We are all anxiously anticipating the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge coming up on August 29th, 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. This expansion is the largest single-themed land that has been created in a Disney park and takes guests into the Star Wars universe unlike ever before. Not only is this project amazing for guests, but it also contributed to the creation of more than 7,000 jobs in the Central Florida area since the start of the development in 2016.
Among these new jobs are 1,700 operational roles, including leadership positions, entertainment performers, attractions engineers, and food and beverage and merchandise hosts and hostesses. The expansion gives existing cast members new opportunities as well. It also allowed Disney to support small and large Florida-based companies by creating over 5,500 local trade, artisan and construction roles.
This new land is going to be an exciting edition at Walt Disney World. We expect the park to be at capacity during the opening days and weeks for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and can’t wait to see what everyone has to say about it.
Who will be checking out Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge this year?
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