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Work continues on Universal's global theme park projects despite COVID-19 pandemic
BY Tom Anstey | 25 Mar 2020
Universal has revealed that it's continuing work on its Super Nintendo expansion in Japan, its new theme park in Orlando and its Beijing theme park despite the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
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Ripley's president Jim Pattison Jr to lead IAAPA as chair in 2022
BY Tom Anstey | 27 Sep 2019
Jim Pattison Jr, president of Ripley Entertainment, will lead as its chair IAAPA in 2022 following a vote by the organisation's board of directors.
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'It's just us and Disney' says Universal's Tom Williams on theme park rivalry
BY Tom Anstey | 23 Sep 2019
Tom Williams, chair and CEO for Universal Parks and Resorts, has spoken on competition between the theme park operator and its greatest rival Disney, saying Universal's greatest strength is creating products that appeal to wide demographics.
Feature
News report: Epic Universe
Attractions Management 2019 issue 3
Universal announces plans for the single largest theme park investment in its history
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Universal makes single-largest theme park investment in its history as it announces Epic Universe for Orlando
BY Tom Anstey | 02 Aug 2019
Universal has finally confirmed plans for its fourth gate in Orlando, officially announcing its Epic Universe theme park plan.
Feature
Show report: Global Appeal
Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe
Feature
Show report: Awards Season
Attractions Management 2019 issue 1
Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November
News
Universal’s Mark Woodbury to deliver keynote at TEA Summit
BY Andy Knaggs | 20 Feb 2019
Universal Parks and Resorts executive Mark Woodbury is to deliver the keynote address at April’s Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Summit in Anaheim, California, US ‒ an event at which he will also receive the TEA Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements.
News
IAAPA 2018: Prestigious awards honour operators and individuals
BY Tom Anstey | 20 Nov 2018
A number of operators, individuals and attractions across the industry were recognised for excellence this month, with a number of prestigious awards handed out during the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida.
News
Tom Mehrmann joins Universal as president and general manager of Beijing resort
BY Tom Anstey | 06 Oct 2017
Former Ocean Park CEO Tom Mehrmann will play a lead role in the development of the CN¥50bn (US$7.4bn, €6.65bn, £6bn) Universal Beijing, after being named president and general manager for the upcoming theme park and resort.
News
Bob Rogers reveals lineup for 2017 IAAPA Legends Panel
BY Tom Anstey | 04 Oct 2017
Some of the attractions industry’s brightest minds will come together next month for an open panel discussion about the creative process and challenges involved with turning the world’s most popular IPs into real-life places.
Feature
Analysis: Be Our Guest
Attractions Management 2017 issue 3
Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index
News
Universal breaks ground on Super Nintendo World, confirms Mario Kart plans
BY Tom Anstey | 09 Jun 2017
Universal has shed more light on its upcoming Super Nintendo World in Japan, hosting a groundbreaking ceremony and confirming that Mario Kart will be brought to life as part of the highly-anticipated immersive attraction.
News
Theme Index: Disney dips as theme parks experience mixed year
BY Tom Anstey | 05 Jun 2017
Following a period of growth in 2015, the world’s top theme parks have experienced a mixed year, according to the latest edition of the TEA/AECOM Theme Index Report.
News
Harry Potter ride upgrades to pioneering 120fps technology
BY Alice Davis | 28 Mar 2017
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal Studios Hollywood will now be experienced in 4K-HD, making it one of the most immersive media-based rides on the planet.
Product news
Harry Potter ride upgrades to pioneering 120fps technology
BY Alice Davis | 28 Mar 2017
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal Studios Hollywood will now be experienced in 4K-HD, making it one of the most immersive media-based rides on the planet.
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Mark Woodbury named vice chair of Universal's parks and resorts division
BY Tom Anstey | 01 Mar 2017
Universal Studios has named Mark Woodbury to the newly created role of vice chair of Parks and Resorts, with Woodbury also continuing to serve in his existing role as president of Universal Creative.
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Universal and Dubai Holding scrap recession-plagued theme park plans
BY Tom Anstey | 28 Oct 2016
Long-touted plans for a Universal Studios theme park in Dubai have been officially scrapped, after the project’s main backers confirmed the plans have been abandoned.
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Karen Irwin takes reins at Universal Hollywood
BY Tom Anstey | 21 Oct 2016
Universal Studios Hollywood has named Karen Irwin its new president and COO, with Irwin replacing Larry Kurzweil, who held the post for 17 years.
Product news
Universal signs deal for Christie to supply projection systems
BY Alice Davis | 28 Jul 2016
Global visual technologies company Christie has announced it has signed a contract with Universal Parks and Resorts to become its official projection systems provider in the US.
