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Disney World sets July 11 reopening date, unveils coronavirus safety precautions
Disneyland’s coronavirus challenge will lead to creative solutions: Former imagineer
Former Walt Disney Imagineer and SottoStudios President Eddie Sotto argues while he, and many others, still want to go to reopened Disney parks, the company will have to work to prevent coronavirus safety measures from taking away some of the ‘magic.’
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Walt Disney World plans to reopen its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks on July 11, pending state approval, which would end a nearly four-month shut down that stifled business for Central Florida's biggest employer.
EPCOT and Hollywood Studios would follow on July 15, the company announced. The parks have been closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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An Orange County task force on Wednesday approved a range of safety measures proposed by Disney. The plans now await Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' approval.
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"In preparing to reopen during this unusual time, we have to manage our theme parks in a very different way from what we've known before," Disney said, adding that its "phased reopening will demonstrate a deliberate approach."