PHOTOS: Character Dining Resumes at Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel Under New Social Distancing Guidelines

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As evidenced by ever-increasing testing of new queues, theater seating, and more, Disney Parks in Asia are now well on their way to reopening given the drop in COVID-19 cases throughout. While character dining reopened earlier at Shanghai Disneyland Hotel’s Lumiere’s Kitchen back in March, Mickey and friends have now returned to the Enchanted Garden Restaurant … Read more

SHOP: shopDisney Debuts New Line of Disney Protective Face Masks; Now Available for Pre-Order


Following the CDC’s recent recommendation to wear cloth face coverings in public settings, Disney is introducing non-medical, reusable cloth face masks featuring favorite Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters in the U.S., available for pre-order now on The cloth face masks are available for $19.99 for a four-pack, and feature a wide range … Read more

Southwest Airlines CEO States “Disney World Needs To Open” For Travel To Resume

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Unless you travel for business, if you’re a Disney fan, chances are most of your flights end up at MCO (or LAX), and there’s a reason why the long-standing joke of calling MCO the “Mouse’s Corporate Office” still exists: families and groups traveling to Walt Disney World comprise a huge portion of flights. With passenger … Read more

Orange County Recovery Task Force Proposes That Walt Disney World Can Open At Their Own Discretion

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The Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force met once again early today to discuss further parameters for each business sector, including a brief conversation on how to move forward with theme parks and large public facilities with Mayor Demings. The Mayor had previously commented on how Disney’s closure was responsibly done, given that no outbreaks … Read more

Orange County Task Force Establishes Initial Guidelines for Walt Disney World Reopening (Guest Spacing, Wiping Vehicles, etc.), Mayor Believes June Reopening Realistic

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The Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force met early today to discuss the initial guidelines for reopening Orlando’s theme parks, including Walt Disney World Resort. Other industries covered include hotels, bars, and restaurants, with a distinction set up between smaller theme parks (like Gatorland, for example) and larger theme parks like Walt Disney World and … Read more

Phased Reopening Plans Pave Way for Eventual Return of Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort at Discretion of State Government

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The nation is slowly recovering, thankfully, in the near-wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as statistics begin to taper off and government officials look to reopen the nation’s businesses, including Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Today, President Trump unveiled new guidelines to help states reopen their businesses in phases through the easing of … Read more

Florida Surgeon General Recommends Practicing Social Distancing Until COVID-19 Vaccine is Available; Likely to Heavily Impact Walt Disney World Operations Upon Reopening

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With news circling about the unlikelihood of mass gatherings in California through August, plus the expanded use of QR code checking in Shanghai Disney Resort, further news regarding social distancing protocols in Florida may hint to potential changes across Walt Disney World Resort. According to Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees, Floridians should be keeping their distance, … Read more

Essential Walt Disney World Cast Members Now Allowed to Wear Face Masks at Work During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shutting down most events and theme parks throughout the country indefinitely, Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort have announced that they will temporarily extend closures “until further notice” out of an abundance of caution for their Cast Members and guests. However, while essential Cast Members, like security guards, animal … Read more

Disney Donates 105,000 N95 Masks and 150,000 Ponchos to Hospitals in Need During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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If you’ve ever purchased a $20 poncho in a Disney Park (especially Walt Disney World,) it’s probably saved you from the rainiest of park days. Well, now those same ponchos are being used to keep the nurses, doctors, and medical workers on the frontlines of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic safe. According to a new … Read more