The Coronavirus outbreak in China has halted many of the country’s’ public transportation systems, public facilities (bathrooms, gyms), and even major tourist attractions, which now include Disney.
Shanghai Disney Resort has announced that it will be temporarily closed starting today January 25th amid an outbreak of coronavirus sweeping across China. The closure will not only impact Shanghai Disneyland, but also Disneytown, the Walt Disney Grand Theatre, and Wishing Star Park.
As of now, it’s unknown how long the resort will stay closed with the company posting this message on their official site, “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.”
Guests who made any purchases for the resort during the closure will be refunded through their original purchase and will share more details as soon as possible. For more information, visit ShanghaiDisneyResort.com
Check out the full statement from the official site below:
“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!”