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Universal Parks & Resorts

Universal Parks & Resorts
Industry Theme park operator
Headquarters Orlando, Florida, United States
Key people
Thomas Williams,
Chairman & CEO
John Sprouls,
Executive VP
Revenue $1.989 billion in 2011[1][dated info]
Owner Comcast
Parent NBCUniversal
Subsidiaries Universal Orlando Resort[2]
Universal Studios Hollywood[2]
Universal Creative[2]
Website Official website

Universal Parks & Resorts, commonly and also known as Universal Studios Theme Parks or solely Universal Theme Parks, is the theme park division of NBCUniversal (a subsidiary of Comcast).[3] The division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the various Universal theme parks and resort properties around the world and it is primarily best known for attractions and lands throughout that are based on famous pop culture properties (movies, television, literature, cartoons, comics, video games, music, etc.) from not only Universal Studios and NBC, but as well as other companies outside from Universal. The division is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, United States.

In 2011, approximately 30.8 million guests visited the Universal Studios theme parks, making it the third-largest amusement park operator in the world.[4][dated info] It is one of the major competitors of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, SeaWorld Entertainment, Six Flags, Cedar Fair, and Merlin Entertainment.

Theme parks and resorts




These projects have been announced or are currently under construction. As such, this information may change as the projects move forward.

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  • On May 7, 2015, Universal Parks & Resorts announced that it was working with Nintendo to develop theme park attractions based on Nintendo franchises and characters.[11]

Theme park attractions and lands

Universal Studios incorporates many replicas of attractions and lands in multiple parks around the world. The pages linked above contain comprehensive lists of the attractions and lands at Universal theme parks. Most of the attractions and lands are based on Universal licenses and other licensed properties throughout the parks.

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