| Aug 31, 2014
| 1:47 PM
More "Star Wars" attractions are coming to Disney theme parks, and industry experts say the franchise is likely to play a bigger role at a place where movies are right at home: Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.
Although Disney hasn't released...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Busch Gardens has removed some Halloween props intended for its Howl-O-Scream event at the Tampa theme park. The action was taken in light of recent beheadings performed Isis in the Middle East.
"Many of the scenes depicted at Busch Gardens' Howl-O-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:31 AM
I try to remember not to mock people who get sentimental about theme parks. I try to be understanding when there is weeping about the closing of a ride, anger when a menu changes or Twitter hysteria after another rumor surfaces.
Who am I to judge? I'm...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Construction has been going on at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure, and news of an upcoming King Kong movie has fueled speculation among bloggers that that the project could be a new attraction based on the giant ape.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Universal Orlando employees will begin previewing the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley on Wednesday night, the first of four planned sessions that run through Saturday evening at Universal Studios theme park.
A week ago, it was...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Universal Studios has announced the theme for another haunted house for the 2014 edition of Halloween Horror Nights. One maze will be tied to the television drama "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series."
Universal says to expect a "sinister nightclub,"...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The vampires of Robert Rodriguez's "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" are headed for Universal's Halloween Horror Nights.
Rodriguez's El Rey Network has paired up with Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort to design mazes around the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Creations from "Face Off," the Syfy competition series, will be part of the lineup for 2014 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios.
Ten characters inspired by the series will be part of the HHN "street experience," the theme park announced late...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:50 AM
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley has 10 days of operation under its belt at Universal Studios. Reviews generally have ranged from positive to glowing to rapturous to "this will change Orlando [dramatic pause] forever."
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Orlando's theme parks and other developers are making big investments in revamping or building entertainment complexes where tourists dine, shop, dance and see shows at night.
Downtown Disney is undergoing a huge makeover, doubling its number of dining,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Theme parks have heavily promoted merchandise for years, but with its new expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando has gone a step further.
It has based an entire new area on a fictional shopping district called Diagon Alley,...