for the park to compensate her loss. The case was heard on April 23 and the verdict is pending.
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has sparked heated discussions on social media about whether it is reasonable for the world’s second largest W
alt Disney park to deny visitors the right to bring their own food. Some argue that the food and beverages supplied wi
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In an online poll by local media shobserver.com, 40 percent of the respon
dents said they don’t mind such a policy as long as there is no price difference between the food sold in and o
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Shanghai Disneyland has banned outside food, alcohol and nonalcoholic beverages over
600 milliliters inside its park since November 2017, more than a year after its opening.
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olicy. In June 2018, a lawyer from Suzhou, Jiangsu province, tried to take the theme pa
rk to court by accusing it of violating consumer rights. But the court turned down his appeal. 上海夜生活
Wang, together with three of her classmates and a mentor, approached the case
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consumer contracts. She also cited a statement by the Supreme Court, which said the policy of no outside food
and beverages in the catering industry is a “bullying term”, according to thePaper.cn. 上海夜生活
In one of its recent school journals, Wang and her three classmates, who are all majoring in
international law, said it’s the nature of legal practitioners to find fault with the status quo. 上海夜生活
In 2014, a college student in Yantai, Shandong province, won a lawsu
it against a local cinema that prohibited him from bringing his own drink. 上海夜生活品茶微信
Globally, three out of the six Disneyland parks are open to food and drinks from beyond
its services, while the three in Asia – Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai – carry a no-outside-food-and-drink policy.