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June 14, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT TAKES NIGHTTIME LAGOON SHOW TO AN ENTIRELY-NEW LEVEL IN ALL-NEW “UNIVERSAL ORLANDO'S CINEMATIC CELEBRATION” – DEBUTING THIS SUMMER


Epic Moments Inspired by Characters from Favorite Universal Attractions and Some of the World’s Biggest Films Come to Life in the Heart of the Universal Studios Lagoon this Summer 

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 14, 2018) – Starting this summer, Universal Orlando will take its nighttime lagoon show to the next level in “Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration.” The all-new lagoon show will give guests a brand-new, awe-inspiring way to cap off their day in Universal Studios as they enjoy an epic cinema under the stars on select nights. 

“Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration” will seamlessly blend fountain-based media, a variety of state-of-the-art technologies and special effects in a whole new way. The show combines an all-new storyline with full panoramic water screens accented by additional multi-layer water screens, pyrotechnics and – for the first time ever – more than 120 dancing fountains and projection mapping to transform the entire waterfront and surrounding buildings into a vivid celebration of epic movie moments and beloved characters.

June 13, 2018

UNIVERSAL’S ENDLESS SUMMER RESORT – SURFSIDE INN AND SUITES IS NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS


Be Among the First to Stay at Universal Orlando’s Newest and Most Affordable Hotel – Book Today!  

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – The most affordable hotel option at Universal Orlando Resort is now accepting reservations. Opening in August 2019, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites will be the first hotel in the destination’s new Value hotel category, with rates starting at less than $100 per night. It will offer a hotel option for families looking for theme park thrills, exclusive benefits and a seamless Universal Orlando vacation experience at the destination’s most affordable rates.

June 12, 2018

Blue, the Velociraptor from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World Franchise, Debuts at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort as Part of “Raptor Encounter” Experience


Guests Are Invited to Come Face-to-Face with the Fan Favorite

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Arrives in Theatres on June 22, 2018

Universal City, CA, Orlando, Fla., June 11, 2018 – Blue, one of the most popular dinosaurs from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s blockbuster Jurassic World franchise, is now part of Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort’s exciting “Raptor Encounter” experiences inviting guests to brave the dangerous predator in daring face-to-face standoffs.

 The imposing life-like creature is Owen’s beloved Velociraptor from Jurassic World and Jurassic World:  Fallen Kingdom and was brought to life for the “Raptor Encounter” employing the exact computer-generated model and images used to create her for the big screen.

June 8, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO ADDS 10TH HAUNTED HOUSE TO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2018


All Tickets and Vacation Packages on Sale Now
The Most Haunted Houses in Event History


ORLANDO, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – The world’s premier Halloween event is about to get even scarier…

Universal Orlando Resort is making this year’s Halloween Horror Nights the most intense ever by adding a 10th haunted house to the event. This is the first time in the event’s 28-year history that 10 haunted houses will be featured – giving guests more scares than ever before.  Stay tuned – more details about the 10th haunted house will be revealed soon.

May 16, 2018

LEGENDARY PICTURES’ ICONIC HORROR FILM TRICK ‘R TREAT TO TERRIFY HALLOWEEN RULE-BREAKERS IN ALL-NEW MAZES AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS’ HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS


Horrifying Traditions and Sinister Characters from the Film Come to Life 
at the Nation’s Premier Halloween Events in Hollywood and Orlando this Fall

ORLANDO, Fla., UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (May 16, 2018) – Beginning September 14, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood will bring Legendary Pictures’ cult Halloween classic Trick ‘r Treat to life in all-new Halloween Horror Nights mazes that dare guests to live by the rules or suffer the consequences. 

Based on the critically-acclaimed and fan-favorite movie, directed by Michael Dougherty, the “Trick ‘r Treat” maze will transport guests to Warren Valley, Ohio on Halloween night to celebrate the holiday’s dark traditions. Recreating some of the anthology’s most iconic scenes, the disturbing new maze invites brave thrill-seekers to become entwined within the secrets of this sleepy suburban town.

