New Jurassic Park Coaster Has A Name?

Universal Orlando Resort‘s rumored Jurassic Park coaster may actually have a name – and a pretty apt one at that! According to the Orlando Business Journal “The intellectual property entity related to Universal Parks & Resorts filed a trademark for the name “Velocicoaster” on July 24. The name is for amusement park service; entertainment in…
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Donkey Kong Coming To Universal’s Epic Universe?

Universal Orlando Resort has yet to reveal any details on the kinds of rides that will be in its newly announced 4th park Epic Universe. Most local pundits think it’s a safe bet that the offerings will likely include Nintendo themed attractions and we tend to agree. A version of Super Nintendo World now under development at…
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Universal’s 4th Orlando Theme Park Announced

Hi y’all – we knew it was coming and todays the day! The worst kept secret in Orlando has finally hit the streets!   Universal Orlando have confirmed today that they are indeed opening a 4th theme park to be called ‘Universal’s Epic Universe’. It will be Universal Orlando Resorts biggest investment thus far and the word…
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Universal To Make Major Announcement?

Be cool Orlando watchers — the future of your much hyped Universal Orlando Resort may finally be revealed in all it glory next week! Universal Orlando Resort expansion plans are always a popular topic around these parts. We know many people who work there.   It’s a big cog in the wheel of the local…
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New Universal Hotels Announced

Universal have confirmed that the site formerly occupied by Wet n’ Wild will be home to 2 brand new hotels . Universal will begin accepting reservations for the new properties in early 2018. GET A QUOTE ON A UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT HOTEL The two hotels are going to offer Universals lowest rates whilst still including the…
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Fast & Furious Supercharged

If you’ve visited Universal Studios Florida of late, you may have seen signs of Fast & Furious – Supercharged finally taking shape. Universal Orlando Resort is working around the clock putting the finishing touches on their newest attraction, opening spring 2018. Fast & Furious is all about adrenaline and action-packed thrills. They are taking all of those…
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A Celebration Of All Things Harry

  For this of you that are obsessed Harry Potter super fans, there are few places more magical for a muggle than the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. The level of detail detail at both the Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley locations, which were designed with the help of Harry Potter series production designer Stuart…
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Volcano Bay Slide

Volcano Bay Erupts

Universal’s Volcano Bay the highly anticipated new water park opened to the public this week. My kids are ecstatic! The 28-acre attraction is hard to miss when driving on Interstate 4 around the International Drive/Kirkman Road/Turkey Lake Rd area. The park itself is very neatly wedged between a 200-foot volcano and Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. To drive down…
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More Tapu Tapu Tech

Universal Orlando has unveiled several additional uses for its new TapuTapu wristbands to be used at its Volcano Bay water park opening May 25th. When introduced last year, the emphasis was on Tapu Tapu’s role in a ‘Virtual Line’ system, allowing park visitors to avoid queuing up for attractions. TapuTapu will simply alert riders when it’s their turn. Tapu…
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Changes To Hogwarts Express

Universal Orlando Resort may be actively looking to improve the experience on the Hogwarts Express ride. Universal City Studios LLC, a sister division of Universal Orlando Resorts, has filed a patent entitled “Display for immersive window effect”. It looks to improve on the curved windows or displays used on attractions by adding more angles of perception to the…
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