Theme Parks Now Charge More for Busy Days in a "Demand Pricing" Game Changer

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 02/03/2016, 1:45 AM

Universal Studios Hollywood's "EZ Rez" advance purchase calendar for February, 2016 On April 7, the original Universal Studios in Hollywood finally gets its own Wizarding World of Harry Potter. After two phases of the attraction have already opened in Orlando and transformed the fortunes of the Universal resort in Florida, the Los Angeles property is finally getting a taste of Potterm...

To Me, the Harry Potter Exhibits at Universal Studios in Orlando are a Massive Disappointment, a Serving of Boredom Concocted by Show Business Executives Whose Only Talent is Building Roller Coasters

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 05/29/2015, 1:00 AM

       It comes as no surprise that Orlando, Florida, is currently visited by more tourists than New York City--62 million in 2014 as opposed to 56 million at the Big Apple.  But the reason for the greater popularity of Orlando is, to me, a shocker:  it is supposedly the astonishing draw of the Harry Potter exhibits at Universal Studios in Orlando that has caused Orlando to pull ahead.  ...

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