The happiest place on earth is stressing some of us out. Just saying.
Disney recently released the news that they would be reopening their parks in June and would also be taking reservations, to keep the occupancy limits lower. But now that all may be changing again.
PEOPLE is now reporting any reservations made at their properties through the first week of June have now been canceled.
WDW News Today spoke to a guest whose reservations for the second week of June have been canceled as well. At the time of this update, Disney World is allowing people to make reservations from July 1 onward.
Disney confirmed via its Parks Blog Instagram account that the Shanghai Disneyland resort re-opened “with controlled capacity on May 11.”
Shortly after, the Disney Parks blog posted a message from Disney Parks’ Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pam Hymel, who explained the ways in which Disney is looking at larger re-openings.
She broke the explanation into the following categories: phased reopening, physical distancing and capacity measures, cleanliness and sanitization, screening and prevention support, and cast training.
She noted she is working with the U.S. Travel Association on “a set of guidelines the travel industry may tailor to their individual businesses to help demonstrate that safety of travelers is a top focus.” You can read the update from Dr. Hymel in full here.
All Disney Parks will also be decreasing their employees, some parks having as little as 200 essential employees. This is on top of them having to furlough 43,000 workers amid its temporary closure, according to The New York Times.
If you have created any sort of reservation this year to any of the Disney Resorts, I would highly suggest keeping a close eye on it. With everything going on right now, rules and regulations are changing daily and you can’t assume or expect anything.
But the hope is that everything will return to normal soon. Until then, watch your Disney movies, buy some Disney themed items (like these AMAZING dream-catchers), and wait for the magical world of Disney to re-open.