Disney Will Assume Full Operations of EPCOT’s Morocco Pavilion by End of 2020

EPCOT Morocco
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When strolling EPCOT’s World Showcase, chances are you’ve stopped and explored the Morocco Pavilion for all its great detail and beauty. The stunning pavilion was fully funded and designed by the Kingdom of Morocco, allowing the country representation to truly shine through. Now, we have learned a mutual agreement has resulted in Disney assuming the operations of Morocco by the end of 2020.


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As shared in an exclusive with DisneyFoodBlog: A joint statement released by Jacquee Wahler, VP Communications Walt Disney World Resort, and Rashid Choufani and Rachid Lyazidi, Operating Participants Morocco Pavilion states the following: “After many years of working together, we have a mutually agreed arrangement to begin the process of transitioning operations of the Morocco pavilion to Disney. By the end of the year, Disney will assume operations of this important part of EPCOT and under Disney’s operation, the pavilion will continue to honor the rich traditions and legacy it has since it opened.”


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We will be sure to keep you posted as more unfolds with this beloved World Showcase Pavilion!

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.

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