Come July and people in Paris will once again be able to admire the Mona Lisa at the Louvre. While France has allowed museums and historic sites to reopen their doors this month, the Louvre - that has been closed since March 13 - has decided to wait till July 6 before letting art lovers in. Online reservations will open on June 15. … [Read more...] about No fireworks, parades or meet-and-greet sessions with Mickey Mouse as Disney World reopens
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“It’s not about breakeven point for profitability necessarily but just making a positive contribution at the net contribution level. So what we’re thinking is that while every site is completely different, that’s the approach we are going to take. And frankly we would not reopen any park unless we can make a positive contribution to that overhead and operating profit level,” Chapek said on a conference call to discuss fiscal second quarter quarter earnings. Parks and resorts took a $1 billion hit to revenue on COVID-19 for the three months ended in March. … [Read more...] about Walt Disney World, Prize Asset, Juggles Highly Anticipated Opening With Capacity Constraints, Caution
Say bippity boppity boo to your strong immune system: Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks have reopened in Orlando, Florida despite the state recently setting a record amount of positive coronavirus cases. CNN reports that the July 11 opening requires all park visitors to wear masks during their visit, as well as undergo temperature checks prior to their entrance. Thousands of hand-sanitizing booths have also been dispersed around the parks to encourage visitors to cleanse their hands as frequently as possible, and personal meet-and-greets with beloved Disney characters are suspended. … [Read more...] about Disney World Reopens Amid Coronavirus Surge, Because It’s a Perverse World After All
Six weeks is a long time, and it’s possible that virus conditions and public-health guidance will shift between now and then, in a way that either makes reopening easier and more full-featured or that requires the imposition of even more restrictions. But in any case, the new Disney-park experience looks like it will be very different from normal and most suited to people who are desperately missing their Disney-park fix. … [Read more...] about Walt Disney World Is Preparing to Reopen. It’s Gonna Be Weird.
The good news is that just about everyone -- including Disney staff -- were wearing face masks. The problem though ... lines to get in were incredibly long, and it didn't seem like too many people were properly practicing social distancing as they waited to gain entry. … [Read more...] about Disney World Reopens As COVID Cases Surge, Distancing Ain’t Great