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 NEW: Skull Island: Reign of Kong and Incredible Hulk Coaster now open
The blockbuster attractions at Islands of Adventure are now officially open. Learn more about Skull Island and Hulk.

 Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park
All of the attractions and story for Volcano Bay have been revealed! Take a look here.

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American Horror Story coming to Halloween Horror Nights

American Horror Story is coming to Halloween Horror Nights 26, Universal Orlando officials announced today. The critically-acclaimed, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning television series is found on FX and has run for five seasons. The sixth season debuts September 14. The Halloween Horror Nights house will focus on Murder House from Installment 1, Freak Show […]

REVIEW: Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando Resort

Over 1,000 photos, 10 OI Center pages, and countless visits to Sapphire Falls later… All that’s left? Our official review of the new on-site hotel. Read on to learn why Loews Sapphire Falls Resort is now my favorite hotel at Universal Orlando Resort! Sapphire Falls opened on July 14, 2016, and is the sister hotel […]

8 Unique Photos of an Empty Animal Kingdom at Night

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one of my favorite theme parks to visit in the world. Not necessarily for the amount of thrilling attractions that this park has offer (if you know anything about this park, you’ll get that), but for the immersive experience that this entire park provides to you as a guest. My only issue […]

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 26 REVEALED

Universal Orlando officials have blown the lid off Halloween Horror Nights 26, sharing the details of this year’s original content that includes three original houses, five original scare zones, and two shows! Before we dive into the details of the horror, a forewarning: Now that the majority of the details of HHN 26 are revealed […]

Halloween comes to the Wizarding World Japan, more events on the horizon

In an announcement that surprised many, Universal Studios Japan revealed today that for the first time ever there will be a Halloween event in their Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This comes on the day after NBCUniversal announced a multi-business partnership which grants them the rights for “Harry Potter” and “Fantastic Beasts” fan events, movie […]

Universal reveals Horror Nights house and number of zones

Universal Orlando Annual Passholders began receiving the fall mailer on Saturday. Within the seasonal packet that is mailed to most passholders is the name of an unannounced house and the first indication of the number of zones at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. Tomb of the Ancients at Halloween Horror Nights 26 The packet lists […]

Krampus coming to Halloween Horror Nights 26

Krampus is coming to Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 26, show director Charles Gray revealed on Universal’s blog today. Few details were shared about the haunted house, outside of the fact that we’ll be visiting the Engel home. Guests will run into dark elves, gingerbread men, Jack-in-the-Box, and the Teddy Bear. This appears to be […]

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Visiting the Mouse: Staying on-site vs. off-site at Walt Disney World

You’ve decided you’re going to Walt Disney World for vacation, and have your dates all picked out. Besides getting to Orlando, your other big decision will be where to stay. If your primary destination is going to be Disney World, the biggest part of the decision is whether to stay at a hotel on-site at […]

Universal’s sixth hotel: Everything we know

We had reported some time ago that our little birds at Universal indicated that the company was likely to announce its next on-site hotel – yes, that would be its sixth – even before its fifth, Sapphire Falls Resort, opened its doors (which, incidentally, happens this month). It seems like our sources were half-accurate: Universal […]

5 best tips for selecting the perfect hotel

Every hotel is different. In fact, as a hotelier, I like to say that finding the right hotel for you is liking finding your spouse. Every guest is different, and not every hotel is going to fit the needs of each guest. In order to find the right hotel to fit your needs, it takes […]

Town Center breathes new life into Disney Springs

This week, Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) opened their newest district of their rebranded shopping and dining destination. The Town Center focuses on upscale shopping with a design aesthetic than can only be described as classic Florida. In a word, it’s stunning. In more words, you’ll have to check out the rest of the article. What’s […]

Managing Motion Sickness at Universal Orlando

It’s a beautiful day and you and your family have finally made it to Universal Orlando Resort. You are eagerly making your way to the most anticipated ride, with every step moving quicker and each stride longer, you finally make it to the entrance. You are so excited to finally experience this ride together. The […]

MegaCon returns to Orlando March 15 – 17; Guest list published and continues to grow

MegaCon, the largest comic book, anime, gaming and multimedia event in the South, is pleased to make its initial announcement of guests. MegaCon will take place March 15 – 17, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center, just down the road from Universal Orlando. [youtube_video]p5kZxjrdi-U[/youtube_video] Megacon is happy to add to its comic guest list: […]

A new brand logo and website for Visit Orlando

I have to say I’m pretty impressed with this new stuff from Visit Orlando. Visit Orlando’s press release written by Brian Martin: ORLANDO, Fla. – First a new name, and now a new logo. In December of 2010, Orlando’s official sales and marketing organization rebranded itself Visit Orlando. And after extensive consumer and meeting professional […]

THE BIG 5: Toast the end of CityWalk as we know it with our top five favorite drink deals

To some guests, Universal CityWalk may just be that one place standing between their parking space and the rides at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. But to me and many other highly enlightened guests, CityWalk serves a greater purpose: it’s the perfect destination for good times with friends and a wide selection of […]

Why the Wizarding World is the most magical place on Earth

I grew up with Harry Potter. I don’t mean this in the sense that J.K. Rowling’s best-selling book series was a big part of my childhood (even though it was!). What I mean is that I literally grew up right alongside Harry’s character. I read the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, when […]

7 biggest future attractions at Universal Orlando

You are reading an article tagged as a rumor. Read our note from the editor to learn about rumors shared on Orlando Informer. All the recent talk of Steven pielberg possibly returning to Universal Pictures – and of his maybe resurrecting rides based off of his classic properties of Back to the Future and Jaws […]

Secret Life of Pets coming to Universal Orlando?

In case you weren’t aware, Universal has been on something of a tear, updating or outright replacing a number of older attractions or unused plots of land with brand-new experiences. This trend has mostly targeted Universal Studios Florida over the past few years, affecting everything from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley […]

Five tips for making the most of a day at Discovery Cove

SeaWorld’s all-inclusive tropical park, Discovery Cove, is one of the best vacation spots in the United States. A visit may be an once-in-a-lifetime adventure for some, but taking a few steps at the very beginning of your trip can help you make the most of the day and have more time for fun in the […]