In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Orange County Florida sets new COVID-19 guidelines, details on DCL’s newest ship The Wish released, plus Disney is set to make a huge donation to the Make-A-Wish foundation.
This is your Disney news round-up for the week of April 24, 2021.
New Jungle Cruise Concept Art Released: The future of Trader Sam seemed a bit uncertain with the makeover of the Jungle Cruise, but it now seems that he will still play a role in the attraction – at least by name. Disney has announced a new story point for the reworked Jungle Cruise:
The Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover Returns: On Sunday, April 25, 2021, the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover reopened after begin shut down for more than a year. The PeopleMover shuttered before the COVID-19 pandemic, likely due to a combination of maintenance issues and control system upgrades.The PeopleMover is back, and it is great to once again ride the highway in the skies.
CDC Will Allow Cruise Lines to Start Sailing in Mid-July: Cruise lines around the world have been shuttered for the past year, but we now have news from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) stating that they can restart operations by mid-July under the organization’s most recent set of guidelines.
Orange County, Florida Says Temperature Checks No Longer Needed: Sources report that Dr. Raul Pino, Director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, has announced that temperature checks are not necessary. It seems that the health department official believes that temperature checks waste resources and do not make a difference in preventing the spread of COVID-19.