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October 9, 2017

“A Celebration of Harry Potter” Returns to Universal Orlando Resort from January 26-28, 2018 with Harry Potter Film Stars Stanislav Yanevski and James and Oliver Phelps

Special Event Packages On Sale Now - Available Here

Orlando, Fla. (October 9, 2017) – Today, Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced the return of “A Celebration of Harry Potter,” on January 26-28, 2018. This ultimate fan event can only be experienced at Universal Orlando Resort and will feature an array of interactive and engaging experiences that will allow guests to celebrate their love for the stories from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.

For the first time in event history, Stanislav Yanevski (Viktor Krum) will attend the special event and participate in festivities throughout the weekend, alongside returning fan-favorites James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley). More talent will be announced at a later date.

October 4, 2017

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT BEGINS HIRING FOR UPCOMING HOLIDAY SEASON

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

WHAT: Universal Orlando is now hiring 3,000 new Team Members for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions across the entire resort. Positions are available in areas including Attractions, Operations, Culinary, Food Services, Merchandise - and more. These positions are open in Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal’s Volcano Bay and CityWalk. 

Universal will hold multiple hiring events over the coming weeks, with the first one taking place on Thurs., Oct. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Universal Orlando Human Resources office. Hiring events 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.

To be a part of the team, interested candidates can apply online at  www.UniversalOrlandoJobs.com  to be considered. Here, you can also sign up to receive regular email updates on job opportunities across the destination.

WHERE:  To learn more about job opportunities at Universal Orlando Resort and upcoming hiring events, visit www.UniversalOrlandoJobs.com, visit Facebook at  https://www.facebook.com/UniversalOrlandoCareers/ or visit LinkedIn at  https://www.linkedin.com/company/universal-orlando-resort.

August 30, 2017

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT’S ALL-NEW HOLIDAYS CELEBRATION BRINGS MORE EXPERIENCES THAN EVER BEFORE

Guests Can Enjoy an Epic Holiday Celebration, Featuring New Experiences like Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s and Beloved Classics like Grinchmas, Mannheim Steamroller Concerts and More


Orlando, Fla. (August 30, 2017) – Starting Nov. 18, holiday cheer – and a little mischief here and there – will take over Universal Orlando Resort for its destination-wide Holidays celebration. Guests of all ages will enjoy a Holiday celebration like no other with more dates than ever before. At Universal Orlando guests can witness the magic of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, watch all-new larger-than-life balloons and incredible entertainment fill the streets during the all-new Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, uncover the true meaning of Grinchmas, rock around the Music Plaza Stage to Mannheim Steamroller – and more. 

Universal Orlando Resort’s Holidays celebration will run daily from Nov. 18 to Jan. 6 and include the following festivities:

August 29, 2017

Beginning September 15, “The Horrors of Blumhouse” Takes Possession of Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights” in Two New Mazes Inspired by Acclaimed Contemporary Horror Producer Jason Blum’s Blockbuster Movies

The Purge, Sinister and Happy Death Day Featured at Universal Studios Hollywood 
Insidious, Sinister and The Purge Featured at Universal Orlando Resort 
Click HERE to Unlock the Horrors and HERE to Purchase Tickets 


UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. (August 29, 2017) – Jason Blum, one of today’s most prolific producers of contemporary horror films, brings his signature movies to life in the uniquely distinctive “The Horrors of Blumhouse” maze at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” event at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, beginning Friday, September 15.

Based on The PurgeSinister and Insidious franchises, as well as the upcoming thriller Happy Death Day, Blumhouse Productions (Split, Get Out, Whiplash ), is teaming with the creative minds behind the nation’s most intense and immersive Halloween event to unleash three twisted Blumhouse films in one bone-chilling experience at each Halloween destination. 

August 17, 2017

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO REVEALS NEW DETAILS ON THE TERRIFYING SCARE ZONES COMING TO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2017

The Nation’s Premier Halloween Event Will Feature Frighteningly Authentic “Scare Zones” Based on Iconic Horror Films Trick ‘r Treat and The Purge Along with Two Mind-Blowing Live Shows


ORLANDO, Fla. (August 17, 2017) – Beginning September 15, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights will bring unimaginable horrors to life in five spine-chilling “scare zones” filled with menacing scareactors that stalk guests’ as their prey.

