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Articles tagged “universal orlando”

Tourism

Why Some Disney Employees Live in Cars, Motels

Disney raised its hourly minimum wage to $10, and salaries at Universal Orlando and SeaWorld are even lower. The bus drivers and housekeepers at Orlando's tourism attractions deserve better, and so do the visitors.

Why Some Disney Employees Live in Cars, Motels

Tourism

The Working Poor Are the Backbone of Orlando’s Tourism Economy

The combination of low wages for many theme park workers, low skilled jobs outside the park gates, and a housing stock flooded with vacation homes creates the perfect storm for central Florida's working poor.

The Working Poor Are the Backbone of Orlando’s Tourism Economy

Tourism

Universal Orlando Entertainment Director on Content Creation

Universal Orlando must be doing something right. Competition from new attractions at Universal Orlando and Disney has eaten SeaWorld's lunch.

Universal Orlando Entertainment Director on Content Creation

Tourism

New Harry Potter Attraction Opens to Record Crowds in Orlando

Harry Potter has given Universal its best fighting chance against Disney in Florida. The new attraction ups the stakes even higher.

New Harry Potter Attraction Opens to Record Crowds in Orlando

Tourism

Universal Orlando Leaves Harry Potter Fans Waiting for Clues on Opening Date

Harry Potter gave Universal a fighting chance against Disney in central Florida. Don't let these muggle fans down.

Universal Orlando Leaves Harry Potter Fans Waiting for Clues on Opening Date

Airlines

Universal Orlando Follows Disney and Raises Prices

Theme parks aren't the airline industry, and it isn't as difficult to make a price increase stick. Disney does it, and then Universal follows right along.

Universal Orlando Follows Disney and Raises Prices