| 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...
| Mar 17, 2014
Universal Orlando has officially started the broadcast ad campaign for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion, Diagon Alley. Zap2it can exclusively reveal the two new commercials the theme park is rolling out to start promoting the new "Harry...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The heat is on for Central Floridians. Daytime temps are on the rise, and Memorial Day weekend signals the arrival of house guests who want to spend days (and nights) at our theme parks. Here is a park-by-park strategy -- broken down by morning, afternoon...
| May 21, 2013
Universal Orlando raised ticket prices once again over the weekend, becoming the first of Orlando's big theme-park operators to lift base prices above $90.
The price of a one-day, one-park Universal ticket is now $92, before tax. That's a 3.4 percent...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Like opening the door to Oz, walking into Cars Land at Disney California Adventure is like stepping into a real-life version of the fictional town of Radiator Springs from the 2006 animated movie.
PHOTOS: Preview day | Buena Vista Street | Cars Land | ...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
A new icon has sprung onto the Orlando theme park scene. A gigantic version of Optimus Prime now stands above the entrance of Universal Studios' upcoming attraction Transformers: The Ride -- 3D.
The figure, said to be 28 feet tall and weigh 9 tons,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Here are my picks for the best happenings at theme parks and attractions for 2012.
•Best new costumes: Storybook Circus, Magic Kingdom. Step right up and see the red, ringmaster-inspired costumes — complete with tails — that fit the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
On a steamy day at Magic Kingdom, I noticed the wait time for Mickey's PhilharMagic was a mere 10 minutes. So while others queued up nearby for FastPasses of New Fantasyland attractions, I slipped into line for the 3-D musical, an Old Fantasyland...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The summer heat and summer crowds can be a big deterrent to taking on Orlando's theme parks, but there's quite a show to be had when the sun goes down.
Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando all have extended summer hours allowing...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A new themed land debuting at Legoland Florida this summer will take visitors to a fantasy world where animal tribes battle for possession of a mystical energy source known as chi.
Photos: World of Chima themed land at Legoland Florida