Walt Disney World Resort Skyliner Issues and Can They Be Fixed?

As frequent Walt Disney World visitors can tell you, transportation to and from the parks seems to be lacking. Traffic is bound to happen when there are over 52 million visitors per year! Because of that Disney has decided to do something to help alleviate some of the congestion, Disney’s Skyliner. Once a attraction in the Magic Kingdom, now this was to be a mode of transportation from select lucky resorts and 2 theme parks. Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Art of Animation, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, and Disney’s newest DVC resort, Riviera , would be sharing the Disney’s Skyliner to take guest to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and EPCOT.

 

Visiting these parks is now made to be easier. While bus transportation to these parks will still be available, Disney’s Skyliner adds a magical experience. After recently riding in one I can say it will now be my favorite mode of transportation to and from the parks to my resort. Each ride can vary but expect 15-20 mins from the time you jump onboard to the time you transfer, if you need to, to the time you reach your destination. Of course this is not including wait times to get onto Disney’s Skyliner, it should make it easier for you to get there. In my recent experience I rode from Disney’s Pop/Disney’s Art of Animation station going over to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

 

Coming onboard was easy. These are continuously moving, although at a slow speed. If someone in your party is in a wheelchair or has a mobility issue there are special cabins that are pulled aside for easier boarding. They are beautifully wrapped, some in bright colors, others in various Disney Characters. Each Disney’s Skyliner cabin fits 10 people. Most of the concern was to be the lack of air conditioning, once onboard we realized how cool it actually was inside. The breeze from the Skyliner moving is enough to make you feel very comfortable in the 15 to 20 minute ride. However if your Skyliner does come to a complete stop it will get warm quickly. We very much enjoyed the views from up high. The first part of our trip was short, going from Disney’s POP/Art of Animation station to Disney’s Caribbean Beach resort station.

 

At the transfer station, where we would transfer to either EPCOT or Hollywood Studios, signs are clearly posted letting you which Skyliner you will be wanting to board. It is a quick process to board and deboard and board again. The process goes pretty quick same as when you first board. The ride is quiet and peaceful. Great for children, but if there is a fear of heights you may not want to look down. Once arriving at Hollywood Studios. It is easy to get to the front gate!

 

If you are staying at one of the resorts with access to the Disney Skyliner, then you have a great advantage to get to and from Hollywood Studios and Epcot! And I greatly recommend them. Fast and efficient and they cut down on bus time as well!

 

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New Details on Upcoming Star Wars Lands Add to the Excitements

Disney’s largest ever single themed land expansion projects – The Star Wars Lands in Anaheim, California and in Orlando, Florida have taken the theme park world by storm. There is no comparison to the uniquely – immersive experiences the Lands offer. And the latest revelations on this make things even more exciting for the fans.

The recent – 2017 Star Wars Celebration in Orlando shares surprising new details about a space experience like no other. In deed it’s all about choices and consequences. A land where your choices will follow you around, until you end up with your own unique Star Wars story. Truly, the individual decision you make will have a direct effect on the overall experience. For example, you will come across different aspects of the environment, including reactions, based on your pick (on whose side you wanted to be) during the epic space battle between First Order and the Resistance. Your individual choices can earn you the power to add a new twist to the story altogether, or maybe you wanted to trigger some environmental changes with the purchase of a special Star Wars item for that matter. The possibilities can be many, but no real details available yet.

Secondly, character experiences will play a big role. At Disney’s Hollywood Studios – the Star Wars Launch Bay is the only place to meet those favorite space characters till now. But the new Star Wars Lands will change that forever with the inclusion of walk-around characters and droids like never before. Also not to forget the interactive elements with characters as well. For example, in the interactive dark ride you choose to help The First Order, and take commends for your efforts with Kylo Ren. Or possibly you find yourself chatting with Poe Dameron, who implores you to support the Resistance instead.

Star Wars Lands Story

Star Wars Lands Story


On the story side, we only heard about a remote galactic outpost, unknown till know. However, the new details have thrown more light on this mysterious destination – located on the Outer Rim somewhere. Guests will visit a remote village, used to be a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes. However, the rise of hyperspace travel had led to its downfall as a prominence outpost. Now it’s considered as a thriving port for all those who prefer less attention, including rogues, smugglers, and adventurers.

Star Wars Lands are slated to open sometime in 2019. With plenty of additional details to come and with about two years to go before the one of a kind experiences come alive we will certainly keep hearing more about the new Lands.You can book your Disney Tickets in advance at special discounts with The Official Ticket Center.

What’s New About Star Wars at Disney’s Parks

Star Wars Awakens at Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Awakens at Hollywood Studios

Ever since Disney had acquired the Lucasfilm Franchise, expectations about the future of this most celebrated space opera keep making the headlines everywhere. In fact the discussions about new Star Wars Attractions have topped the list of all theme park speculations like never before. And I think the prospects of enjoying more of Star Wars right in the middle of the world’s happiest place or the possibilities of visiting an entire land dedicated to the iconic Franchise for that matter have changed the way we think about space adventures today. For the first time in the history of the Franchise such historic expansion is taking place. And with the plans of expansion in all possible formats (movies, animations, toys and stationeries, including theme park attractions), Disney is sure to re-define the legacy of one of the world’s most beloved space opera.

However, it’s also true that we have waited for so long on this. It has been over two years now since Disney had finalized the Deal with George Lucas, but the anticipations that followed the acquisition are yet to take shape at the world famous Parks. Part of the reason is that they are all waiting for the up-coming 2015 Star Wars sequel to take the lead. Also as per the latest revelations by Disney, and the fact that the new attractions will be based on the up-coming Star Wars sequels (such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Spinoffs) offer reasons enough for the Imagineers to wait until J.J. Abrams is all set to discuss his blockbuster plans.

Though it’s still a mystery as to where or which of the Disney Park or Parks will have the new attractions, speculations indicate that WDW’s (Walt Disney World) Hollywood Studios will be one of the most coveted places for the next big Star Wars surprise soon. In deed the long-time rumor of a new Star Wars Land is still the most happening topic of discussion among theme park fans in Orlando.

However, no-matter how long the wait is, but given the revelations there is definitely something for theme park fans to have by this year. The Force Awakens – first of the trilogy is slated to release in theaters by the end of 2015. The grand opening of the same is also seen as the ultimate revival of a genre that inspires multiple generations of fans unlike any other. Also if the reactions to the recent Teaser Trailer are to be believed then Disney is living up to its promises. And indeed there is something incredible and more interesting is taking shape out there. The Episode-VII Trailer itself seems to offer a lot in support of a new legend in the making.

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Hunting Hidden Mickeys Is a Favorite Sport Among Disney World Mouse Lovers

Keep Your Eyes Open... They are Everywhere!

Keep Your Eyes Open... They are Everywhere!

Beyond the magical theme-park attractions and rides the existence of the legendary mouse – ears in ultimate disguise doubles our Disney delights. As a great fan of the Mouse I believe that the concept of Hidden Mickeys plays a unique role in strengthening our connections with the famous Disney World parks every time we visit them. Whether it’s at the Magic Kingdom or the Epcot the opportunities of finding Hidden Mickeys are many. Moreover, being able to figure out the magical ears in their most elusive formats during a Disney vacation is always a rewarding experience for me. In fact hunting for those secret images and shadows of the mouse is an ever-challenging fun opportunity one should not miss while visiting the world’s most beloved theme parks. Continue reading