If you ever visited the Walt Disney World Resort recently and been noticing a ton amount of construction throughout the property. One of those construction updates and is a new way to get around the resort for the Disney Skyliner.
This week if you’ve been at the resort, and spotted something new in the sky and in which the Skyliner is undergoing its initial testing. The Skyliner is subjected to be opening up this Fall 2019 ahead of the highly anticipated expansion for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This will be a state-of-the-art gondola system that will connect towards Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot and four on-site Disney hotels; Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and the proposed Disney’s Riviera Resort, which is now accepting guest reservations for stays beginning December 16, 2019. Official opening date to-be-announced at a later time.
Disney also announced for more themed gondola cabins and here’s what they had to say about it:
“Several gondolas will be adorned with graphics based on Disney films, attractions and characters. So for example, you may jump into a gondola where from the ground it will look like Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto or Chip & Dale are riding along with you. Several Disney animated films will be represented, including “Beauty & the Beast,” “Frozen,” “Lilo & Stitch,” “Moana,” “Peter Pan,” “The Princess and the Frog,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” and “Zootopia.”
Check out the sneak preview down below for more of the Disney themed gondolas:
Artist Concept Only for the Disney Skyliner coming towards Walt Disney World. Source: (©Disney)
The other themed gondolas to be part of the system will be:
- Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
- “Finding Dory”
- The Haunted Mansion
- “Monsters, Inc.”
- Pirates of the Caribbean
Soon enough guests will able to ride along these specialty Disney themed gondolas and more details to be released later this year!
Check out the video down below to learn more about the project from Jordan Matthews at Walt Disney Imagineering:
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