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The hurricane leaves Florida without the fun of its theme parks

Orlando’s major theme parks will be closed Wednesday and Thursday due to Hurricane Ian. Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Discovery Cove and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay have all closed to prepare for the effects of Ian, they have announced in statements and messages on the networks.

Universal has communicated that if weather conditions allow it, it will reopen on Friday, while Disney has indicated that “for the safety of its staff and visitors” it will evaluate the situation before making a decision and will update the information about when it will reopen. Their doors. SeaWorld has added that it has already taken the necessary precautions so that its animals are not harmed by the passage of the cyclone.

The hotels in the large parks are open and accommodating tourists who have been surprised by this weather emergency in Orlando. Orlando International Airport suspended operations this morning. Orlando, one of the US tourist meccas, receives millions of tourists every year, especially families with children, attracted by its wide range of amusement parks and attractions. (EFE).