There was news several weeks ago that Florida would move to Phase 3 of reopening which means that theme parks can legally return to normal operations with no mandatory regulations or attendance caps. For many people this may seem like surprising news given the high numbers of COVID-19 cases still being reported in Florida.
In an interview with Disney CEO Bob Chapek on Monday October 12, it was confirmed that Disney wouldn't be relaxing on any of its COVID-19 health and safety measures. Attendance at Walt Disney World parks will continue to be capped at 25% and mandatory mask wearing rules have actually been tightened due to compliance and overcrowding in certain areas of the park with new signage being put up informing guests that those not wearing masks will be removed from the park.
Mandatory mask wearing has been a contentious issue from the start and although Disney are choosing to keep this measure for the near future there is hope that when COVID-19 becomes under control that we may see a return to visiting theme parks without the need for face coverings to be worn.
For our latest Big Debate we are asking you your views on this latest annoucement...
So as always we will keep it as simple as we can, however, I feel the need with this debate to split it into two because it is quite possible you may agree with one and not the other as attendance caps and mask wearing are two very different measures.
CLICK HERE to vote on, Has Disney Chosen Right To Keep Attendance Caps at 25%? Your choices are:
- Yes - should be kept at 25%
- No - should be raised to 50%
- No - should be raised to 75%
- No - should be back to full capacity
CLICK HERE to vote on, Has Disney Chosen Right To Keep Mandatory Mask Wearing? Your choices are:
Don't forget to share these with your friends and family and let us know what you think by leaving us a comment below or on Facebook. As usual we hope to include as many as possible for you to read in our Big Debate RESULTS article which will be coming soon.
We have a great community at Theme Park Tourist which we are very proud of. Please remember to be respectful of everyone's views and have fun voting.
I know a few readers have commented saying that there isn't any point to these polls because it won't make any difference anyway. I do understand this but I really believe that it is so important for people to be able to voice their opinions and this is one way of doing that.
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