One common question among theme park fans amid the coronavirus pandemic: When will Disney World reopen? Right now, there is only speculation.
SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay had originally said they would be closed through the end of March. Now, there’s no timetable for reopening.
The closure was originally scheduled to end on April 1, but the growing scale of the pandemic and Orange County's stay-at-home order made that impossible.
J.P. Morgan has suggested Disney furlough some theme park employees in April to save money during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic means Universal Orlando's theme parks, hotels, and CityWalk will stay closed until at least April 19. Employees will still be paid during that time.
Icon Park and Fun Spot America's two parks will be closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with no timeline for when they may reopen.
IAAPA estimated that if theme parks stay closed through June, the industry would lose 40 percent of its jobs and nearly $12 billion in revenue.
The Orlando Business Journal is reporting that all construction at Disney World has halted due to federal guidance to avoid gatherings of 10 people or more.
All Disney-owned and operated locations in Disney Springs will close March 17, while Disney World hotels will close on March 20.