Walt Disney World, authoritatively known as the Walt Disney World Resort, is an excitement complex in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, close Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida. Opened on October 1, 1971, the resort is possessed and worked by Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, a division of The Walt Disney Company. It was at first worked by Walt Disney World Company. The property covers 27,258 sections of land highlighting four amusement parks, two water parks, twenty-seven themed resort inns, nine non-Disney lodgings, a few fairways, an outdoors resort, and other diversion scenes, including the open air mall Disney Springs. Today, Walt Disney World is the most gone by get-away resort on the planet, with a normal yearly participation of more than 52 million. The resort is the lead goal of Disney's overall corporate undertaking, and has turned into a well known staple in American culture.