Shanghai Disney Resort has announced that restaurants, shops, public spaces and the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel will reopen from March 9, 2020.
The move is the first step of the resort’s phased reopening, but the Shanghai Disneyland park remains closed.
The news was announced on the Shanghai Disneyland website;
Shanghai Disneyland remains closed as we continue to closely monitor health and safety conditions and follow the direction of government regulators. However, as the first step of a phased reopening, Shanghai Disney Resort will partially resume operations on March 9, 2020 with a limited number of shopping, dining, and recreational experiences available in Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and Shanghai Disneyland Hotel. Each of these resort locations will operate under limited capacity and reduced hours of operation. The Disney Car and Coach Park and the Disneytown Parking Lot will also reopen.
The resort will provide an extensive range of measures, designed to ensure a safe and healthy experience for all guests, Cast Members and Disneytown tenant employees, including strict and comprehensive approaches on sanitization, disinfection and cleanliness. In accordance with relevant regulations, every guest entering Shanghai Disney Resort will be required to undergo temperature screening procedures upon their arrival, will need to present their Health QR Code when entering dining venues, and will be required to wear a mask during their entire visit. Guests will also be reminded to maintain respectful social distances at all times while in stores, queues and restaurants.
Please refer to the Shanghai Disney Resort official website and app for the operation hours of Disneytown and Wishing Star Park.
At present, there is no further information on which shops and restaurants will reopen in Disneytown (the resort’s version of Downtown Disney or Disney Springs) or the “limited capacity” arrangements.
On January 24, 2020, Shanghai Disneyland Resort announced the park and other facilities would close in response to the Covid-19 outbreak in China. Since then Hong Kong Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Resort have also announced closures, with Tokyo set to reopen on March 15, 2020.
There is no confirmed date for when the Shanghai Disneyland park will reopen.
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