Going to Walt Disney World is one of the most exciting experiences children can have.
The closures will likely cost Disney and Comcast tens of millions of dollars or more in lost revenue from ticket sales, food and concession sales, and hotel stays.
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Walt Disney World was the last to make it official, announcing the resort's four parks, water parks and other guest areas will be closed Sunday and Monday. officially closed. The event, however, is canceled for Saturday night and Sunday morning.
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UPDATED with Universal Orlando & SeaWorld closures, baseball change: Universal Orlando will close at 7 PM on Saturday and remain fully closed Sunday and Monday, with normal operating hours expected to resume Tuesday.
The newspaper also reported that cruise lines have canceled or delayed nearly every sailing scheduled to begin in (Florida) on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Universal Orlando announced on its website that it will close at 7 p.m. Saturday and will remain closed through Monday.
While Disney World has only closed 4 times before due to a hurricane, the resort is well equipped to deal with such a storm.
If the resort does move to shut down, it will be just the fifth time since 1971. The 40-square-mile resort, located about 30 minutes southwest of Orlando, was also closed for hurricanes Floyd and Frances in 1999, for Hurricane Jeanne in 2004, and on 9/11.