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Universal Studios Singapore the top amusement park in Asia TripAdvisor

16 July 2014 02:10:25 Singapore News latest RSS headlines - Singapore Star.com

Universal Studios Singapore has been ranked the top amusement park in Asia by online travel site TripAdvisor, beating the likes of Hong Kong's Ocean Park, Tokyo Disneyland and Universal Studios ...

Vice All News Time16 July 2014 02:10:25


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National › Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka

15 July 2014 08:53:06 Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka on Tuesday. The attraction, which has proved a big hit at the Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, Florida, is the first Harry Potter themed area outside the United States. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter takes…

Vice All News Time15 July 2014 08:53:06


Tourist severs fingers on Walt Disney World ride

11 July 2014 23:37:57 WN.com - World News

ORLANDO, Fla. - A tourist from the United Kingdom lost two fingertips in an accident on a boat ride at Florida's Walt Disney World resort in...

Vice All News Time11 July 2014 23:37:57


Several Students, Workers Injured in Tractor Accident in Maryland

11 July 2014 20:36:36 WN.com - Africa News

[Inquirer]Some 52 plantation workers riding onboard a company's tractor in Pleebo on Tuesday sustained injuries in an accident. According to reports gathered, some students of the Agriculture College at the Tubman University who are on internship at the Cavalla Rubber Corporation(CRC) and its sister company, the MOPP were onboard with plantation workers when the tractor's head disconnected from the carrier....

Vice All News Time11 July 2014 20:36:36


Visitors wait 5 hours for Potter ride

10 July 2014 08:50:22 WN.com - World News

Orlando, Florida - For a second day in a row, visitors are waiting up to five hours to get on a new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando...

Vice All News Time10 July 2014 08:50:22


Wait time for new Harry Potter ride: 450 minutes

08 July 2014 23:05:34 WN.com - World News

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Lines to get on the new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort were more than seven hours long...

Vice All News Time08 July 2014 23:05:34


Universal's new Harry Potter park: 1 ride, 7 shops

20 June 2014 14:54:35 WN.com - World News

Related media Travel deals ORLANDO, Fla. - Harry Potter fans helped increase attendance by 50 percent at Universal Orlando Resort in the past few years, and interest in a second Harry Potter park opening there July 8 could keep numbers going up. But even if the new park doesn't lead to the surge in visitors that accompanied the original Harry Potter park, Universal's cash registers will surely be ringing. The new Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley has just one ride, a 3-D thriller called Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (which coincidentally wasn't working Thursday during a media preview). The first Harry Potter park had three rides. But Diagon Alley has seven shops, all...

Vice All News Time20 June 2014 14:54:35


Business › Universal's new Harry Potter park: 1 ride, 7 shops

19 June 2014 23:46:19 Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

Harry Potter fans helped increase attendance by 50 percent at Universal Orlando Resort in the past few years, and interest in a second Harry Potter park opening there July 8 could keep numbers going up. But even if the new park doesn't lead to the surge in visitors that accompanied…

Vice All News Time19 June 2014 23:46:19


1 ride, 7 shops

19 June 2014 20:48:08 WN.com - World News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Harry Potter fans helped increase attendance by 50 percent at Universal Orlando Resort in the past few years. Now the question is whether a second Harry Potter park opening July 8 will keep numbers going up....

Vice All News Time19 June 2014 20:48:08


'Harry Potter' stars help debut Universal Orlando ride

19 June 2014 14:43:33 WN.com - World News

Stars of the "Harry Potter" franchise hit the red carpet at the much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Wednesday, ahead of the opening of the new attraction on July 8....

Vice All News Time19 June 2014 14:43:33


Universal Orlando to open new Harry Potter ride

18 June 2014 22:53:47 WN.com - World News

The much-anticipated expansion of Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open on July 8, the theme park has said, ahead of a preview of a new attraction. The attraction, Diagon Alley, is...

Vice All News Time18 June 2014 22:53:47


Zhejiang University vice president dies in car accident

14 June 2014 01:29:41 Shanghai News latest RSS headlines - Shanghai Sun.com

The vice president of Zhejiang University, Wu Ping, 57, was killed in an automobile accident in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on ...

