Kids now have a new holiday to look forward to as Disneyland Paris has announced that it will reopen its gates to visitors on 17th June 2021. Being one of the prime tourist attractions in Paris, this news comes as a ray of hope amid pandemic.
A reason to smile
The park where more than 17,000 people work was shut down between March 13 and July 15 last year after the world was gripped by the deadly COVID-19.
Euro Disney Group in a statement on Twitter said:
We are pleased to announce that Disneyland Paris will reopen on June 17 with Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios Park, Disney’s Newport Bay Club Hotel and Disney Village. Our reopening will follow enhanced health and safety measures.
Last month, Disneyland Paris was converted into a vaccine site as France accelerated its vaccination drive. But now the parks is all set to reopen.
Enhanced Safety Measures
Disneyland Paris says that ‘in order to respect the physical distancing recommended by health authorities’, a limited number of entrances will be available each day. Additionally, all visitors aged 6 years and over, Cast Members and service providers are required to wear a mask.
However, some attractions in Disneyland could be shut or modified as per COVID rules. A Disneyland source said that management is expecting a return to pre-pandemic levels of activity only in 2022.
For a full list of safety measures undertaken by Disneyland Paris, click here.
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