Universal Parks & Resorts

Woman files complaint against Universal Orlando Resort saying she was fat-shamed by staff

Though Universal Orlando Resort’s catch phrase is “vacation like you mean it,” one woman’s negative experience that left her feeling “humiliated” her has led her to file a discrimination complaint aganist the park.<p>She says park employees “fat-shamed” her.<p>On March 15, Angel Morales told WFTV that …

Universal Orlando Resort

'Five More Minutes' Could Mean Plenty Of Years For Scotty McCreery

He came to prominence by winning in 2011. He hit No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart twice and notched four top 20 singles between those two …

North Carolina

Universal Studios parks get faster, more furious this summer

<i>Fast & Furious</i> is, of course, the name of a crazy-popular movie series. It also could describe the pace at which Universal’s theme parks in Florida and Hollywood are developing new attractions and expanding their offerings. Case in point: This year, Universal Studios Hollywood will open a new <i>Kung</i> …

Walt Disney Company

How you can be a tour guide for Universal Studios Hollywood’s world-famous Studio Tour

Universal Studios Hollywood is looking for a few quality candidates to join its ranks for the coveted role of Universal Studio Tour guide. It’s not …

Amusement Parks

Activision Blizzard hires up on esports leadership team

Activision Blizzard (ATVI -1.4%) has shored up its team dedicated to esports, naming three to leadership posts.<p>Daniel Cherry is joining the operation …


Take Advantage of American Airlines Vacations Latest Deals

Do you love to save on travel?<p>A better question is, who doesn’t?<p>American Airlines Vacations has several deals available right now, but you must book …

American Airlines

On TV, Trump loved to say ‘You’re fired.’ In real life, he leaves the dirty work to others.

Before the wall, before “Crooked Hillary,” before “I alone can fix it,” what many Americans knew about Donald Trump was summed up in one blunt catchphrase: “You’re fired.”<p>Trump’s signature line from his NBC reality show, “The Apprentice,” was, in quintessential Trump style, improvised. He blurted …

Donald Trump

‘Sailor Moon’ transforms Universal Studios Japan with new attraction

Sailor soldiers are set to arrive at Universal Studios Japan with the upcoming “Sailor Moon” anime attraction.


Locals protest plan to capture whale shark for Sea World exhibit

N. Adri<p>The Jakarta Post<p>Balikpapan | Thu, March 15 2018 | 12:45 am<p><b>PREMIUM</b> Local residents and environmentalists in Berau, East Kalimantan, are …


'The Royals': Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley and Alexandra Park tease 'mischief' of season 4

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Trailer Features Dumbledore, Hogwarts and Trouble in Paris

Wands at the ready!<p>On Tuesday morning, fans got their first look at Warner Bros. Pictures' <i>Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald</i>, the second of …


Hello Kitty Cameos in E.T., JAWS, and More Universal Movies

Becoming a star in Hollywood requires adaptability to achieve longevity and changing the game when the audience least expects it. If anyone knows how …

Harry Potter

Harrison “Buzz” Price invents the Universal Studios Tour

<b>I have written about Harrison “Buzz” Price before. He was best known as the man who found the location for Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Tokyo</b> …

Los Angeles

Celebrity Photos of The Week: Mar. 11 - Mar. 17

See Tracee Ellis Ross, Cardi B, Trevor Jackson and other celebrity pics of the week.

College Basketball

Spend a ‘Paranormal Evening’ with Alice Cooper in San Jose

Shock-rock icon Alice Cooper is hitting the road again.<p>He’s announced dates for his latest trek, dubbed A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper.”<p>The …

Los Angeles

My Style: Tennis Match Set

Last week I had so much fun! I love visiting Los Angeles its such a sunny state and puts you in a good mood! NBC invited me out for a few set visits …

Los Angeles

How Universal Orlando’s hands-off approach to influencers is helping it attract Gen Z

The effectiveness of influencer marketing is a topic that remains up for debate: a study out of Rakuten Marketing recently found that 86% of …

Harry Potter

Universal files patent to deal with loose ride items

Universal Parks & Resorts is exploring ways to allow guests to keep valuables with them when on rides.<p><b>New Universal patent deals with loose ride …

Amusement Parks

Rumor: Monster Hunter World is Adding a Fifteenth Weapon

It’s hard to say whether or not this newly developed Monster Hunter World rumor bears any weight, but the source of the rumor – the game’s official …

Monster Hunter

Universal Studios Hollywood raises daily ticket prices 7 percent

Only two weeks after Disneyland increased daily ticket prices nearly 9 percent, the theme park’s biggest Southern California rival, Universal Studios …

Walt Disney Company

Sony's SXSW experiences draw out your sweat and feels

I wasn't expecting to break a sweat when I visited Sony's Wow Studio here at SXSW, despite the sweltering 90-degree weather. The tech giant is showing off about a dozen interactive demos at an air-conditioned warehouse here in Austin, and the event sounded like it would be really chill. But Sony …

Amusement Parks

Photos of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Harry Potter

Look Inside: The Hello Kitty Store at Universal Studios

Look Inside: The Hello Kitty Store at Universal Studios is Open<p>Hello Kitty is in Universal Studios right meow!<p>The global phenomenon Hello Kitty now …

Amusement Parks

Channing and Jenna Dewan Tatum's Daughter Makes a Rare Appearance — and She's so Big!

All grown up! Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum's daughter, Everly, is a bit of an enigma to fans. The celebrity couple, who met on the set of …

Harry Potter

Channing Tatum And Jenna Dewan's Daughter Is Basically Young Hermione

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum's daughter Everly is still a few years too young to receive her Hogwarts acceptance letter, but she'll be ready …

Channing Tatum

Peta Murgatroyd Got Alcohol Poisoning the Night Before She Married Maksim Chmerkovskiy

<b>Peta Murgatroyd</b> has a warning for brides: watch the alcohol consumption at your rehearsal dinner. The 31-year-old looked flawless when she married …

Amusement Parks

Orlando Travel Academy gets an upgrade

The agent training tool is now mobile-friendly and offers more video, updated info on attractions and hotels and training in four languages.

Universal Orlando Resort

Check out the technology that could power Universal’s Mario Kart ride

We know that Universal is working on Nintendo-themed lands for its theme parks in Japan, Orlando, and Hollywood. We also know that a ride based on Mario Kart will be its marquee attraction. Now we might have an idea of how the ride will work.<p>Theme Park University has shown off a new ride that …


Videos Preview Final Fantasy XR Ride at Universal Studios Japan - Interest

The Final Fantasy XR Ride debuted at Universal Studios Japan as part of the theme park's annual Universal Cool Japan promotion on January 19. People …

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