This past week I rode the new Walt Disney World Skyliner service as part of Cast Member previews. The Disney Skyliner opened Sunday, Sept. 29, and will transport guests from Epcot International Gateway to Disney’s Riviera Resort (opening this December) to Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. From Caribbean Beach, guests can transfer either to Disney’s Hollywood Studios or to the station connecting Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and Disney’s Pop Century Resort.
Clickbait sites are reveling in the fact that Disneyland Resort’s newest immersive land, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, is making the Disneyland Resort *gasp!* empty. Is that because the land is a complete and utter failure? HECK no!
What those sites miss are the factors that play into having an empty park. Disneyland Resort’s main clientele are local Passholders who buy way too much merch (guilty). All passes except for the top two, have been blocked out for the summer. Pair that with delayed trips due to fears of overcrowding from the new land, and you’ve got yourself an empty park.
So, no, Galaxy’s Edge is not a failure. It’s the complete opposite. With t...