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2014-04-11 16:21:11

New Attractions Inspired by Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Blockbuster Franchise Let Guests Embrace Their Inner Minion UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem," an original 3D Ultra-HD adventure, and "Super Silly Fun Land," an immersive carnival setting - both based on Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's worldwide blockbuster "Despicable Me" franchise - celebrated their dynamic grand opening today at...

2014-04-09 12:25:43

Project Represents Biggest Five-Year Line-Up of New Attractions in Universal Studios Hollywood History, Solidifying Theme Park's Long-Term Commitment to Tourism and Economic Vitality in Los Angeles UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaffirming its position as the #1 tourist destination in Los Angeles with one of the most progressive and exciting theme park experiences anywhere, Universal Studios Hollywood(SM), is making an unprecedented five-year investment in...

2014-04-07 16:24:40

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Los Angeles' premier outdoor concert destination, "5 Towers" at Universal CityWalk celebrates the return of the "Spring Concert Series" this Friday, April 11, and will include an exclusive performance by the top 12 finalists of NBC's Emmy Award-winning series "The Voice" on Tuesday, April 15, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The concert series lineup also features international pop/R&B singer Jason DeRulo in his only scheduled U.S....

2014-03-27 16:24:22

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Flip Flop Shops invites fans to come meet professional "soul surfer" and Cobian Ambassador Bethany Hamilton at its Universal CityWalk shop on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 12 noon - 3 p.m. for an autograph signing event. Bethany will be celebrating the retail launch of her new Cobian Limited Edition Signature Sandal, available for purchase at the event. A...

2014-03-14 12:25:36

Universal Creating First-Ever Experience that Will Allow Guests to Actually Ride the Iconic Train Between London and Hogsmeade - Just Like in the Books and Films ORLANDO, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most memorable and exciting experiences from the Harry Potter series will come to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer. Imagine: -- Being transported from the Muggle world to the wizarding world as you pass through the brick wall at King's Cross Station...

2014-03-04 12:22:50

New activities help inspire business travelers to make the most of their time on the road BETHESDA, Md., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels (www.renhotels.com) announced today that it will significantly expand its line-up of entertainment offerings this year with a variety of exciting partnerships and activations designed especially for the next generation business traveler. The news is part of Renaissance Hotels' continued commitment to offering a variety of different...

2014-02-25 12:26:21

Move Will Further Align Home Entertainment Group for Growth in an Evolving Global Marketplace UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures today announced that Eddie Cunningham has been named President, Universal Pictures Worldwide Home Entertainment. Cunningham, who currently serves as President of Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE), will expand his portfolio to include the company's domestic home entertainment operations, a move...

2014-02-18 23:03:46

Fantasy film, television and book convention to be held July 30-August 3 in Orlando Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 If you know how to destroy a horcrux, what to do with a TARDIS and who Sam, Dean and Castiel are, then chances are you are headed to Orlando this summer for the sixth annual LeakyCon, one of the largest and most recognized conventions for fans of fantasy films, television shows and books. LeakyCon will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,...

2014-02-14 12:20:15

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada rouge begins flying non-stop between Montreal and Orlando starting February 15(th) with two convenient daily departures from Montreal. Service is year round and represents a 30 percent capacity increase this summer compared to Air Canada service last year. Air Canada rouge offers more flights between Montreal and Orlando than any other carrier. And with launch of the increased Montreal service, there is more Air Canada/Air Canada...

2014-02-10 12:24:53

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Road Films and Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE) have renewed their agreement in which Universal handles all marketing, sales and distribution services for Blu-ray, DVD, Electronic Sell-Through and VOD platforms of Open Road Films' theatrical titles through 2017. The announcement was made today jointly by Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, and Craig Kornblau, President of USHE. Among many other Open Road Films...