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  • Universal may heat up competition in Orlando hotel market

    Universal may heat up competition in Orlando hotel market
    As Universal Orlando builds more lodging for its visitors, the competition could pressure nearby hotels to fight back with room renovations or new amenities, tourism experts said. Universal last week unveiled plans for the 1,000-room, Caribbean-themed...
  • One Direction in Orlando: Nov. 17 on 'Today'

    One Direction in Orlando: Nov. 17 on 'Today'
    NBC's "Today" has a big event planned for November: One Direction will present a live performance at Universal Orlando Resort. The band will be featured on the Monday, Nov. 17, telecast. November is one of the main ratings periods, and One Direction...
  • Comcast CEO Roberts Wants NBCU Cable to Produce 'Breaking Bad'-Size Hit

    Comcast CEO Brian Roberts expressed a desire for NBCUniversal's cable networks division to deliver a buzz-worthy, breakout hit on the order of AMC's "Breaking Bad," and cited growing competition across the TV landscape as slowing revenue growth at the...
  • "Yo soy el artista" estrena el domingo

    "Yo soy el artista" estrena el domingo
    Las voces están afinadas. Los jueces, libreta en mano. Y muchos aspirantes a artistas, algunos con cierta dosis de experiencia, están listos para vivir lo que para ellos es el sueño de sus vidas: convertirse en "el artista" — pero no en uno...
  • Garden Theatre opens season with TheatreWorks' 'Sweeney Todd'

     Garden Theatre opens season with TheatreWorks' 'Sweeney Todd'
    The Garden Theatre opens TheatreWorks Florida's production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" this Friday, Sept. 12. "Sweeney," a dark musical, runs through Oct. 5 and kicks off the Garden Theatre's 2014-2015 season. "Sweeney Todd" will...
  • Tourist-tax collections jump 6 percent in July

    Orange County's tourist development tax collections in July jumped 6 percent over the previous year, to $16.2 million, Orange County Comptroller Martha Haynie reported last week. However, Rich Maladecki, president and chief executive officer of the...
  • Universal: 3 original haunted houses set for Halloween Horror Nights

    Universal: 3 original haunted houses set for Halloween Horror Nights
    Universal Studios has released three more of its haunted-house themes for this fall’s Halloween Horror Nights. The threesome will contain new, original content created by the Universal Orlando creative team. The fresh houses are named Giggles &...
  • Say Goodbye to Summer, 2014 With Labor Day Fun

    Say Goodbye to Summer, 2014 With Labor Day Fun
    The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
  • Gringotts ride an ambitious centerpiece for Diagon Alley

    Gringotts ride an ambitious centerpiece for Diagon Alley
    There will be a lot riding on Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts when Diagon Alley opens Tuesday. The Gringotts thrill ride is the centerpiece of Universal Orlando's expansion of its Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The company describes it as...
  • Universal: Diagon Alley entertainment will include Celestina Warbeck, Beedle the Bard shows

    Universal: Diagon Alley entertainment will include Celestina Warbeck, Beedle the Bard shows
    Entertainment will line the streets of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley when it opens this summer at Universal Studios, the theme park announced Wednesday. Guests will be able to watch "The Tales of Beedle the Bard," a four-person...
  • Universal's sturdy annual passes are just the ticket

    Universal's sturdy annual passes are just the ticket
    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...