Invites were sent days after Universal's parent company cut off political donations to Hawley and others who voted to block certification.
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Universal Orlando's third theme park has put on hold in April due to the pandemic.
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Reopening Orlando and Japan parks with limited capacity has not turned a profit for Universal's theme park division.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said some guests may not return to theme parks until a COVID-19 vaccine is available.
Turns out shutting down theme parks for months isn’t very profitable.
Not all construction on Epic Universe will be halted, as existing road work and site preparation will continue.
"We remain very confident that the parks business will generate healthy returns over the long term,” said Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Universal’s parent company, Comcast.
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.
Universal Orlando’s parent company has officially announced that the Orlando version of Super Nintendo World will be a part of the new Epic Universe theme park opening in 2023.