Seven and a half months of closure, and finally the end of the tunnel? “We are pleased to announce that Disneyland Paris will reopen its doors from June 17, 2021 with the Disneyland Parks and Walt Disney Studios, the Disney’s Newport Bay Club hotel and Disney Village”, said in a press release the park located in Marne-la-Vallée near Paris, this Monday, May 17.
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“Our reopening will be accompanied by appropriate health and safety measures”, indicates the site without further details on the gauges that could be applied in terms of reception.
Mask obligatory indoors and outdoors
“All visitors aged six and over as well as external service providers must wear a compliant mask at all times of the day (except for meals)”, specifies on its Disneyland Paris website. In France, wearing a mask is compulsory in closed public places (restaurants, shops, museums) for people aged 11 and over. It is also in school for children from six years old.
“Our measures continue to reflect the recommendations of the French authorities, demonstrating our ability to improve the visitor experience while providing a safe environment for all. As the French authorities recommend wearing an appropriate mask in all public places, Disneyland Paris asks all visitors from the age of 6 to wear one ”, is it specified.
The park specifies that measures “Health and safety” will be implemented throughout the site, “Queues, shops, hotels, restaurants and other facilities”. ” They will also be reinforced in the vehicles of the attractions. Certain shows, experiences or events will not take place or may be modified at the reopening depending on the evolution of the directives of the French and health authorities. “
The site – which employs some 17,000 people – no longer communicates its number of visitors since 2015, when it welcomed 14.8 million people.
“The current booking conditions allow great flexibility on stays and dated tickets”, highlights Disneyland Paris.
Outdoor theme parks can reopen on May 19 … but attractions will have to wait until June 9
After ceasing its activity between March 13 and July 15, 2020, Disneyland Paris was closed since October 30. It had already repeatedly postponed its reopening, initially scheduled for February 13, then April 2, due to health restrictions. While outdoor theme parks can reopen on May 19, they will only be able to open their attractions on June 9. Since April 24, Disneyland Paris has hosted a vaccinodrome every weekend, which can accommodate a thousand people per day.