Universal Orlando Resort

Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue Closing at Universal Studios Florida®

Orlando, FL — Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue at Universal Studios Florida® is set to close permanently tomorrow evening (January 5, 2016) following the show’s final performance for Universal Annual Passholders at 7:00 PM. The rock ‘n’ roll revue show featured Beetlejuice along with Universal’s classic monsters.   The show has undergone multiple revisions and name changes since it debuted in […]

Travel Tip: Save Money with a Universal Orlando® Resort Quick Service Dining Plan

Orlando, FL — On our recent trip to Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, we were offered the option to purchase the Quick Service Dining Plan while waiting in line for lunch at Three Broomsticks™. We’ve never put much thought into purchasing this plan before; however, the Universal team member was very convincing that this meal plan […]

Opinion Hub: Disney and Universal Raise Tickets Prices… Again

Orlando, FL — We are debuting a new series called “Opinion Hub” where we will discuss anything from things we would do differently if we ran the theme parks to controversial topics from the Orlando area. This week, we’ll discuss Disney and Universal raising their 1-day ticket prices above the $100 mark. Once the news […]

This or That: The Incredible Hulk Coaster® vs. Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit®

Orlando, FL — This week, our “This or That” series will travel to the Universal Orlando® Resort to take a look at two of their high-speed roller coasters. First, we’ll take a ride on The Incredible Hulk Coaster® at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® and then we’ll explore Universal’s newest coaster, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit® at […]

Travel Tip: Improve Your Vacation Experience with Official Theme Park Apps

Orlando, FL — Orlando theme parks are constantly looking for ways to improve your vacation experience, anything from providing tools to help you navigate the parks to helping reduce the time you wait in lines. Mobile apps are one of these tools that puts everything related to your vacation onto a single device in the […]

Details Released for 2nd Annual A Celebration of Harry Potter™ Event

Orlando, FL — Universal recently announced details on the 2nd Annual “A Celebration Of Harry Potter™” event taking place in early 2015. The event will include appearances by Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Evanna Lynch.   Discussions and Demonstrations Behind the Scenes: Harry Potter Film Talent Discussion Duelling Demonstration & Wand Combat […]

One Direction Appearing at the Universal Orlando® Resort on November 17

Orlando, FL — One Direction is scheduled to appear at the Universal Orlando® Resort on November 17th to celebrate the release of their new album, Four. One Direction will appear on NBC’s TODAY during a special performance which can be viewed for FREE throughout Universal CityWalk®.   For guests wanting additional One Direction experiences on November 17: Listen to […]

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Opening Summer 2016 at Universal Orlando® Resort

Orlando, FL — Universal and Loews Hotels & Resorts recently announced the opening of the fifth on-site Universal Orlando® Resort hotel, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. The new Caribbean-themed hotel, which is set to open summer 2016, will include 1,000 rooms and suites, a full-service restaurant, a quick-service marketplace, and a poolside bar & grill.   […]