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Europa-Park shares health and safety video ahead of reopening

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Europa-Park is preparing to reopen this week in Germany. It has released its health and safety precautions in a video explaining the ‘new normal’ amid COVID-19.

As previously confirmed, Europa-Park will reopen on May 29. It has prepared extensive health and safety guidelines, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The theme park is limiting the daily number of visitors, who must purchase tickets in advance online. It will also implement social distancing markers in waiting areas and restaurants.

In addition, there will be enhanced hygiene and cleaning standards and processes, with more disinfection stations, and regular cleaning and disinfecting.

Europa-Park releases reopening video

Europa-Park is introducing new digital technologies to help with queue management and social distancing, and it is encouraging the use of contactless payments as much as possible.

Meanwhile, the attraction will be informing and educating guests about the new measures before and during their visit. It will also educate and train all employees.

Europa-Park and its six themed hotels, as well as the Camp Resort and Europa-Park Camping, will welcome guests once again from May 29.

Social distancing on rides at Europa-Park

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Hotel restaurants gradually started reopening from May 18, beginning with outside areas. Rulantica water park will remain closed until further notice.

“We kindly ask you, dear guests, to observe the mandatory minimum distance as well as the additional hygiene requirements which apply until further notice at Europa-Park,” it said in a statement.

Europa-Park’s detailed health and safety reopening measures can be found here.

In more positive news, Legoland Florida Resort is set to reopen, with Merlin Entertainments unveiling its own health and safety measures.

Puy du Fou plans to reopen to visitors with safety measures in place on June 11, while Universal Orlando Resort is preparing to reopen on June 5.

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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