Now that Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, things can begin getting back to normal at the Walt Disney World Resort. During the storm, the Resort had “Ride Out” crews in the resort hotels assisting with guests, and in the parks all night in the event of any emergency. Once the brunt of the storm had passed the crews immediately went to work in the parks. By 8:00 AM this morning, Crews were out doing assessments of any damage and cleanup needed throughout all 4 parks.
Originally Disney Announced that the parks would be opening on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
Friday afternoon, the Walt Disney World Resort announced that select stores and restaurants would be opening at Disney Springs at 5:00 PM on Friday October 7, 2017.
Here is the Official Walt Disney World Announcement Regarding Park Hours, Openings, and Closures beginning Saturday, October 8, 2016 followed by some photos taken around the resort area early this afternoon .
A Lonely Entrance To the Magic Kingdom Friday Afternoon
Magic Kingdom Parking Lot – Empty Friday Afternoon
Disney Transportation Buses Waiting Silently To Take Resort Guests To The Parks
The General Joe Potter & Other Boats Riding Out Matthew In Dock & Waiting For Guests on Saturday
I Remember These From Hollywood Studios, Now In Storage
Disney’s Contemporary Resort With Monorail Entrances Now Open Again
Back Side of the Magic Kingdom Entrance,
Watching For New Guests To Arrive Again
Empty Highway Leading To Walt Disney World Resort
Electric Company Trucks Waiting Stationed and
Waiting To Be Assigned Orlando Area Needs
For the latest in Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, Cruise and other travel news, remember to follow Destinations with Character Travel
on our web site: www.destinationswithcharactertravel.com
Please remember to contact Destinations with Character Travel for ALL of your Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, and Orlando Area Vacations, Adventures by Disney, Cruising, Tour, and exciting vacation packages all over the world.
With Destinations with Character Travel, you will always have a DEDICATED agent, available to you 24/7 from the very first minute of planning, right up until the day you return home, to answer all of your questions and handle any of your vacation needs.
We believe no one should be denied a vacation based on needs or budget, there’s something for everyone.
As always, when you book with us, all of our Disney Services, including FastPass and Dining reservation services are completely FREE when booking through us!
Along with their Trained & Certified Family of Agents, they are in the business of “Making Dream Vacations Come True”.
With clients ranging from Hollywood Magic Makers to New York Business Executives, to Families all over the Midwest, people trust the Travel Consultants of Destinations with Character Travel Agency to plan their Magical Vacations every day, with the patience, care, and attention to detail, they want and deserve.
At Destinations with Character Travel, Quality, Service, and Customer Satisfaction are the Priority. They offer premiere travel services for clients interested in Disney Destinations, Cruises, Resort Vacations, Tours, and much more.
Contact them at:
Latest posts by Don Korta (see all)
- New Recruits to ‘Suit Up’ Alongside Spider-Man with Cutting-Edge Tech from the New Worldwide Engineering Brigade at Disneyland Resort - March 21, 2019
- ‘Disney’s Walk Around the World’ Bricks to be Retired as Transformation of Arrival Experience Continues at Magic Kingdom Park - March 20, 2019
- Sneak Peek of Art Coming to Disney’s Riviera Resort - March 20, 2019