Universal Parks & Resorts

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Universal Parks & Resorts
Subsidiary of NBCUniversal (a Division of Comcast)
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 NBCUniversal
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 subsidiary of NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast.[3] The subsidiary, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, US, operates Universal theme parks and resort properties around the world. Universal Parks & Resorts is best known for attractions and lands based on famous pop culture properties (movies, television, literature, cartoons, comics, video games, music, etc.) from not only NBCUniversal but also other companies.

The theme parks were owned by Seagram through the ownership via Universal Studios.

In 2014, approximately 40.1 million guests visited Universal Studios theme parks, making it the third-largest amusement park operator in the world.[4] It is a major competitor of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, SeaWorld Entertainment, and Merlin Entertainments.

Theme parks and resorts[edit]




These projects have been announced or are currently under construction.

Theme park attractions and lands[edit]

Universal Studios incorporates 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.

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