May 4, 2018

SUPERSTARS VIN DIESEL, CHRIS “LUDACRIS” BRIDGES, TYRESE GIBSON AND JORDANA BREWSTER CELEBRATE OPENING OF FAST & FURIOUS – SUPERCHARGED AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT


Beloved Fast & Furious Franchise Stars Welcome Guests into the Family and Celebrate the Attraction’s Opening with High-Speed Cars, Supercharged Pyrotechnics and More 

Orlando, Fla. (May 3, 2018) –  Last night, superstars from the Fast & Furious franchise – star and producer Vin Diesel (Dom), and stars Chris “Ludacris” Bridges (Tej), Tyrese Gibson (Roman) and Jordana Brewster (Mia) – celebrated the opening of Universal Orlando Resort’s new attraction, Fast & Furious – Supercharged.

Diesel joined some of his Fast & Furious series co-stars for a celebratory moment reminiscent of the Fast & Furious films – featuring high-speed car action and an amazing stunt in front of the attraction. The moment culminated with a countdown led by the franchise’s superstars and an explosive pyrotechnics display.

May 2, 2018

THE DELIGHTFULLY WEIRD AND SINFULLY DELICIOUS VOODOO DOUGHNUT IS NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT


Voodoo Doughnut Founders Celebrate the Opening by Unveiling the Baron of Voodoo Doughnut

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 2, 2018) – Voodoo Doughnut is now officially open at Universal CityWalk with an amazing line-up of more than 50 types of delightfully weird and sinfully delicious doughnuts. Known for its bold and offbeat vibe, the Portland-based shop is a perfect fit for the incredible and audacious tastes of Universal CityWalk.

Co-founders Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson and Tres Shannon led the celebration, where – for the very first time live in person – they introduced the charismatic brand icon, the Baron of Voodoo Doughnut. Their eighth location builds upon the Voodoo Doughnut partnership with Universal Parks & Resorts, which began more than a year ago with the successful opening of Voodoo Doughnut at Universal Studios Hollywood.

April 23, 2018

START YOUR ENGINES: UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT’S NEW IMMERSIVE, FAMILY ATTRACTION, FAST & FURIOUS – SUPERCHARGED, IS NOW OPEN


Fast & Furious Franchise Stars to Attend Opening Celebration and Invite All Universal Guests to Join the Family for an Authentic Ride-Along with the Crew 

Orlando, Fla. (April 23, 2018) – Universal Orlando Resort’s new attraction, Fast & Furious – Supercharged, is now open at Universal Studios Florida. Now, guests and their families can join the Fast family on an authentic and immersive experience that places them right in the middle of the action.

With a worldwide box-office of more than $5 billion, the Fast & Furious film franchise is one of the highest-grossing of all time and has become a global phenomenon that captivates audiences from around the world with action-packed storylines, unique characters and high-speed cars. Now – Universal Orlando guests can step into the blockbuster franchise and straight into the heart of the Fast & Furiousfilms right alongside the Fast & Furious crew – including Dom, Letty, Hobbs, Tej, Roman and Mia – all played by the series’ superstars. 

April 12, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT BEGINS HIRING FOR SUMMER POSITIONS


Universal to Hire More Than 3,000 New Team Members Across Entire Destination

WHAT:
Universal is now hiring 3,000 new Team Members for full-time, part-time, seasonal and professional career opportunities across the entire resort.

Full and Part-time positions are available in all areas including Attractions, Food Services, Culinary, Custodial, Warehouse, Entrance Operations, Sales - and more. There are also numerous professional career opportunities available supporting Entertainment, Tech Services, IT, Finance, Marketing & Sales, Human Resources, to name a few. These leadership opportunities offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages.

Universal Orlando will hold multiple job fairs over the coming weeks. Job fairs are by appointment only. Interested candidates should apply online, and will then be contacted to schedule an interview appointment.

Universal Orlando provides an exciting work environment for Team Members with great perks like free park admission, discounts, complimentary guest passes and more. The destination is constantly evolving and adding incredible new experiences for our guests – including this Spring’s launch of Fast & Furious – Supercharged, followed by the all-new Aventura Hotel opening later this year.
WHERE:
To be a part of the team, interested candidates can apply online or learn more about upcoming job fairs and exclusive events by visiting www.UniversalOrlandoJobs.com. Check back often as new positions and opportunities are added daily.
 
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Universal Orlando Public Relations
(407) 363-8220
 
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April 10, 2018

NEW LIMITED-TIME OFFER FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS FROM UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT – ENJOY TWO PARKS FOR LESS THAN $42 PER DAY


For a limited time only, Florida residents can take advantage of an exclusive offer from Universal Orlando Resort. Florida residents can purchase a special ticket offer to experience four days at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure for less than $42 per day, plus tax.

