It’s a bad sign when even “The happiest place on Earth” has to lay off employees. Due to declines in attendance and revenue, Disney says they will be laying off an unspecified number of employees. If I could afford a vacation to Disney this year, I’d probably be a little depressed walking around, knowing that even Fantasyland isn’t immune to our current weak economy. You can read more about this here.
Of course, for you “glass half full” types, I guess this is a good time to head to a theme park if you can afford it. Lines should be shorter than they’ve been in years, although I bet they’ll still be crowded during spring break.
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