| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Universal Studios Japan's Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction will open July 15, the theme park announced Friday at an event attended by Japanese and foreign dignitaries.
The $500-million Wizarding World, similar to an attraction that opened at...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:58 PM
How does "mid-June" sound to you as an opening date for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley at Universal Studios?
That's the time period that Loews Hotel Chairman Jonathan Tisch dropped casually in an interview Thursday on "Opening...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Universal Orlando will officially announce more details Tuesday about its Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts ride, one of the most anticipated elements of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, which is scheduled to open this...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Universal Orlando Resort has provided a more detailed look at its "Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts" ride inside Diagon Alley, the expanded portion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park that will open this summer.
The ride is one of...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Universal Orlando has announced the dates for the 2014 edition of Halloween Horror Nights. There will be a record 28 nights of the event this year, starting Friday, Sept. 19.
Universal Studios theme park will play host to HHN on Sept. 19, 20, 25, 26, 27...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:54 AM
George O’Leary would like to have a word with Blake Bortles after he cashes in that big NFL bonus check.
“I’m just looking at the Blake Bortles wing,” he joked with a captive audience at the inaugural Orange County Sheriff...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Universal Orlando has announced its lineup of acts for the 2014 edition of Rock the Universe, its multiday Christian-music festival.
Performing at Universal Studios on Friday, Sept. 5, will be Third Day, Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Kari Jobe, Soulfire...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Universal Orlando has raised the fee for parking in its garage to $17, up from $16. Guests use this structure while visiting Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks and the Universal CityWalk shopping and dining district.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Universal Orlando has gone nostalgic with the opening of its fourth hotel, Cabana Bay Beach Resort.
"It reminds me of my childhood," said Lisa Schenning of Lexington, Ky. She and her 16-year-old son, Adam, sat poolside Monday at the start of their...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Another blockbuster movie, another theme park attraction.
Universal Studios Hollywood unveiled new details Tuesday of its next major attraction: a 3-D motion-simulator ride based on Universal Pictures' 2010 movie "Despicable Me."
Dubbed Despicable Me:...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Universal Orlando's latest webcast is history. What do we know? There will be shops such as Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes and Quality Quidditch Supplies. Plus the dark side will be explored at Borgin and Burkes at Knockturn Alley, a fact that surprised...