Disney, Universal changing mask requirements

Both Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort are making masks optional when guests are outdoors. This only applies to fully-vaccinated guests. The announcements come a day after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask requirements.

Disney paying employees to get vaccinated

Walt Disney World Resort is paying its employees bonuses to get fully vaccinated. Employees who get their full vaccine regimen by September 30, 2021, may receive a one-time payment that is the equivalent to four hours of regular pay.

Man accused of spitting on Disney employee

A man is accused of spitting on a Disney worker and Orange County deputies say it was all over a face mask. This incident is just the latest example of run -ins at local theme park since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Big news out of Disney shareholder meeting

In honor of Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary, the company announced that Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, will open on October 1 at EPCOT. The news was announced during a shareholder's meeting on Tuesday.

State pays $198 million for shopping complex

The State of Florida has just agreed to pay $198 million for a shopping center near Walt Disney World and Interstate 4. The Crossroads Center will eventually be razed to begin work on a road construction project.

New annual passes on hold at Disney

Some people ditched their Disney annual passes during the pandemic. It could be a while before you stroll through the pass holder lines at the parks again

Disney World looking to distributing vaccines

There are long lines at Disneyland once again, but not for admittance into the parks. The California attraction is now a vaccination site. In Florida, Orange County officials are exploring doing something similar at Walt Disney World.

Disney World starting to call back some workers

Walt Disney World Resort is reporting a strong showing of tourists during the holiday season. The signs are hopeful for the thousands of workers who have been laid off since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cast members put skills to good use

The Walt Disney Company has filed a report signaling another 4,000 employees will be let go early next year. On Saturday, a holiday fair was held for furloughed workers,

Disney intern paralyzed after car crash

A 23-year old college student, just a month into a job at Disney World, was paralyzed and nearly killed after being struck by a drunken driver. Gabby Murillo will do her best to walk again as she begins her recovery at a rehabilitation center in Altamonte Springs.

Disney laying off entertainers

Walt Disney World has laid off hundreds of entertainers. The company said this is part of the 28,000 layoffs announced a few weeks ago.