Feature
Profile: John McReynolds
Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
IAAPA’s new chairman reveals his aims for the year ahead, his vision for a global association and how his role at Universal Orlando informs his goals
News
IAAPA chair McReynolds says safety is top priority for body
BY Tom Anstey | 17 Dec 2015
New IAAPA chair John McReynolds has raised the issue of safety among the attractions body’s members, stating that the industry must stand for safety at all times as a top priority.
News
New IAAPA chair McReynolds praises innovation at conclusion of 2015 show
BY Tom Anstey | 21 Nov 2015
New IAAPA chair John McReynolds has praised the innovation seen at this year’s IAAPA show, which concluded today (21 November).
News
Universal Parks creative head Mark Woodbury gives keynote speech at IAAPA
BY Alice Davis | 16 Nov 2015
Universal Parks and Resorts keeps its position as one of the leading attractions brands by always aiming higher, said Mark Woodbury, president of Universal Parks and Resorts’ design and development group.
News
New themed hotel development planned for Universal Orlando resort
BY Pete Hayman | 12 Jul 2012
Universal Parks and Resorts has joined forces with Loews Hotels and Resorts on plans for a new themed on-site hotel development at Universal Orlando in Florida, US.
News
Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Transformers: The Ride-3D
BY Pete Hayman | 01 Jun 2012
Transformers: The Ride-3D has signalled the launch of the "next generation of immersive themed rides" at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in California, US.
News
Universal Studios Japan to develop Harry Potter attraction
BY Pete Hayman | 18 May 2012
Universal Studios Japan has partnered with Warner Bros and Universal Parks and Resorts to announce plans for the development of a new Harry Potter attraction in Osaka.
News
Harry Potter theme park for Hollywood
BY Pete Hayman | 22 Dec 2011
Warner Bros Entertainment and Universal Parks and Resorts (UPR) have announced plans to develop a new Harry Potter-themed adventure park at Universal Studios Hollywood, US.
News
Harry Potter theme park plans unveiled
BY Pete Hayman | 16 Sep 2009
Universal Orlando Resort in Florida, US, has revealed detailed plans for a new theme park inspired by the adventures of fictional wizard Harry Potter, which is set to open in spring 2010.
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Universal signs Shanghai park deal
9 Dec 2002
Universal Parks and Resorts has signed an investment agreement with Chinese partners to build a theme park in Shanghai - leap-frogging rival operator Disney in the race to open a park in the city.
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Universal beats Disney in race to Shanghai
6 Dec 2002
Universal Parks and Resorts appears to have leap-frogged over Disney in the race to open a theme park in Shanghai.
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Your search for "universal parks and resorts" returned 31 results
News
Work continues on Universal's global theme park projects despite COVID-19 pandemic
BY Tom Anstey | 25 Mar 2020
Universal has revealed that it's continuing work on its Super Nintendo expansion in Japan, its new theme park in Orlando and its Beijing theme park despite the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
News
Ripley's president Jim Pattison Jr to lead IAAPA as chair in 2022
BY Tom Anstey | 27 Sep 2019
Jim Pattison Jr, president of Ripley Entertainment, will lead as its chair IAAPA in 2022 following a vote by the organisation's board of directors.
News
'It's just us and Disney' says Universal's Tom Williams on theme park rivalry
BY Tom Anstey | 23 Sep 2019
Tom Williams, chair and CEO for Universal Parks and Resorts, has spoken on competition between the theme park operator and its greatest rival Disney, saying Universal's greatest strength is creating products that appeal to wide demographics.
Feature
News report: Epic Universe
Attractions Management 2019 issue 3
Universal announces plans for the single largest theme park investment in its history
News
Universal makes single-largest theme park investment in its history as it announces Epic Universe for Orlando
BY Tom Anstey | 02 Aug 2019
Universal has finally confirmed plans for its fourth gate in Orlando, officially announcing its Epic Universe theme park plan.
Feature
Show report: Global Appeal
Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe
Feature
Show report: Awards Season
Attractions Management 2019 issue 1
Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November
News
Universal’s Mark Woodbury to deliver keynote at TEA Summit
BY Andy Knaggs | 20 Feb 2019
Universal Parks and Resorts executive Mark Woodbury is to deliver the keynote address at April’s Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Summit in Anaheim, California, US ‒ an event at which he will also receive the TEA Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements.
News
IAAPA 2018: Prestigious awards honour operators and individuals
BY Tom Anstey | 20 Nov 2018
A number of operators, individuals and attractions across the industry were recognised for excellence this month, with a number of prestigious awards handed out during the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida.
News
Tom Mehrmann joins Universal as president and general manager of Beijing resort
BY Tom Anstey | 06 Oct 2017
Former Ocean Park CEO Tom Mehrmann will play a lead role in the development of the CN¥50bn (US$7.4bn, €6.65bn, £6bn) Universal Beijing, after being named president and general manager for the upcoming theme park and resort.
News
Bob Rogers reveals lineup for 2017 IAAPA Legends Panel
BY Tom Anstey | 04 Oct 2017
Some of the attractions industry’s brightest minds will come together next month for an open panel discussion about the creative process and challenges involved with turning the world’s most popular IPs into real-life places.