This year, these horrifying street experiences will live within a collection of the most unearthly and macabre terrors called The Festival of the Deadliest. From the depths where nightmares are born, this horrifying “scare zone” is an ancient tradition filled with hellish wonders that are hard to resist and impossible to escape. This ghastly collection of madmen and monsters from beyond the veil have joined together to revel in firelight and create the ultimate afterlife of fright. And this is just the beginning.   

August 15, 2017

Lionsgate’s Horror Blockbuster Franchise SAW Returns to Universal Studios' "Halloween Horror Nights"

“DO YOU WANT TO PLAY A GAME?” 
LIONSGATE’S HORROR BLOCKBUSTER FRANCHISE SAW SETS THE ULTIMATE TRAP AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS’ “HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS” WITH A TWISTED NEW MAZE BASED ON THE ICONIC GAMES OF JIGSAW


All-New Maze to Feature a First-Look at Lionsgate’s Upcoming Eighth SAW Film, JIGSAW, Debuting at the Nation’s Premier Halloween Events in Hollywood and Orlando

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. (August 14, 2017) – The SAW series – one of the highest grossing horror film franchises of all time – makes its return to “Halloween Horror Nights,” bringing the blockbuster’s most terrifying traps to life in an all-new original maze opening at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, beginning September 15, 2017.

July 27, 2017

ASH VS EVIL DEAD, STARZ'S COMEDY HORROR SERIES, MAKES ITS GRUESOMELY GROOVY DEBUT AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS' HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS


ORLANDO, Fla., UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (July 27, 2017) - For the first time ever, the critically-acclaimed television series "Ash vs Evil Dead" from Starz, a Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) company, will summon Deadites to a new haunted maze at Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, beginning September 15.

The "Ash vs Evil Dead" maze will transport guests into the town of Elk Grove, Mich., where they will encounter Deadites - people or objects possessed by evil demons - that have been unwittingly unleashed by Ash Williams, again. Throughout the maze, guests will come face-to-face with disturbing characters and iconic comedic and gory scenes from seasons 1 and 2 as they desperately try to escape all things evil...before it's too late.

The STARZ Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" is a follow-up to the original The Evil Dead movie, which has long been regarded as a cult classic since its debut in 1981. Starring Bruce Campbell, who reprises his role as Ash Williams, the series has amassed a huge fan base and was renewed for a third season by STARZ. Catch up on the STARZ APP.

July 26, 2017

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR UNIVERSAL ORLANDO'S ROCK THE UNIVERSE 2017

New Ticket Options Include Admission to Universal's New Water Theme Park, Volcano Bay


ORLANDO, Fla. (July 26, 2017) - Tickets are now on sale for Universal Orlando's Rock the Universe 2017 – where guests can rock, ride and rejoice at Florida's biggest Christian music festival.

On Sept. 8 and 9, guests will experience an unforgettable weekend of faith, worship and non-stop entertainment in the exhilarating atmosphere of Universal Studios Florida. Now, guests can purchase a variety of ticket options to experience the excitement of Rock the Universe and Universal Orlando Resort all weekend - including Universal’s all-new water theme park, Volcano Bay. Ticket options include 3-Park and 2-Park Rock Your Weekend tickets, 1-night and 2-night event tickets and more. Special Annual Passholder and Group discounts are also available.

June 8, 2017

ALL NEW 2017 TICKETS AND VACATION PACKAGES NOW ON SALE FOR UNIVERSAL ORLANDO'S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS

Halloween Horror Nights 2017 to Feature All-New Horrifying Content - Nine Haunted Houses, Five Scarezones and Two Shows - to Frighten Even The Bravest of Souls



ORLANDO, Fla. (June 7, 2017) - Today, Universal Orlando Resort unveiled all ticket and vacation packages available for guests to experience Halloween Horror Nights 2017. Starting now, guests can take advantage of dozens of new 2017 offers from special Florida resident vacation packages to Halloween Horror Nights Flex Tickets - giving them more flexibility to plan their visit.

