| 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'...
| 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,...
| 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.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Universal Orlando will add a fifth resort hotel on its property, the company confirmed Tuesday in an announcement with Loews Corp.
The 1,000-room hotel, to be operated by Loews, will be called Sapphire Falls and will open in the summer of 2016. It...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Michael Aiello has spent half his life working for Universal Orlando. He was on the theme parks' streets as one of the Blues Brothers and as Jack the Clown, a Halloween Horror Nights icon. The 36-year-old Orlando native eventually moved off the front...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
So what if you're toting diapers and a stroller, the kids aren't too young to hit theme parks -- especially this summer -- and you're guaranteed some fun, too.
Wherever you and your toddlers and preschoolers find yourselves this summer, you'll find...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Orange County's tourist development tax collections for June jumped 3.1 percent from the previous year to $18 million, county comptroller Martha Haynie announced Monday.
Tourist taxes are charged on short -term rentals, mostly hotels and motels.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Now that Universal Orlando has revealed the themes for all eight haunted houses for the 2014 edition of Halloween Horror Nights, let's reboot with a list of HHN basics.
WHEN: The 24th edition of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights kicks off Sept. 19 and...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence.
Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors."
"You can just...
| May 13, 2014
DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have launched the "Superman Hall of Heroes" as an online portal through which individuals can gift their own heroes with Man of Steel-themed merchandise.
The companies have inducted some notable names of their own --...
| 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....