Transcript for Inside Disney World as happiest place on earth reopens
this half-hour with an exclusive look at the phased re-opening of Walt Disney world which comes as Florida faces skyrocketing coronavirus cases. ABC's will reeve right there inside the magic kingdom. Will, good morning to you. Reporter: Good morning, Dan. I am here. Today is the day, Walt Disney world welcoming guests back for the first time in months. Magic kingdom, animal kingdom opening today. The other parks later next week. Amid the pandemic, it'll be a new Disney experience for everyone, one with new safety protocols throughout. This morning, Walt Disney world is re-opening? Hi, guys. Welcome back. Reporter: Today in a cautious and phased approach, Disney's animal kingdom and magic kingdom welcoming guests for the first time in four months since its pandemic-induced shutdown, with Hollywood studios and epcot planning to re-open later next week but as covid-19 cases surge here in Florida, some are asking if now is the right time. Should Walt Disney world be opening right now? In these unique times I think we've evolved. We've become more flexible and I think we're ready for this new world. Reporter: Disney had to reimagine the park experience new measures in place. "Gma" getting an exclusive look and insight from Josh, the chairman of Disney parks experiences and products. We have protocols in place from before our guest enters to when they're inside the park to new cast member training. Reporter: Disney world will be limiting daily attendance. Guests must make advance reservations for their visit. Upon arrival, a mandatory temperature check. Face coverings required at all times for ages 2 and up except for when dining or swimming. Mobile ordering at restaurants will reduce physical contact, with more hand sanitizing stations placed around the parks. I think when guests come in and walk our parks, they're going to immediately feel it's different. Same magic will be there but it will feel different. You'll look up main street and won't see the same crowds you saw before. We're designing this experience to be more contemporary meaning in this new normal we're in. Reporter: There are ample reminders to keep your distance throughout the experience. Hey, guys. Good job at physical distancing. Reporter: Including on Disney world's iconic attractions. At the end of the day, what success is going to look like, even though it might be difficult to see is the smiles on people's faces, to come back and experience the joy of Disney. Reporter: Disney has emphasized that for this to work cast members and guests must work together. You heard me ask Josh should Disney world be re-opening? He said, absolutely, we believe we have the right plan in place. Whit. Will, I'll pick it up from here to say that Disney is the parent company of ABC news. Will reeve, thank you again for your reporting this morning.
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