Free admission for children at Universal Orlando Resort! What’s the deal? Universal Orlando Resort is offering free theme park admission for children ages 3-9 and reduced hotel rates for travel through October 8. Stay four nights or longer. The Official Ticket Center, 1-877-406-4836.
In late August, Orlando tourists and residents were surprised to hear the breaking news that The Walt Disney Company is buying Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in cash and stock. Under the deal, which is expected to close by the end of the year, Disney will acquire the rights to 5,000 Marvel characters. The acquisition will undoubtedly impact two of the major Orlando area attractions, Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Studios Resort. Continue reading
When Fighting Fraudulent Ticket Sales In Orlando, It’s the Commitment to Tourists that Really Counts; The Official Ticket Center Has Responded to the Problems.
It’s well-known that discount Walt Disney World tickets can be difficult to find at the best of times. Fraudulent ticket sales from off-site theme park vendors have been a problem. Most visitors to Walt Disney World in Orlando can only hope that the availability of cheap Disney tickets exists, when they want them, and at the right price. Continue reading
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center is located in Brevard County on Florida’s east coast. It’s an easy drive to and from Orlando! KSC is one of 10 NASA centers and serves as America’s Spaceport. Space shuttle launches are visible for miles around and draw thousands of visitors. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers tours, exhibits and even lunch with an astronaut.
The event will be held from 7pm–12am on the following dates in 2009:
September 4, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
October 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31
The Official Ticket Center is offering discounted ticket prices for the September event dates. To purchase tickets, or for more information, click here or call us toll-free at 1-877-406-4836. Continue reading
For many of Orlando’s visitors, a trip to SeaWorld is a must-do on their travel itinerary. In addition to the animal exhibits, whale and dolphin shows, and thrilling attractions, SeaWorld recently opened a new mega-attraction,the Manta rollercoaster. With the opening of Manta, the first and only flying coaster in Florida, SeaWorld has certainly made a name for itself in regards to offering its guests a new and thrilling attraction.
While Manta is truly an impressive addition to the park, it is the unique and real interactions with animals and sea creatures that truly make SeaWorld stand apart from the other theme parks in the Orlando area. What’s more, for those guests that are looking for something different and exciting, SeaWorld offers a variety of tours, interactions, and dining experiences. Continue reading
In a press statement released yesterday, Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. Consumer products revealed “first ever details about the incredible scope of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.” Actor Tom Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film franchise, was on hand in Orlando for the big reveal, stating “Universal has given me the great honor in revealing to the world that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be opening it’s gates Spring 2010.” Continue reading
Ripped From the Silver Screen
“The Country’s Best Halloween Event”
With 8 New Haunted Houses, 6 New Scare Zones, and 2 New Live Shows, fans of Universal’s annual halloween event are quivering with anticipation. As early as July, rumors started flying about possible themes, leaked haunted house designs, and which horrific icons will be the faces of this year’s event. With numerous fansites, Facebook groups, and MySpace profiles dedicated to the event, it is no surprise that Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) has an almost cult-like fan base. And, critics agree – yesterday, Amusement Today announced the winners of their 2009 Golden Ticket Awards – The Best of the Best, and named Universal Orlando’s HHN the Best Halloween Event. Continue reading
Changes in Epcot’s Candlelight Processional lineup include Angela Bassett, Courtney Vance
Actors Angela Bassett and Courtney Vance have joined the lineup of narrators for Candlelight Processional, the part of Epcot’s holiday offerings. The couple, who have been married since 1997, will read during the performances of Dec. 28-30, according to www.disneyworld.com. Bassett is lending her voice to the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures animated project, The Princess and the Frog, currently set to be released Dec. 25, 2009. Continue reading