Court Records Reveal 115 Injury Reports for Slide at Universal Orlando Water Park

The court records were part of a lawsuit by a tourist who says he was left paralyzed after going on the ride (ORLANDO, Fla.) — At least 115 injury reports have been made involving a water sl.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJul 31st, 2020

Breaking: Comcast execs reveal when new Epic Universe theme park will open in Orlando

Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA) executives dropped a major news tidbit during the firm's third-quarter earnings call on Oct. 24. Company executives on the call shared that the new Universal's Epic Universe theme park is set to open here in 2023. That's .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2019

SeaWorld work on new Aquatica attraction picks up steam

SeaWorld, which has been mum on what's in the work for its Aquatica water park in Orlando, has a new water slide in development, according to documents. The marine theme park operator, owned and operated by SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: SEAS),.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

Soak zone: See inside SeaWorld Aquatica"s new Ray Rush attraction

SeaWorld Orlando's latest addition to the Aquatica water park is quite the ... well, rush. The new water slide, Ray Rush, is set to debut on May 12 and it brings together three popular water ride technologies into one single experience. The nearly 60-f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

Disney World"s Top Rival Is Winning the Water Park War

Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay is gaining ground on Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon, and in some ways has already surpassed Disney's older water attractions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 21st, 2018

Disney World tightens its park rules to ban masks with valves, holes, or mesh on them

Disney World has updated its coronavirus rules to ban masks with valves, holes, or mesh on them. Universal Orlando Resort als.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2020

Universal Orlando to get financial help from county for new theme park

Universal Orlando Resort will get $5.02 million from Orange County for a project at the site of its planned new Orlando theme park. The county commission voted unanimously to approve two agreements that help the tourism giant move a wastewater pip.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

Universal’s Wizardly World of Masks and Thermometers

A trip to the amusement park is supposed to provide an escape from reality, but the reopened Universal Orlando may instead just be a reminder of it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2020

Breaking: New Epic Universe theme park"s opening delayed

The parent company of Universal Orlando Resort shared more on the theme park giant, which has been closed due to the pandemic since mid-March......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2020

Universal stretches theme park closures until at least May 31, Reuters reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 9th, 2020

Coronavirus: Universal"s CityWalk entertainment district & hotels to close

Ongoing business closures due to the coronavirus have hit Universal Orlando Resort's remaining operations. The theme park giant, which already closed its Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure theme parks on March 16, announced it also will.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2020

Record deal: Downtown to welcome new 3,000 SF retailer

A coffee/vinyl records/books/recording studio shop plans to drop its needle downtown. Orlando-based Bynx LLC has signed a lease to open in a 2,943-square-foot location at Camden Thornton Park on 420 E. Church St. The company expects to spend $560,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 24th, 2020

These 4 local companies are working on Universal"s next attraction

Four area firms are helping Universal Orlando Resort bring to life a popular spy series that stars actor Matt Damon. The theme park giant has been working on The Bourne Stuntacular show, which will replace the former Terminator 2: 3-D show at the Univer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 24th, 2020

Mall of America"s water park plan is still up in the air; here"s why

Bloomington city officials have put off a vote on the proposed water park at Mall of America as one of the key elements of the deal — city payments to mall owners Triple Five — remain in question. The Star Tribune reports on the delay, notin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

New details released for Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World

Pop culture theme parks are all the rage right now. Universal Studios Orlando has popular attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Springfield (home of The Simpsons) while Disney recently opened Galaxy’s Edge, its Star Wars theme park......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 16th, 2020

Super Nintendo World theme park to open in Japan

Universal Studios Japan on Tuesday held a global kick-off presentation event for the upcoming "Super Nintendo World" theme park, where video game icon Super Mario and technological gadgets will be heavily featured. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

Epic Universe among top Universal Orlando headlines of 2019

Universal Orlando Resort's 2019 can be summed up with one word: epic. The theme park giant had a busy year in terms of headlines, but nothing tends to draw more eyes than new rides and additions, as well as the announcement of a brand new theme pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2019

Disney World character actors for Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, and Donald Duck reported getting touched inappropriately by visitors

Loren Javier on Flickr Multiple Disney World employees in Orlando, Florida, filed police reports in December, alleging that park visitors touched them inappropriately, sending on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 27th, 2019

Developer unveils plans for Williamsburg development and waterfront park

The reports said the Federal Trade Commission may seek a court injunction that would block Facebook's “interoperability” plans for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram, which involves revising... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 15th, 2019

Here"s what may be in play for Universal Orlando"s new Super Nintendo World

Universal Orlando Resort has kept under wraps what's in play for its new Epic Universe theme park, but that hasn't stopped fans from seeking out any small details they can find. The latest nugget comes from fan site The Coaster Kings, which reported.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

SeaWorld"s latest Aquatica addition is a dueling attraction (Video)

SeaWorld's Aquatica water park in Orlando finally has revealed the details of a project it has been working on for some time. The water park, which is owned and operated by Orlando-based SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), announced a new duelin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 18th, 2019