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Shanghai Disney Resort launches ‘Earth Month’

Shanghai Disney Resor launc hes ‘Earth Month’


wildlife photo exhibit, family nature walks, talking environmental recycling bin and other environmental awareness initiatives are just some of the exciting EarthMonth offerings available at Shanghai Disney Resort in this April.

Waste sorting and recycling is a growing trend, and is an important focus of every Disney resort, including S EarthMonth, the resort is

encouraging its guests to learn more a hanghai Disney Resort. As a highlight o

methods, and make a difference in their daily lives.

From April 1 through April 30, Xiao Tui, the friendly roaming recycling bin, will return to travel the pathways of Shanghai Disneyland, welcoming guests and spreading helpful environmental messages. As well as chatting with guests, Xiao Tui will also help promote the benefits of recycling and sorting, encouraging everyone to take action by emphasising how small changes can have a positive e feffect on the environment around them. “Environmental care and protection has been a key part of Shanghai Disney Resort since day one, and throughout April we are excited to be able to share our commitment and daily environmental practices with our guests,” said Joe Schott, president and general manager of Shanghai Disney Resort. “With a wide range of fun and engaging initiatives being held across the resort, we hope to continue to protect the planet together and instil in everyone a true appreciation for the beauty of nature.” Shanghai Disney Res ort has always embraced the Disney tradition of environmenta l care and as part of this commitment has established longstanding waste management and recycling systems.

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As well as offering all guests the opportunity to recycle using dedicated recycling bins around the resort, Shanghai Disney Resort has also highlighted a number of waste management practices it employs both on stage and backstage, including: • In all park restaurants, employees sort waste into designated bins before sending plates to be washed.

• Any green waste generated as part of the resort’s daily horticultural management will be collected and sent to a green waste treatment plant to be turned into nutrient-rich compost.

• In the resort’s backstage area, different recycling bins are available for all employees. The resort also encourages staff to think green via internal newsletters, billboards, and regular environmental activities.

This April, Shanghai Disney Resort is also continuing to promote wildlife protection through aWildlife Photo Exhibition. Open in Disneytown from April 8 in partnership with WildAid, the photos being exhibited were taken by Chinese actress andWildAi d ambassador Jiang Yiyan. The exhibition is free to all guests from April 9 - 30 and will highlight the need for everyone to work towards wildlife protection.

Throughout EarthMonth, young guests and their families can once again enjoy an adventure through nature with a trip to Shanghai Disneyland’s Gardens of Imagination. Full of colourful seasonal blossoms, the Gardens of Imagination are the perfect place for guests to appreciate the beauty of nature during a day out at the park. To help them on their way, a Nature Exploration Guide full of fun facts and information can be collected from CastMembers.

This year’s EarthMonth activities can also be found throughout Disneytown from April 12 - 22.Whether it is learning about plants from horticultural experts, taking a closer look at the wild world of insects, or embarking on a fun adventure featuring a variety of birds atWishing Star Park, gues ts can enjoy Disneytown’s captivating vi be while also connecting with the natural world.


Curl opens at Aquatica Orlando

KareKare Curl, Aquatica Orlando’s anticipated new attraction from ProSlide Technologies, will be made its grand debut to park guests on Frid yay,, April 12."KareKare" means "waves" in the Maori language and when combined with "Curl" meaning in a curved shape, this new ride could be described as a "curve shaped wave" which riders will experience when climbing the vertical wave wall. True to its name and holding two passengers, this new slide delivers a high-adrenaline, weightless adventure. With the addition of KareKare Curl, Aquatica Orlando claims it will have more high thrill rides than any other


Florida waterpark. The opening of KareKare Curl will signal the second year in a row that Aquatica Orlando unveils a new attraction, following the ope ning of the Ray Rush .


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