Universal Beijing Resort to reopen this month with restricted capacity – Deadline


After more than a month of pandemic-related restrictions, Beijing began a return to normal on Monday. Today, Universal Beijing Resort announced that it will resume operations on June 15 with a phased approach. In a note titled “Restart the blockbuster fun,” the station’s website noted that online ticket sales resume on June 11 – that is, one day after the Universal/Amblin Entertainment release. Jurassic World Dominion in China.

The resort, which opened in September 2021 and temporarily closed in May as Covid cases surged in the capital, includes themed areas ranging from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Minion Land and Jurassic World Isla Nublar as well only one CityWalk and two hotels.

Universal Studios Grand Hotel and NUO Hotel will open to the public on June 14, as will Universal CityWalk Beijing. The theme park restarts on the 15th.

All will be operating at 75% capacity and guests will be required to provide a 72-hour negative NAT test result upon arrival. Temperature checks will be in place and guests are reminded to follow team member advice and pandemic prevention guidelines, including wearing a mask, maintaining social distancing and taking personal protection measures during their visit.

Some venues may be unavailable in the initial phase, while the station said it will “pay close attention” to the pandemic control situation and “assess and adjust operational arrangements in a timely manner in accordance with government policies.”

China has a zero Covid policy, but has gradually eased restrictions in major cities. According to Bloomberg, 18 of the country’s 31 mainland provinces had zero cases last week, and no province had more than 20 cases per day on average.

Although Shanghai has ended its strict lockdown, the Shanghai Disney Resort issued a “friendly reminder” on Tuesday that its park and hotels remain temporarily closed with no confirmed reopening date.


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