Disneyland Paris Officially Reopens
Disneyland Paris has started to welcome back guests after being closed for 125 days by the Covid pandemic that has gripped the world. In traditional Disney style the park marking the occasion with a special reopening ceremony on the 15th of July 2020.
This phased reopening of the Disneyland Paris resort will see Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios Park, Disney Village and Disney’s Newport Bay Club Hotel open first, with enhanced health and safety measures in place that respect the guidance set by the French government and health authorities.
In addition, and subject to the continued evolution of the situation, Disneyland Paris also announced the scheduled phased reopening of several other Disney Hotels including Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne on 20 July, Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe on 3 August and the Disneyland Hotel on 7 September. Disney’s Sequoia Lodge Hotel and Disney’s Davy Crocket Ranch will remain closed during the summer with reopening dates announced at a later time.
Safety Measures and Guest Experience
The phased reopening will incorporate deliberate approach to safety, with enhanced health and safety measures implemented for both Cast Members and guests. This will include limits on attendance and require advanced ticketing and reservations to accommodate controlled guest density that supports government guidance on physical distancing.
As a result, some experiences, shows or events will not be available or may be modified depending on the evolution of the safety and sanitary measures and recommendations from public authorities. This includes offerings such as Disney Stars on Parade and Disney Illuminations night time spectacular which will return at a later date.
The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands and Jungle Book Jive — two top-rated entertainment spectacular – will return later in the summer. While Character meet and greets will be temporarily unavailable, Characters will be in the parks in new ways to entertain and delight guests.
Other experiences such as playgrounds and makeover experiences will remain temporarily unavailable.
Additionally, FASTPASS services will be suspended in order to allow for the necessary queue management on attractions. Cast Members and guests ages eleven and older will also be required to wear face coverings while at the resort.
All you need to know about the reopening
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