Although Disneyland is still closed to the public — apart from those seeking COVID-19 vaccinations — that hasn’t stopped the theme park’s Imagineers from imagining a future where the Happiest Place on Earth is back open for business. A new Disney Parks video teases one of the coming attractions that the young and young at heart are sure to love... 3000. Along with Galaxy’s Edge, Disneyland will soon be home to Avengers Campus, a new realm devoted entirely to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Disneyland is expected to remain closed until the end of the entertainment and media conglomerate's fiscal first quarter, which falls on Dec. 31, Walt Disney CFO Christine McCarthy announced on the company's fourth quarter earnings call on Thursday. Disney CEO Bob Chapek expressed disappointment in California's state leaders for keeping Disneyland from being able to […]
A rally was held this morning by Disneyland employees and their supporters outside of the theme park’s gates in Anaheim, calling for the entertainment attraction to reopen. An estimated 40 people, reportedly consisting of Disneyland employees and frequent park-goers, staged the rally, holding “Not happy” signs and shouting to “Open Disneyland.” CBS News reported that […]
Disney Parks is laying off 28,000 U.S. employees, two-thirds of whom are part-time, due to the pandemic's impact on Disneyland and Walt Disney World, according to Disney Parks chairman Josh D'Amaro. Calling the decision "heartbreaking" in a letter to employees, he said that this was "the only feasible option we have" due to the COVID-19 […]
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Before Krysta White heads to her job as an attraction host at the Animal Kingdom Park in Orlando, Fla., she takes her temperature at home. The 32-year-old makes sure she’s feeling well, checking against a list of symptoms — coughing, shortness of breath, muscle pain, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea or vomiting — that would prohibit […]
Disney’s Splash Mountain will be getting a much-needed makeover after criticism of its racist roots.
Walt Disney World theme parks are scheduled to reopen July 11, but some employees are saying that's too soon.
As coronavirus cases continue to increase, Disney workers and fans are expressing concern about the dangers that reopening the parks may pose.
A petition is calling for Disney to re-theme its Splash Mountain attraction, which is based on the controversial film "Song of the South."
“Many people have lost loved ones due to this pandemic and by reopening the parks they are endangering cast members and guests to be exposed to Covid-19,” the petition reads.
Guests at all parks will see new rules in place, including the requirement that they wear masks and have their temperatures checked.
Once known as the happiest place on earth, Disney Resorts may now earn a new title: the most cautious place on earth. Disney's Shanghai Resort has been closed since late January, as all theme parks worldwide have been. But the Shanghai reopening, set for Monday, is seen as a key to how the company's other […]
Tickets for Shanghai Disneyland sold quickly on Friday, ahead of the iconic theme park’s scheduled reopening on Monday. The park was shut from late January by the coronavirus outbreak. It will be allowed to operate at 30% visitor capacity from May 11. The park’s own website showed full-day visitor tickets, which retail at RMB399 ($56.35) […]
The coronavirus pandemic shut down amusement and theme parks around the world. How will they look once they reopen?
With Walt Disney World closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Florida task force has set guidelines for reopening the amusement parks once virus conditions improve. The group shared their initial report on Tuesday and included reopening rules for restaurants, movie theaters, hotels and other closed businesses. Two phases are in place for Disney […]
Universal Studios announced Tuesday that, because of the coronavirus pandemic, its properties in Hollywood and Orlando will remain closed through April 19.
Theaters attempt to remain open in limited capacity as Hollywood suffers cultural and economic consequences due to pandemic.
Disneyland officials announced Thursday that both Walt Disney World and Disneyland would close through the end of the month. Other parks quickly followed suit.
The California theme park will open its massive Marvel-themed land on July 18 featuring new attractions that expand the MCU.
Disney icons Mickey and Minnie Mouse have never had a ride-through attraction — until March 4. Here's a peek at Disney World's new Runaway Railway.