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Universal Orlando expanding Halloween Horror Nights for 2015

Universal Orlando is expanding its extremely popular Halloween Horror Nights to 30 days for 2015, following on from an incredibly successful 2014.

Marking the most dates the event has ever had in its 25-year history, the 2015 lineup will be spearheaded by the incredibly popular Walking Dead horror maze. Returning for the third year in a row, the pop-up attraction is inspired by the TV show and will be tied in with the show’s sixth season, which will start to air in the US close to October.

This year’s Halloween Horror Night event will start earlier than usual – on 18 September – in an attempt to draw more visitors in during a traditionally quiet time of year. Last year brands such as Halloween, Alien vs Predator and The Purge were included among others.

During a recent conference call, the park’s parent company Comcast cited the month-long event as one of the prime reasons why the theme parks division for Universal saw a 30 per cent increase in sales in the final quarter of 2014, something echoed by Merlin Entertainments and its version of the event in its latest earnings report.

Universal Orlando is expanding its extremely popular Halloween Horror Nights to 30 days for 2015, following on from an incredibly successful 2014.
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Universal Orlando expanding Halloween Horror Nights for 2015

Universal Orlando is expanding its extremely popular Halloween Horror Nights to 30 days for 2015, following on from an incredibly successful 2014.

Marking the most dates the event has ever had in its 25-year history, the 2015 lineup will be spearheaded by the incredibly popular Walking Dead horror maze. Returning for the third year in a row, the pop-up attraction is inspired by the TV show and will be tied in with the show’s sixth season, which will start to air in the US close to October.

This year’s Halloween Horror Night event will start earlier than usual – on 18 September – in an attempt to draw more visitors in during a traditionally quiet time of year. Last year brands such as Halloween, Alien vs Predator and The Purge were included among others.

During a recent conference call, the park’s parent company Comcast cited the month-long event as one of the prime reasons why the theme parks division for Universal saw a 30 per cent increase in sales in the final quarter of 2014, something echoed by Merlin Entertainments and its version of the event in its latest earnings report.

Universal Orlando is expanding its extremely popular Halloween Horror Nights to 30 days for 2015, following on from an incredibly successful 2014.
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When you have a budget gym round the corner charging £15 a month and you’re charging £60, you need to sparkle
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HCM People
We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
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As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag
HCM Magazine
Write to reply
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved
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As part of their work to break down the barriers that deter women and girls from participating in sport and physical activity, Everyone Active has teamed up with EMD UK to launch new exercise classes linked to the This Girl Can campaign.
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Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
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Company profiles
Company profile: Panatta Srl
Panatta is an historical fitness brand displaying one of the widest range of products in ...
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Company profile: Everyone Active
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
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