• Opening date announced for Disney Skyliner

    By: Shelley Caran

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    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The dawn of a new era in Disney transportation is right around the corner! 

    Walt Disney World Resort announced today that its state- of-the-art Disney Skyliner gondola system will begin carrying guests high above the resort on Sept. 29, 2019. 

    This state-of-the-art transportation system has been taking shape around the Walt Disney World Resort, and when it opens will it will offer guests a new way to experience the resort with amazing views only available from the sky.  

    The Disney Skyliner connects Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot to four resort hotels- Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort scheduled to open in December 2019.

    Some Disney Skyliner cabins feature graphics based on Disney films, attractions, and characters.

    Guests will take flight with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Chip & Dale, and other Disney stories including:

    • “Coco”
    • Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
    • “Finding Dory”
    • Haunted Mansion
    • “Monsters, Inc.”
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
    • “Ratatouille”

    Before you know it, Disney Skyliner will be floating guests across Walt Disney World Resort! 

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