SeaWorld Orlando again is offering a free “Teacher Study Pass” that gives active and certified Florida school teachers entry to the theme park through the rest of the year.
To receive the pass, teachers must pre-register at www.SeaWorldOrlandoTeachers.com. When they go to SeaWorld, they then must bring Florida teaching certificate, recent pay stub and photo ID. The pass has no black-out dates.
SeaWorld presents its “Study Pass” as part thank-you card, part educational inspiration. It says the park provides experiences that can ... Continue Reading →
Universal Orlando will unveil a bundle of attractions — including its first daily parade, an after-dark salute to movies, a new Blue Man Group show, its “Despicable Me” production� and high-tech enhancements to its Spider-Man ride — during the next few months.
Although these multimillion-dollar additions are sprinkled across Universal property, the bulk will be inside the Universal Studios theme park, which has stood in the shadow of its sister park, Islands of Adventure, since The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened there in 2010.
This spring, the Studios will ... Continue Reading →
The buzz surrounding the upcoming expansion of Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter increased a level with the Theme Park Insider website posting details of plans to put the attractions at Universal Studios, on the site of the Jaws ride.
Robert Niles, editor of Theme Park Insider, reports that he has seen what appear to be preliminary plans for Potter attractions, which have been crowd favorites since opening next door at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in 2010. He would not reveal his source. ... Continue Reading →
It’s inevitable that a trip to Disney World or Universal Studios will involve spending time waiting in lines. With a little preparation for the younger travelers in your group, you can avoid the incessant complaining and subsequent meltdowns.
It’s really tough for kids to wait in line for 45 minutes or an hour, even if the reward is the thing they want most, such as meeting a favorite princess or riding the most-anticipated ride.
To help pass the time, try these tips:
— Use the ... Continue Reading →
In a ceremony attended by about 50 representatives of its various partners, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts broke ground last week on its new resort at Disney World.
The 444-room hotel, being built as part of Disney World’s posh Golden Oak residential subdivision, is scheduled to open in 2014. Amenities will include a rooftop restaurant with views of the Magic Kingdom, a 14,000-square-foot spa, three pools and ... Continue Reading →
Disney have today confirmed that the construction taking place between the Wedding Pavilion and Grand Floridian Resort is indeed for a Disney Vacation Club property. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the expansion will add 147 time-share units ready to open in late 2013.
“We continually look for ways to expand Disney Vacation Club by creating resort experiences that our members will love,” Claire Bilby, senior vice president and general manager of Disney Vacation Club, said in a prepared statement. “With the ... Continue Reading →
Orlando Florida is the number one tourist destination in the world. We receive an estimated 60 million visitors a year. Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World are the primary reasons why Central Florida is consistently frequented by visitors every year. Scootarama provides electric scooter rentals (ecv’s) to help guest navigate the local area theme parks. Scootarama now blogs about news and events concerning Orlando Area Attractions & Theme Parks. Thank ... Continue Reading →