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

Universal Orlando Announces HUGE Enhancements That Will Drive Cast Members AWAY From Disney World

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Universal Orlando Studios Resort has just done something that will drive Disney World Cast Members away from the Mouse–maybe for good. RELATED: Universal Studios Orlando Announces Closure of Harry Potter Attraction It’s no secret that a rivalry exists between Universal Studios Orlando and the Walt Disney World Resort–and it’s likely not just because the two are competing theme park mega-complexes ...

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Amidst Disney Wage Protests, Their Competitor Raises Base Pay

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For the last few months, many Disney employees have unionized and begun to protest for a fair working wage. Disney and its Cast Members have continued to go back and forth about a reasonable minimum wage, and a solution that pleases both parties has yet to be found. While the protests at Disney continue, a major competitor of Walt Disney ...

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This Fan Favorite Attraction Has Officially Missed Its Re-Opening Date, All Because of Hurricane Ian

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This fan-favorite attraction quickly became an instant classic when it debuted nearly 25 years ago, but Hurricane Ian has caused damage that has caused it to miss its re-opening date. READ MORE: We’re Willing to Bet You’ve Never Realized Just How Rushed This Attraction Is Universal Orlando Resort is home to two theme parks: Universal Studios Orlando and Universal Islands of ...

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Fans Are Begging Universal to Give This Classic Attraction a Much-Needed Facelift

Universal Studios Florida and Walt Disney World Resort are constantly trying to outdo each other with brand-new attractions and experiences. But what happens when these theme parks neglect old favorites in order to do so? Fans and frequent Guests of Universal Studios Florida have become unhappy with the state of this classic attraction, and many are begging for refurbishments to ...

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Universal’s Desperately Hiring Thousands as Disney Announces Massive Layoffs

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Universal Studios Orlando Resort is desperately seeking thousands of new team members. Meanwhile, Disney’s giving thousands the boot, in an effort to cut costs. RELATED: Disney Execs Say Company-Wide Planned Layoffs Will Have Massive Effects on Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort On Wednesday, Disney CEO Bob Iger hosted the first quarterly earnings call for The Walt Disney Company ...

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Universal Fans Are Excited At the Prospect of a New Park…Frisco’s Residents Are Less Enthused

Universal Parks & Resorts recently made a couple of exciting announcements and fans were thrilled to learn that two new theme parks were in the works. However, the residents of one theme park’s possible home have recently spoken up about their concerns. READ MORE: Nightmarish Scenario Unfolds at Universal’s Harry Potter Ride, Leaving Guests Suspended in Mid-Air One of Universal Parks ...

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Nightmarish Scenario Unfolds at Universal’s Harry Potter Ride, Leaving Guests Suspended in Mid-Air

It was supposed to be an exhilarating experience, but Guests at Universal Studios were instead subjected to a terrifying experience as they were left suspended in mid-air on a fan-favorite Harry Potter-inspired ride. RELATED: Disney Reportedly In Talks to Acquire “Harry Potter” Brand From Warner Bros.  Universal Studios theme park resorts and the Harry Potter brand first publicly joined forces ...

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Will Universal’s Epic Universe Adopt Unpopular Disney World Policy When It Opens?

An update to this Universal Orlando Resort policy has fans wondering if the Epic Universe theme park expansion will feature a controversial ban already in place at the Walt Disney World Resort. Universal Studios announced the grand opening of its third Orlando theme park location, Universal’s Epic Universe, in the summer of 2025 to great fanfare. In fact, Universal has ...

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Universal Orlando Resort Modifies Its Mardi Gras Celebration After Guest Safety Incident

Following an incident that put a Guest operating a moving vehicle at risk, the Universal Orlando Resort has significantly changed its annual Mardi Gras celebration, which began yesterday, February 4, 2023. Each year, Universal Studios Florida celebrates the Mardi Gras of New Orleans in Lousiana, a popular version of the global Carnaval festival preceding Lent in Catholic countries. In fact, ...

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Will Universal Orlando’s New Tribute Store Compete With Tiana’s Bayou Adventure?

Universal Orlando’s newest Tribute Store recently debuted for Universal’s 2023 Mardi Gras season but will the New Orleans style theming compete with Walt Disney World’s upcoming Tiana’s Bayou Adventure? First introduced in 2015 during Halloween Horror Nights, Universal Studios Florida’s creative team would redesign the retail location to feature elaborate theming based on a new concept each year as a ...

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