TELL US: Will the increase in Disney World ticket prices prevent you from visiting?
Walt Disney World will cost you more in 2023. Prices on most tickets, including single-day, multi-day and annual passes will go up on December 8. The company had just hiked up ticket prices in February. This is the second time in a calendar year that going to Disney parks cost you more.
A New York man who evaded police for nearly a year went to Disney World with family. He was spotted by his investigator and arrested.
Quashon Burton, who was on probation and wanted in connection to a federal identity theft case, was visiting Disney World's Animal Kingdom using a fake name, authorities said.news.yahoo.com
Storm-battered Florida businesses face arduous rebuilding
Walt Disney World and other tourist attractions in central Florida appeared to have avoided severe damage from Hurricane Ian, but many businesses on the state's southwestern coast were hammered and face a long rebuilding process. In Fort Myers, video posted on social media showed the Times Square, a colorful area of shops and restaurants, leveled by the storm. Sanibel, a barrier island dotted with resorts and connected to Fort Myers by a causeway, was devastated.news.yahoo.com
With new owners, Florida Project motel dwellers must leave
Residents at a motel along a tourist strip not far from Walt Disney World that was used as the setting for the 2017 film “The Florida Project” were told that they must vacate on short-notice because the complex has been sold to another owner.
Hillary Clinton lauds Madeleine Albright at dignitary-packed funeral
The Clintons and the Obamas join more than 1,400 people at the funeral of America's top diplomat Madeleine Albright in Washington, DC. Albright rose from child refugee to the country's first female secretary of state and served as US ambassador to the United Nations. She died last month at 84.news.yahoo.com
A top Florida state legislator said DeSantis dissolving Disney's special tax status is a 'smokescreen' to take media attention away from the state's new redistricting plan that splits up Black voters
The bill marks a third legislative win for DeSantis after he signed a controversial state education law and proposed a GOP-benefitting redistricting map.news.yahoo.com
Florida Gov. DeSantis may repeal Disney's special tax status. But tax officials and legislators say the move could leave local taxpayers to cover more than $1 billion in bond debt.
The bill seeking to repeal Disney's special tax status is the latest development in the company's fight with lawmakers over the "Don't Say Gay" bill.news.yahoo.com
Florida legislature passes bill repealing Disney’s special tax status
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4 springtime activities we love at Walt Disney World
The resort is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary celebration, and now is the perfect time to celebrate the season and upcoming Easter holiday. If you plan on visiting, we have uncovered a number of fun activities for families to experience while out exploring the theme parks and nearby resort hotels.
Disney 'regrets' performance by visiting school drill team
Officials at Walt Disney World said Friday that a performance by a visiting Texas high school drill team that used American Indian stereotypes, including chants of “scalp them," doesn't reflect the Florida resort's values. The performance this week in the Magic Kingdom by the “Indianettes" drill team from Port Neches-Grove High School “did not reflect our core values, and we regret it took place," Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler said in an emailed statement. An audition tape that the school had provided in order to be selected to perform at the theme park resort was inconsistent with the actual performance, the statement said.news.yahoo.com
Animatronic Biden joining Hall of Presidents at Disney World
Forget an inauguration ceremony. The true indicator of having made it as president is being added to the Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World in Florida, an honor President Joe Biden will soon receive. Disney World officials said Monday that they were putting the finishing touches on the animatronic Biden replica ahead of its debut next month at the Magic Kingdom attraction that features a tableau of the nation's presidents.news.yahoo.com