We had some friends visiting Walt Disney World resort this last week and they invited us to share a few nights in their room at the Art of Animation (The Lion King building in this case). Among the various flyers and handbooks you expect to find at a hotel was a nicely designed flyer explaining some of the construction that could be seen in and around the resort.
The end result will be the Disney Skyliner Gondola project, but to get there, guests might experience some extra daytime noise, dust, and traffic delays. All part of improving the WDW transportation system for guests.
If you can’t read the attached, here’s some of the copy:
“Here at the Walt Disney World resort, we are constantly looking for innovative ways to improve the Guest experience. Our creative curiosity entices us to explore new avenues and seek out unique opportunities. It is in this spirit that we are able to bring you the Disney Skyliner!
“Coming to the Walt Disney World resort, Guests can travel high in the sky for a bird’s-eye view as they are transported via gondola to Disney destinations.
“We appreciate your understanding as we work to take this exciting step forward. We could not do all of the impossible things that we do without the support of Guests like you.”
When completed, the Gondala network will connect Disney’s Hollywood Studios to the International Gateway at EPCOT. It will also have stops at four resorts: Art of Animation, Pop Century, Caribbean Beach, and the now under construction DVC resort – Riviera.
Work on the project was delayed a bit by severe weather associated with Hurricane Irma, but hopefully they’ll be able to get back on track for an opening in late 2018 or early 2019.
Previously: Gondola project details revealed.