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Conservatives Go on the Offense Against Disney and ‘Woke’ Companies

When Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law the “Florida's Parental Rights in Education” bill, the tensions increased between his office and Disney. The war of words began with Disney opposing the bill ensuring K-3 students...

Florida Theme Parks Plan to Open New Rides Throughout 2022

As Florida's tourism industry continues to recover and adjust from the economic impact of COVID-19, several theme parks across the state announced additional rides nearing the end of their respective development phase. Below are...

Jimmy Patronis Honors the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World

Last week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis issued a proclamation and video celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World. Opened in 1971 in Lake Buena Vista, the Walt Disney World Resort comprises...

Mike Reininger Becomes CEO of Brightline Holdings

The new holding company will oversee strategy for the company across various geographies and advance plans for expansion into new markets with new systems and a fully integrated mobility offering to bring in more travelers.
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Brightline to Have Stop at Walt Disney World

Details, including the design of the station. are still to be worked out but this is a large step for the train company as it tries to expand across Florida.
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Anna Eskamani Wants Florida Democrats to Move to the Left

Anna Eskamani just won reelection to the Florida House but the Orlando Democrat is already thinking ahead to the next election--and what her party can do differently after a series of stinging defeats in...
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SeaWorld and Walt Disney World Offer Different Plans to Reopen

Both parks presented their plans to Orange County’s Reopening Task Force and got unanimous approval to move forward. The two theme parks have some similarities in their plans.
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Disney World Might Check Temperatures of Park Guests

According to Barrons' recent report, Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger discussed potential new procedures for guest screening prior to admission at any of Disney's theme parks, in California, Florida, Asia and Europe.

Marco Rubio Calls on SBA to Issue Economic Injury Loans for Florida Businesses Impacted...

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, sent a letter to Jovita Carranza, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), urging the agency to issue an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) declaration for the state of Florida to help businesses receive SBA EIDL loans that are suffering from economic injury due to the coronavirus.

Tourism Update: Nintendo World Coming to Florida

In addition to Super Nintendo World, SeaWorld's new thrill rides are gaining momentum and major changes are coming to Epcot.
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Florida’s Next Major Theme Park Set to Open in 2023

During Comcast's third-quarter earnings call, executives said Epic Universe is set to open in the year 2023.

Report: SeaWorld Gained & Disney Led Attendance in 2018

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, the perennial champion of theme park popularity, continued its reign in 2018 but a bigger story may be found in an underdog showing upward momentum as SeaWorld's attendance improved...
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