Last updated: 01:45 PM ET, Fri October 07 2016

Travelers Hit Social Media With Remarkable Images From Hurricane Matthew

Impacting Travel | Gabe Zaldivar | October 07, 2016

Travelers Hit Social Media With Remarkable Images From Hurricane Matthew

PHOTO: Tourists line up in massive queue at Disney World as Hurricane Matthew looms. (Photo courtesy Twitter/Kevin McGrath)

Hurricane Matthew has meant myriad travelers have had to ditch their travel plans in order to get to safety.

Social media has been our eyes and ears from so many corners of this massive and dangerous storm that continues to rip through Florida’s coast as of Friday.

What we have compiled for you below are reactions from those close to the travel industry. From a Disney World evacuation taking place to a battered hotel being show on Twitter, there are so many examples of travelers highlighting the dangers of Hurricane Matthew.


The Bahamas were hit hard by the passing hurricane. Here are some remarkable images coming from various parts including the Atlantis Resort.

Here is how the resort prepared, via YouTube:

Not all moments were terrifying. One tourist managed to take an eerie video from the Atlantis:

Disney World:

The hurricane eventually meandered down the coast of Florida. And some of the more captivating images come from an iconic location. Disney World has been shut down, leading to so many startling photos and videos:

READ MORE: White House Pleads To Tourists, Residents To Evacuate From Hurricane Matthew

As of Thursday night, it was all boxed meals for those staying at Pop Century:

Massive queues ensue at Disney World with the threat of the cafeteria’s closure looming:

By Friday, the seriousness of the situation really set in:

An eerie scene:


Daytona Beach:

The Weather Channel’s Alexandra Wilson shows the damage from the passing hurricane taking over the popular tourist destination:

Hurricane Effect:

Social media abounds with images and short anecdotes from travelers stuck due to an enormous storm that has already affected a major portion of the southeast.


Some, thankfully, found a respite where one was available. Here is an image with the hashtags: #waltdisneyworld, #ridingoutthestorm and #hurricanematthew.

For more information on United States

For more Impacting Travel News


You may use your Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook information, including your name, photo & any other personal data you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on Click here to learn more.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car: Treating Customers Special

Car Rental & Rail