Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Find Innovative Ways to Connect Guests to Beloved Stories in 2022 and Beyond |
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida, 20 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today at Destination D23, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products President Josh D’Amaro showcased new ways Disney connects fans to the stories they love most through projects innovations coming to life around the world. Join the Guardians of the Galaxy for an intergalactic adventure at EPCOT and dress up at Avengers Campus at Paris, to the breathtakingly spectacular scenes ahead on Disney Cruise Line’s all-new ship, exciting new experiences await fans in 2022 and beyond.
“From the start, people have felt a strong connection to the Disney brand,” said Josh D’Amaro. “As we build original, state-of-the-art experiences that further expand our favorite stories and even tell brand new ones, we look forward to a future filled with connections, endless possibilities and magic for Disney fans. of the whole world.”
Attendees were among the first to see up close demonstrations of the latest cutting edge technology from Walt Disney Imagineering, including a new lightsaber from a galaxy far, far away and a full exoskeleton system that will bring characters from all sizes to life in the future in the Disney Parks. D’Amaro also presented the new MagicBand + and the new “Hey Disney!” voice assistant, both coming to Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, with unique experiences for guests at each location.
Live music filled the auditorium with a performance of “Poor Unfortunate Souls” inspired by the new theatrical interpretation of “The Little Mermaid” arriving on Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish. The public also learned first that Walt Disney World Resort will welcome Make-A-Wish children and their families among the very first guests to experience. Star wars: Galactic Starcruiser when it launches next year.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind set to open in summer 2022
As part of the transformation of EPCOT, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind to open to guests in summer 2022 as part of the Walt Disney World Resort 50e Birthday party. Debuting in EPCOT’s new World Discovery district, this thrilling family-friendly attraction will match the scale and adventure of the Guardians of the Galaxy films, inviting guests on an intergalactic chase through time. and space. It will feature the first reverse launch on a Disney coaster and will be one of the longest fully enclosed coasters in the world.
The attraction will also feature the Oscar® nominated actress Glenn Close resume his role of Nova prime, the Xandarian leader and commander of the Nova Corps. Guests will enter Xandar’s new Pavilion of Wonders via the Galaxarium and walk through the Xandar Gallery, where they learn about the Xandar people as well as the similarities between Earth and Xandar.
30e Disneyland Paris anniversary celebration begins March 6, with Avengers Campus coming in summer 2022
After 30 years of connecting visitors to their favorite Disney stories, Disneyland Paris has become the number one tourist destination in Europe and enters a new era in which every guest is encouraged to dream bigger, laugh harder and smile wider with two major milestones in 2022. The 30e The anniversary celebration will begin March 6 with dazzling shows, entertainment, decor along Main Street, United States and new costumes for Disney friends, making the resort shine more than ever.
As the party goes on Avengers Campus will welcome guests in the summer of 2022. Here, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will reunite for the next chapter of the Global Avengers initiative and provide incredible new experiences for Super Hero fans, right after Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel opened earlier this year.
Disney Wish – Two dazzling new shows
When the newest ship in Disney Cruise Line’s fleet, the Disney Wish, sets sail for the first time this summer, families will experience a celebration of enchanting storytelling that brings Disney, Pixar, Marvel and more. Star wars adventures like never before. A hallmark of the Disney Cruise Line experience is the unprecedented live entertainment that thrills guests on every trip. The Disney Wish will present two new shows at the Walt Disney Theater – “Disney The Little Mermaid” and “Disney Seas Adventure. “” Disney The Little Mermaid “reimagines the Walt Disney Animation Studios classic with a modern and innovative take of a young girl learning the power of her voice. The show will feature dazzling special effects, innovative theatrical design, artistic choreography and a reimagined storyline and score that will surprise and delight guests of all ages. “Seas the Adventure” follows Goofy as he discovers his own Inner Captain with the help of Captain Minnie and a cast of Disney characters and Pixar.
Series of books “The Society of Explorers and Adventurers”
The first book in a brand new series of mid-level adventures, “Shinji takahashi and the Coatl brand “ by the internationally bestselling author Julie kagawa will be available wherever books are sold April 2022 by Disney Publishing Worldwide. The series will explore the interconnected stories of the society of explorers and adventurers behind the characters, attractions and more from beloved Disney parks to Disney theme parks, resorts and cruise ships.
MagicBand + and “Hey, Disney!” Come to Disneyland Resort
Improved wearable technology MagicBand + and “Hey, Disney!” the voice assistant, recently announced for Walt Disney World Resort, will arrive at Disneyland Resort in 2022. This will be the first time that MagicBand + will be available at Disneyland Resort, and it will have its own unique features to better enhance the guest experience with hands. free convenience and unlock unique moments of magic for Disneyland Resort guests. The “Hey, Disney!” The voice assistant will work alongside Alexa and will also begin rolling out to Amazon Echo devices in guest rooms at Disneyland Resort hotels.
Disney brings new magic to the Disneyland hotel
D’Amaro shared some exciting details about the proposed new tower coming to the Disneyland hotel complex. Disney Imagineers work hard to infuse the resort with the elements that bring Disney storytelling to life, all inspired by characters and stories from classic Walt Disney Animation Studios films. There will be a newly designed swimming pool and recreation area, along with a variety of room types and the opportunity to explore the magical stages of Disneyland Resort.
Work continues on exciting projects around the world
D’Amaro raised the curtain to share the work in progress on developing projects around the world. He shared new works of art and photos from all over the place Asia Pacific, including the Frozen-themed terrain at Hong Kong Disneyland, the upcoming Zootopia-themed terrain at Shanghai Disneyland, and the upcoming Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea.
In the United States, D’Amaro shared a look at Star wars: Galactic Starcruiser debuts March 1, 2022 at Walt Disney World Resort. It also shared the name of a new quick-service restaurant, Connections Café and Eatery, which is making its debut in EPCOT’s World Celebration district as part of the park’s ongoing transformation. He also shared more about the re-imagining of Mickey’s Toontown and Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort.
With so many exciting projects underway around the world, there is more to look forward to than ever in Disney parks, experiences and products.
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