Articles tagged “universal orlando”

Airlines

Orlando Rides Leisure Travel Wave Onto World’s Top 10 Busiest Airports List

No coincidence that Orlando International Airport, a key theme park gateway, has cracked this latest Airports Council International ranking. Leisure travel within the U.S. is now racing ahead compared to other regions around the world.

Orlando Rides Leisure Travel Wave Onto World’s Top 10 Busiest Airports List

Tourism

U.S. Amusement Parks Make a Long-Term Bet on Season Passes After Standstill Year

The pandemic slammed revenue at amusement parks, but it was a one-off problem. Looking ahead, operators must market the appeal of season passes to help cope with flatlining attendance.

U.S. Amusement Parks Make a Long-Term Bet on Season Passes After Standstill Year

Online Travel

Theme Parks Face Tough Tech Investment Choices

The pandemic is handing an edge only to those rare theme park operators with cash cushions to invest in new tech.

Theme Parks Face Tough Tech Investment Choices

Hotels

Universal Orlando Aims to Attract More Conventions With Fifth Hotel

Universal Orlando is trying to increase its convention business because attendees spend way more than leisure travelers.

Universal Orlando Aims to Attract More Conventions With Fifth Hotel

Online Travel

Top-Spending Travel Brands for U.S. TV Advertising So Far This Year

The first quarter is a popular time for travelers to start planning spring break and summer travel. Based on TV spending estimates for the first quarter, it's clear that the top spending brands such as Southwest Airlines, Trivago.com and Royal Caribbean are bent on getting Americans enamored with the thought of summer vacations.

Top-Spending Travel Brands for U.S. TV Advertising So Far This Year

Tourism

Theme Parks Are Improving Their Food and Drink Game to Meet Guest Demands

Everyone is upping their food game. For parks in Florida, the proximity to quality ingredients year-round is a key to their success.

Theme Parks Are Improving Their Food and Drink Game to Meet Guest Demands

Tourism

Universal Is About to Make an Even Bigger Play for Florida Tourists

With confirmation that it bought another 475 acres adjacent to an existing theme park, Universal's parent company showed that it's not content to depend just on a magic wand.

Universal Is About to Make an Even Bigger Play for Florida Tourists

Tourism

Florida Theme Parks Add Metal Detectors to Screen Holiday Crowds

Considering the holiday crush of guests, this will result in long lines — and safer parks.

Florida Theme Parks Add Metal Detectors to Screen Holiday Crowds

Tourism

Orlando Says It Was the Top U.S. Tourist Destination in 2014

Your move, New York City and Las Vegas.

Orlando Says It Was the Top U.S. Tourist Destination in 2014

Tourism

Harry Potter Attractions Cause 38% Jump in Universal Parks’ Profit

Universal will capitalize on the Harry Potter phenomenon for as long as possible by creating merchandise, new attractions, and events that keep visitors coming back year after year.

Harry Potter Attractions Cause 38% Jump in Universal Parks’ Profit