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Universal Studios Parent Company Declares Orlando Theme Park War

While the rest of the world focused on Comcast Chair and CEO Brian Roberts statement regarding a return to growth in subscribers to their legacy cable network business, the Orlando Sentinel picked up on quotes from Roberts that signal the … Continue reading

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Universal Orlando Plans to Hold Disney’s Feet to The Fire

There’s one thing Universal Orlando wants you to know. It is not content playing second fiddle to Disney’s Orlando theme parks. They want to challenge for the lead, well, they at least want to close the gap between them and … Continue reading

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Theme Park Wars Forgotten Chapter: The Marvel Universe

I did forget to cover one chapter of the Orlando theme park wars. I often see the question, why hasn’t Disney added Marvel characters to Disney’s Hollywood Studios yet? Disney has said they’re actively looking at ways to involve Marvel … Continue reading

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Global Themepark Attendance For 2012 Via TEA Report

TEA has released its 2012 Theme Park attendance estimates listing the 25 most attended theme parks in the world. Disney has the top 8 spots and 3 others in the top 20. Not a lot of surprises if you’ve been … Continue reading

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The Iron Man 3 Monorail Debuts at Walt Disney World

There was deinintely a thrill in the crowd when the Iron Man 3 wrapped monorail coasted into view at the Magic Kingdom yesterday. I was able to get a couple of shots from Train Station platform. This is the third … Continue reading

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