Vice All News Time14 June 2014 01:29:41


Zhejiang University's vice-president dies in accident

13 June 2014 11:57:02 China Daily

Wu Ping, vice-president of Zhejiang University, died in a car accident on Thursday morning that may have been caused by fatigue.

Vice All News Time13 June 2014 11:57:02


Summer Vacation Specials at the Hilton Orlando

10 June 2014 19:12:27 WN.com - World News

Looking for a summer vacation that allows you to visit all the fun Orlando has to offer? Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, Sea World, International Drive, Pointe Orlando, water parks, miniature golf, even local institutions like Gatorland Zoo -- Orlando has an extraordinary array of family fun lined up for you. If you're looking for a centralized hotel to stay at while you visit them all, there are certainly plenty of choices. The Hilton Orlando, located right in the middle of the...

Vice All News Time10 June 2014 19:12:27


Dell’s End-to-End Solutions Help Tippett Studio Bring the Mysteries of the Universe to Life on COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey (Dell Inc)

04 June 2014 05:02:28 WN.com - World News

(Source: Dell Inc) Dell's End-to-End Solutions Help Tippett Studio Bring the Mysteries of the Universe to Life on COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey Dell solutions save Tippett Studio up to 10 hours per shot when rendering complex, layered images that are a signature feature of COSMOS Tippett Studio increases capacity and takes on new projects with Dell's scalable, end-to-end solutions Dell's end-to-end solutions enable Tippett Studio, the Academy Award ® -winning visual effects studio, to bring the wonders of the universe to life in living rooms across the country in the celebrated science documentary series COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey. A re-boot of Carl Sagan's original series, COSMOS explores...

Vice All News Time04 June 2014 05:02:28


Petty Holdings, LLC and Pixar Animation Studios Roll Out Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along Cars (Walt Disney World Resort)

21 May 2014 22:51:20 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) Custom character cars include Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin from the movie "Cars" CONCORD, NC (May 19, 2014) -Petty Holdings, LLC and Pixar Animation Studios are bringing to life two characters from the Academy Award®-nominated 2006 animated feature film "Cars" - Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin at Walt Disney World Resort. Petty Holdings initially began their relationship with Pixar when Richard Petty became the voice of "The King" in the original "Cars" movie. The two full-size custom character cars, created by "Cars" creative director Jay Ward, will enter the line-up for the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Walt Disney World® Speedway near Orlando,...

Vice All News Time21 May 2014 22:51:20


Details of new US Harry Potter ride

13 May 2014 09:49:25 timesofmalta.com

A new Harry Potter ride in the US will take visitors into Gringotts bank to help retrieve a magical object and re-create a scene from the wildly popular book and movie series. The centrepiece of the new Harry Potter-themed area at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida will be a ride called Harry Potter And The Escape From Gringotts. The ride and the themed area will open in the summer. Among the features of the new ride area 60ft dragon atop Gringotts Wizarding Bank, a labyrinth of Gringotts vaults and a marble hall with goblins. The ride will use 360-degree themed sets, digital high-definition animation, 3-D projection systems and live special effects. The new themed area will be located at Universal Studios Park.

Vice All News Time13 May 2014 09:49:25


Fantasyland ride features Seven Dwarfs

03 May 2014 18:59:51 Latest News - UPI.com

Danielle Haynes ORLANDO, Fla., May 3 (UPI) -- Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride features rustic-looking mine cars.

Vice All News Time03 May 2014 18:59:51


Despicable Me-themed ride opens in LA

26 April 2014 07:13:56 China Daily

Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Los Angeles recently unveiled its Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride and Super Silly Fun Land amusement park, which are based on Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's international blockbuster Despicable Me and its sequel.

Vice null Time26 April 2014 07:13:56


Battlestar Galactica ride may get scrapped

03 April 2014 12:07:34 Singapore News latest RSS headlines - Singapore Star.com

Universal Studios Singapore (USS) star roller-coaster ride, Battlestar Galactica, could be scrapped for good after being closed since last July. The theme park is looking to revamp the sci-fi theme ...