Feature
Analysis: Be Our Guest
Attractions Management 2017 issue 3
Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index
News
Universal breaks ground on Super Nintendo World, confirms Mario Kart plans
BY Tom Anstey | 09 Jun 2017
Universal has shed more light on its upcoming Super Nintendo World in Japan, hosting a groundbreaking ceremony and confirming that Mario Kart will be brought to life as part of the highly-anticipated immersive attraction.
News
Theme Index: Disney dips as theme parks experience mixed year
BY Tom Anstey | 05 Jun 2017
Following a period of growth in 2015, the world’s top theme parks have experienced a mixed year, according to the latest edition of the TEA/AECOM Theme Index Report.
News
Harry Potter ride upgrades to pioneering 120fps technology
BY Alice Davis | 28 Mar 2017
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal Studios Hollywood will now be experienced in 4K-HD, making it one of the most immersive media-based rides on the planet.
Product news
Harry Potter ride upgrades to pioneering 120fps technology
BY Alice Davis | 28 Mar 2017
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal Studios Hollywood will now be experienced in 4K-HD, making it one of the most immersive media-based rides on the planet.
News
Mark Woodbury named vice chair of Universal's parks and resorts division
BY Tom Anstey | 01 Mar 2017
Universal Studios has named Mark Woodbury to the newly created role of vice chair of Parks and Resorts, with Woodbury also continuing to serve in his existing role as president of Universal Creative.
News
Universal and Dubai Holding scrap recession-plagued theme park plans
BY Tom Anstey | 28 Oct 2016
Long-touted plans for a Universal Studios theme park in Dubai have been officially scrapped, after the project’s main backers confirmed the plans have been abandoned.
News
Karen Irwin takes reins at Universal Hollywood
BY Tom Anstey | 21 Oct 2016
Universal Studios Hollywood has named Karen Irwin its new president and COO, with Irwin replacing Larry Kurzweil, who held the post for 17 years.
Product news
Universal signs deal for Christie to supply projection systems
BY Alice Davis | 28 Jul 2016
Global visual technologies company Christie has announced it has signed a contract with Universal Parks and Resorts to become its official projection systems provider in the US.
Feature
Profile: John McReynolds
Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
IAAPA’s new chairman reveals his aims for the year ahead, his vision for a global association and how his role at Universal Orlando informs his goals
News
IAAPA chair McReynolds says safety is top priority for body
BY Tom Anstey | 17 Dec 2015
New IAAPA chair John McReynolds has raised the issue of safety among the attractions body’s members, stating that the industry must stand for safety at all times as a top priority.
News
New IAAPA chair McReynolds praises innovation at conclusion of 2015 show
BY Tom Anstey | 21 Nov 2015
New IAAPA chair John McReynolds has praised the innovation seen at this year’s IAAPA show, which concluded today (21 November).
News
Universal Parks creative head Mark Woodbury gives keynote speech at IAAPA
BY Alice Davis | 16 Nov 2015
Universal Parks and Resorts keeps its position as one of the leading attractions brands by always aiming higher, said Mark Woodbury, president of Universal Parks and Resorts’ design and development group.
News
New themed hotel development planned for Universal Orlando resort
BY Pete Hayman | 12 Jul 2012
Universal Parks and Resorts has joined forces with Loews Hotels and Resorts on plans for a new themed on-site hotel development at Universal Orlando in Florida, US.
News
Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Transformers: The Ride-3D
BY Pete Hayman | 01 Jun 2012
Transformers: The Ride-3D has signalled the launch of the "next generation of immersive themed rides" at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in California, US.
News
Universal Studios Japan to develop Harry Potter attraction
BY Pete Hayman | 18 May 2012
Universal Studios Japan has partnered with Warner Bros and Universal Parks and Resorts to announce plans for the development of a new Harry Potter attraction in Osaka.
News
Harry Potter theme park for Hollywood
BY Pete Hayman | 22 Dec 2011
Warner Bros Entertainment and Universal Parks and Resorts (UPR) have announced plans to develop a new Harry Potter-themed adventure park at Universal Studios Hollywood, US.
News
Harry Potter theme park plans unveiled
BY Pete Hayman | 16 Sep 2009
Universal Orlando Resort in Florida, US, has revealed detailed plans for a new theme park inspired by the adventures of fictional wizard Harry Potter, which is set to open in spring 2010.
News
Universal signs Shanghai park deal
9 Dec 2002
Universal Parks and Resorts has signed an investment agreement with Chinese partners to build a theme park in Shanghai - leap-frogging rival operator Disney in the race to open a park in the city.
News
Universal beats Disney in race to Shanghai
6 Dec 2002
Universal Parks and Resorts appears to have leap-frogged over Disney in the race to open a theme park in Shanghai.
 


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