BREAKING: Face Character Meet & Greets Suspended at Tokyo Disney Resort Due to Coronavirus

Following the temporary allowance of Cast Members wearing sick masks, it seems more precautions are in place at Tokyo Disney Resort. According to the Tokyo Disney Resort website, Ariel’s Greeting Grotto, already scheduled for closure on March 31st, has been indefinitely suspended. The official TDR website points to “maintenance”, but further reports on Twitter suggest that all face character meet-and-greets are currently suspended across Tokyo Disney Resort.

Courtesy of the Tokyo Disney Resort website

It is unknown when Ariel will return to her grotto, and if it will be before March 31st. The same can be said for face character greetings across Tokyo Disney Resort. There are no plans to close the resort at this time.

As of the afternoon of January 31st (Japanese Standard Time), fourteen cases have been confirmed in the country.

We can only hope that the situation doesn’t worsen much further. If you’re planning travel to Tokyo Disney Resort or other areas in Asia, please exercise caution. Wear a mask, wash your hands as often as possible, and take all precautions necessary. Be sure to stay tuned to WDWNT as this situation unfolds. And keep your eyes on a trusted world news source for more detailed information regarding the virus.

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