Disney will reopen California parks on April 30
Los Angeles: American entertainment giant Disney has announced that its flagship theme parks in California are expected to reopen with limited capacity on April 30 after more than a year of closure due to Covid-19.
In a statement on Wednesday, Disney outlined a detailed reopening plan posted on the website of the Disneyland Resort, which is home to Disneyland Park and neighboring Disney California Adventure Park, the Xinhua news agency reported.
“You will be back soon to enjoy unforgettable attractions, see beloved Disney friends, shop for the latest merchandise, savor world-famous food and drink, capture fun photos and cherish special magical moments,” says the communicated.
Since theme park capacity will be significantly limited to comply with government requirements and promote physical distancing, Disney will manage attendance through a new theme park reservation system that will require all guests to secure reservations for the theme park. entrance to the park in advance.
Theme parks, including Disneyland, one of California’s most visited tourist attractions, have been closed since March of last year due to coronavirus fears.
State officials announced earlier this month to allow theme parks to reopen as of April 1 with capacity restrictions and other safety changes.
According to the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy”, theme parks in the most restrictive purple level counties are not allowed to reopen.
But the theme parks of the less restrictive red level will be able to reopen at 15% of their capacity.
The maximum capacity will be increased to 25% for theme parks in the counties of the orange level and to 35% in the yellow level.
Orange County, where Disneyland Resort is located, went red on Sunday.