Tag Archives: Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Galactic Starcruiser Rides Again! D’Amaro Teases New Hollywood Studios Attraction to Replace Defunct ‘Star Wars’ Hotel

Galactic Starcruiser possible return

It’s been a big couple of weeks for updates on Walt Disney World expansion plans. Disney filed permits to start working on its Animal Kingdom expansion, which will include a new South/Central American-themed land, including Encanto, and replacing Dinosaur with Indiana Jones Adventure. Related: Disney Finally Moving Forward With Its Magic Kingdom Expansion Disney World followed that up with announcements about ...

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Disney Has a Hollywood Studios Problem That Only Expansion Can Solve

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Last year, when Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products Josh D’Amaro announced at the D23 Expo that Animal Kingdom would be the next Disney World park to be expanded, it made perfect sense. Animal Kingdom has the lowest park attendance at Disney World and has not had a meaningful expansion since Pandora: The World of Avatar opened in 2017. ...

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Walt Disney World To Repurpose Abandoned Resort Experience

Abandoned Disney Star Wars Starcruiser

Walt Disney World Resort is in a constant state of change. There are endless projects among its four theme parks, two water parks, various hotels, and entertainment venues. Related: Disney World Brings Back Popular 1982 Policy The Abandoned Disney Attraction Much reporting regarding new attractions has been focused on Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom Park. However, there’s another major attraction ...

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Here’s What Disney Should Do With Its Abandoned Starcruiser

Disney Needs Star Wars Hotel

On March 1, 2022, Disney opened its most ambitious experience yet — the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World Resort. The Galactic Starcruiser would fully immerse guests in the Star Wars universe with a 2-day stay aboard the Halcyon (the name of the ship). The only time that guests would leave the ship was when a transport vehicle brought them ...

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Is Disney Prepping the Galactic Starcruiser For a Comeback?

Galactic Starcruiser possible return

On March 1, 2022, Disney opened its first-ever, completely immersive, Star Wars-themed hotel — the Galactic Starcruiser. The new Walt Disney World Resort hotel was more than just a hotel. Guests who boarded could decide their own adventure — from joining the Resistance or teaming up with the First Order, the options seemed endless. Unfortunately for Disney, the $1 billion ...

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Devoted Fans Bid Farewell to Disney World’s Expensive Failed Hotel on Final Weekend

Galactic Starcruiser closing

In a galaxy not so far away, Disney’s ambitious venture, the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel, is about to close its doors for good, marking a costly setback for the entertainment giant. Initially anticipated to cost around $150 million to shut down, the actual expenses have spiraled far beyond that figure. As the final weekend approaches, devoted fans of this ...

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Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Cost Way More to Close Than Expected

Galactic Starcruiser closure costs

Walt Disney World’s ambitious endeavor, the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel, is set to close its doors in September, marking a costly setback for the entertainment giant. Initially expected to cost around $150 million to shutter, the reality now looms much higher. Let’s dive into the latest information about the costs of dismantling this failed experiment. Galactic Starcruiser Closure Costs ...

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“That’s 6 Months of Rent”: Fans Call Out Disney, Praise Cast Members on Closing of Surprisingly Beloved Experience

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Closures are a constant in the Disney Parks experience. It’s unfortunate, but it’s true. All Disney Fanatics are used to our favorite attractions closing down, whether for refurbishment, or in the case of Splash Mountain, in a more permanent way for a retheme to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, and it’s part and parcel of being a Disney Park fan. Many times, ...

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Hiding Behind the Feud With DeSantis Are Disney’s Business Struggles

Feud hides Disney's business struggles

If you paid attention to any news about the Walt Disney Company last week, you indeed heard that Disney canceled its Lake Nona project. This cancellation cost the state of Florida more than $1 billion in investment and 2,000 high-paying jobs. The headlines, of course, all said the same thing; Disney’s feud with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis cost the state ...

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Disney Announces Latest Attempt to Make “Starcruiser” Profitable

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This Star Wars day, Disney fans will have a chance to get a chance to listen in on a special part of the Galactic Starcruiser experience. On May 4, Gaya, known as the “Rockstar Queen of Ryloth,” will be releasing her first album for fans in our galaxy, making yet another Star Wars: Galactic Star Cruiser experience available to more than just ...

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