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    Surprise! Universal Orlando building another hotel

    by  • November 7, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Disney found out years ago, that if you can keep guests on property in Disney owned hotels, you make more money from those guests in the long run. A great hotel experience builds brand loyalty as it extends the magic envelope beyond the parks. Universal was late to get into this game, but now...

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    Universal Orlando takes down Disney’s Disco Yeti

    by  • August 23, 2016


    Someone in Universal Orlando’s social media department is feeling a bit chippy. The @UniversalORL account on Twitter has a regular event called #AskUniversal where they answer questions put to them by us regular folk on Twitter. Today they answered a Disney blogger brilliantly. Burn! Take that Disco Yeti. What do you think? Are the...

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    LEGOLAND Florida issues Pokemon GO guidelines

    by  • July 12, 2016


    With Pokemon GO already taking over parks, stores, and theme parks, it was only a matter of time until some safety guidelines were issued. LEGOLAND Florida has just issued their restrictions for kids seeking to “catch ’em all” as they play Pokémon GO, the tremendously popular new app. Pokémon have been spotted throughout the...

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    Goooaaal! Madame Tussauds Orlando announces figure of Neymar

    by  • February 4, 2016

    Madame Tussauds Orlando - Neymar

    Not only is Orlando a growing soccer town, it’s the destination for millions of Brazilian tourists. It looks like the recently opened Madam Tussauds location in Orlando is making a more direct play to attraction a few of those tourist dollars by importing a statue of international soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior....

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    Space Coast Mini-Eggfest brings outdoor chefs to Florida

    by  • October 31, 2015


    This weekend Tuckaway Shores Resort near Melbourne, FL has been taken over by “Eggheads.” Use the Big Green Egg grill once and you’ll fall in love, use it twice and you’ll want to bring it home with you. That sort of dedication creates fanatics (gee, us theme park fans know nothing about that). I...

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    IAAPA Attractions EXPO 2015 sells out floor space

    by  • October 15, 2015


    This year’s IAAPA Attractions EXPO in Orlando is going to be insane. They just announced that every single indoor booth has sold out and only a few outdoor spaces are available. That means more than 1000 companies from nearly 40 countries will be in town to show the latest and greatest in theme park...

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    Universal Orlando announces Fast & Furious Ride coming in 2017

    by  • August 25, 2015


    No one can accuse Universal Orlando Resort of sitting on its laurels. After very successful opening of not one, but two Harry Potter lands and a great Transformers attraction, they’re coming at you fast with a new attraction based on the Fast & Furious film franchise. The “Fast & Furious: Supercharged” attraction will open...

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