D23 2017: Disney Riviera Resort coming to Walt Disney World in 2019


Disney’s Bob Chapek announced a brand new Disney Vacation Club Resort which will open in 2019. The new Disney Riviera Resoet will be located in the Epcot area and will be one the stops on the new Disney Skyliner transportation system.
“We’re thrilled to announce plans for a new Disney Vacation Club property called Disney Riviera Resort coming to Walt Disney World Resort,” Chapek said. “Our Vacation Club Members are among our most loyal fans, and we think that they will love what we have planned, especially the rooftop restaurant that will offer unbelievable views of nighttime spectaculars at both Epcot and Hollywood Studios.”
This is in addition to the new Star Wars themed hotel that was also announced for Walt Disney World. 
The resort is expected to be about 300 rooms and is the latest in the Disney Vacation Club line up. The latest, Copper Creek, opens at Disneys Wilderness Lodge on July 17th.

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