9/28 - Walt Disney World withstands Hurricane Jeanne
Commentary from The Disneyland Report
Walt Disney World was able to reopen a day after the devastating Hurricane Jeanne whipped its buildings, demonstrating the amazing structural integrity ensured by their designers.
This hurricane season has been the worst the Walt Disney World Resort has ever endured. However, because the buildings were so well designed, they were not leveled.
Not only did park icons Cinderella Castle, Spaceship Earth, and The Tree of Life withstand the forceful winds of Hurricane Jeanne, but the smaller buildings and structures also withstood the tests imposed by the strong weather.
This is a credit to the incredible Imagineering and engineering that went into designing and constructing these buildings at the Walt Disney World Resort.
However, although all the buildings are still standing, the economic impact of another day of closed theme parks and water parks must be devastating for the Walt Disney World Resort.
The resort had closed some of its parks for up to three days earlier this September.
Hopefully, tourism will pick up for the rest of the year in order to
make up for the lost revenues from theme park closures at the Walt Disney
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