All Rights Reserved. Shanghai Disneyland has reopened, but with new health and safety measures. Battleground Tracker: Biden leads in Wisconsin, has edge in Arizona, A behind-the-scenes look at how mail-in ballots are processed. Disney guests, some wearing Mickey Mouse ears, and children in Little Mermaid, Mulan, Minnie Mouse and Snow White costumes were checked Monday for fever at the park gate and then walked down nearly empty lanes as employees waved to them. Legal Statement. Election Day could turn into "Election Week" with rise in mail ballots, Shanghai Disneyland reopens after lockdown. All the the Disney theme parks have reopened to guests with the exception of Disneyland. As a result of this policy change, and as overall market conditions continue to rebound, Shanghai Disney Resort is increasing the daily capacity of the resort’s theme park, Shanghai Disneyland, and, effective August 24, 2020, will transition the current Advanced Reservation Period to a new reservation phase, aiming to provide more flexibility for guests to plan and enjoy their park visit. Shanghai Disneyland attracted roughly 12 million visitors last year, an 8 percent increase from 2017, its first full year of operation, according to the Themed Entertainment Association. Some of them were holding signs that aimed at California Gov. “So far, guests are being very, very respectful about social distancing,” Mr. Schott said. There's a perfect beach for every week of the year. When the Shanghai resort reopened on Monday, according to videos of the event, cast members — Disney’s term for employees — lined Mickey Avenue, which leads to the castle and aerial Dumbo ride, and waved madly as they greeted attendees. Employees have been deployed to constantly disinfect ride vehicles and lap bars. Get the latest breaking news delivered straight to your inbox. To compare, Disney’s No. All the joy, all the happiness, all the magic, everything comes back. Disney owns 70 percent of the management company that operates the property. However, interactive kids’ zones and live indoor theater shows have been shut down for the time being and there will be no parades or fireworks, instead opting for a nightly light show. On the ground, bright yellow tape marked 1.5-meter (6-foot) distances to help families separate from each other while waiting in line for rides or watching some of Disneyland's live shows. They stood waving and saying, "Welcome back!" COMPLEX participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means COMPLEX gets paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. "The fact is, that since March, we have taken a robust science-based approach to responsibly reopening our parks and resorts across the globe," she wrote. What is ballot harvesting — and should you hand your ballot to a stranger? About a month ago, Disney Parks chairman Josh D'Amaro publicly pressured the state of California to reopen the theme park, stating local officials needed "to treat theme parks like you would other sectors and help us reopen. Still, she knows that Disney lovers around the globe are keeping an eye on China as they ponder the fate of the other parks. It’s our turn to be out here hitting the pavement to get their jobs back.". Parades have been suspended because people crowd sidewalks to watch them. Get the best of Fatherly in your inbox, Federal Judge Rules Dads Can Be Fired After Taking Paternity Leave, The Girl Scouts Are Back, And Thank God, They Have A New Cookie, Amazon Is Horrifically Selling QAnon Halloween Kids' Costumes. As for when the rest of the Disney parks will reopen? However, that did little to dampen the excitement of the Disney superfans who gathered to enjoy the park on its reopening day. Visitors to the park were made to wear masks, and the ground was marked with tape to enforce social distancing. “There is light at the end of the tunnel.”. Visitors to Shanghai Disney are required to show government-issued identification and use a smartphone app issued by the Shanghai city government that tracks their health and contacts with anyone who might have been exposed to the virus.