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Universal Acquiring Rights to Lord of the Rings Attractions

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...

Disney Hollywood Studios Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special

The Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special has returned for a second year at Disney's Hollywood Studios.  This year, due to increased popularity, the show has been moved to the larger Premier Theater.  Premier Theater is...

SeaWorld Orlando Getting Ready for a Chilly Summer with Antarctica Expansion

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...

Universal Orlando Resort Christmas Construction Cavalcade

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...

Walt Disney World testing FastPass Plus

The Walt Disney World Resort is holding a third test of its FastPass+ system from December 11th to 15th.  The new reservation system allows Guests to prebook FastPass tickets in advance of their park...

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...

Unique Christmas Fun Universal Orlando Resort Style

December 1st marked the beginning of the Holiday Season for the Universal Orlando resort. Even with large parts of the resort behind construction walls, this isn't stopping Universal Orlando from showcasing some of the most unique...

Busch Gardens Tampa Opens Christmas Town

Busch Gardens Tampa held their first ever Christmas Town event this past weekend and all was merry and bright!  This special event runs select nights (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) through December 23. The entire park is...

Universal Studios Orlando Prepares for the Future

Universal Studios Orlando Resort has its eyes squarely focused on the future. With so many projects going on it is clear that they intend to hold on to their share of the Orlando tourism...

SeaWorld Orlando Gets Icy for Antarctica

SeaWorld Orlando is swimming right through the Winter season.  While they are currently in the middle of construction on next Summer's major attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguins, they are also in the midst...

Universal Studios Orlando In Full Expansion Mode

Is Blue Man Group really on the ropes? Is Wicked still coming to the Universal Studios Orlando Resort?  How is Transformers The Ride 3D coming along?  We have all the answers.  But that isn't...

Universal Orlando Prepares To Get Wicked

Just when you thought we had heard enough from Universal Orlando there is some exciting new info leaking out.  Lots more in fact. Rumors are swirling internally about the Blue Man Group's ultimate demise...

Ice at the Gaylord Palms Resort is a Frigid Success

A tropical 9 degrees! Ice at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, is an amazing ice festival which has become a Christmas tradition over the past 10 years in central Florida.  Last year Gaylord Palms licensed characters from DreamWorks and...

Christmas is on its way at Busch Gardens Tampa

When visiting Orlando, many forget that there is an amazing park just an hour away.  Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335 acre theme park and zoo that offers high entertainment value year round.  One event...

Disney World Country Bear Jamboree Revised, Recut and Revived?

Walt Disney World unveiled a cut and paired down Country Bear Jamboree on Wednesday October 17th, 2012.  It opened to immediate fan criticism. We sent some of our staff to the park to view...

SeaWorld Orlando Spooktacular Great Halloween Fun For Kids

With Halloween becoming such a huge success for so many parks, it makes sense that SeaWorld Orlando would get in on the fun. Unlike the offerings at Disney, Busch Gardens, or Universal, SeaWorld Orlando's...

Universal Orlando keeps the Day Show Going, Night Show Scary

Universal Orlando is pulling triple duty at the moment as they are performing two shows at once.  In the day, they are an operating theme park, at night they are a horrifying Halloween experience,...

Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream A Feast of the Senses

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa, one of Florida’s favorite Halloween events, is celebrating its 13th anniversary this year. This year's main theme is "Unlock the Fear Inside", highlighted by event icon "Trickster" and his...

Halloween haunts Universal Orlando as new construction takes shape

Halloween preparation is underway at Universal Orlando while the Resort is in full construction mode with future blockbuster attractions and theme park improvements. Even with the construction, popular seasonal events including Halloween Horror Nights...

Sea World Orlando Building Antarctica

Construction has progressed a great deal since out last look at the next mega-attraction for Sea World Orlando, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.  This trackless attraction will have guests "Floating" through frozen scenes and...