Returning to Universal Studios Florida for a record-breaking 34 select nights from September 15 - November 4, the nation's premier Halloween event will feature:

June 6, 2017

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT FUELS ITS UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH WITH NEW AND HIGHLY IMMERSIVE GUEST EXPERIENCES

Coming 2018: Fast & Furious Supercharged and 
Universal's Aventura Hotel


ORLANDO, Fla. (June 5, 2017) - A revolutionary water theme park has risen at Universal Orlando Resort. The recent opening of Universal's Volcano Bay marks the next chapter in the award-winning vacation destination's evolution. An all-encompassing, three-park destination, Universal Orlando continues to create authentic, next-level guest experiences in a way that no one else can.

Universal Orlando is part of the NBCUniversal Comcast family, which has invested significantly in the destination's unprecedented growth. In just seven years, 25 new experiences - entire themed areas, attractions,  restaurants, and hotels - have been added across the destination.

And there's even more on the way. This growth will continue through 2017 and beyond, with the now open expansion of the retro-themed Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, a new action-packed ride experience based on The Fast & Furious, one of the most popular film franchises of all time, and the destination's sixth on-site hotel, Universal's Aventura Hotel.

May 29, 2017

NOW OPEN: VOLCANO BAY, UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT'S THIRD AMAZING THEME PARK

Universal Orlando's New Water Theme Park Redefines the Guest Experience with Thrilling Adventures, Relaxing Indulgences and the Innovative Technology of TapuTapu

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 25, 2017) - A revolutionary water theme park has risen at Universal Orlando Resort - Universal's Volcano Bay is now open.

The park's first guests gathered today inside the new water theme park to enjoy an authentic, South Pacific dedication ceremony commemorating the opening of Volcano Bay. The ceremony featured special performances by an array of authentic Maori entertainment, ranging from water dancers to "Haka" war dancers. The moment culminated with an eruption from the mighty 200 ft. Krakatau volcano - the park's stunning icon.

May 22, 2017

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT TO HOST LIVE STREAM FOR THE GRAND OPENING OF ITS THIRD THEME PARK - UNIVERSAL'S VOLCANO BAY

Guests can catch all of the action and excitement of the opening of Volcano Bay and enjoy exclusive content LIVE 
on the Universal Orlando blog


In just a few days, Universal Orlando Resort will officially open its radically-innovative water theme park, Universal's Volcano Bay - and guests will be able to catch all of the action via a live webcast on the Universal Orlando blog. 

The live webcast will give viewers a front row seat to the exciting celebratory opening moment as well as exclusive content from inside the new water theme park.  During the webcast, guests will:
  • Watch the spectacular, authentic entertainment moment that will officially open Volcano Bay to the public
  • Hear the story that inspired the park from Dale Mason, Vice President and Executive Art Director for Universal Creative - the team who brought the incredible water theme park to life
  • Get insider travel tips from travel expert, Angie Orth
  • See a cooking demonstration by Chef Robert Martinez, Jr. featuring some of Volcano Bay's signature food dishes

TAPUTAPU AT UNIVERSAL'S VOLCANO BAY: THE THEME PARK EXPERIENCE REDEFINED

Universal Announces More New Features for its Revolutionary Wearable - Taking the Water Park Experience to the Next Level


And  "Beyond Volcano Bay" Virtual Lines and
App-Based Ticketing Begin to Enhance the Guest Experience

Orlando, Fla. (May 17, 2017) - Guests at Universal's Volcano Bay - the innovative water theme park set to open on May 25th - will experience an entirely new level of freedom and fun as they enjoy the park with friends and family.

There will be no more standing in long lines to experience an attraction. No more carrying wallets, cash or credit cards throughout the park. No more fumbling for a locker key.

May 19, 2017

ICONIC HORROR FILM THE SHINING WILL MAKE ITS HAUNTING DEBUT AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS' "HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS" THIS SEPTEMBER

For the First Time Ever, One of the Greatest Horror Films of All Time Will Come to Life in All-New Haunted Mazes at the Nation's Premier Halloween Events in Orlando and Hollywood


ORLANDO, Fla., UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (May 19, 2017) - For the first time ever, the psychological  horror film, The Shining, will bring unspeakable terror to "Halloween Horror Nights" in terrifying new mazes opening at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, beginning this September.

