Comcast Corp., the parent company of Universal Parks & Resorts, reported that revenue, operating cash flow and attendance all grew in the second quarter, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
Universal Parks & Resorts’ revenue jumped 3.4 percent to $539 million during the second quarter while operating cash flow climbed 4.2 percent to $235 million.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter continued to fuel growth in attendance at Universal Orlando, the company’s largest and most profitable resort, during the second quarter. Comcast will be expanding the Harry Potter franchise to both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Japan, and has plans to grow the original Wizarding World at Universal Orlando.
A Transformers-themed ride helped attendance jump at Universal Studios Hollywood and rumors continue to flood the Twittersphere about Comcast cloning the ride at Universal Orlando’s Universal Studios Florida theme park.