| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Universal Orlando's annual passholders will get early access to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley on weekdays in September.
Passholders have been notified that they will be able to enter Potter area of Universal Studios an hour...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The latest haunted house unveiled for this fall's Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando will have a purpose beyond creeping out visitors.
It also will help Universal Pictures and Legendary Entertainment promote their new movie, "Dracula Untold,"...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
So what if you're toting diapers and a stroller, the kids aren't too young to hit theme parks -- especially this summer -- and you're guaranteed some fun, too.
Wherever you and your toddlers and preschoolers find yourselves this summer, you'll find...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:56 AM
One million passengers have now ridden the Hogwarts Express, the train that connects the two halves of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando said Thursday. The vehicle, which links Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Fast facts about 2014 Night of Joy at Disney and Universal's Rock the Universe.
Night of Joy
When: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Magic Kingdom, off Interstate 4, southwest of Orlando
Who: Friday's acts include Hillsong United, Chris...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Falcon's Fury is not quite ready for liftoff.
An opening date for Busch Gardens' new thrill ride — a 335-foot drop tower — has not been announced. The attraction has been available to visitors for limited hours daily for more than a week, but...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Another Starbucks outlet is opening on Walt Disney World property. The latest location will be along Hollywood Boulevard, the main drag of Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Disney expects the new store, to be known as Trolly Car Cafe, to open in February....
| Jun 18, 2014
Muggles: Have you booked your tickets for Florida yet? In its second phase, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the […]...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Orange County's tourist development tax collections in July jumped 6 percent over the previous year, to $16.2 million, Orange County Comptroller Martha Haynie reported last week.
However, Rich Maladecki, president and chief executive officer of the...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Break out the butterbeer. A three-day "Celebration of Harry Potter" is set for Universal Orlando in January.
The event, co-hosted with Warner Bros., will feature Q&A sessions and film tributes with actors and filmmakers from the "Harry Potter" series of...