Theme Park News Recap: The Biggest Announcements from Disney’s Destination D23
Disney theme parks have always been a source of magic and wonder for children and adults alike. With each passing year, Disney continues to captivate its audience by introducing new attractions, experiences, and resorts. The recent Destination D23 presentation was no exception, as it yielded some exciting announcements about the future of Disney World, Disneyland Resort, and more. Let’s take a closer look at some of the biggest highlights from the event:
1. New Epcot Experiences
Disney World’s Epcot is about to get a whole lot more magical with a myriad of new experiences. Coming in 2022, the highly anticipated “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind” roller coaster will take guests on a thrilling intergalactic adventure. Additionally, the “Moana: Journey of Water” attraction will invite visitors to explore the enchanting world of Moana through a unique water-based experience.
2. Avengers Campus Expansion
Disneyland Resort’s Avengers Campus has been a fan-favorite since it opened in 2021. The Destination D23 presentation announced an exciting expansion for this area, with a brand new attraction called “Avengers Quinjet: Aerial Assault.” This thrilling ride will take guests on an epic airborne adventure alongside the Avengers.
3. Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser
Star Wars fans have something incredible to look forward to with the launch of the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser experience. This immersive two-night adventure will transport guests into the world of Star Wars, allowing them to live out their own intergalactic saga aboard the Halcyon starcruiser.
4. New Disneyland Resort Hotel
As part of the ongoing expansion of the Disneyland Resort, a new hotel is set to be built. The hotel, named The Princess and the Frog-themed Hotel, will be inspired by the beloved Disney animated film. This addition will offer guests a unique and enchanting lodging experience.
5. Zootopia Land
Shanghai Disneyland will soon be home to a new land based on the hit Disney film, Zootopia. This immersive land will allow visitors to step into the bustling city of Zootopia and interact with their favorite characters from the movie.
6. Disney Cruise Line’s New Ship
Disney Cruise Line is expanding its fleet with the addition of a new ship, the Disney Wish, set to sail in summer 2022. The Disney Wish will feature unique experiences, including a first-of-its-kind attraction called the AquaMouse, a water ride that combines storytelling and waterpark fun.
7. Magical Enhancements
In addition to the new attractions and experiences, Disney also announced several magical enhancements to their existing parks. These include the addition of Frozen-themed lands in both Hong Kong Disneyland and Disneyland Paris, as well as a reimagined It’s a Small World ride in Disneyland Resort.
The Destination D23 presentation was filled with exciting announcements that have Disney fans eagerly anticipating their next visit to the parks. From new attractions to themed hotels and immersive experiences, Disney continues to push the boundaries of imagination and storytelling. Whether you’re a fan of Marvel, Star Wars, princesses, or classic Disney characters, there’s something for everyone to look forward to in the coming years.
So start planning your next Disney vacation and get ready to embark on unforgettable adventures in the magical world of Disney!