Crisis Management Communicators on alert as Hurricane Matthew shuts down Disney World The Florida parks and resorts closed early Thursday and will remain closed Friday. Brand managers have been working diligently to relay the information to visitors. By Beki Winchel@bekiwekiOct. 7, 2016 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.