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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Spring 2010

Inpsired by J.K. Rowling's compelling stories and characters- and faithful to the visual landscapes of the films- The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Advnture will provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind experience complete with multiple attractions, shops and a signature eating establishment. This completely immersive enviorment will transcend generations and bring the wonder and magic of the amazingly detailed Harry Potter books and films to life.

The expectations of Harry Potter fans are high and Universals Orlando Resort is collaborating closely with J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and the Warner Bros. Harry Potter brand team to ensure that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be an expereicne of a lifetime. Guests will be able to sip Butterbeer in Three Broomsticks, buy Extendable Ears at Zonko's and experience a state-of0the-art attraction that brings the stories of Harry Potter to life in a way never before imagined.

"All of the action and adventures of Harry Potter's world will come to life here at Universal Orlando Resort," said Tom Williams, chairman and CEO, Universal Parks and Resorts. "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be unlike any other experience on earth and we can't wait to see the looks on our guests' faces as they enter this rich enviorment."

Universal Orlando Resort is a theme park destination that places you and your family in the heart of pop culture's most incredible, and timeless stories- making you the superstar in a world-class adventure story and allowing you to discover your own inner hero. Guests experience two exciting theme parks- Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure as well as Universal CityWalk, a 30-acre restaurant, shopping and nighttime entertainment complex; and three magnificently themed on-site hotels- The Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel and the Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Flagship experiences featured in the theme parks include "The Simpsons Ride" "Revenge of the Mummy - The Ride," The Incredible Hulk Coaster" and "The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man"