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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Documents suggest Universal looking to build more hotels

    Documents suggest Universal looking to build more hotels
    Fresh off the opening of its Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal Orlando appears to be getting it legal ducks lined up to build more hotels at its theme parks. Documents filed with the Orange County Comptroller -- and first reported by the Parkscope...
  • Oft-delayed Italian movie theme park set to finally open

    Oft-delayed Italian movie theme park set to finally open
    After more than a decade of delays and doubts, a richly detailed Italian theme park will soon conjure up the cinematic worlds of "Ben Hur," "Dante's Inferno" and "Gangs of New York." Located about 10 miles south of Rome, the $300-million Cinecitta World...
  • Ariana Grande celebrates 21st birthday at Disney World

    Ariana Grande celebrates 21st birthday at Disney World
    Ariana Grande won't be able to have her first legal drink until Thursday, but the singer and actress celebrated her 21st birthday in style Tuesday at Walt Disney World Resort.  The pop singer had a special 21st birthday celebration at Magic Kingdom...
  • Disney announces partial 'Villains Unleashed' lineup

    Disney announces partial 'Villains Unleashed' lineup
    Classic Disney villains will be joined by more recent bad guys as well as Star Wars antagonists for the Villains Unleashed event this fall at Walt Disney World Resort.  The new, separately ticketed event at Disney's Hollywood Studios will take place...
  • Universal creatives reveal the technology behind Diagon Alley

    GamerHub.tv It's been four years since Harry Potter changed the theme park experience with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Hogsmeade at Universal Orlando Resort. Over that time, technology has advanced, allowing the team at Universal Creative to...
  • 'Transformers': The Anatomy of a Cross-Platform Money Maker

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" barrels into multiplexes June 27, hell-bent on global domination. With a pricetag north of $210 million after rebates, it's one of the summer's most expensive titles. But the action franchise is a cash cow for Paramount...
  • Uber's Orlando launch 'among the best ever'

    Uber's Orlando launch 'among the best ever'
    A regional manager for Uber said Wednesday that the car service app’s launch in Orlando on June 4 was “among the best ever” for the company, partly because of pent up demand from tourists at Disney World who had used the app in other...
  • Goliath roller coaster is fearsome and fun, but shows off physics too

     Goliath roller coaster is fearsome and fun, but shows off physics too
    Nathan Unterman didn't always know how to ride a roller coaster, but after 28 years of taking high schoolers on amusement park attractions, he's got a pretty good idea. Those who savor that moment before the coaster plunges down should ride in the front...
  • Redchairproject.com expanded, reborn as OrlandoAtPlay.com

    Redchairproject.com expanded, reborn as OrlandoAtPlay.com
    If you're looking for date-night fun, United Arts of Central Florida hopes it has just the ticket. Primarily known for its fundraising and grant giving, United Arts on Tuesday unveiled a new website designed to make it easier for Central Floridians to...
  • Six Flags New England To Retire Cyclone Roller Coaster

    Six Flags New England To Retire Cyclone Roller Coaster
    Six Flags New England plans to close down one of its two wooden roller coasters this summer, the theme park announced Tuesday. The Cyclone, which opened at the Agawam, Mass. park on June 24, 1983, will host its last riders on July 20. "It is always...
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley opens July 8

     
    Muggles: Have you booked your tickets for Florida yet? In its second phase, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the […]...