Magic Kingdom>> Mickey's Starland:
In 1989 Mickey's Starland, which opened the previous year as Mickey's Birthdayland and was intended to be temporary, joined the Magic Kingdom as its seventh permanent land due to its popularity.

Magic Kingdom>> Tomorrowland>> Dreamflight:
The attraction If You Could Fly was completely redesigned in 1989 and renamed Dreamflight, in conjunction with Delta Airlines new title as the "official" airline of Walt Disney World.

EPCOT>> Future World>> Wonders of Life:
The fourth new Future World pavilion to be added to the original roster, the Wonders of Life opened in 1989. This health theme pavilion was planned from the beginning, but a corporate sponsor was not found until 1986. Located between the Universe of Energy and Horizons, the feature attractions are Body Wars, a simulator ride, and Cranium Command, a humorous look at how the brain of a teenager works--from the inside.

Resorts>> Swan Hotels:
The Walt Disney World Swan Hotel opened in 1989, and was designed primarily as convention hotel. This EPCOT area hotel is operated independently, much the same as in the Hotel Plaza. The Swan is operated by Westin Hotels and Resorts, A huge pair of namesake creatures, visible miles away tops each.

Resorts>> Hotel Plaza>> Travelodge:
The original Travelodge, which had been named the Viscount since 1984, became the Travelodge again in 1989.

Recreation>> Typhoon Lagoon:
Typhoon Lagoon, Walt Disney World's second water-themed park, opened on June 1, 1989. This may be the most beautiful man-made water park in the world, containing a fully landscaped 95-foot high man-made watershed mountain with built in water slides and a 2.5 acre surf pool that can generate waves over 4 feet high.

Recreation>> Pleasure Island:
In response to the need for late-night and adult-oriented entertainment, Walt Disney World opened Pleasure Island in May 1989. The 6-acre complex, located on the shores of Lake Buena Vista just beyond the Empress Lilly, contains a variety of shops, restaurants, and clubs. The clubs are geared around various styles of music, as well as a comedy club and the uniquely Disney Adventurers' Club. Also included is an AMC 10-screen movie theater.

Studios>> Disney-MGM Studios:
Walt Disney World's third major theme park, the Disney-MGM Studios, opened May 1, 1989. Providing the first opportunity for the public to visit a Disney Studio, the park was intended to be partly working studio, partly theme park. In reality, however, it is mostly a studio theme park. Borrowing on elements of the Magic Kingdom, you enter the park onto a central main street, but in this case it is an idealized Hollywood Boulevard of the 1930's. At the end of the boulevard, the various attraction areas are laid out before you. The focal point of the park, a full-size recreation of Hollywood's famous Chinese Theater, sits at the end of Hollywood Boulevard. It contains the Great Movie Ride, which takes on a tour through audio-animatronic recreations of some of the most famous movie sets of all time. The park contains many other movie-themed attractions, including a peek at Disney animators working on future Disney feature movies.

Studios>> Disney-MGM Studios:
The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular premieres in September.

Studios>> Disney-MGM Studios:
Star Tours opens in December

Transportation>> Monorails:
The first of the New Monorails Vehicles was put into operation.

Walt Disney World Resort:
Welcomed it's 300 Millionth Guest.
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