Guests can fill this four-day experience with incredible food, roller coaster thrills and meet and greets with their favorite characters at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, along with the dining and entertainment of Universal CityWalk. This ticket can be used on non-consecutive days and features zero blockout dates. It is valid for purchase 
online now through April 30, with a usage before June 28, 2018.

For more details, visit the official Universal Orlando Blog. Tickets can be purchased HERE.

April 3, 2018

Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights Enters an Alternate Dimension with the Highly-Anticipated Arrival of Netflix’s Original Series, “Stranger Things” as All-New Supernatural Mazes


Award-winning Sci-Fi Thriller Comes to Life for the First Time Ever at Premier Halloween Events in Hollywood, Orlando and Singapore

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 3, 2018) – For the first time ever, Universal Studios HollywoodUniversal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” events.  Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts all-new mazes inspired by season one of the critically-acclaimed series. 

The parallel universe, referred to as the Upside Down, that terrorized the small town of Hawkins, Indiana in Netflix’s mega-hit “Stranger Things,” will bring the chittering, predatory Demogorgon to “Halloween Horror Nights” to stalk unwitting guests as they encounter iconic scenes, characters and environments from the mesmerizing series.

March 29, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS FIRST EVER, LIMITED TIME TICKET OFFER FOR HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS – BUY A NIGHT, GET A SECOND NIGHT FREE


THE TIME TO SCREAM IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK…

 Special, Limited Time Ticket Offer and Vacation Package Available Now for Guests to Plan their Visit to the World’s Premier Halloween Event

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 29, 2018) – Starting today, guests can purchase select tickets and vacation packages for the world’s premier Halloween event – Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights. And for the first time ever, guests can get double the scares with the purchase of a limited time ticket where they can buy a night and get a second night free.

March 20, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S MARDI GRAS CONCERT SERIES CONCLUDES THIS WEEKEND WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES BY JESSIE J AND BUSH


Guests can Enjoy All Other Mardi Gras Festivities, including the Dazzling Mardi Gras Parade, 
Daily at Universal Studios Florida through April 7

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 20, 2018) – While the good times keep rolling through April 7 for Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras, the celebration’s live concert series tops off this weekend with performances by Jessie J on Saturday, March 24, and BUSH on Sunday, March 25.

Top-selling U.K. vocalist and songwriter, Jessie J, is known for chart-toppers such as “Domino,” “Price Tag,” and the multiplatinum worldwide smash, “Bang Bang,” which alone has nearly 500 million streams on Spotify and 1 billion views on YouTube. She has sold more than 20 million singles and 3 million albums worldwide. Her new album, “R.O.S.E.,” will be released later this year featuring the powerful anthem, “Queen.”

March 14, 2018

LIVE PERFORMANCES BY FOREIGNER AND FIFTH HARMONY HEADLINE THIS WEEKEND’S MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 13, 2018) – This weekend, Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras will feature live performances by  Foreigner on Saturday, March 17, and Fifth Harmony on Sunday, March 18.

Named one of the “Top 40 Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time” by Business Insider, Foreigner is one of the most popular rock acts in the world. Among their 10 multiplatinum albums and 16 top 30 hits, the band’s enduring anthems include, “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold as Ice” and the worldwide, No. 1 hit, “I Want to Know What Love Is.”

Award-winning, multiplatinum selling group, Fifth Harmony, is widely recognized for the hit singles, “Worth It” and “Work from Home.” Fifth Harmony’s self-titled third album blasted to the top of the 2017 charts as the No. 1 pop album and No. 2 overall. The album’s gold-certified lead single “Down (feat. Gucci Mane)” is the group’s fastest-rising single ever on iTunes. 

March 6, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S MARDI GRAS FEATURES LIVE PERFORMANCES THIS WEEKEND BY JASON DERULO AND FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 6, 2018) – Guests attending Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras this weekend will enjoy performances by Jason Derulo on Saturday, March 10, and Fitz and the Tantrums on Sunday, March 11.

