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Kyle Tague

Kyle Tague is the former editor of CaliforniaInformer.com, hired to manage all written & media content as well as on-the-ground operations in September 2015. Previously, Kyle has written several freelance pieces for OrlandoInformer.com and has worked with Orlando Informer owner and operator Taylor Strickland on various other ventures.

Universal raises ticket prices and introduces new premium annual pass

Universal Studios Hollywood has raised its ticket prices and introduced a new “Platinum” annual pass, California Informer has learned. Park gate admission and “ANYTIME” tickets now cost $115 (up from $95). As before, buying online, in advance will save you up to $25; the lowest tier for anticipated “slow” days is now $90 (up from […]

The Walking Dead Attraction coming to Universal Studios Hollywood Summer 2016

The previously rumored The Walking Dead permanent, year-round attraction will open at Universal Studios Hollywood this summer, California Informer has learned. Announced Sunday on The Talking Dead, the walk-through haunted house attraction is preceded by four seasonal installations at Halloween Horror Nights. Guests will “follow in the footsteps” of the television series’ main characters in […]

‘Walking Dead’ permanent attraction announcement rumored for Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood may be announcing a permanent The Walking Dead attraction during a scheduled announcement at the end of the month, California Informer has learned. John Murdy, creative director of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights and other park entertainment, took to Twitter today to announce his involvement in an upcoming WonderCon panel. Murdy and his peers Don […]

Soft Opening Guide: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Over the weekend, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter experienced its first “soft opening,” also known as a “technical rehearsal.” We’ve compiled a guide on how to make the most of soft openings if you’ve scheduled your vacation before The Wizarding World’s official grand opening on April 7th, 2016.  Additionally, we’ve created our Wizarding World of […]

Entertainment Weekly presents Potter Sneak Peek

Earlier today, Entertainment Weekly released the first in a series of sneak peeks at Universal Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter, affectionately nicknamed “Wizarding World West” by many fans. The first look includes thirty exclusive photos from beyond the construction walls, including close looks at the area’s various stores and details. The area’s interiors and […]

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey at Universal Hollywood

Universal continues its new trend of celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year in 2016 with the Year of the Monkey. The event runs from January 30th to February 14th. Universal Plaza has been transformed with the addition of gorgeous cherry blossoms and red Chinese lanterns. The celebration offers specialty dining, themed activities, and character greetings. Find out what you […]

Demand pricing: what it means for Universal Hollywood vacation planning

The Los Angeles Times published a piece today detailing Universal Studios Hollywood’s new “demand pricing.” There’s a lot of talk of disruptive practices and bold predictions of major changes to how visitors buy tickets to the theme park. Here’s the thing: if you follow our expert planning advice, this doesn’t change much. As we explain in […]