| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem motion simulator attraction coming to Universal Studios Hollywood puts riders through a relentless and chaotic minion training course full of slapstick humor.
PHOTOS: Despicable Me Minion Mayhem at Universal Studios...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The new daily parade at Magic Kingdom has debuted, and it's stocked with dozens of Disney characters and a set of new detailed floats. Here are five thoughts we had while watching the parade come down Main Street.
1. "Wow, this thing is moving right...
| 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 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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Throughout the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, you can find subtle salutes to Jaws, the Universal Studios ride that was once on the site of the new attractions. Here are four of them — you can look for more when you visit:
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Jimmy Fallon will do thank-you notes on Thursday's "Tonight Show," his last telecast this week from Universal Orlando Resort.
Orlando should be sending him a big thank-you for bringing the show here.
He traveled to Central Florida to help promote...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:44 AM
Orlando will gain national exposure when Jimmy Fallon brings "The Tonight Show" here, starting Monday. In announcing Fallon's first road trip with "Tonight," NBC was clear that the visit to Universal Orlando Resort is "timed to celebrate the resort's...
| 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...