

Universal Orlando Update – Kicking Off Wizarding World of Harry Potter Preview Week

It seems like just yesterday that we here at MiceChat were covering the closure of JAWS at the Universal Orlando Resort.  And just a few years later, we are getting ready to experience part...

Universal Orlando Gets Festive

No sooner had Universal Orlando announced the Transformers ride last week, than Christmas seems to be suddenly sweeping in.  Islands of Adventure's retail locations are getting the full treatment and being decked to the...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #132 – The Big Fat Universal Quiz of the...

We bring you something a little different on this show, we thought about doing a year in review of 2014 at the Universal Orlando Resort, but wondered how we could do it different to...

Universal Studios Orlando Unveils Diagon Alley Animatronics and more

We are back this week with a massive Universal Orlando update, where some amazing new details have been revealed about the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley, Gringotts Bank and more....