Some amusement parks have already opened their door, while others are still waiting before taking a position as to the initiation of the start of their season. It must be said, that the leaders of these parks are in their turn subjected to the roller coaster ride in terms of decision-making.
On one side, the French need to distract himself, to escape and by encouraging the public to a holiday in France, the government provides additional visibility to the centres of nearby recreation.
The other hand, the user-friendliness and the pleasure to shout themselves hoarse in living up to the thrill promised by these attractions always more innovative, and do not tolerate the actions barriers and other constraints imposed by the epidemic of sars coronavirus. Difficult to share these emotions with a mask on the face.
A puzzle for re-enchanting the magic of the amusement park
It is also necessary, to reopen, to validate a protocol by the prefecture with a limit on the number of visitors, making the equation even more difficult to solve. Since 15 June, the parc Asterix welcomes back its visitors. With an average of 3,000 entries daily for the first week, the park fails to reach its goal of 5,000. Worse still, the attendance is well below figures of last year (12.500) and even the symbolic threshold of 10,000 visitors / day, point the economic balance of the park.
It is the economic survival of these amusement parks, which is in the game. Some allow, under the cover of anonymity, that the year 2020 will be serious consequences, and that there are questions already on the repayment of loans guaranteed by the State obtained in order to face this exceptional situation.
The largest european park, Euro Disney, will unveil his plan of action this Monday, June 22, and will communicate the date of its reopening. But the park, Mickey will have to solve one more problem, as a visitor on two is not French. Although it announces a progressive reopening of borders, the foreign customers risk, however, not to be at the appointment.