Construction Updates

Construction Updates

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Mother Nature Gets Involved With The Disney Skyliner Testing At Epcot

Recently mother nature decided to assist in unveiling the very first character gondola for the Disney Skyliner at Hollywood Studios.  Today, she decided to rain on the Disney Skyliner parade again...literally. Gondola testing is now in full force on the...
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The Countdown Begins For Epcot’s New Space Themed Dining Experience

"Tranquility base here, the Eagle has landed", or at least it will by the end of this year.  Disney just announced that the brand new space themed restaurant coming to Epcot will be open in the later portion of...
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Disney Unveils All The Disney Skyliner Gondolas At Hollywood Studios

Disney surprised guests today as they unveiled all of the Disney Skyliner Gondolas running on the line between Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort and Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Of course we had to be there to capture the moment in all...
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Disney Skyliner First Uncovered Character Gondola

Disney recently revealed the very first uncovered character gondola actively running on the line between Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Caribbean Beach Resorts, but it doesn't appear to be how Disney originally planned it. A storm recently ripped through central...
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New Water Evacuation Equipment Ready For The Disney Skyliner

We recently watched as rescue crews practiced evacuations from the Disney Skyliner gondolas at Hollywood Studios.  Large platforms were raised high in the air by crane directly underneath the gondolas.  This would allow passengers to safely walk out and...
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Crews Work All Night To Lay Concrete Foundation For The New Tron Coaster

Construction crews worked through the night to lay the massive concrete foundation for the brand new Tron Roller Coaster being built at the Magic Kingdom. A convoy of cement trucks rolled in single file unloading massive amounts of cement.  Large...
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Disney Skyliner Begins Emergency Evacuation Testing At Hollywood Studios

Another exciting day watching the Disney Skyliner testing at Walt Disney World.  Sometimes, it's not always about flashy colors, speed or painting towers...sometimes (and in Disney's case always), it's about safety first! Disney, Doppelmayr, and the Reedy Creek Fire Department...
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Disney’s Magic Kingdom Construction Update April 2019

The Magic Kingdom is getting ready for their big 50th anniversary celebration in 2021, with the addition of the new Tron Lightcycle Power Run, a Tomorrowland Speedway track refurb and some cosmetic work around Cinderella Castle.  Today, we took...
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First Look Inside the Disney Skyliner Gondolas

The Orlando Sentinel was recently given an exclusive first look at the brand new Disney Skyliner gondolas at Walt Disney World.  According to Dean Huspen, a principal architect with Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney's vision is to provide "the most...
Disney Skyliner Nighttime Load Testing

Disney Skyliner Nighttime Stationary Load Testing at Hollywood Studios

Disney continues to test the Disney Skyliner, even at all hours of the night.  The past few nights, they have rolled out a full load of gondolas onto the haul rope between the Caribbean Beach and Hollywood Studios.  The...

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The Gran Destino Tower Porte Cochere Lights Up In Stunning Bright...

Disney has slowly been unveiling pieces of the completely re-imagined Coronado Springs Resort.  The Gran Destino Tower is very close to opening on July...