‘Nobody was there’: What’s behind the summer slump at Disney World and Universal Orlando
Long lines and jam-packed crowds tend to go hand in hand at Central Florida’s world-famous theme parks during the summer months, but Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando parkgoers may be in for a reprieve this season.
Wait times for rides and attractions at both resorts have shortened, according to analysts who track theme park attendance. Videos on social media also show park attendees remarking on thinner crowds.
The reasons behind the slowdown are hard to pin down, but travel experts point to extreme weather and heat in Florida, a waning...