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Disney's groundbreaking Galactic Starcruiser experience has opened
POSTED 01 Mar 2022 . BY Tom Walker
The experience combines a luxury hotel, a theme park ride and a role-playing 'game' Credit: Disney/Lucas Arts
Disney opens its Star Wars-themed Galactic Starcruiser resort today (1 March)
The new attraction is located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, US
It combines a luxury hotel, theatre elements, a theme park ride and an immersive role-play
Each guest will become the hero of their own adventure during a two-day, two-night stay
Disney has opened its long-awaited, Star Wars-themed Galactic Starcruiser resort.

The ambitious new attraction at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, US, is ​​a combination of a luxury hotel, interactive theatre, theme park ride and immersive role-playing game – with 'food as entertainment' also in the mix.

Galactic Starcruiser – an experience that can cost nearly US$6,000 for a family of four – offers accommodation in hotel 'pods', which are part of a new generation of ultra-deep immersion experience into the Star Wars universe.

Each guest will become the hero of their own adventure during a two-day, two-night stay.

Guests arrive and depart together at the Galactic Starcruiser Terminal, resembling a small, private cruise terminal.

They're then directed into a 'launchpad' and blasted into space, where they arrive at the Halcyon for the two-day, immersive stay.

Guests sleep in ship-like cabins, experience onboard dining and interact with role-playing cast and crew members.

Windows in the cabins offer ever-changing views of the galaxy as the ship progresses through space.

The attraction will offer each guest a unique experience, as the choices they make during the two-day stay will affect the exact nature of their journey.

"This is a Star Wars vacation experience unlike anything Disney has ever created," said Jeremy Schoolfield, managing editor of Walt Disney World Resort PR.

"Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser offers a two-night itinerary where all guests arrive and depart together, similar to Disney Cruise Line.

"Unlike any typical cruise, though, you can become the heroes of your own Star Wars story in a new type of immersive experience that only Disney could create.

"Onboard, you will stay in well-appointed cabins, experience onboard dining, make a planet-side excursion to Black Spire Outpost on Batuu, and much more.

"Throughout the journey, you'll be invited to delve deeper into your personal adventure by participating in onboard activities, interacting with characters, crew, other passengers you meet, and becoming part of the action and the broader Star Wars saga."
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Disney's groundbreaking Galactic Starcruiser experience has opened
POSTED 01 Mar 2022 . BY Tom Walker
The experience combines a luxury hotel, a theme park ride and a role-playing 'game' Credit: Disney/Lucas Arts
Disney opens its Star Wars-themed Galactic Starcruiser resort today (1 March)
The new attraction is located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, US
It combines a luxury hotel, theatre elements, a theme park ride and an immersive role-play
Each guest will become the hero of their own adventure during a two-day, two-night stay
Disney has opened its long-awaited, Star Wars-themed Galactic Starcruiser resort.

The ambitious new attraction at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, US, is ​​a combination of a luxury hotel, interactive theatre, theme park ride and immersive role-playing game – with 'food as entertainment' also in the mix.

Galactic Starcruiser – an experience that can cost nearly US$6,000 for a family of four – offers accommodation in hotel 'pods', which are part of a new generation of ultra-deep immersion experience into the Star Wars universe.

Each guest will become the hero of their own adventure during a two-day, two-night stay.

Guests arrive and depart together at the Galactic Starcruiser Terminal, resembling a small, private cruise terminal.

They're then directed into a 'launchpad' and blasted into space, where they arrive at the Halcyon for the two-day, immersive stay.

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Windows in the cabins offer ever-changing views of the galaxy as the ship progresses through space.

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"Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser offers a two-night itinerary where all guests arrive and depart together, similar to Disney Cruise Line.

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