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Donkey Kong Country Expansion to open in Universal Studios Japan in Spring 2024

Universal Studios Japan has announced the all-new Donkey Kong Country expansion to Super Nintendo World will open in Spring 2024. Based on the globally beloved and popular Nintendo franchise, Donkey Kong, the new expansion will...

Universal Studios Japan to close October 12 due to Typhoon Hagibis

Due to the impact of Typhoon Hagibis, Universal Studios Japan has decided to close the park on October 12 in consideration of the safety of its guests and employees. Guests with tickets purchased for October...

Donkey Kong land expansion coming to Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan has announced they will expand Super Nintendo World to include a new area themed after Donkey Kong - set to open in 2024. The area will feature a roller coaster, interactive experiences,...

Bill Davis announces Retirement; Karen Irwin Named President of Universal Orlando

In another round of leadership changes at Universal Parks & Resorts, it was announced today that Bill Davis, President of Universal Orlando Resort, will retire. Karen Irwin, current President of Universal Studios Hollywood, will...

New design for merchandise bags debuts for Universal Parks & Resorts

A new design for Universal merchandise bags has been released at Universal Orlando, retiring the long-used black bags that featured Shrek, Spider-Man, Spongebob Squarepants, and the Hulk. The new bag is a much brighter design,...

Tom Williams announces Retirement; Mark Woodbury Named Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, of Universal Parks...

Mark Woodbury, Vice Chairman of Universal Parks & Resorts and President, Universal Creative, will become Chairman and Chief Executive Officer upon the retirement of current Chairman Tom Williams, the company announced today. Mr. Williams will...

Minion’s Freeze Ray Sliders opens at Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan officially opened Minion Freeze Ray Sliders at Minion Park on June 30, 2018. The ride sees the mischievous minions take over the pool at Minion Park, bringing out the gigantic freeze ray gun...

Singapore’s Battlestar Nears Reopening and NASCAR Closes in Orlando Around The Globe

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First Look at Sing on Tour at Universal Studios Japan; officially opens April 18

Universal Studios Japan has announced Sing on Tour, the new musical attraction, is set to open April 18, 2019. They've also released a 30 second teaser giving us our first-look inside the new Illumination...

Universal Agrees to Bring Nintendo to Parks Worldwide

Universal and Nintendo have come together to bring the popular game brand's properties to Universal Parks around the world.