Theme parks worldwide have shut down due to COVID-19. That includes Disney, which reports a loss of $1 billion in operating revenue due to park closures. However, Disney plans to reopen its Shanghai theme park next week — with temperature checks and face mask requirements. There’s no word on when Disney’s other parks might open.
The future of amusement parks
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How might Disney, Universal, Six Flags reopen their theme parks during COVID-19?
Theme parks worldwide have shut down due to COVID-19. That includes Disney, which reports a loss of $1 billion in operating revenue due to park closures.
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Airbnb cuts 25% of its employees, faces major revenue loss due to COVID-19
With COVID-19 disrupting much of the hospitality industry, Airbnb and its hosts have lost more than $1 billion in bookings.
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James Beard Award finalists honored for their work, out of business, unsure if they’ll survive
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Netflix’s ‘Hollywood’ explores racism and sexism in the industry
The new Netflix miniseries “Hollywood” is set in the 1940s. It tells the story of Hollywood’s Golden Age through the eyes of aspiring actors, a director, and screenwriter.
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