Universal Orlando is an American theme park based in Orlando Florida. It is also known as Universal Orlando Resort and formerly as Universal Studios Escape. It is owned by NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast. Universal Orlando is the largest resort in Greater Orlando after Walt Disney World. It’s consist of two theme parks, the Universal Studios Florida and Island of Adventure. Also, a Water park which is the Volcano Bay and night-time entertainment complex know as Universal CityWalk Orlando. Universal Orlando have five (5) Loews Hotel, the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Loews Sapphire Falls Resort.Universal Orlando starts in 1990, as the theme park Universal Studio Florida. Under the joint venture between Universal Entertainment and The Blackstone Group. It is said to be that the park is the direct competitor of Disney MGM Studios also known as Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The executives start on planning for the expansion of the park in 1994. As they plan to build the Island of Adventure where the constructing starts on 1995.
Island of Adventure Preview Center is opened in 1997 in the month of May as the replacement of the Screen Test Home Video Adventure. Throughout this time there are lots of new attractions that are being built and operated, including Woody Woodpecker’s KidZone (1998), Men in Black and Animal Actors formerly known as Animal Planet Live. Island of Adventure is opened to the public in May 28, 1999 where it features Six (6) theme island including Seuss Landing. The Six (6) theme island are Lost Continent, Jurassic Park, Toon Lagoon, and Marvel Super Hero Island.
Thereafter, there are more theme park are open and operated as their expansions and more attraction on the Florida. They held different events such as Halloween Horror Nights, Rock the Universe, Grad Bash and Gradventure, Macy’s Holiday Parade, Mardi Gras and Celebration of Harry Potter.
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