| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:56 AM
One of Orlando's worst-kept secrets was confirmed Tuesday, when Comcast Corp. executives said what theme-park watchers have been speculating for months: A new King Kong attraction will open at Universal Orlando.
The Kong attraction appears to be...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:27 PM
A new King Kong attraction will open at Universal Orlando, Comcast Corp. executives confirmed Tuesday.
The attraction only got a brief mention during a call with analysts to discuss fourth-quarter earnings.
Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:57 PM
Universal Orlando has lifted its temporary ban on guests bringing liquids such as bottled water into the park.
Universal spokesman Tom Schroder said Thursday in an email that the ban has been lifted. He did not give further details.
Visitors to the...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:40 AM
Wouldn't it be nice to have a piece of the construction-wall action for Orlando's attractions? Shoot, just having the panels from Downtown Disney in your portfolio would land you an early retirement.
Some of the walls shield guests from unsightly repair...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Oh, wowee, I've found the perfect attraction to visit during our next vacation -- and only a three-hour car ride away, too. I'm always looking for places that promise to hold the attention of a family that argues over which restaurant to go to for dinner....
| Jan 25, 2015
While visiting the Magic Kingdom, Maria Guerrero used a "selfie stick" to take a photo of herself, her mother and her cousin with Cinderella Castle looming in the background.
"I have been taking selfies, like, all day for three days," said Guerrero, a...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Look for the theme-park landscape and Orlando skyline to change a bit in 2015. Precise opening dates are not yet available.
•The biggest visual addition already has sprouted near International Drive. The Orlando Eye, an 400-foot observation wheel...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:25 AM
Hold onto holidays
Christmas celebrations go into overtime at Central Florida theme parks. Here are the activities still in holiday mode.
•At Islands of Adventure, the "Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular" has multiple performances daily through...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:51 AM
Los parques de diversiones de Disney han puesto a la venta pases de tres días para los residentes de Florida a un precio de $139.
Los boletos Discover Disney deben ser usados antes del 4 de junio de 2015.
Estos pases o boletos no podrán utilizarse del...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 9:46 AM
It's no longer enough to entertain theme-park guests. You've got to make them part of the action.
Interactive elements are becoming increasingly common and more sophisticated at theme parks. Visitors can use wands to light up hats and chandeliers,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The grand opening of Cowfish, a burger-meets-sushi eatery, marks the completion of Universal CityWalk's restaurant reboot, a project announced one year ago.
The expansion was prompted by an anticipated surge in theme-park attendance with this year's...