Wed. Apr 8th, 2020

Several Disney projects on hold due to coronavirus


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CAN WE DO THIS ALREADY? NOT EVERYONE CAN. JAZMIN: DISNEY THEME PARKS ARE STILL EMPTY, AND NOW SEVERAL BIG PROJECTS ARE ON HOLD. EPCOT WAS UNDERGOING RENOVATIONS. THAT WORK IS STOPPED. SO IS WORK ON THE NEW STAR WARS THEMED HOTEL WHICH WAS SLATED TO OPEN SOMETIME NEXT YEAR. ALSO ON HOLD, WORK ON THE NEW TRON RIDE IN MAGIC KINGDOM WHICH WAS ALSO EYEING A 2021 OPENING. DISNEY SAID THE PARKS THEMSELVES WOULD REOPEN ON THE 31’ST. WE DON’T KNOW IF THEY’LL PUSH THAT BACK LIKE UNIVERSAL ORLANDO DID. ADRIAN: I WOULD IMAGINE. ORANGE A

Several Disney projects on hold due to coronavirus

Walt Disney World theme parks are still empty, and now several big projects are on hold.Epcot was undergoing renovations. That work has stopped. Work on the new Star Wars-themed hotel has also stopped; it was scheduled to open sometime next year.Work has also been stopped on a ride in Magic Kingdom.Disney officials had said Walt Disney World would reopen March 31, but it’s possible that the reopen date could be later.

ORLANDO, Fla. —

Walt Disney World theme parks are still empty, and now several big projects are on hold.

Epcot was undergoing renovations. That work has stopped.

Work on the new Star Wars themed hotel has also stopped; it was scheduled to open sometime next year.

Work has also been stopped on a ride in Magic Kingdom.

Disney officials had said Walt Disney World would re-open March 31, but it’s possible that the re-open date could be later.

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