Disney CEO Bob Chapek talks to CNBC and confirms masks likely for Cast Members and Guests at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek talked to CNBC earlier today following the reopening of Shanghai Disney.

Operating capacity at Shanghai is currently limited to 30%, but Chapek indicated he expects attendance to be boosted by 5000 guests each week.

Of interest to Walt Disney World guests is a confirmation that masks will likely be required by both Cast Members and Guests. The likelihood of masks for guests appeared to increase when Disney launched a range of masks just over a week ago. Not only can Disney make masks a revenue source, but character design masks also goes some way to making masks far more acceptable for families visiting the parks.

Here is the full interview.

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Article Posted: May 11, 2020 / 12:25pm ET