Hong Kong Disneyland announced it will close yet again due to the widespread Omicron variant and stricter COVID-19 guidelines from the Hong Kong local government.
- Hong Kong Disneyland announced on their website today that the closure, previously expected to last through January 20, has been extended through February 3, 2022.
- Unused Park Tickets and/or Designated In-Park Products with expiry dates falling within the Park’s temporary closure period will be extended.
- For hotel bookings with check-in date falling within this period, free cancellation can be arranged if required.
- The validity date for Magic Access Memberships will also be extended.
- Hong Kong Disneyland park will be closed temporarily from January 7 – January 20, 2022 this now marks the park’s fifth closure during the pandemic, most recently being a brief closure in November 2021.
- The resort hotels will remain open with an adjusted level of services. Service at restaurants and recreation facilities in hotels will be adjusted according to the latest government regulations.
- These arrangements are subject to change with reference to the latest Hong Kong government requirements.
- As Hong Kong is bracing for a fifth wave of infections propelled by the quick-spreading Omicron variant, the territory has reported minimal cases in the past year, but did see its first confirmed local transmission of Omicron on December 31, prompting fears of an outbreak.
- The local government has also placed a two-week ban on flights from eight countries, including the UK and U.S., as it continues to employ a “zero Covid” strategy.
- Certain governments in Asia, notably China and Japan, have been consistent in introducing stricter restrictions as cases of the virus begin to rise. This week, China put two cities into lockdown after detecting a handful of cases.