Orlando firefighters rescued 12 guests stuck on the 3-D Transformers ride at Universal Orlando on Tuesday morning. According to Local 6, riders were taken off the ride but no injuries were reported. Fire officials confirmed they were performing a “technical rescue” and the 12 guests were safely assisted out of the vehicle.
Travel & Leisure Magazine announced the results of its latest survey. According to its annual “World’s Best Awards”, Orlando International Airport was ranked among the nation’s top five domestic airports.
The new center’s grand opening is scheduled for November 6. After the announcement that Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will host splashy Broadway shows, co-presented with Florida Theatrical Association: “The Phantom of the Opera” in December and “The Book of Mormon” at Christmas, as well as Orlando Ballet with “Swan Lake” and “The Nutcracker”, representatives of Dr. Phillips Center unveiled a few days ago other shows to be seen during the new center’s first months of operation. Continue reading “The long-awaited Dr Phillips Center revealed performances but not opening activities”
On June 5, Michael Kitchen, the President of Orlando-based US Thrill Rides officially announced at a press conference on International Drive that the world’s taller roller coaster, also known as the Polercoaster, is coming to I-Drive in 2016.
Orlando is a few hi-tech steps closer to boast the first commercial magnet-powered train in the country. Last week, Florida approved plans for construction of a privately funded floating train that would link the convention center with Orlando International Airport and will be the first of its kind.
Momondo.co.uk, a top metasearch, released the results of their UK flight search data. For the last three month, Orlando in the United States’ ‘Sunshine State’ Florida is the top most-searched destination amongst the British vacationers.
Orlando is a desired destination for the beaches but most of all for the great variety of entertainment options it offers to the tourists. It is widely famous for Disney Resort, fast rides and killer whale shows.
Alicante and Malaga in Spain appeared in the 3rd and 4th position on the list of the top most popular holiday destinations for this summer.
Universal has recently announced new details for the highly anticipated expansions to the theme park in Orlando. A wildly ambitious project, unprecedentedly connecting two theme lands: the original Universal Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure and the new London-themed area at Universal Studios Florida. The Hogwarts Express train ride is set to connect them, offering an exciting journey, authentic to the one in the movie; with characters and magical creatures from the book: the Weasley twins on their brooms, the Knight Bus in London traffic, Hagrid on his flying motorbike. Continue reading “Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley and Hogwarts Express to open by mid-summer”
Universal Orlando opened a brand new resort on March 31. Cabana Bay Beach Resort will be the fourth on-site hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. The hotel features a retro Googie style and its look evokes the beach resorts from the late 1950s and 60s. The new pearl of Universal Orlando consists of five similar looking structures with their names inscribed on top of each. Continue reading “Universal’s Cabana Bay is welcoming its first guests”