Vice All News Time03 April 2014 12:07:34


Potter fans to experience Express

14 March 2014 21:24:33 timesofmalta.com

A new Harry Potter area opening at the Universal Orlando Resort theme park this summer will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express and experience the British countryside just as characters did in the series. Revealing details of the plans for the first time, Universal said guests will appear to magically pass through a brick wall and board a train with steam and a whistle. Riders will have two different experiences - one on the way to the new London-themed area at Universal Studios Park and another on the way to the original Wizarding World of Harry Potter area at Universal's Islands of Adventure park. If fans want to see both parks, a two-park ticket will be required.

Vice All News Time14 March 2014 21:24:33


Park-and-ride plan for University

06 March 2014 14:42:37 timesofmalta.com

A proposal to transform an unused car park in Pembroke promises to help resolve the perennial problems facing university motorists. A Transport Ministry spokeswoman confirmed the government is “actively considering” turning the abandoned park-and-ride site near Luxol training grounds in St Andrew’s into a shuttle service for students. This, she said, formed part of a national parking policy due to be finalised later this month.  There are 1,525 parking spaces on campus, more than half of which are taken up by staff; 689 bays are reserved for the 11,000 full-time students. More details on the e-paper on timesofmalta.com Premium

Vice All News Time06 March 2014 14:42:37


Police: Man wrote on van, cut hair in Universal Orlando garage

04 March 2014 23:14:45 Latest News - UPI.com

ORLANDO, Fla., March 4 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said a man in a Universal Orlando parking garage wrote anti-government slogans on his van and cut his own hair.

Vice All News Time04 March 2014 23:14:45


'Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe' to air on ABC

28 February 2014 15:50:56 Latest News - UPI.com

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. television network ABC has announced plans to air the documentary special "Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe" next month.

Vice All News Time28 February 2014 15:50:56


Beating the queues at Universal Studios

21 February 2014 18:31:35 WN.com - World News

Bobbette, a white-haired grandmother from Ohio, is cosying up to Megatron, all three metres of striding, snarling, terrifying Decepticon Transformer. Small children peer wide-eyed from behind their parents' legs as she looks up adoringly, hands cupped beneath her chin, into the metal mask of the monster that's now hovering just a few inches above her delighted face. Megatron, temporarily silenced by her audacious lack of fear, has paused in his hectoring to place a gargantuan metal claw on each of his colossal metal thighs, the better to study this small, impish human with the twinkling eyes. To celebrate her 75th birthday, Bobbette's granddaughter, 32-year-old Janice from Southern...

Vice All News Time21 February 2014 18:31:35


Disney World ride singed by sparks from fireworks

14 February 2014 22:38:23 Latest News - UPI.com

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The roof of a ride at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., was burned after sparks from fireworks started a small blaze, a spokesman for the theme park says.

Vice All News Time14 February 2014 22:38:23


Sneak Peeks of Harry Potter Expansion at Universal Orlando

24 January 2014 16:59:17 The Bangladesh Today

Entertainment Desk : So popular Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando that it plans to expand the theme park. The resort has announced the new “Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley” that is currently under construction in its Florida theme park and released details of the expansion. The addition will include a Hogwarts […]

Vice All News Time24 January 2014 16:59:17


Diagon Alley expansion planned at Universal Orlando

24 January 2014 07:44:38 Latest News - UPI.com

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Diagon Alley, an extension of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, is to open this summer at Universal Orlando, the family resort announced.

Vice All News Time24 January 2014 07:44:38


EC to probe Hollywood studios' pay-TV agreements

14 January 2014 12:58:55 WN.com - Europe News

Hollywood’s five major studios’ licensing agreements with leading European pay TV operators such as the UK’s BSkyB and France’s Canal+ are to be investigated by the European Commission (EC). EC Commissioner for Competition Policy Joaquín Almunia said the investigation would investigate the “restrictions” in agreements between film studios and pay-TV broadcasters that grant “absolute territorial exclusivity”. It will focus on the biggest European broadcasters: BSkyB in the UK, Sky Italia in Italy, Vivendi’s Canal+ in France, Sky Deutschland in Germany and DTS in Spain. Film studios that will be probed include 21st Century Fox, Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, NBC Universal and Paramount. Speaking...

Vice All News Time14 January 2014 12:58:55


New culinary options coming to Universal Orlando CityWalk in 2014

13 January 2014 17:16:40 WN.com - World News

Universal Orlando's CityWalk is preparing for an epic year in...

Vice All News Time13 January 2014 17:16:40