Construction Update: Gondola Spotted at Disney Skyliner’s Hollywood Studios Station!

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Walking past the new Disney Skyliner station at Disney's Hollywood Studios today yielded a little surprise -- we noticed a Skyliner gondola, all wrapped up and waiting for deployment! Construction on the Skyliner has been underway for several months, with no completion date having been announced beyond "sometime in 2019". When finished, the Skyliner will connect Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot to a number of Disney resort hotels: Pop Century, Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach, and the currently-under-construction Riviera.

Coming in 2020: New Hotel Tower for Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin!

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The Orlando Business Journal has reported that the owners of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin are planning to build a new 349-room hotel tower on the current site of the Swan's tennis courts. According to OBJ, New York-based real estate firm Tishman and Metlife Investment Management have entered into an agreement with Walt Disney World to build the 14-story tower, which will break ground this fall and is expected to open in 2020.

Walk Around Disneyland Shows Progress on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and More!

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Contributing photographer Jason of sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, August 24, 2018. A view of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge from the Mickey and Friends Parking Structure Crews working on installing scaffolding and on the wire mesh for the background spires. Not a lot of visible progress on … Continue reading "Walk Around Disneyland Shows Progress on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and More!"
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Walkway Between Epcot and the Studios Affected by Skyliner Construction

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On a recent trip we decided to check on the progress of the Skyliner station. We also snapped some pictures of the impact the construction is having on bus transportation and the walkway that connects Epcot to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Walking is just about our favorite way to get around the Epcot/Studios area, especially since … Continue reading "Walkway Between Epcot and the Studios Affected by Skyliner Construction"