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The Marriott International hotel in between Epcot and Hollywood Studios called the economic impact “historic, swift and devastating" as it alerted the state as a requirement under federal law for mass layoffs.
Disney CFO Christine McCarthy announced the priority tags for the Marvel themed land and the Mickey Mouse ride during the Bank of America Virtual 2020 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference.
the current situation is unjust and environmentally destructive. A policy of abundance is the obvious fix.
Gaylord Palms' Halloween 2020 offerings include ghost stories, a square pumpkin and a SpookEasy bar in 2020.
We have made great progress slowing the spread of coronavirus in Anaheim, Orange County and across California. But our state is failing when it comes to economic recovery.
Construction on The Forestias began in 2019, and the first phase will be completed in 2021.
It was the 22nd time in the last 20 years that either Universal Orlando or its hotel affiliate have tapped into the high-crime incentive program. Records show that Universal and its hotels have now claimed nearly $17.4 million in tax breaks through the program — half of the $34.8 million ever awarded through it.
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Park operators are particularly incensed that the state has yet to issue guidelines needed for the industry to operate in the pandemic age.
Walt Disney World is planning to reopen one of its closed water parks next spring, according to the resort’s website. Both Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon have been closed since mid-March.
Disneyland could comfortably accommodate 50% of the 110-acre theme park’s theoretical pre-COVID-19 attendance capacity, according to estimates by the Thinkwell Group.
The Halloween season is officially here at area theme parks. Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld are rolling out plans that mix a pinch of past fan favorites with new socially-distanced experiences.
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The Orlando Economic Partnership’s Alliance for Regional Transportation warns that the region’s economy is doomed without bold improvements in all modes of transportation. The alliance issued its long-awaited report this week, specifying seven priorities for improvements. Key among them are establishing transportation funding and a creating a home for SunRail and Lynx. The alliance is warning of a gloomy future without the improvements in transportation.