Disney is normally fast to react to well being issues. In 2016, when Zika issues unfold to the United States, Disney World started providing free mosquito repellent spray and altered some outside leisure choices. A decade in the past, as swine flu fears unfold world wide, Disney added further hand sanitizer stations and handed out informational pamphlets encouraging company to clean their fingers frequently. In each of these conditions, the parks remained open. So far, no change in operations have begun at any theme parks within the U.S., regardless of a number of confirmed instances, together with one in the identical county as Disneyland. Another case was first reported at LAX, the first airport for vacationers to the area that features the Disneyland resort.
With greater than 16 p.c of the corporate’s theme parks now closed indefinitely, it is laborious to foretell what impression it should have on the corporate’s backside line. The Lunar New Year is likely one of the busiest seasons of the 12 months for tourism in Asia, so the closures couldn’t have come at a worse time.
While concern and instances proceed to develop, the World Health Organization has but to declare a public well being emergency of worldwide concern.
As for Disney presently, no related closures are anticipated at some other Disney resorts.