It’s a small world after all, and getting only smaller if you don’t wear your masks at Disney World. The recently reopened theme park had required masks of its guests, but until now, that requirement was lifted when guests were eating and drinking — which became a problem when guests would eat and walk around the park. But now Walt Disney World has closed that loophole, banning the consumption of food and drink while on the move.
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When Disney’s Hollywood Studios reopens at Walt Disney World in Florida on July 15, the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance virtual queue will work a little bit differently than frequent guests are used to. Read More »
Florida had 9,989 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, July 8, and just a few days ago, the state hit a new record high with nearly 11,500 new cases in a single day. That means there’s no better time for Walt Disney World to be reopening!
That’s right, despite being one of the states with the worst COVID-19 statistics right now, Disney World is still on track to reopen this weekend. To welcome back people who are crazy enough to go to a theme park in the state where someone under the influence of alcohol or crystal meth always does something stupid with an alligator, an old Camaro, and fireworks, Disney World has released a new video showing how they’re preparing for your arrival and the imminent death of many more people. Read More »
The Walt Disney Company is losing millions of dollars every day that its theme parks are closed, and the company has encountered a few roadblocks along its path toward reopening. Amid a record number of coronavirus cases in Florida, Walt Disney World still aims to reopen in July, and a new report has a list of the attractions that should be open and available to guests who choose to go back as soon as the gates open back up. Meanwhile, over in California’s Disneyland, Disney has reached a new agreement with one of its biggest unions about health and safety protocols that will be implemented for workers at the park.
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If you’re heading to Walt Disney World, things are about to get a bit more complicated than they’ve been in the past. The company has announced details of its new reservation system, which it has implemented in the era of COVID-19 in an effort to better control park attendance. Find out what you need to know about Disney World reservations below, and learn why this might be the beginning of the end for the park’s MagicBands. Read More »
Disney World visitors who are coming from the tri-state area better prepare to take at least three weeks off work. Walt Disney World is requiring that all its guests who arrive from the states Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York to self-isolate or quarantine for at least 14 days. This requirement upholds Florida coronavirus (COVID-19) rules issued by the governor.
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As we near the summer re-openings of Disney Parks and Universal Orlando, we’re getting more information about how the theme parks will change procedures to protect the health and safety of their guests amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. When the Walt Disney World Resort reopens next month (depending on Florida governor approval), it will debut a new theme park reservation system that requires all guests to make a new reservation to visit in advance, effectively canceling all prior ride and dining reservations, including the previous planning feature, FastPass+. Meanwhile, Universal Orlando sets the reopening of its hotels, with enhanced health and hygiene procedures, for June 2.
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In a completely unprecedented move, The Walt Disney Company shut down their theme parks around the world back in March following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. They’ve been losing millions every day the parks stay closed, but now that restrictions limiting public gatherings are starting to lift, Disney has begun reopening their theme parks, starting with Shanghai Disneyland earlier this month. Now Walt Disney World in Florida will be next in line with an eye towards reopening in July. Read More »
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As several states begin to slowly re-open businesses despite no signs of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic slowing any time soon, the question of one of the biggest businesses in America — theme parks — has started to come to the forefront again. Disneyland and Walt Disney World remain closed indefinitely since the historic shutdown of Disney Parks amid coronavirus concerns. While there is no confirmed date for the re-opening of the parks, Orange County, where Orlando’s Walt Disney World is located, has released a series of guidelines for the theme park to follow once it re-opens.
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Even though The Walt Disney Company is laying off construction workers and keeping its theme parks closed in the short term due to the coronavirus crisis, the Mouse House is still playing the long game when it comes to the theme park business. A new report says that an entity related to Disney has bought more than two dozen acres of land near the western edge of the Magic Kingdom for a little over one million dollars. But what exactly will the company use its new land for? Read More »