• Tilikum, SeaWorld Orlando’s controversial orca has died

    by  • January 6, 2017 • 1 Comment

    According to a press release from SeaWorld, Tilikum, one of the park’s most well-known and controversial killer whales died early this morning. Tilikum had been facing some health issues since early last year, while the cause of death is not yet known, it’s likely related to the baterial lung infection he had been receiving...

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    Nintendo Worlds announced for three Universal theme parks

    by  • November 29, 2016

    We learned last year that Universal Studios was partnering with Nintendo to develop some exciting ideas for theme parks, but we didn’t know exactly how that would materialize in the parks. We still don’t have many details, but we do know that Nintendo will be coming over the next few years to three Universal...

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    Surprise! Universal Orlando building another hotel

    by  • November 7, 2016

    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

    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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