We bring you a lot of stories. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Weekly Recap for April 4 – April 10, 2022.
Universal Orlando Resort
- NBCUniversal continues to remain silent on Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill despite the controversy surrounding the bill and Universal’s main theme park competitor, Disney.
- SunRail and Brightline are teaming up to extend the rail service through Orlando to Tampa, which would include the station near Walt Disney World.
- In a video obtained by West Orlando News, senior executives apologized to Universal Orlando Resort Team Members working at the Guest Contact Center amid reports of a toxic work environment.
Universal Studios Florida
- Amelia the fortune teller has been replaced in the Classic Monsters Tribute Store at Universal Studios Florida.
- An adorable new matching Hello Kitty backpack and wallet set just arrived at the Hello Kitty Store in Universal Studios Florida.
- In preparation for the release of the new “The Bad Guys” film, Universal Studios Florida has a new photo opportunity for fans.
- Universal Orlando Resort recently debuted a line of colorful park icon merchandise and the collection has expanded to include a keychain and beach towel.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure
- More of the archway at the entrance to Seuss Landing at Universal’s Islands of Adventure has been taken down.
- The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has recently added some plant-based offerings, so we decided to take a trip to the Three Broomsticks to try the new Mushroom Pie.
- We found this new Hog’s Head adjustable baseball cap on our last visit to Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
Universal Studios Hollywood
- Show your Hogwarts house pride at home with one of these new banners available in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood.
- Several new Universal Studios-branded shirts are now available at Universal Studios Hollywood.
- Souvenirs from the future Super Nintendo World can now be found at the Feature Presentation shop, just steps from the park entrance.
- We stopped into the store to check out all the Super Nintendo World merchandise; join us for a full photo and video tour!
- Since our last Super Nintendo World construction update, fake shrubbery has been added.
- We took a field trip down to Hogsmeade to try the new Honey Mead drink, now being poured at Hog’s Head in Universal Studios Hollywood.
- We found this shiny Hogwarts crest water bottle at the Studio Store at Universal Studios Hollywood Upper Lot.
- Construction continues on a structure near Revenge of the Mummy at Universal Studios Hollywood and another new structure near the former Curious George area.
- We saw another new fitted Transformers t-shirt on a recent visit to the Studios Store at the Universal Studios Hollywood Upper Lot.
- As guests prepare to enter the Lower Lot at Universal Studios Hollywood, now they can see the wait times for Lower Lot attractions before they even board the escalator!
- Quiet on set; we’re ready to roll! We headed out to Universal Studios Hollywood to check in on the many construction projects happening at the park and see what else we could find to dazzle and delight. So come along to see everything we found at Universal Studios Hollywood in the latest photo report.
Universal Studios Japan
- The best day in the world is waiting for all of us at Universal Studios Japan, so naturally, we thought it’d be fun to check in on the world’s most popular Universal park and see the latest happenings. Join us for the latest photo report!
- We previously took a look at the Fire Flower Sipper, and now we got to try the delicious new third flavor of lassi which joins mango and melon.
- With Universal Studios Japan promoting their expanding homewares lines comes of course a very colorful, pop art-style merchandise line themed to the Minions.
- Universal Studios Japan has released a pastel line of “Jurassic Park” themed merchandise featuring tons of pink and blue colors!
Poor Working Conditions at Universal Orlando, Epic Universe Update – UPNT News Today
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Weekly Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you next Sunday!
New 'Harry Potter' Hogsmeade Tees, Tumbler, Keychain, and Pin Arrive at Universal Studios HollywoodMay 19, 2022
REVIEW: Cult of Chucky: Hospital Ward of Madness House at Universal Studios Japan's Halloween Horror...September 18, 2022
REVIEW: New Winter Menu from Kinopio's Cafe in Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios JapanNovember 16, 2022