Tag Archives: Expansion

The Swan & Dolphin Expansion

Since June, rumors have been swirling about a new hotel tower being built as an extension of the Marriott operated Swan and Dolphin hotels. Now it appears those rumors have been confirmed. In a recent article in the Orlando Sentinel about Coastal Construction Group, the company contracted to handle the expansion, it initially outlined a 350-room tower being built, but it appears the article has since been updated t Continue Reading

Gatorland Expansion Coming In The Fall 2017

On Wednesday 18th, 2017, Gatorland Orlando announced their largest expansion in the park since 1949,  Gator Joe’s Adventure Outpost and Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure To Open Fall 2017.  The full video of the announcement can be seen at the bottom of the page. Complete with swamp dust, fireworks and fanfare, Gatorland®, the “Alligator Capital of the World,” officially broke ground tod Continue Reading

New Parking and Access Gateway Coming to Disneyland in 2018

22 Disneyland is getting a brand new transportation hub and parking structure in 2018 to help support the upcoming Star Wars expansion. The new parking structure will have a new transportation hub on Manchester Avenue to replace the current one. The new hub will support bus, hotel shuttle and taxi drop off and pickups. A pedestrian bridge over Harbor Boulevard will connect the new structure and the parks.  The n Continue Reading

New Themes Announced for Tokyo Disney Resort Development

From Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. We have an exciting announcement from our partners at Oriental Land Company with new details on the largest expansion in Tokyo Disney Resort’s history. Oriental Land Company revealed the theme for the eighth port in development at Tokyo DisneySea Park will be Scandinavia with a portion of the area themed to the Disney f Continue Reading

Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea To Be Expanded

From our friends at D23.com Oriental Land announced plans to expand Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. This concept art shows the future redevelopment of Fantasyland and expansion at Tokyo Disneyland. Some of the work on the expansion has already begun. In addition to the renovation of the existing Fantasyland, major new attractions, restaurants and shops are being considered for installation in the expansion Continue Reading

Visions of the Future Spring Up at Downtown Disney

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Earlier this fall, we shared the news that two new dining experiences, Morimoto Asia and The BOATHOUSE, are coming to Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort. Today we have a few more updates to share about glimpses of the future that are starting to appear as Downtown Disney continues to undergo its transformation. The Continue Reading