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Islands of Adventure News

Want to keep up with the latest Islands of Adventure news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Transformers logo
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 08:41

Steven Spielberg has sparked rumors that a version of Transformers: The Ride could be on its way to Universal Orlando, following comments made in an interview.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 08:43

The Universal Resort will host a special "Celebration of the Harry Potter films" in November 2011, enabling fans to meet cast members and filmmakers.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Monday, July 18, 2011 16:52

Universal Orlando has received planning approval to extend the queue line for Harry Potter and The Forbidden Journey, the headline attraction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Universal Orlando mobile app screenshots
Friday, June 24, 2011 08:14

Universal Orlando has released an official mobile application for Android and iPhone devices, which is designed to help guests navigate their way around the resort's theme parks.

Universal Studios Florida entrance
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 08:59

The Universal Orlando Resort has raised its ticket prices, following closely in the footsteps of local rival Walt Disney World.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Monday, June 20, 2011 08:04

The Universal Orlando Resort celebrated the first anniversary of the Wizarding of Harry Potter's opening day with a surprise celebration at Islands of Adventure.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Friday, June 17, 2011 08:49

Universal's theme parks saw a major boost in visitor numbers during 2010, helping to close the gap on industry leader Disney.

Universal Orlando Resort logo
Tuesday, June 07, 2011 08:40

Comcast has confirmed that it is to take full control of the Universal Orlando Resort, buying The Blackstone Group's 50 percent stake for $1.025 billion.

Universal Orlando Resort logo
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 08:43

A new report claims that Comcast has agreed to buy The Blackstone Group's 50 percent stake in Universal Orlando, giving it complete ownership of the resort.

Despicable Me logo
Thursday, May 19, 2011 20:11

The Universal Orlando Resort has confirmed that it will open a new attraction based on the animated movie Despicable Me in 2012, in addition to overhauling The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman ride.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 18:55

The popularity of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter enabled the Universal Orlando Resort to increase attendance by 68% year-on-year during the first quarter of 2011.

Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls
Friday, March 04, 2011 08:48

Universal Orlando has reopened the Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls attraction at Islands of Adventure, more than two months after a fire forced its closure.


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