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Should “Face Characters” Wear A Mask At Disney Parks?

Surely I am not the only one who has noticed this. As Disney Parks have reopened around the world, they’ve gone to great lengths to ensure the safety of their guests and cast members. They’ve added many new safety procedures such as new cleaning protocols, social distancing markers and enforcing all guests and employees to

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Will Disney Tickets Be Cheaper Once The Parks Reopen?

As fears of COVID-19 grip the globe, many of us who follow theme parks have a lot of questions on our minds. When will the parks reopen? What does social distancing look like in a theme park? Will a visit to a theme park ever be the same? Perhaps one I have heard more than

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New Video Showcases What Disney Parks Could Be Like Once They Reopen

Shanghai Disneyland Resort has partially reopened on March 9th with limited operations. Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel have reopened with limited operations. Now we have a look at what a Disney Resort might look like after the CoronaVirus closures start to get lifted. Recently a report from ShanghaiEye, a news station

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“Going To Magic Kingdom” Perfect Book to Get Young Fans Hooked on Disney Details

Getting people, especially children, to fall in love with visiting Disney theme parks is easy. However, turning them into a true fanatic where they soak in all the details takes a little more work. This is what I love about the “Going to Guides” by Shannon Laskey who just released their latest title “Going To

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Shanghai Disneyland First Quarter Report Card Part 1: The Good

We here at Theme Park University have been following the progress of Shanghai Disneyland very closely since opening day. Without question this is the biggest project in the attractions industry of 2016 and Disney’s largest in decades. Over the next few days we are going to chronicle just how things are going in Shanghai, including

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A Critical Analysis of Shanghai Disneyland

After a few weeks to reflect on my visit and seeing the park grow to the recent grand opening from afar, I figured I would give my analysis of Shanghai Disneyland. This is coming from someone who has studied theme parks since childhood. Regardless of the budget, being behind schedule and other factors that pushed

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10 Videos Proving Why You Need to Visit Shanghai Disneyland

Now that Shanghai Disneyland is officially open, I’d like to share some of the videos we shot while visiting the resort. Without question, if you are a Disney fan, it is worth the visit. The attention to detail and unique attractions make it my second favorite Disney park in the world, just behind Disneyland. Pirates

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For months now, we have covered the opening of Shanghai Disneyland here at Theme Park University. Like any new theme park, it has presented its fair share of challenges. It has been reported on many news outlets about how far behind schedule the park is in addition to being over budget. Now there seems to

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Every Guest is a Hero at Disney Theme Parks

When asked what’s my favorite aspect of visiting a theme park, my answer is rather odd: the complexity. Most people come to a park for a chance to escape, feel the rush of a roller coaster or be taken to another world in a dark ride and call it a day. Personally, I like finding

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What Disney Attractions Have Closed? A Response To A Huffington Post Story

The Huffington Post recently published a story written by Jeff Kesselman, a 25-year veteran of the computer gaming industry titled, “What Are Some Disney Park Rides and Attractions That No Longer Exist?” Good news: Kesselman listed many attractions that are closed now. Bad news: Nearly every explanation Jeff gave was filled with inaccuracies, incorrect information

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