| 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,...
| 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...
| 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 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As it upgrades its production facilities and expands its theme park, Universal Studios is planning to demolish Stage 28, one of the oldest on the lot, while preserving a 90-year-old set housed in the space and used in the...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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....