WATCH: Universal Orlando Announces Epic Universe, Will Add 14,000 Jobs at $15 per Hour
By Space Coast Daily // August 1, 2019
Epic Universe will be built on a 750-acre site
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Universal Orlando Resort is building a fourth theme park to be called Universal’s Epic Universe. The park will take guests on a journey where beloved stories expand into vibrant lands – and where that journey is as much a part of their adventure as the ultimate destination. (Attractions Magazine video)
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Universal Orlando announced at a press conference on Thursday the addition of Epic Universe, which will be built on a 750-acre site, double the size of Universal Orlando’s total current available acreage, and include hotels, shops, and restaurants, in addition to the attractions.
Universal Orlando Resort’s fourth theme park Epic Universe will take guests on a journey where beloved stories expand into vibrant lands – and where that journey is as much a part of their adventure as the ultimate destination.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said the park called this project the “largest investment in a park,” and will be located a within a couple miles away from the Universal Orlando Resort.
CEO of Universal ParksTom Williams said the park will add 14,000 jobs with the base pay starting at $15 an hour.
According to Roberts, Epic Universe will be centered around themed lands and take guests on “a journey where beloved stories expand into vibrant lands.”
This announcement comes weeks after the opening of Universal’s Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, which had an eight-hour wait on its opening day.
Although work has already begun on building the park, the timetable has not yet been announced for Epic Universe. Stay tuned as more news will be released soon.
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