| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Just when you think Halloween Horror Nights can't possibly get any better, the annual Universal Studios Hollywood event finds new and more impressive ways to terrorize you.
Like an evil genius devising more deviously clever ways to dispatch his victims,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Duncan Clark has been named president of Universal Pictures International, a role that will keep him and the studio's senior international post in London.
While Universal announced plans, in May, to move its international leadership to Los Angeles, it'...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
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....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Universal's theme park business is hotter than a fire-breathing dragon. The chief executive officer of Universal's parent company, Comcast Corp., talked to analysts a little bit about it on Thursday.
"There's not only a great return on investment,...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Did someone say butterbeer ice cream? Visitors to Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley will be able to lick that right up when the attraction opens at Universal Studios theme park this summer.
On Friday, Universal Orlando revealed...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:58 PM
UPDATED: Tickets to Jimmy Fallon's visit to Orlando were snapped up quickly.
The tweet that they were available went out shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday from @FallonTonight.
The free tickets were gone in roughly five minutes, NBC said.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The 2013 National Amusement Park Historical Association's survey of favorite amusement parks has Walt Disney World as the "Favorite Theme Park", the organization announced this week.
It is the 11th consecutive year the theme park was given the title. ...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Universal's grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley is behind us. So, what's next on the calendar of events for Central Florida theme parks and attractions? Here's what's coming for August and September.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Cable giant Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet service.
The Philadelphia company added 203,000 high-speed subscribers during the April-June quarter, more than making up for...
| 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 3, 2014
| 5:27 PM
When Walt Disney chose Orlando for his entertainment mecca, he picked a place with a strong road network, lots of available land — and weather that can be brutally hot and humid.
So now each summer, throngs of tourists and die-hard residents visit...