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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 71

Episode 71

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Universal drops a new video about Nintendo Land which doesn’t give a lot of information but leaves us a lot to talk about. Taylor recaps his time at SeaWorld’s Christmas press event. Return time tickets appear at Shrek 4-D. Marc submits Pat O’Brien’s as a hidden gem at Universal Orlando.

We answer your questions on: E.T., Jurassic Park entertainment, expansions, and more.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 70

Episode 70

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Marc shares ideas for how the Fantastic Beasts films can be brought to Universal’s theme parks. Taylor recaps this year’s IAAPA. The Secret Life of Pets joins Universal’s Superstar Parade. Disney is testing in-park cabanas for a crazy amount of money. How to do Thanksgiving right at Universal Orlando and more.

We answer your questions on early entry touring plans, Hot Butterbeer, and more!

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 69

Episode 69

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: We break down ticket pricing and how to get into Volcano Bay. Universal Orlando implementing seasonal pricing on all 1-day tickets. Forbidden Journey will be going down for 18 days, find out when and why. The Wizarding World in Universal Studios Japan will be getting some Christmas events this year, will they be coming to Orlando as well?

We answer your questions on: CityWalk restaurants, Mardi Gras, Annual Pass benefits, and much more.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 68

Episode 68

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Universal unveils their latest on-site hotel, Aventura Hotel. We talk about its location, theming, pricing and more. Marc shares his article on potential replacements for Dragon Challenge if rumors become reality. We have some clarifications on the team member death at Men in Black. Some new casting announcements for Fantastic Beasts 2 and more.

We answer your questions on: Volcano Bay, Barney, discount HHN merchandise, and more.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 67

Episode 67

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: We have breaking news on Volcano Bay. Find out about the headliner ride through the volcano, queue-less wait system, and more. Race Through New York with Jimmy Fallon has been detailed and we have them all right here including the first look at the facade. Universal Studios Beijing is gearing up, hear why you should be keeping an eye on its construction. We discuss new rumors on the fate of the Dragon Challenge.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 66

Episode 66

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: A new competitor could be entering the Orlando theme park game as land acquisitions near the Artegon Marketplace lead to many questions. A ride in Star Wars land could have riders exit and reboard their ride vehicle. How could this concept work? HHN 26 officially adds extra days, Universal Japan to add a Minions land and much more.

We answer your questions on Volcano Bay, hotel reservations and more!

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 65

Episode 65

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Halloween Horror Nights 26 is most likely being extended to an additional weekend. Fantastic Beasts’ impact on Universal Orlando.

We answer your listener questions including Halloween Horror Nights and Coke Freestyle.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 64

Episode 64

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Hurricane Matthew hits Orlando, we talk about how the theme parks reacted. Taylor reviews HHN 26, hear his best and worst houses. The Death Eater Attack debuts in The Wizarding World Japan, how will the new entertainment influence stateside events?

We answer your questions on getting around Orlando without a car, Halloween Horror Night’s Repository and more, including a rapid-fire trip report from Mike.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 62

Episode 62

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: The first commercial for HHN 26 has been released. Orlando Informer has the scoop on all the HHN 26 merchandise. The victims of the Pulse shootings receive a memorial window in Universal Studios Florida. Toothsome Chocolate Emporium has an official opening date, but has service improved?

We answer a bunch of your HHN 26 questions and more.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 61

Episode 61

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Universal surprises us with increased pricing on APs and added benefits. The Orlando theme parks work together again to provide free insect repellent as a precaution against the Zika virus. A new patent application from Universal hints at future attractions becoming more like video games with rider input. Toothsome being sued? Disney’s MagicBands becoming MagicPucks?

We answer your questions on happy hour, shuttles to Busch Gardens and more!
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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 60

Episode 60

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Toothsome Chocolate Emporium has started previews at Universal’s CityWalk. Taylor recaps his brave mission to acquire shakes, sweets, and savory delights. Details have been revealed for 2017’s A Celebration of Harry Potter event. Find out the dates and what, if anything, is new this year.

We answer your questions on HHN RIP tours, which parks to hit for early admission and attraction malfunctions and evacuations.

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Orlando Informer Podcast 59

Episode 59

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: The American Horror Story house has finally been revealed for this year’s HHN. A new virtual reality experience is coming to HHN called the ‘Repository’. Toothsome Chocolate Emporium had begun team members previews, what we know about the food and theming inside. The latest on a rumor about Dragon Challenge inside of Hogsmeade.

We answer a ton of your questions live in the chat!

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 58

Episode 58

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Special Halloween events are announced for Universal Studios in Japan. We talk about what this could potentially mean for stateside Harry Potter lands. We have the latest on the new original houses and scare zones announced for HHN 26.

We answer your questions about Sapphire Falls, HHN and the Hulk reopening.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 57

Episode 57

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: The Incredible Hulk finally reopens to guests at Islands of Adventure. Krampus is the latest house announced for Halloween Horror Nights 26, Taylor recaps his Universal Orlando media day, Typhoon Lagoon responds to Volcano Bay with a new attraction.

We answer your questions on transportation from MCO, rum tastings and much more!

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 56

Episode 56

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: We have updates on the latest changes around Universal Orlando. Latest rumors for upcoming HHN 26 announcements, The Hulk begins testing with real live people, Toothsome’s walls are down and Guardians of the Galaxy takes over the Tower of Terror at DCA.

We answer your questions on Express Pass, Disney Quest and more!

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 55

Episode 55

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Pokémon Go and how it could be the future of theme parks, Taylor has an extensive rundown of the newly opened Sapphire Falls resort, Skull Island: Reign of Kong is now, finally, officially open and new information on the scope of Nintendo Land at Universal.

We answer your questions on food allergies in the parks, what attractions will be open with HHN this year and more!

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 54

Episode 54

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Halloween is announced for HHN 26, CityWalk was temporarily shut down for a suspicious package, An update on new theming outside Toothsome Chocolate Emporium, Secret Life of Pets scores big at the box office and Universal rebrands their photo service to ‘My Universal Photos’.

We answer your questions on the future of Universal Orlando Resort, a very special voicemail from Derek Burgan and more.

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Orlando Informer Podcast Episode 53

Episode 53

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Taylor visits a new VR experience for the Hulk coaster, menu changes at Universal restaurants, a Secret Life of Pets store opens in Toon Lagoon, we talk rumors of a 6th on-site Universal hotel.

We answer your questions about Terminator replacements and more.

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