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Orlando Parks

Posts about Orlando Parks.

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #65 – The EPIC Trip Report

Hello Micechatters and UUOP listeners, welcome to episode 65 of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. This episode is Lee and Tracey's report from their recent three week trip to Orlando, on which they made nine...

SeaWorld Exclusive: Killer Whale Treadmill and Jungle Jack Hanna

It's an interesting update for you today from SeaWorld Orlando, which is testing out some new technology to keep their whales happy and healthy. Also, Jungle Jack Hanna appeared in the park this week...

SeaWorld Teases Expansion to Aquatica Orlando

On Friday the 6th, SeaWorld Parks and Resorts teased an expansion to their flagship water park, Aquatica in Orlando. When Aquatica first opened in 2008, Kevin Yee reviewed Aquatica for MiceChat and said, "They need...

SeaWorld Orlando Phased Openings

After last week's article about SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment's tough summer, we have a follow up article about changes being made at SeaWorld Orlando, and some updates around the park, along with some new...

Catching Up With Busch Gardens Tampa

We have lots of news for you today from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, including construction on new attractions, Halloween and more. Falcon’s Fury Construction Progress Not too much visible progress has been made yet since the...

SeaWorld Parks Update – Tough Summer but a Bright Future

On Tuesday August 13th, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment released their Q2 earnings.  In spite of new attractions, the parks experienced a 9% drop in attendance for the quarter. Today, we'll take a look at...

Wakefield Report Episode 41 – Star Wars and Imagination

Welcome back to the podcast that gives you Theme Park News With an Attitude! I am truly astonished and overwhelmed by the amount of new listeners to the show and the huge amount of...

Meet the Penguins at SeaWorld’s Antarctica

We recently brought you news about some changes at SeaWorld's newest attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, which are improving guest experiences. This week, SeaWorld gave MiceChat a behind the scenes tour of the...

Universal Confirms The Walking Dead for Halloween Horror Nights

They're baaaaack. Universal Studios has confirmed that the wildly popular AMC show, The Walking Dead, will be the basis for new mazes at this year's Halloween Horror Nights.  The eerily authentic and disturbingly real...

Wakefield Report Podcast Episode 40

Welcome back for another fun edition of the Wakefield Report Podcast! This weeks show is a little different from what you have heard so far. I am on vacation this week in beautiful Indianapolis,...

SeaWorld Returns 4 Rescued Manatees to the Wild

On Thursday July, 18th, SeaWorld Orlando returned 4 rescued manatees simultaneously back into the wild. Three of the manatees were rescued due to cold stress, and the 4th manatee was suffering from buoyancy issues...

Universal Confirms EVIL DEAD Maze Coming to Halloween Horror Nights

UPDATE:  Universal has finally confirmed that a maze based on the 2013 film Evil Dead will be walk through attractions at both Universal Hollywood and Universal Studios Orlando as part of Universal Halloween Horror...

SeaWorld Orlando Summer Update and Antarctica Changes

Summer crowds have descended on the SeaWorld Orlando resort, with Aquatica closing at capacity most days during the busy 4th of July holiday week. Lines for Antarctica hovered around the 2 hour mark during...

Season Pass Podcast: SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Designers PGAV

Please welcome back the Season Pass Podcast. This time around, the team speaks with a theme park design firm who has worked closely with SeaWorld and Busch Gardens on a number of high profile...

Universal Orlando Gets Soggy, Resort Updates and MiceChat Meet Ups

Welcome to a busy week for Orlando ParkHopper! With Independence Day celebrations, Cabana Bay Beach Resort construction, Diagon Alley rising magically in the former JAWS lagoon, the completion of Springfield USA, and MiceChat meet-ups...

Universal Orlando News – HHN, Dining Plan and Attraction updates

We have lots of news to share from all around the Universal Orlando Resort today. Universal has been moving quickly to make Summer 2013 a banner year, but with a watchful eye on 2014...

SeaWorld Summer Nights Kickoff and Explosive New Shamu Rocks

As summer kicks off in Orlando, it is time once again to experience SeaWorld Summer Nights. And this year, with Antarctica, and an explosive new ending to Shamu Rocks, we have a lot to...

Busch Gardens Tampa Summer Nights

Summer is here and Busch Gardens' annual Summer Nights promotion is in full swing. Now through August 18, the park is open until 9:00pm Sunday though Thursday, and until 10:00pm Friday and Saturday. The...

Busch Gardens Tampa Announces Falcon’s Fury Drop Tower

Busch Gardens Tampa “dropped” some big news today announcing the addition of the Falcon's Fury drop tower attraction to their line-up of world class thrill rides. The ride will be the tallest free-standing drop tower...

SeaWorld Announces 50th Anniversary Celebration for 3 Parks

SeaWorld hopes to make a splash with plans for its 50th anniversary in 2014. Promising a "Sea of Surprises," all three SeaWorld parks (Orlando, San Diego, and San Antonio) will be celebrating an 18 month...