| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The minions are coming to a hotel room near you.
Universal Orlando announced that each of the 18 kids' suites at its Loews Portofino Bay Hotel are being renovated to feature a theme based on the movie Despicable Me, complementing the park's new...
| May 31, 2013
When the sweat drips from your brow and the asphalt seems to melt your shoes, bring on the brain freeze. From Italian ices to velvety gelato to gourmet turns on comfort food, there are sips, slurps and swallows to soothe the rising temperatures.
| May 23, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Borrowing a page from its Harry Potter playbook, Universal Orlando said Thursday it will soon add a collection of shops and restaurants with a common theme drawn from the world of the long-running animated television show "The Simpsons."
The area, which...
| 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...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:45 AM
After a year of construction, Universal Orlando has finally admitted that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will expand in 2014 with a detailed re-creation of London's Diagon Alley from the wildly popular series of books and movies.
Photos: Top 10...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Moms are almost invisible at our theme parks. No, not the ones wielding double-wide strollers and juggling a bambino or two plus a little princess. Those I see a lot. But what about fictional mothers built into the stories of individual attractions? They'...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Universal Orlando has revealed some details about its Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion: It is under construction at Universal Studios and will be made to look like London scenes, including Diagon Alley -- from the popular Potter films, keeping...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A new motion simulator-based dark ride that tells the story of Norse gods and mythical monsters with 3-D scenes and special effects is set to debut at a Norwegian theme park this summer.
Photos: Thor's Hammer dark ride at Norway's Tusenfryd
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Before we start our photographic walk through Universal Studios, let's talk about what's going on there. Yes, yes, we've all heard the rumors about what they're building. Sometimes rumors are true. It's been repeated on the Internet so much that many...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — The election may be two weeks out, but the cash calls won't stop with the ads. House Victory 2012 is throwing a Dec. 7-8 “behind the scenes” VIP tour of Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks to donors...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Universal Orlando will present familiar programming for the holiday season, including an expanded concert schedule for Mannheim Steamroller. The powerful, instrumental supergroup will perform eight nights in December, up from last year's six concerts at...