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Things That a Disney Rookie Must Do at Animal Kingdom Park

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park is without a doubt the wildest theme park in all Walt Disney World Resort. Encompassing well over 500 acres, it also happens to be the largest. Because it is the youngest of all four, it’s still quite possible that someone who hasn’t gone on vacation to Disney World in quite some time has never even been. ...

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Universal Announces ‘Phased Reopen’ After Disney World’s Announcement

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Walt Disney World Resort already confirmed its plans to reopen — in a phased reopening, that is — tomorrow, September 30, as the worst of Hurricane Ian passes over the Disney Parks. Apparently, Universal Orlando Resort is now following suit! Disney’s big competitor has just announced that it, too, will be reopening tomorrow. Apparently, there is a caveat when it ...

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Disney World Could Be Losing Millions Per Day Due To Hurricane Ian

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While Hurricane Ian has now moved on from Florida, it’s left a fair amount of damage in its wake, and the Disney properties are a part of that. The Walt Disney World Resort has been protecting itself and bracing for Hurricane Ian—now a tropical storm—that swept over Florida yesterday and is now moving further north. Earlier today, Disney officially announced ...

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MCO Extends Closure Indefinitely, ‘Pending on Damage Assessment’

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It has been a week of intense news for Florida residents, southeast American residents, and Walt Disney World Resort Guests. Hurricane Ian has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, but weather-related damage is still being done (even though Disney World intends to reopen in phases on Friday, September 30, and some Disney characters have been making efforts ...

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Disney World Confirms Phased Reopening for Friday

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After a day of unconfirmed reports, the Walt Disney World Resort officially announced that its Theme Parks–Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios–and Disney Springs would begin a phased reopening on Friday, September 30, due to the ongoing impact Hurricane Ian has had on the area. Disney states, “We continue to closely monitor weather conditions as ...

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Characters Surprise and Comfort Disney’s Sheltering Guests

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Hurricane Ian continues to create issues and dangers for Florida residents, as well as other residents in southeast American states. The hurricane (which is now a tropical storm) has already caused Orlando International Airport and Port Canaveral to close, meaning that no planes can take off for any reason aside from emergency flights and no boats or Disney cruise ships ...

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Disney’s Contemporary Resort Damaged During Hurricane Ian

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There are now reports of the damage sustained by Disney properties affected by Hurricane Ian as the storm sweeps over Florida. Earlier today, we reported on the Disney Parks Twitter account’s official update from Disney’s end regarding the situation at the Central Florida Disney Park. The Disney Resorts and Cast Members have been working hard to ensure Guests are taken ...

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Ian Leaving Florida, But Storm Still Rages in Orlando Area

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The storm center of Hurricane–now Tropical Storm–Ian has finished its crossing of the Florida Peninsula and is now in the Atlantic North East of Disney Cruise Line’s homeport, Port Canaveral. But the storm is far from over for the people in Central Florida, including the Walt Disney World Resort Area. The NHC has just issued their 11am advisory for #Ian; ...

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