Universal Orlando plans to develop a 4,000-room hotel on the 13-acre site of a former water park called Wet ‘n Wild. Universal disclosed the planned hotel in a master plan for development filed with the city of Orlando.
The company has been demolishing its former Wet ‘n Wild water park to clear the site for developments including the planned hotel as well as three parking structures. Hotel research company expects developers in Orlando to open 1,298 new hotel rooms this year, down from 2,243 last year. [Orlando Sentinel] – Mike Seemuth