BREAKING: Shanghai Disney Resort Temporarily Closing Due to Coronavirus Outbreak in China; Official Statement Released

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Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in China, Shanghai Disneyland and Disneytown are temporarily closing beginning on January 25th, 2020.

Visitors to Shanghai Disney Resort’s website can find the following message:

In response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak and in order to ensure the health and safety of our guests and Cast, Shanghai Disney Resort is temporarily closing Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown including Walt Disney Grand Theatre and Wishing Star Park, starting January 25, 2020. We will continue to carefully monitor the situation and be in close contact with the local government, and we will announce the reopening date upon confirmation.

Shanghai Disney Resort will assist in the refund for guests who have purchased tickets for admission to Shanghai Disneyland, have booked a resort hotel, or have booked tickets for Beauty and the Beast Mandarin Production through the original ticket purchase channel, and we will introduce the detailed procedure and guidelines via the resort’s official platforms as soon as possible.

We wish our guests a healthy and happy Spring Festival!

Shanghai Disney Resort
January 24, 2020

The resort is issuing refunds to guests looking to cancel their trip due to the outbreak.

Keep reading WDWNT for updates on this ongoing story.

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Matthew has been a writer for WDWNT since June 2018. He probably should have realized he was a Disney Parks fan when he tried to make a model of the Horizons building in middle school shop class. (It didn't go well.) He is also a huge Muppet fan, and can also be found on ToughPigs.com. You can email Matthew at [email protected]

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Hi Annbo!
Happy Lunar New Year ❣️🧧
If by some crazy chance you see this as you’re working teaching English for Disney …Believe that lots of good vibes peace and l💙ve is coming your way! Warm hugs Annbo 🤗 Be welland take good care of you- cause you’re missed & thought of so often 🤔
Loooooove you peace Patti