Overview of Major Disney World News from D23

Disney hosted its D23 Expo July 14-16 and had a ton of major announcements for Walt Disney World.  Here is a short and sweet list:

  • Hollywood Studios’ Toy Story Land will open summer 2018
  • Hollywood Studios’ Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will open in 2019
  • Hollywood Studios will also get Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, which will replace the Great Movie Ride
  • Epcot’s France will be getting a Ratatouille ride (similar to one in Disneyland Paris)
  • Epcot will get a new roller coaster based on Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Epcot’s Mission:Space will be getting a new option
  • Epcot’s Future World will be getting a new restaurant
  • Magic Kingdom will get a roller coaster based on Tron (similar to one in Shanghai Disneyland)
  • Magic Kingdom will get a new live entertainment theater on Main Street
  • Disney World will open an immersive Star Wars hotel
  • Disney World will open a new Disney Vacation Club resort, Disney Riviera Resort, near Epcot
  • Disney World will connect Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and a few resorts with a new sky tram system called Disney Skyliner
  • Disney World will offer an Uber-like service called Minnie Van service

For more information, go to http://wdwnews.com/releases/walt-disney-parks-and-resorts-chairman-bob-chapek-announces-extraordinary-line-up-of-experiences-coming-to-disney-parks-around-the-globe/

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