Universal Orlando admitted workers and customers received electric shocks at Volcano Bay water theme park after employees had been hospitalized.
Studios’ Orlando, Florida resort’s Volcano Bay water theme park closed early on
Sunday after several customers and workers complained of electric shocks and the
Orlando Fire Department transported four patients to area hospitals.
Case of hepatitis A has been confirmed in food service worker at Walt Disney World dinner show, health officials said.
A worker at the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical
Revue at Fort Wilderness Campground contracted hepatitis A, according to officials
with the Florida Department of Health.
The case was reported on
January 24. The Health Department’s epidemiology staff in Orange County confirmed
the case in the lab. The department has been working with Disney World to
provide vaccines to staff members since last week. There is no information
whether guests were affected.
New rumors arose: Disney is up to something. The Walt Disney Company purchased 965 acres of land southeast of Celebration, property records show. It is unclear what Disney plans to do with the newly purchased land.
recently filed documents, the company has purchased the site of the BK Ranch
from Florida-based BFT Capital Corp. in Osceola County for $23 million. A deed
shows the sale was finalized last Thursday. The land Disney purchased is
located just southeast of Disney World, only 10 miles away, near Celebration, a
It looks like the rumors have been confirmed. After months of speculation, Marriott confirmed that it was planning a third resort hotel at Walt Disney World next to its Swan and Dolphin hotels.
It was only clear that the new project would focus on business travelers, with
meeting spaces and business suites. Nearly half of the 343 rooms in the new hotel
will be business suites. The hotel will provide more professional meeting space
with built-in AV systems, large conference tables, and other meeting-focused
After 146 years, Ringling Bros will close the iconic “Greatest Show on Earth.”
Employees were told the sad news a few days ago in Orlando. Its last performance is scheduled for May 21 at the Nassau Coliseum. The circus will have 30 more performances. Some of them will be in Atlanta, Washington, Boston, and Philadelphia. Other stops on the show’s last tour include Long Island and Brooklyn.
The owners said the main reasons included high operating costs, decreasing tickets sales and changing public tastes. Continue reading “Ringling Bros Closes ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ after 146 Years”
Slated to be Animal Kingdom’s largest expansion in history, Avatar Land which is currently under construction, is scheduled to open in 2017. The massive project that is a collaborative partnership between Disney and Lightstorm Entertainment was announced in 2011 and the construction works started in 2014.
The Orlando motor sports track, Walt Disney World Speedway, will close in late June, officially confirmed Petty Holdings, operator of Richard Petty Driving Experience and Exotic Driving Experience. Walt Disney World is planning to use the land to make “transportation improvements”. Further details on what happens from there were not provided and exactly what Disney plans to do with the land remains unclear. Rumours say a new parking lot for the area south of the Magic Kingdom would be built there.
Disney World is a place which every child wants to visit. And after seeing it – dreams to stay there. And not just every little kid, I mean child-at-heart grownups too. For almost two years now some grownups have a chance to make their dream come true.
The Golden Oak Gated Community is the only place in the world where homeowners actually live on Disney park property. 980 acres have been set aside for the company to build up to 450 homes at Lake Buena Vista – some within eyesight of the famous Cinderella Castle fireworks. Approximately 100 homes are already built and most of them are sold. Owning a place in the „happiest place in the world” does not come cheap. Prices are between $1,7 and 7 million and annual fees of as much as $12K but many would say it is worth it. The perks include park passes, door-to-park transportation, extended hours for visiting attractions such as the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, and a 17,000-square-foot clubhouse with a restaurant and concierge. Residents also will have access to some of the amenities, including the spa and dining rooms at the $370 million, 444-room Four Seasons resort scheduled to open in Golden Oak next summer. And for some die-hard Disney fans, having a view to Cinderella’s Castle is all they need.