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

Could This Universal Ban Come to Walt Disney World?

a group of people take a selfie on a phone in front of the universal globe entrance sign, the phone has a red x over it and next to that is a sign banning the use of loose items including phones

Universal Orlando prohibits all Guests from filming or recording while on any ride, with this ban even extending to metal detectors to locate phones on riders, a policy that may soon come to the Walt Disney World Resort. The Universal Orlando Resort opened its first theme park in 1990, with the debut of Universal Studios Florida just one year behind ...

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This Classic Universal Studios Attraction Recently Reopened, Yet One Guest Noticed Something Wrong While Riding


While Walt Disney World Resort may be the best family-friendly vacation destination in Central Florida, Universal Orlando Resort is easily one of the most thrilling yet family-friendly destinations. Universal Orlando Resort is home to two theme parks: Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida. There are tons of premier rides in each theme park, including roller coasters and dark rides. ...

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“Epic” New Addition Coming to Universal Studios Orlando

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A brand-new addition is coming to Universal Studios Orlando, and fans of the theme park resort will soon have a new place to stay when they visit. RELATED: Universal Studios Orlando Announces the Closure of Harry Potter Attraction According to plans filed on January 24 with Orange County, the Maryland-based Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc., is working to bring a beautiful new luxury ...

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Beloved Universal Attraction Set to Reopen, While Another Is Days Away from Closing

It’s no secret that the Universal Orlando theme parks are some of Walt Disney World Resort’s biggest competitors. However, the one Universal Orlando theme park, in particular, is currently missing some classic attractions, and two more are about to follow suit and close. READ MORE: Iconic Universal Studios Attraction FINALLY Returns Universal’s Islands of Adventure is home to 8 different themed ...

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Marvel Character Dining Returns to Islands of Adventure – Shouldn’t Disney World Offer the Same?

Fans of Marvel Comics/Marvel Entertainment and Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park will be excited to hear the news reported by Orlando Informer: Marvel character dining is returning to a Park restaurant. Assemble your appetite! Marvel Character Dining returns to Universal's Islands of Adventure on February 9! 🦸 pic.twitter.com/rkt3TufOzp — Orlando Informer (@OrlandoInformer) January 19, 2023 READ MORE: Iconic Universal Studios ...

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Iconic Universal Studios Attraction FINALLY Returns

Revenge of the Mummy

Universal Orlando is home to thrills and chills of all sorts but none is quite as exciting as Revenge of the Mummy! What begins as a movie set tour, led by Mummy franchise sta Brendan Fraser, turns into a full scale adventure when it turns out that everything is real and you’re on the run to escape a curse. This ...

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New Character Meet Coming to Universal Changes Everything

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When Universal’s Woody Woodpecker KidZone closed recently we wondered what would replace it. A replacement was immediately announced but details were not given. All we were told was that the area would remain a kids area which is good news because Universal struggles with a reputation of not being kid-friendly. New characters will be coming to the area and rumors ...

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“Good Riddance!” Universal Location Permanently Closes

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Take note, Universal fans! Disney’s neighboring competitor, Universal, has officially closed one location. Interestingly enough, fans aren’t disappointed in Universal’s decision but rather respond to the closure with “good riddance.” Universal Studios Hollywood is a roughly 50-minute drive from the beloved Disneyland Resort in southern California. While Disney fans typically set their hearts on enjoying Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure ...

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Kick Your Day Off to a Roaring Start With This VelociCoaster POV Video

When it comes to thrill rides, it can’t be denied that Universal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure theme park has Walt Disney World beat. READ MORE: Splash Mountain’s Final Goodnight Urges Listeners to “Be Nice to Tiana” In This Bittersweet Video With classic roller coasters such as Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, the Jurassic Park River Adventure, and the Incredible Hulk ...

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Universal Orlando Announces Closure of Harry Potter Attraction

Universal Orlando has announced the closure of one of its most popular attractions next month, disappointing Harry Potter fans of all ages. RELATED: Universal Studios is Coming to the Lone Star State, but Some Texans are Saying, “No Thanks, Y’all” Universal Studios Orlando opened just down the street from rival Walt Disney World in June 1990, and it has been a ...

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