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Mar 15, 2016, 10:57 ET Universal Orlando's Skull Island: Reign of Kong Experience Reaches Even Higher Level Of Hyper-Realism With Revolutionary Ride Vehicle

 Your mission is to explore a treacherous island teeming with creatures of unknown origin.  You will face ominous terrain, impenetrable...


Feb 25, 2016, 10:11 ET Universal Orlando Reveals Incredibly Immersive Journey Of Next Blockbuster Attraction, "Skull Island: Reign Of Kong"

 Soon, you will be transported to an island shrouded in mystery and legend.  It is a lost world where adventure – and the...


Jan 26, 2016, 11:26 ET Universal Orlando Youth Programs Launches Innovative Business Learning Series Presented By CNBC's The Profit, Marcus Lemonis

 Universal Orlando Resort today announced the launch of the Business Learning Series, a groundbreaking experiential education program that...


Jan 05, 2016, 11:00 ET Universal Orlando Resort Announces Star-Studded Concert Lineup For 2016 Mardi Gras Celebration, Including Fall Out Boy, Shawn Mendes, Adam Lambert, Diana Ross And More

 Let the good times roll at Universal Orlando Resort's 2016 Mardi Gras celebration. On select nights Feb. 6 through April 16, guests can top...


Oct 28, 2015, 14:52 ET Jimmy Fallon to Get His Own Ride at Universal Orlando Resort

 The host of America's No. 1 late-night talk show will soon get his very own theme park attraction at Universal Orlando Resort.  In...


Oct 23, 2015, 16:03 ET Bob Costas And Team Of Top NBC Sports Commentators Join Universal Orlando To Celebrate The Grand Opening Of NBC Sports Grill & Brew

 Yesterday evening, NBC Sports commentators Bob Costas, Cris Collinsworth, Hines Ward and Michele Tafoya were joined by top sports figures to...


Aug 27, 2015, 13:11 ET Universal Orlando Resort Reveals The Final Details Of This Year's Epic Halloween Horror Nights 25

This year, Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights will celebrate 25 years of scares, screams and terror by bringing back some of the most...


Aug 25, 2015, 18:50 ET Atracción llena de acción de Fast & Furious corre hacia la escena en Universal Orlando Resort en el 2017

 Una de las más exitosas franquicias cinematográficas del mundo pronto se convertirá en una de las atracciones más llenas...


Aug 25, 2015, 17:24 ET Fast & Furious Thrill Ride Races Onto The Scene At Universal Orlando Resort In 2017

 One of the most successful film franchises of all time will soon become one of Universal Studios Florida's most action-packed ride...


Jun 10, 2015, 12:14 ET The Vicious Feud Continues... Two Ultimate Horror Icons, Freddy And Jason, Come To Life At Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 25

Two of the most feared icons in horror film history, A Nightmare on Elm Street's Freddy Krueger™ and Friday the 13th's Jason...


May 29, 2015, 16:28 ET Volcano Bay At Universal Orlando Resort Will Be A Water Theme Park Built On A Bold Creative Vision

 Universal Orlando Resort today announced a project of remarkable vision: to bring to life an entirely new water theme park experience. ...


May 06, 2015, 12:25 ET King Kong Roars To Life At Universal Orlando Resort in Groundbreaking New Attraction

Download Additional Attraction Renderings and Images Here: https://universalorlandoresort.sharefile.com/d-sef6c4734adc4ba68  Watch the...


Nov 06, 2014, 11:00 ET Harry Potter Film Talent Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps And Evanna Lynch To Appear At "A Celebration Of Harry Potter" Event At Universal Orlando Resort

 Harry Potter film talent Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Evanna Lynch are slated to appear at the second...


Sep 19, 2014, 11:08 ET You've Been Warned...Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 24 Opens Tonight, Featuring John Carpenter's "Halloween," AMC's "The Walking Dead" And More

Tonight, guests' worst nightmares will be unleashed as Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 24 opens – drawing fans from all around...


Aug 14, 2014, 10:00 ET Universal Orlando Resort And Warner Bros. To Host Second Annual "A Celebration Of Harry Potter" Event In January 2015

 Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced today that they will host the second annual "A Celebration of Harry Potter" event –...


Aug 05, 2014, 12:30 ET For The First Time Ever, The Epic Battle of "AVP: Alien vs. Predator" Becomes Reality at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood's 'Halloween Horror Nights'

 In collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood are putting "Halloween...


Jul 08, 2014, 14:49 ET La aventura continúa… The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley ya abrió sus puertas en Universal Orlando Resort

Es el día que han estado esperando millones de personas en todo el mundo… Foto - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125295...


Jul 08, 2014, 13:37 ET The Adventure Continues…The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley Now Open At Universal Orlando Resort

It's the day millions of people around the world have been waiting...


Jun 09, 2014, 12:10 ET AMC'S 'The Walking Dead' Makes Unprecedented Return to Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood's Award-Winning 'Halloween Horror Nights' Events

 After rave reviews from fans on both coasts, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood are bringing back AMC's "The Walking...


Mar 31, 2014, 09:01 ET Universal Orlando's Cabana Bay Beach Resort Is Now Open

 Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort officially welcomes its first guests today.  This brand-new value and moderately-priced property is...


Mar 14, 2014, 11:04 ET All Aboard! Universal Orlando Resort Reveals Never-Before-Released Details About The Magical Journey Guests Will Experience Aboard The Hogwarts Express

One of the most memorable and exciting experiences from the Harry Potter series will come to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer. ...


Feb 14, 2014, 12:54 ET Universal Orlando Resort To Create Nearly 3,500 New Jobs In 2014

 Universal Orlando Resort today announced it will hire nearly 3,500 new team members during 2014 for a wide range of managerial, professional,...


Jan 23, 2014, 10:45 ET Universal Orlando Resort Reveals Details For The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley

 Never before has a theme park created a guest experience like this: you climb aboard the Hogwarts Express in Hogsmeade and moments later...


Jan 15, 2014, 13:36 ET Universal Orlando Resort Unveils Star-Studded Musical Lineup For 2014 Mardi Gras Celebration

 Universal Orlando Resort comes alive this spring with its Mardi Gras 2014 celebration, featuring 20 nights of electrifying concerts from the...


Dec 12, 2013, 11:30 ET Universal Orlando Resort Unveils Expansion Plans For Its CityWalk Entertainment Complex

 Universal Orlando's CityWalk will undergo a historic expansion during 2014 - all part of an epic year for Universal that will include the...