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Tokyo Disney Resort will welcome back guests on July 1 with extensive safety measures in place, ending months of inactivity created by the coronavirus pandemic.
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For the time being, Oriental Land Co., the operator of the resort, announced Tuesday that Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, will run under limited capacity and guests will have to reserve tickets online prior to arrival. The resort shut its doors in February in response to the pandemic.
Tickets will become available beginning June 25. However, in order to maintain social distancing at the front entrance of the park, the company will offer three types of tickets with a different entry time.
As the park resumes operations, certain attractions and experiences, including Disney character greetings, which involve contact with guests, will be temporarily suspended, the park operator said.
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"We will be deliberate in our operations, thoroughly implementing health and safety measures such as controlled capacity through limits on attendance, limited visitors in attractions, shops, restaurants, and other facilities, regular cleaning and sanitization, proactively requesting guests to maintain social distancing, among other things," Oriental Land Co. announced Tuesday.