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News and updates from one of Disney’s largest competitors, Universal.

Universal Fans Are NOT Happy About Nostalgic Eatery’s Replacement

Universal Monsters Cafe

Walt Disney World Resort’s neighboring theme park competitor, Universal Orlando Resort, is dropping big news as we’re learning the Minions from Universal’s Descpicable Me film series are taking over! Universal Orlando is thriving as it continues to welcome Guests for new and exciting experiences at both of its Parks, including Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida. RELATED: Video Captures ...

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Physical Altercation Leaves Guest Area Shut Down, Security Guard with Injuries at Universal Studios Orlando

A security guard at Universal Studios Orlando was attacked by a guest of the resort who was allegedly part of a group involved in an altercation over the weekend at the park. According to OTPZ, a security guard working at Universal Orlando‘s Cabana Bay Beach Resort was assaulted on Wednesday evening after informing a guest that glass was not permitted ...

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Universal Orlando Reveals New Minion Attraction

Universal Minion Attraction

We may love all things Walt Disney World Resort, but its neighboring competitor, Universal Orlando Resort, has announced some BIG news that we must share! That’s right, Universal Orlando is preparing to welcome a brand new attraction featuring everyone’s favorite yellow guys from Universal’s popular Despicable Me film series… the Minions, of course. Credit: Orlando Informer RELATED: Universal Fans Are ...

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VIDEO: Child Tells Universal’s Grinch About Jesus

Grinch at Universal

While typically, we share news about our favorite Disney character friends such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and more… every now and then, a Universal character comes to mind. Family and friends are gathering for the holidays at Central Florida tourist destinations, including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando. Disney Guests may be ...

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Could a Mask Mandate Return to Popular Universal Resort?

Universal Studios Hollywood

It has been more than 2 years since the world first learned about the highly contagious and deadly virus, COVID-19. Since then, more than 6 million people have died from the virus, and the way we live in the world has changed. During the height of the pandemic, everyone was encouraged to stay at home, wear masks, and socially distance ...

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Universal Studios Offering an Annual Pass with Unlimited Visits for Less Than $200

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Not sure which Florida vacation to take since Disney World has still not resumed selling annual passes to non-Florida residents? A recent announcement from Universal Studios Orlando may help you make that decision. Some non-Florida residents are growing weary of waiting for Disney World to begin selling annual passes again after the Resort abruptly paused the sale of its three ...

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The Grinch is Back and in a New Location

Grinch meet and greets

At Seuss Landing the garland is hung and the tinsel is flung. The lights are shining brightly and all of the Who’s are waiting politely for that one special Who who is the Whoeist of them all, no not Santa… it’s the Grinch who’s come to call! He’s back and it’s just in time…I can’t seem to quit speaking in ...

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Universal Announces Major Closures with Rumors of Incoming Rollercoaster

Universal Studios Hollywood Closures

We previously shared the big news that Walt Disney World Resort’s top competitor, Universal Orlando Resort, will soon close multiple major attractions at its Central Florida location. Now, Universal Studios Hollywood is joining in on the closure news. Recently, Universal Orlando Resort announced it would be closing multiple attractions, including Fievel’s Playland, Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster, Curious George Goes to ...

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