As part of the Orange County Regional History Center’s exhibit, A Year in the Life: Backstage To Onstage At Universal Orlando Resort, they are rotating out some of the space seasonally to reflect all the hard work Universal’s Special Events Team constantly puts in. Easily the most anticipated update debuted on August 24th with nearly […]
Traditional movie parks have most of their attractions tie in with a popular film or franchise like Transformers: The Ride at Universal Hollywood, the Ice Age Adventure at Warner Brothers Movie World Germany, or even The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. In the case of MGM Grand Adventures, their rides and shows almost […]
Universal Orlando recently freshened up it’s exhibit at the Orange County History Center in downtown Orlando. Learn how the entertainment giant created the Superstar Parade, Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular, Halloween Horror Nights and more!
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In an exclusive interview five years after Hard Rock Park opened and quickly closed, Josh Young sits down and chats with Jon Binkowski: former CCO at Renaissance Entertainment in Celebration, Florida where Jon is still creating attractions for the themed entertainment industry.
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Peek behind the curtain on an employee pep rally Universal would hold every year. Bob Gault lead the charge to get his team fired up about working for the theme park during an extremely challenging time.