Disney has shared a few new updates on what to expect if you stay at a hotel at Walt Disney World or any number of the theme parks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
What’s going on:
- Katie Kelly, the vice president of Worldwide Safety Services at Disney Parks, said in a new statement for Disney Parks that people can expect to follow health and safety guidelines while staying at hotels. Guidelines from government and health authorities will be enacted during stays.
- Online check-in services at select spots will be available to avoid contact with employees. A redesigned bell service can help bring luggage to rooms.
- Cleaning has been increased across multiple areas, including elevators, escalators, handrails, benches, tables and more.
- The park has added a number of hand sanitizer locations.
- Lobbies, restaurants, pools and gyms added physical distancing reminders and reduced capacity.
Disney Parks released the video below for people to see understand what to expect:
What we’re waiting on
- Walt Disney World plans to reopen its theme park in July, bringing Americans back to a Disney location for the first time since the parks closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
- Plans for Disneyland remain unclear. There was some speculation Tuesday that Disneyland had plans to announce its next steps on Wednesday. Disneyland did not respond to the Deseret News’ request for comment.