| 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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:49 AM
The 38-year-old Jacksonville woman's car hit a curb causing it's tire to blow. The car then swerved before smashing into a fence of a trailer park, where its exposed wheel rim sparked over speed bumps, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office,...
| 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 | ...
| 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...
| 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
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The theme park industry will take a deep breath in 2013 after the launch of several landmark attractions and with more groundbreaking projects on the horizon.
The last few years have seen several theme park additions that have altered the industry...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:36 AM
After years of planning, it took just 12 minutes to officially open the latest addition to Fantasyland, the largest expansion in the Magic Kingdom's 41-year history.
Walt Disney World rolled out fireworks, a cavalcade of Disney characters and...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Last year, 2010, was "The Year of 'Star Wars'" here in Orlando, thanks to the concert tour of "Star Wars" music hosted by Anthony Daniels, the closing of "Star Tours" out at Disney and a certain big convention that came our way.
I speculated last summer,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 8:33 PM
If SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's new foray onto the big screen and other new businesses like hotels and more boutique parks are a success, the company will certainly see an increase in attendance and profits.
And, perhaps, this important side effect...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Universal Orlando revealed its mobile application designed for theme-park guests to use in Universal CityWalk, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
The Universal Orlando app, available as a free...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Orlando theme parks fared very well in this year's Theme Park Insider Awards, scoring victories in three of the four categories. For the second consecutive year, Universal's Islands of Adventure won best theme park, while Star Tours at Disney's...