Tag Archives: Universal

Woody’s Lunchbox Review: Finally, Good Quick Service in the Studios

With the new opening of Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, everyone seems to be focused on the new rides, especially Slinky Dog Dash. Having been the only ride that I experienced on opening day, it’s certainly something I can recommend. However, from the initial reveal of the food items that were to be […]

Disney Parks Take Top Three Spots in Theme Park Attendance for 2017

The Themed Entertainment Association released its Theme Index today, which publishes the official attendance of Disney and Universal theme parks in relation to past years and other theme parks around the world. Here are the major takeaways: The Walt Disney Company’s global theme parks saw a 6.8% increase in attendance with about 150,014,000 visitors in […]

72 Million Travelers Visited Orlando in 2017

Orlando has been a major travel destination since the time The Walt Disney Company first opened the Magic Kingdom in 1971. Orlando has grown exponentially since then, becoming the theme park capital of the world with the addition of three more Walt Disney World theme parks, two (or three, depending on whom you ask) Universal […]

LinkedIn Ranks Disney and Universal as Two of the Top Ten Companies to Work For

The employment-oriented website LinkedIn releases a yearly ranking of the top companies in the United States that users want to work for. This year both The Walt Disney Company and Comcast NBCUniversal cracked the top 10. The rankings are based on users’ “interest in the company, engagement with the company’s employees, job demand and employee […]

The Struggle to Survive in Orlando Under Disney and Universal’s Shadow

Orlando, Florida — theme park capital of the world. Home of the Walt Disney World Resort, the Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld, and so many more niche attractions. Since 1971, Central Florida has become a paradise for dreamers, thrill seekers, families, and the young at heart. But when the pixie-dust settles you also see that Orlando […]

Disney/Universal Nacho Round-Up

Both Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando offer some wonderful dining experiences featuring your favorite characters and fantastical food options. While everyone loves a feast in Cinderella’s Castle or a Frozen Butterbeer with Bangers and Mash from The Three Broomsticks, sometimes, it is hard to beat the perfection of a well-made plate of nachos. It’s […]

4 reasons Disney still stands apart from Universal

Before The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade opened in 2010 at Islands of Adventure, there honestly wasn’t much competition in the theme park industry. Disney owned the game, and to some extent they still do. But, things have changed; Universal is making strides every day to gain more and more of the market […]

My Florida Vacation Christmas list

I made my list and checked it twice! Here are some of my favorites when on a Florida Christmas Vacation. Let’s start with the Disney Parks. Magic Kingdom Main Street USA decorations Main Street USA is always decorated perfectly at Christmastime! Cast members work all year round on the decorations we see all over the Disney […]