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Universal Orlando announced they’re building a new Epic Universe-made up of themed lands and a resort-to the south of its current properties.
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Universal Orlando announced they’re building a new Epic Universe-made up of themed lands and a resort-to the south of its current properties.

CEO Tom Williams wouldn’t say much about what visitors can expect from Epic Universe - or even when it will open when asked at the Orange County Convention Center on Thursday.

More visitors are coming to the sunshine state, according to new figures released by the state. But the state is losing ground on tourists from out of the country.

Florida announced today that 35.7 million visitors came to Florida in the first quarter – a new record.

“As we work to diversify Florida’s economy, it is critical that we keep visitation to Florida, and the revenue it generates, healthy and robust,” said Gov. Ron DeSantis in a press release.

Amendment 3 Foes Pour Money Into Ballot Fight

Oct 29, 2018

A political committee raised $7.75 million during a week-long period as it tries to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment that could make it harder to expand gambling in Florida, according to a newly filed finance report. 

The words on the November ballot appear simple enough: “Voter Control of Gambling in Florida.”

Disney and The Seminole Tribe of Florida keep pouring money into a campaign to limit future casino gambling.

In a detailed, 65-page ruling, a federal appeals court Friday said a trial is needed in a legal battle about whether Disney theme parks have taken adequate steps to meet the needs of customers who have autism and cannot wait long times for rides.

Disney, Seminoles Sink $10 Million Into Gambling Fight

Aug 13, 2018

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. and the Seminole Tribe of Florida continue upping the ante as they try to pass a constitutional amendment that could make it harder to expand gambling in the state. 

A former aerial dancer at Walt Disney World has sued the resort alleging gender discrimination, saying she was fired after she became pregnant with twins and went on an 11-month leave.

In a major escalation of their support, Disney Worldwide Services and the Seminole Tribe of Florida each plowed $5 million last month into a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder to expand gambling in the state. 

Parents of the toddler who was killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World in Florida say they will always remember their sweet little boy.

The father of a toddler killed in an alligator attack at Walt Disney World reached his hands inside the animal's jaws as he tried to pry them open and free his son.

According to a final report released Monday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the alligator sank teeth into 2-year-old Lane Graves' skull and neck before drowning him on June 14th. The boy's submerged body was recovered the next day.

Firefighters at Walt Disney World were warned to stop feeding alligators at one of the resort's fire stations two months before an alligator killed a toddler.

 The father of a toddler killed by an alligator at Disney last month told rescue officials two alligators were involved in the attack.

A sheriff said charges are unlikely against a Nebraska couple after an alligator killed their 2-year-old son by snatching him out of shallow water at a Walt Disney World beach, but the entertainment giant is reviewing whether to add gator warning signs.

An autistic man’s family who says Disney’s new disability access program discriminates against guests with autism are continuing their legal fight.

An Alabama family is planning to sue Walt Disney World after they say a snake fell on an 8-year-old boy and bit him, leading to a fatal heart attack in his great-grandmother.