The twisted minds behind the nation's best, most intense Halloween events will bring every gruesome moment and paranormal haunting that fans have seen in the film to life in original, disturbingly authentic mazes.

May 11, 2017

BE AMONG THE FIRST TO BOOK A STAY AT UNIVERSAL'S AVENTURA HOTEL, UNIVERSAL ORLANDO'S SIXTH ON-SITE HOTEL

Special introductory offer is now available that includes free hotel dining credit


ORLANDO, Fla. (May 10, 2017) - Beginning today, guests can be among the first to book reservations for the newest on-site hotel at Universal Orlando Resort - Universal's Aventura Hotel. Opening August 2018, the sleek and stylish glass tower will consist of 600 guest rooms and bring the total number of on-site hotel rooms at Universal Orlando to 6,200.

Rates start as low as $97 per night for a seven-night stay and $116 per night for a four-night stay in a standard room. When booking, guests will receive a free $50 hotel dining credit (per room) with a four-night stay or a free $100 hotel dining credit (per room) with a seven-night stay or longer. This special introductory offer is valid for reservations booked by September 30, 2017 for stays from August 1 to December 20, 2018.

April 22, 2017

Universal's Volcano Bay Takes Relaxation to the Next Level - Cabana Rentals & Premium Seating Now Available for Purchase UO


When it grand opens on May 25, Universal's Volcano Bay will become Universal Orlando's third amazing theme park and will feature a variety of experiences ranging from thrilling to serene, offering something for everyone.

And now, guests can choose to enhance their visit and take their relaxation to the next level with Volcano Bay's private cabanas and premium seating - now available for purchase.

April 14, 2017

CHRISTMAS IS COMING TO THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

Universal Orlando Resort Announces Brand-New Holiday Experiences Coming to Its Destination in 2017 - Including a New and Magical Celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter andAll-New Holiday Parade featuring Macy's



Click here for a sneak peek at the exciting new Holiday experiences

Orlando, Fla. (April 13, 2017) - The most wonderful time of the year is coming to one of the most immersive theme park experiences ever created. Universal Orlando Resort announced today that a new Christmas experience is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as part of its destination-wide Holiday celebration.

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT LAUNCHES OFFER FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS


NEW LIMITED-TIME OFFER - BUY 2 DAYS, GET 2 DAYS FREE


ORLANDO, Fla. (April 12, 2017) - Universal Orlando Resort has launched a limited-time offer for Florida residents. With the purchase of a 2-Day, 2-Park ticket for as low as $149.99 per adult, guests will receive TWO EXTRA FREE DAYS to enjoy the thrills and excitement of the destination's award-winning theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure.

With two extra free days and no blockout dates, guests will have plenty of time to explore some of the world's most exciting and innovative theme park experiences - including Universal Orlando's newest ride, -Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon.- Guests receive the ultimate -Tonight Show- experience by getting up close and personal with the show's most hilarious moments before taking off on a wild race through the streets of New York City against Jimmy Fallon himself.


April 6, 2017

"Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon" Is Now Open At Universal Orlando Resort

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 6, 2017) -  This morning, guests joined Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon to celebrate the grand opening of Universal Orlando Resort's newest ride, Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. The all-new ride takes guests on an action-packed race through the Big Apple against Jimmy Fallon himself, and completely immerses them in the world of America's favorite talk show - The Tonight Show.

April 1, 2017

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO LAUNCHES NEW OPTIONS FOR GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED WATER THEME PARK, UNIVERSAL'S VOLCANO BAY

From 3-Park Florida Resident tickets to 3-Park Annual Passes, guests now have a variety of ways to experience Universal Orlando's third amazing theme park



ORLANDO, Fla. (March 30, 2017) - Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed more ways guests can experience the highly-anticipated water theme park - Universal's Volcano Bay, giving them more flexibility to plan their visit.

When it grand opens on May 25, Universal's Volcano Bay will become Universal Orlando's third amazing theme park and will feature a variety of experiences ranging from daring to serene, offering something for everyone.