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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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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....

Universal Orlando Resort Preparing for Massive Summer

Fast cars, big queues, new apps, hiring news, and more walls coming down around Transformers. Yes, the Orlando Parkhopper is running around the Universal Orlando Resort again this week, with news from nearly every...

Universal Orlando Resort Transformers meet guests

Spring Break crowds have hit the parks, and Megatron has invaded the Universal Orlando Resort, and some old characters have been found wandering the parks.  The countdown to the opening of Transformers: The Ride...

Universal Orlando Resort Preps Springfield, Potter, Transformers

This week we take a dragon’s eye view of construction on the upcoming Hogwarts Express and follow up on the major projects across the Universal Orlando Resort. Springfield's skyline continues to evolve.  The Transformers...

Seaworld Orlando, Flamingos, Dolphins and Penguins

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...

Universal Orlando Resort Springfield Near, Harry Potter Close, Transformers Imminent

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...

Harry Potter Goes Vertical at Universal Orlando Resort

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...

Seaworld Orlando Aquatica Celebrates 5 Years

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...

Orlando Parkhopper: Universal Orlando Resort From Above

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...

Universal Orlando Resort: Super Soap Stars, Potter Going Up, Transformers Wrapping Up

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...

MiceChat Takes a Hardhat Tour of Antarctica Construction at SeaWorld Orlando

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...

Universal Orlando – London of the Swamp

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,...

Busch Gardens Gets Wild Again Today

There’s always something to do at Busch Gardens and right now there’s a flurry of activity happening at this often overlooked little park in Tampa. Sheikra is set to reopen today, February 16th after...

Mardi Gras Shines at the Universal Orlando Resort and Hints of Krusty Burger

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...

Orlando Parkhopper: Universal Orlando Resort Gets Extra Exciting

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...

Universal Orlando Resort Refurbs and Construction Update

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...

Universal Orlando Resort Getting Harry-er

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...

Checking up on Busch Gardens Tampa

Today we venture through Busch Gardens Tampa  for the latest news from this great alternative to the Orlando parks.  While the last bits of holiday decorations are still being shed, preparations are being made...

SeaWorld Orlando Antarctica Progress

Here at MiceChat, we're big fans of SeaWorld Orlando. The freedom that this park has to develop new attractions, compared to their other U.S. properties, has resulted in a nice mix of education and...

Progress at the Universal Orlando Resort and Mardi Gras Concerts Revealed

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,...