Tag: theme parks

Universal Orlando announces Buy a Day, Get a Day offer for Floridians

Universal Orlando announces Buy a Day, Get a Day offer for Floridians

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando announced Thursday a “Buy A Day, Get a Second Day Free” ticket special for Florida and Georgia residents.The limited-time offer will allow Sunshine and Peach State residents the chance to get two theme park days for the price of one.<TRENDING: Orlando police are making drivers cry (in a good way) | You will soon be able to drive a tank in ... Read More

China Locks 30,000 Visitors Inside Shanghai Disneyland After One Guest Got Covid-19

China Locks 30,000 Visitors Inside Shanghai Disneyland After One Guest Got Covid-19

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** More than 30,000 visitors to the Shanghai Disneyland theme park were kept within the park’s gates on Sunday and forced to undergo Covid-19 testing after a customer tested positive for the virus, a move that underscores China’s eradication efforts. With fireworks exploding above them as they awaited nasal swabs, the Disney visitors ... Read More

‘Reef Plunge:’ SeaWorld’s Aquatica announces all-new experience

‘Reef Plunge:’ SeaWorld’s Aquatica announces all-new experience

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Get ready to splash into 2022 with an all-new experience at SeaWorld’s Aquatica.The theme park announced on Friday that the water park next spring is getting a number of new enchantments, including an all-new body slide, Reef Plunge.<TRENDING: Here’s what Fla. is doing to solve national shipping delays | Sandwich shop closes Winter Park location | Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)>As ... Read More

Busch Gardens’ Adventure Island splashing into 2022 with new thrills

Busch Gardens’ Adventure Island splashing into 2022 with new thrills

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TAMPA, Fla. – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announced some new additions Thursday coming to its Adventure Island water park next year.The theme park said just in time for March spring break crowds, guests will be able to experience the all-new Rapids Racer and Wahoo Remix.<TRENDING: Here’s what Fla. is doing to solve national shipping delays | Sandwich shop closes Winter Park location | Become a News ... Read More

Universal Orlando announces 2022 Mardi Gras dates

Universal Orlando announces 2022 Mardi Gras dates

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort announced dates for its 2022 Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday.The “loudest, wildest blowout this side of the Bayou” will be hosted from Feb. 5 to April 24.<TRENDING: Tropical wave to bring rain to Florida | Should I get the flu shot and COVID vaccine? | Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)>Those celebrating can expect the return of star-studded, live ... Read More

SeaWorld’s earnings are through the roof, but the park’s future remains uncertain

SeaWorld’s earnings are through the roof, but the park’s future remains uncertain

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click to enlarge Photo via Visit Orlando Manta at SeaWorld Orlando. This photo was taken prior to the pandemic. Even as the hopes for a ‘Hot Vax Summer’ turned into a daunting Delta-led part deux of the past summer, SeaWorld continued to see strong ... Read More

Universal’s New Beijing Theme Park Will Ride on U.S.-China Ties

Universal’s New Beijing Theme Park Will Ride on U.S.-China Ties

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** BEIJING—Two decades in the making, one of the highest-profile American entertainment investments in China is set to make its public debut Monday, amid souring relations between the two countries. Universal Beijing Resort, a multibillion-dollar bet on Chinese consumers’ demand for Hollywood experiences, is Universal Parks & Resorts’ fifth theme park globally. Opening ... Read More

Florida’s COVID-19 outbreak may affect your Disney World or Universal Orlando visit

Florida’s COVID-19 outbreak may affect your Disney World or Universal Orlando visit

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A whole heck of a lot is going on in Florida this week, and sadly, it's not attraction-related. Widespread changes have arrived in the face of rising COVID-19 caseloads, both in terms of theme park employees and guests, and we've got everything you need to know: WHAT'S HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN FLORIDA? It's Olympics season and with each passing day, it's looking more and more like ... Read More

Universal Orlando to stop temperature screenings, reduce social distancing requirements

Universal Orlando to stop temperature screenings, reduce social distancing requirements

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ORLANDO, Fla. – With new guidance from the CDC and other health leaders in mind, Universal Orlando Resort is doing away with temperature screenings and reducing social distancing requirements at its theme parks.Effective Thursday, guests will no longer have their temperature checked before entering the property and the social distancing markers will be scooched closer from 6 feet to 3 feet.<TRENDING: Family barred from flight over ... Read More

Reopening Dates for Amusement Parks in New England – NECN

Reopening Dates for Amusement Parks in New England – NECN

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** As restrictions begin to loosen and vaccinations increase across the New England area, residents are now seeing the light at the end of the long, dark COVID tunnel. Amusement parks in Connecticut and Maine are now allowed to open at 100 percent capacity, while state guidelines in New Hampshire require parks to ... Read More