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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes A Baby Mandrill

Disney has not only been welcoming guests back to their theme parks, they have also been welcoming a new colourful addition to the animal family at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Baby Mandrill Disney Animal Kingdom

Baby Mandrill at Disney’s Animal Kingdom ©Disney

Disney’s animal care team shared the news that on Saturday 25 July, a Mandrill baby was born to mother Scarlett and father Linus.  Continue reading

Disney Has Banned The Use Of Some Types Of Face Masks

Disney is regularly updating their policies to give clear clarification on the health and safety measures for cast members and guests within the theme parks.

Disney Guests Wearing Face Coverings

Disney Guests Wearing Face Coverings (Caitie McCabe, photographer)

The latest update shows that Disney has added additional clarification to their face coverings guidelines. They now specifically exclude the use of certain types of face coverings such as bandanas, neck gaiters and those with valves, holes or made of mesh material.

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120 Minute Wait Time For Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railroad at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Mickey & Minnies Runaway Railroad is the first Walt Disney World attraction to see a 100+ minute wait time since the Walt Disney World theme parks reopened.

Mickey and Minnie Runaway Railroad

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railroad ©Disney

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railroad at Disney’s Hollywood Studios only opened on 4th March this year, less than two weeks before the coronavirus pandemic shut the parks. So it’s no real surprise that with today’s reopening of the theme park that this attraction is seeing long wait times. Continue reading

First In-depth Look At Walt Disney World New Safety Procedures

With Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom theme parks reopening on Saturday 11 July, Disney has released new images showing many of the new safety procedures they have put in place to help keep Guests and Cast Members safe.

Walt Disney World Spacing Markers

The Video and Photo gallery below show how Disney is responding to the health and safety requirements and guidelines set out in their plan for reopening their theme parks.

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New Procedures For Disney’s Skyliner

The Disney Skyliner gondola transportation system will begin operating again on 15th July after a period of closure due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Disney Skyliner

Disney Skyliner

With the reopening of EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on 15th July, Disney will begin operating their Skyliner to transport guests to the theme parks. Due to health and safety guidelines and social distancing measures, the Skyliner will operate with reduced capacity and guests will be required to wear face coverings at all times.

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