The partial reopening comes with limited hours and new safety requirements, including face masks being worn by all guests and employees.
“We’re going to do our part and we need our guests to do their part too,” Disney CEO Bob Chapek said on CNBC.
Infectious disease experts that spoke to Orlando Rising found problems with the policies proposed by the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force.
"We remain very confident that the parks business will generate healthy returns over the long term,” said Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Universal’s parent company, Comcast.
Theme parks are not included in Florida's first phase of reopening, but Orange County's task force plans on letting them welcome guests again at their own discretion.
Suggestions for theme parks from the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force include mandatory masks and temperature checks for employees and limiting park capacity.
In an interview with The Orlando Sentinel, the man charged with stealing and selling items from Disney World denied stealing the Buzzy animatronic.
Orlando Rising owner John Gregory talked about his earliest theme park memories, how theme park blogs can improve and all the unknowns on how the parks can reopen with COVID-19 still a threat.
The options in the survey included everything from limiting park capacity to requiring guests to pass a rapid COVID-19 tests before entering.