Jason Derulo is a multiplatinum powerhouse whose current hit "Swalla" has over 1 billion views on YouTube. With 115 million-plus single equivalent sales worldwide, both his introductory breakout "Whatcha Say" and "Talk Dirty" [feat. 2 Chainz] reached quadruple-platinum status, while "Want To Want Me" and "Ridin' Solo" went triple-platinum, and "Trumpets," "Wiggle" [feat. Snoop Dogg], and "In My Head" earned double-platinum certifications. Platinum singles include "Marry Me," "The Other Side," and "It Girl," while "Get Ugly" and "Don't Wanna Go Home" went gold. Derulo’s cumulative streams continue to soar, exceeding 7 billion, with YouTube views surpassing 4.6 billion. At radio, his music impacted a total audience of 20 billion-plus listeners with a staggering 3.5 billion spins.

Multi-platinum group, Fitz and the Tantrums, scored one of the biggest songs of the year with their platinum-certified smash hit, “HandClap,” off their most recent album, “Fitz and the Tantrums.”  Known for their energetic, live performances, the Los Angeles-based band enjoyed breakout success with their 2013 major label debut, “More Than Just A Dream,” which was highlighted by back-to-back, chart-topping, platinum-certified singles, “The Walker” and “Out of My League.”

February 27, 2018

311 AND PHILLIP PHILLIPS ROCK THE STAGE THIS WEEKEND AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S MARDI GRAS


ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2018) – Mardi Gras continues this weekend at Universal Orlando Resort, featuring live performances by 311 on Saturday, March 3, and Phillip Phillips on Sunday, March 4.
Formed in Omaha, Nebraska, by Nick Hexum, S.A. Martinez, Tim Mahoney, Chad Sexton and P-Nut, 311 mixes rock, rap, reggae and funk to create a unique hybrid sound. The band recently released its 12th studio album, “MOSAIC,” which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, marking 311’s 10th consecutive top 10 album. It features “Too Much to Think,” “Too Late” and “Perfect Mistake.”

February 22, 2018

HARD ROCK HOTEL AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT DEBUTS ALL-NEW ‘FUTURE ROCK STAR SUITES’ FEATURING IN-ROOM STAGE, LIGHTS AND MEMORABILIA


Each Suite Showcases Items Curated from Hard Rock International’s Priceless Collection of Memorabilia  

(ORLANDO, FL – February 22, 2018) - Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s newly-redesigned Future Rock Star Suites let guests perform under the lights on their very own stage. Designed to capture the excitement of being on tour, these two-room suites feature applause-worthy floor to ceiling details, including a stage with liquid flooring and lights, a twinkling starlight canopy over the beds and brand new Hard Rock memorabilia from today’s superstars.

Each suite features an item once donned by a music celebrity and this marks the first time memorabilia has been installed inside a guest room at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando.  Every Future Rock Star Suite consists of a king room that connects through a “stage door” to a room with two twin beds and roadie case-inspired furniture. 

GRAMMY AWARD WINNER MACKLEMORE TO HEADLINE UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION THIS WEEKEND

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2018) – Universal Orlando Resort’s 2018 Mardi Gras celebration continues this weekend featuring a live performance by four-time Grammy Award-winning rapper, Macklemore, on Saturday, February 24.

One of only two rappers with a diamond-certified single, Macklemore’s music videos have collectively garnered more than 2.7 billion views. Featured on the chart-topping album, The Heist, in collaboration with Ryan Lewis, Macklemore skyrocketed to fame with the release of top tracks, “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.” In 2017, Macklemore released Gemini, the Seattle native’s first solo effort in 12 years, which features PLATINUM single “Glorious” and “Good Old Days (featuring Kesha).”

February 15, 2018

THE GOOD TIMES CONTINUE TO ROLL THIS WEEKEND AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S MARDI GRAS WITH LIVE CONCERTS BY KELSEA BALLERINI AND ANDY GRAMMER


ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2018) – Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras celebration will keep the good times rolling this weekend with live performances by Kelsea Ballerini on Saturday, February 17, and Andy Grammer on Sunday, February 18.

February 8, 2018

JASON DERULO AND JESSIE J COMPLETE UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S 2018 MARDI GRAS CONCERT LINEUP


ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2018) – Powerhouse singer-songwriters, Jason Derulo and Jessie J, are joining the exciting concert lineup for Universal Orlando Resort’s annual Mardi Gras celebration – one of the most authentic Mardi Gras events outside New Orleans.

Multiplatinum selling artist and dancer, Jason Derulo, will take the stage on Saturday, March 10.  With more than 100 million single sales worldwide, the international superstar is known for his breakout hits, “Whatcha Say” and “Talk Dirty,” and his most recent hit, “Swalla,” which has amassed over 980 million views on YouTube.