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Weekly Orlando Theme Parks Rumor and Refurbs Update (December 14, 2013)

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of December 8, 2013.Walt Disney WorldMyMagic+:Another leap in the MyMagic+ saga is just about to happen. Starting December 18, 2013 all guests visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom will partake in MyMagic+ testing

The Top 10 Roller Coasters in the United States of America

A run-down of the 10 best roller coasters that theme parks in the USA have to offer.

Vintage Universal: Remembering Back to the Future: The Ride at Universal Studios Florida

In 2008, The Simpsons Ride opened at Universal Studios Florida. But the attraction once took guests on a very different journey... Universal's owner MCA spent hundreds of millions of dollars to ensure that Universal Studios Florida would have a line-up that matched (and its view surpassed) that of

Weekly Orlando Theme Parks Rumor and Refurbs Update (December 7, 2013)

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of December 1, 2013.Walt Disney World:MyMagic+:It seems there is new news regarding MyMagic+ at Walt Disney World every week. This week saw the discontinuation of Key to the World cards for Disney's All Star

Universal Rises: The Changing Tide in Orlando - Part Two

What's the perfect recipe for Universal's emerging success in Orlando? It all starts in the 1980s, so be sure to catch up on Part One of this feature if you haven't already. Then, flash forward to the end of the 20th century. After decades of being the underdog to the impenetrable Walt Disney World

6 Things To Do at Universal Orlando with Tiny Kids and Babies

The Universal Orlando Resort does not offer a huge amount to do for very small children. However, if you have young kids in your party, there are still things to enjoy. Unlike Walt Disney World (and particularly the Magic Kingdom), which offers dozens of rides that can be enjoyed by kids of almost

The Top 10 Drop Rides in the World

A rundown of the top 10 drop rides at theme parks all over the world - as rated by Theme Park Tourist readers. Regular readers of Theme Park Tourist will know that we recently launched the TPT100, a constantly-updated list of the top 100 theme park rides and attractions in the world. The list is

Universal Rises: The Changing Tide in Orlando - Part One

Is the tide finally changing in Orlando? What chance does Universal have to finally take on Walt Disney World? Without a single hesitation, Walt Disney World is recognized as the leader of the theme park industry. How could it be anything but? Walt Disney World is a sort of perfect storm

Weekly Orlando Theme Parks Rumor and Refurbs Update (November 23, 2013)

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of November 17, 2013.Walt Disney World:MyMagic+:Walt Disney World cast members will now check resort guests' MagicBands to determine if they are eligible for Extra Magic Hours before entering the park. Cast

Vintage Universal: Remembering Kongfrontation at Universal Studios Florida

If rumors are to believed, King Kong could be on his way back to Universal Orlando. In the meantime, let's take a look back at his original incarnation at Universal Studios Florida. Inspired by the King Kong section of the world-famous Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood, Kongfrontation was

Weekly Orlando Theme Parks Rumor and Refurbs Update (November 16, 2013)

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of November 2, 2013.Walt Disney World:MyMagic+:There are a few more changes coming to MyMagic+ at Walt Disney World.Disney’s Pop Century Resort will be the first resort at Walt Disney World to only issue

Weekly Orlando Theme Parks Rumor and Refurbs Update (November 16, 2013)

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of November 2, 2013.Walt Disney World:MyMagic+:There are a few more changes coming to MyMagic+ at Walt Disney World.Disney’s Pop Century Resort will be the first resort at Walt Disney World to only issue

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