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August 14, 2018

Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights Unmasks Haddonfield’s Infamous Slasher in All-New Terrifying Mazes Based on “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” Beginning September 14


“HALLOWEEN HAS NEVER BEEN THE SAME…”

Click Here for a Sneak Peek of the Disturbing Mazes Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., ORLANDO, Fla. (August 14, 2018) – Beginning on Friday, September 14, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, from Trancas International Films, takes a stab at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights, bringing the notorious slasher to Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort in all-new mazes inspired by the iconic horror film.

Based on the fourth installment in the classic slasher series created by John Carpenter, the mazes will transport guests to the suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night where Myers has escaped Smith’s Grove Sanitarium and is hungry for revenge. This time, he relentlessly stalks his niece Jamie as his next victim, stopping at nothing to kill her. 

August 9, 2018

MGM’S SUPERNATURAL CULT HORROR FILM POLTERGEIST COMES TO LIFE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN ALL-NEW HAUNTED MAZES AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS’ HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS


New Mazes to be Overrun by Malevolent Spirits at the Nation’s Premier Halloween Events in Orlando and Hollywood Beginning September 14
 CLICK HERE to Look Into the Light

ORLANDO, Fla., UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (Aug 9, 2018) –They’re Here.  Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood will bring guests “into the light” as part of this year’s Halloween Horror Nights events featuring terrifying new mazes inspired by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures’ (MGM) iconic supernatural horror film, Poltergeist, beginning September 14.
Directed by Tobe Hooper and produced by Steven Spielberg, Poltergeist garnered critical and consumer success when it first premiered in 1982. Characterized as one of the scariest films of all time, this groundbreaking movie paved the way for a new era of supernatural ghost stories that will come to life for the first time ever at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. This living representation of the film will take guests into some of its most iconic scenes and encounter memorable characters that spawned their first true nightmares.

July 25, 2018

CARNIVAL GRAVEYARD: RUST IN PIECES REVEALED AS THE NEXT ORIGINAL HAUNTED HOUSE COME TO UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS


Today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed an all-new original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2018 – Carnival Graveyard: Rust in Pieces.

As guests trespass into a dilapidated carnival, they will find a maze of decayed rides and games – and soon discover they are not alone. Horrifying guard dogs, a grotesque ‘tunnel of love’, gleefully vicious performers loaded with deadly weapons fabricated from old rides and more will stalk guests’ every move as they try their best to escape.

Check out the Universal Orlando Blog for more information about Carnival Graveyard: Rust in Pieces.

Halloween Horror Nights 2018 runs select nights from September 14 to November 3 and will feature more houses than ever before. Additional details about this year’s event will be revealed soon. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

July 17, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S CINEMATIC CELEBRATION IS NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

Universal Orlando Resort’s all-new nighttime lagoon show – Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration – officially opens tonight at Universal Studios Florida. Guests now have a brand-new way to cap off their day in Universal Studios as they enjoy an “epic cinema under the stars” in the heart of the theme park.

The show seamlessly blends panoramic water screens accented by multi-layer water screens, pyrotechnics, lasers, projection mapping and more than 120 dancing fountains to transform the lagoon and surrounding buildings into a vivid celebration of beloved characters from Universal attractions and some of the world’s biggest films. And guests will watch it all come to life in an all-new dedicated viewing area designed specifically for the show.

Guests will witness moments from the Harry Potter film series conjured by way of spells, terrifying roars from Jurassic World dinosaurs, high-octane action from the Fast & Furious films, mischief by the Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me and more come to life each night in the heart of the Universal Studios lagoon.

Click here to get a glimpse of the new show.

Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration runs select nights this summer. Guests can now enjoy two  spectacular nighttime shows during their visit to Universal Orlando Resort this summer – Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration in Universal Studios Florida and The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle in Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

For more information, dates and times for Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.

June 29, 2018

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS URBAN PANTRY AT UNIVERSAL’S AVENTURA HOTEL


Opening August 2018, Universal’s Aventura Hotel will introduce something new and different to Orlando’s theme park food scene. Urban Pantry will be Aventura Hotel’s modern food hall, which will serve an eclectic collection of amazing eats and perfectly paired drinks available at Universal Orlando’s newest Prime Value hotel. 

Urban Pantry fits perfectly into the contemporary and stylish vibe at Aventura Hotel and will be the ideal gathering spot for guests to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner.

For more information and a sneak peak of some of the delicious options you’ll find at Urban Pantry, visit the official Universal Orlando Resort blog.

June 28, 2018

HORROR CLASSICS – CHUCKY AND KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE – COME TO LIFE AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 2018



Guests will Enter the World of the Cult Classic Films in Two Scare Zones at the World’s Premier Halloween Event  

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 28, 2018) – Two horror icons originating in the 1980s – Chucky and Killer Klowns from Outer Space – will come to life as terrifying scare zones at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights.

In the Revenge of Chucky scare zone, one of the most frightening icons in horror history, Chucky from Universal 1440 Entertainment’s film series, is back to create chaos in the streets of Universal Studios. Guests will enter a toy fair turned lethal, filled with diabolical twists on childhood toys from the past. They will be stalked by possessed toys – such as murderous monkeys, a board game turned deadly and more. And, guests will come face-to-face with the world’s deadliest doll.  

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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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.