Work is resuming on the new Universal Orlando Resort’s Epic Universe following a slowdown following the Covid-19 pandemic. Work on the park paused in July.
The location brings to life a highly themed land featuring legendary worlds, characters and adventures where guests will be able to play inside their favourite Nintendo games.
Universal Parks & Resorts has announced plans to begin a phased reopening of Universal Orlando Resort from June 5th. The reopening will include a “wide range of new and enhanced best practice health, safety and hygiene procedures” based on guidelines from the CDC.
Staying in the heart of Universal Orlando, guests at Universal’s Aventura Hotel enjoy exclusive theme park benefits and hotel amenities at a price perfect for value-savvy travellers.
In 2019, colossal, dimensional dinosaurs will once again roam the earth and astound guests when Universal Studios Hollywood debuts an all-new technologically-advanced epic adventure inspired by Universal Pictures’ blockbuster film franchise: welcome to the Jurassic World Ride.
Guests are being invited to see The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in a whole new light with Universal Studios Hollywood set to introduce its all-new The Night-time Lights at Hogwarts Castle experience.
Nintendo-themed areas are coming to Universal Studios Japan, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood. These will be expansive, immersive and interactive and will be highly themed and authentic environments filled with multiple attractions, shops and restaurants. The new themed areas come as the result of a global partnership between Universal Parks & Resorts and Nintendo – two icons of the entertainment world.
One of the most horrifying and wickedly gruesome shows in television history is bleeding off the screen. “American Horror Story,” FX’s critically-acclaimed, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning television series that has terrorised viewers for five suspenseful instalments, will come to life at “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, beginning in September.
Universal Studios Hollywood unlocked the iconic “Don’t’ Open, Dead Inside” doors to usher in its all-new “The Walking Dead” permanent daytime attraction, based on AMC’s top-rated television series and the most watched show in cable television history. The attraction officially opens to the public on July 4th.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7th 2016. More than five years in the making, and inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters that were brought to life in the Warner Bros. films, the attraction is being masterfully recreated with impeccable detail as a real-world interpretation at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts have announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks – creating spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds. The agreement brings two icons of entertainment together and represents a significant partnership for Nintendo as it expands the reach and popularity of its characters and intellectual property.
Mike West, Executive Producer, Universal Creative, talks to Breaking Travel News at World Travel Market 2012