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Pack your lightsaber — immersive 'Star Wars' resort planned for Walt Disney World

Pack your lightsaber — immersive 'Star Wars' resort planned for Walt Disney World

At its D23 Expo fan fest in Anaheim last weekend, Disney revealed plans for an immersive “Star Wars” hotel designed to take you into a galaxy far, far away at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

Get ready to put on a uniform, board a starship and embark on an adventure with characters such as BB-8 and R2D2 at your side. “It’s unlike anything that exists today,” Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek said last Saturday. His comments were posted on the company’s blog.

The idea is to provide a starship...

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