Universal Orlando lays off 100, Disney delays hotel construction

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2001 4:24 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Universal Studios Orlando announced yesterday it was laying off 100 full-time employees. Disney also said they were stopping construction on the new Pop Century resort, the latest "value" hotel in the Disney complex. Both cite below-normal attendance as the reason for the reductions.

Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2001 3:28 PM
Just when I thought it couldn't get any worse.......will this ever end?
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Wednesday, October 17, 2001 6:29 PM
I hope that this doesn't affect service or attractions being open.  I'm planning a trip in January and don't want to encounter closed attractions due to cutbacks.

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