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[27 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sneak Peek: New Star Tours Merchandise Coming to Disney Parks

With the opening date for Star Tours 2.0 drawing ever closer, sources have confirmed there will be new merchandise available at The Star Trader gift shop, which reopens May 4 at Disneyland park. Souvenirs will also be available at Disney’s Hollywood Studios starting May 20.

The shirts you see on the left will be available at both The Star Trader in Fantasyland at Disneyland park, and at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The t-shirts on the right will be available exclusively at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and are debuting in conjunction with Star Wars …

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[6 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
New Locations Confirmed for Disney’s ‘Star Tours’

There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the revamp of Star Tours at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World, but new details are emerging as the debut date for the ride draws closer.
Last week, we reported the potential new locations to be introduced in Star Tours 2.0, and we are happy to say the new destinations have been confirmed! Riders will now be able to experience several new destinations.  In addition to Tatooine and Coruscant, new tours will also include the Wookiee planet of Kashyyyk, Naboo, the planet of Hoth, …

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[24 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
New Characters and Locations Slated for ‘Star Tours 2.0’

Star Tours 2.0, the updated version of the popular 1980’s simulator ride Star Tours, will give eager fans a brand new experience when the attraction re-opens at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort later this spring.
The ride is set between the “Star Wars” prequels and the original trilogy and will feature brand new special effects and high-definition 3-D technology. In fact, riders will be able to change the storyline throughout the ride, resulting in up to 54 new experiences and a different ride each time.
Riders aboard the StarSpeeder 3000 will …

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[14 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Special Star Wars “Last Flight to Endor” Party Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

On Saturday, August 14th Disney will be holding a special event to commemorate the closing of “Star Tours” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Even though “Star Tours 2.0” is set to open in 2011, as a re-imagineered attraction, many fans are sad to see the popular original go. A limited number of tickets will be available for the “Last Flight to Endor” party which takes place after park hours, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
“Last Flight to Endor” attendees will be invited to enjoy specially-themed intergalactic party …

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[8 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]
D23 Members to Get “Last Ride” on Disneyland’s “Star Tours” Attraction

On July 14th, the first 160 D23 members to sign up will get the opportunity to be the last riders on “Star Tours” before it shuts down for a major overhaul. Those lucky enough to experience this last run of the galactic flight to Endor will meet at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney on July 26th to be escorted, after park closing, into Disneyland proper. Accompanied by D23 staffers, the 160 guests will board four Starspeeder 3000 vehicles to experience the attraction as it will never be …