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Aug 03 2015 07:15 PM | Taylor Strickland in OI Center

Welcome to the OI Universal Center!

 

Prepare to UPGRADE YOUR ADVENTURE to Universal Orlando Resort with our OBSESSIVELY UPDATED collection of Universal insider information and expert advice.

 

The OI Universal Center is home to our FREE next-generation ENCYCLOPEDIA of Universal Orlando vacation planning information. It contains over 200 pages covering Universal’s theme parks, hotels, and more. In addition, we offer our readers six extraordinary advantages over traditional guidebooks and other websites:

  • Nearly same-day updates to our insider information as changes take place in the parks
  • Comprehensive analysis of all construction projects and anticipated resort developments
  • Immersive multimedia, including more than 10,000 full-screen photos and hours of HD video
  • Intense, first-hand coverage of annual events with advice written based on this year’s activities
  • Over a thousand “real guest reviews” of Universal’s theme park attractions & dining venues
  • In-park photo updates broadcast live from Universal Orlando each and every week
Last year over THREE MILLION FAMILIES used our website to plan the perfect vacation and gain complete confidence in their knowledge of the parks. As we now celebrate an even bigger and busier year, we are very proud to take our place as the premier independent resource for guests visiting Universal Orlando Resort.

First-time visitors, please read this page:
How to use our FREE online guide to plan your Universal vacation

 

OI Universal Center table of contents
View our Daily Updates

 

12-month Universal Orlando crowd calendar

 

Best day of the week to visit Universal Orlando

 

The Script: TICKETS, PACKAGES & PLANNING

The Set: MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR VACATIONInsider’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry PotterAnnual events at Universal OrlandoUniversal Orlando touring plansUniversal Studios Florida - the full tour
Universal’s Superstar Parade

 

Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories

 

In-park dining experiences – Superstar Breakfast & Cinematic Dining

Islands of Adventure – the full tourUniversal CityWalkOn-site hotels at Universal Orlando (general information)Off-site hotels around Universal Orlando

 



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OI Blog Cabana Bay Expansion Confirmed

Aug 31 2015 09:05 AM | Taylor Strickland in Universal Orlando Resort

Cabana Bay Beach Resort is expanding by 400 rooms.



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OI Blog What to Watch Before You Visit Universal Studios

Aug 31 2015 12:03 AM | thismikepynn in Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios is full of props, sets, and characters from big shows and movies. Watch these before you go to get the most out of your trip.



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OI Blog 4 HUGE updates from Universal – August 2015

Aug 28 2015 11:07 AM | Marc N. Kleinhenz in Universal Orlando Resort

From The Walking Dead returning to Fast & Furious's arrival to Harry Potter tickets going on sale, see everything you need to know about this month's top news stories here.



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OI Blog Universal August 2015 Trip Report

Aug 28 2015 12:40 AM | Maureen in Universal Orlando Resort

Saying goodbye to Lucy, update on King Kong construction, and much more!



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OI Blog Horror Nights 25 REVEALED

Aug 27 2015 12:40 AM | Taylor Strickland in Universal Orlando Resort

The full details of Halloween Horror Nights 25 have been revealed.



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Episode 12

Aug 26 2015 10:05 PM | Taylor Strickland in Orlando Informer Podcast

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: We discuss Fast & Furious coming to Universal Studios, Toy Story and Pandora coming to Disney World, and a new Horror Nights dinner experience.



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OI Blog Universal’s next must-do experience is…

Aug 26 2015 11:55 AM | Marc N. Kleinhenz in Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando is about to get a whole lot fancier.



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OI Blog Fast & Furious racing to Universal in 2017

Aug 25 2015 03:50 PM | Taylor Strickland in Universal Orlando Resort

The new attraction will cause Disaster to close on September 8, and Beetlejuice to close at a later date.



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OI Blog Six Hidden Photo Opportunities at Universal Orl...

Aug 19 2015 10:20 PM | Fallow in Universal Orlando Resort

Last time we went off the beaten path at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. But the resort’s first park has its own share of photogenic secrets beyond the Jaws shark, Knight Bus and Universal globe.



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