Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando remained open Tuesday amid the method of Hurricane Ian alongside Florida’s western coast — although some surrounding Disney properties are set to briefly shut.
The corporate stated in an announcement that its theme parks and Disney Springs procuring space are “presently working below regular circumstances,” even because it prepares to make changes as wanted based mostly on climate knowledge.
Among the many different properties Disney says might be closed Sept. 28 via Sept. 30:
- Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Performances of Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue have additionally been canceled Sept. 28-30; friends with pre-paid reservations might be routinely canceled and refunded.
- Copper Creek Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
- Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
- The Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser resort may even be closed via Sept. 30.
Two different properties might be closed Sept. 28 via Sept. 29:
- Disney’s Storm Lagoon
- Winter Summerland Miniature Golf
- Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf
Disney stated it’s contacting friends with present and upcoming reservations since these places might be closing. It’s also not implementing cancellation insurance policies for eating and different experiences like Savi’s Workshop and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.
In line with Disney’s hurricane coverage, if a hurricane warning is issued by the Nationwide Hurricane Middle for the Orlando space inside seven days of a visitor’s scheduled arrival date, they could name upfront to reschedule or cancel Walt Disney Journey Firm Disney Resort resort packages and most room-only reservations with none cancellation or change charges imposed by Disney.
The coverage doesn’t apply if their keep was not booked via the Walt Disney Journey Firm.
In line with The Factors Man journey weblog, a lot of Disney World, together with the landmark Cinderella Citadel, is constructed to resist hurricanes, and it’s common for Floridians uncovered to a hurricane elsewhere within the state to journey out the storm on the park.
Since opening in 1971, Disney World has solely been compelled to shut eight occasions because of a hurricane, in response to the unofficial Disney weblog Inside The Magic. The newest closure occurred in 2019 as Hurricane Dorian approached.