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Star Wars Hotel in Disney World

A Star Wars Resort Hotel has been announced for Walt Disney World, which will offer an immersive visit that further enhances what guests experience in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Previously, Disney indicated that the Star Wars Starship Resort will “be seamlessly connected” to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Bob Chapek,

No Fifth Park at Disney World

Due to significant land purchases in the last couple months, rumors and speculation are flying about a fifth gate at Walt Disney World. I’ll make a not-so-bold prediction: this land won’t be used for a 5th theme park in Florida. Want a bolder prediction? No one reading this will see a fifth gate at Walt

Star Wars Day at Sea: Better Than Expected

Star Wars Day at Sea is Disney Cruise Line’s celebration of adventures and characters from the saga on special 7-night Disney Fantasy sailings, usually during historically off-season sailings. We just got back from a Eastern Caribbean DCL voyage, and thought we’d share thoughts on the experience from last week. Before we get to editorializing, let’s

Is There an Off-Season at Disney World?

For ages, people have been saying, “there’s no off-season at Walt Disney World anymore.” It’s true that almost every year for just under a decade, annual attendance has increased. In most cases, this has been 1% to 5% bumps (per TEA reports), but it’s still noticeable–especially in aggregate. (Last updated February 4, 2019.)  During our