Shanghai Disneyland Reopens After 25 Day Hiatus!
Exciting Disney news coming from China this morning. Shanghai Disneyland Reopens after 25 Day Hiatus this Friday, November 25th.
Shanghai Disneyland announced today that it will reopen on Friday much to the excitement of visitors and guests. The park closed in October due to a Covid-19 outbreak.
Shanghai Disney Resort announced that the Disneyland theme park and the Toy Story Hotel will resume operations.
Some attractions, shows, retail and dining locations will remain remain closed or operate at a limited capacity.
According to the Shanghai Disneyland website:
“We are pleased to announce that Shanghai Disneyland will resume operations on November 25, 2022, operating from 8:30 to 20:30 on the reopening day.
For ticket information, please refer to the Shanghai Disney Resort official website, app, Weixin/WeChat account, the resort’s Reservation Center, or contact the resort’s official travel trade partners.
Toy Story Hotel will also resume operations, with reservation services available starting today for guest check-in from 15:00 onwards on November 25.”
Shanghai Disney Resort, Disneytown and Wishing Star Park closed down on October 31 due to the rise of COVID cases in the city. Some operations resumed on November 17th, but Disneyland and the Toy Story Hotel remained closed.
Visitors coming to the parks are required to provide evidence of negative nucleic acid tests within the 48 hours of visiting, though the park is not anticipating large crowds or lines.
“Due to the city’s stepped-up efforts to contain the [Covid-19] outbreak, resumption of the theme park is unlikely to attract a big crowd in the near future,” said Zheng Honggang, chief executive of Shanghai-based Kate Travel. “But it does reflect city officials’ confidence in keeping the Omicron variant at bay.”
Shanghai Disneyland previously closed for 101 days between March 21st and June 30th. That closure overlapped with the city’s lockdown in April and May as city official fought a large COVID outbreak.
As of Wednesday, November 23rd, the Shanghai health commission detected 68 Covid-19 cases-the highest number since July 11.