Year of a Million Dreams Celebration ends on December 31.

Epcot>> Future World:
Spaceship Earth re-opens after a long rehab.

Disney-MGM Studios:
Changes its name to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Disney's Hollywood Studios>> Pixar Place:
May 31, Toy Story Mania! opens.

Disney's Hollywood Studios:
November 15-16 is the final ABC Super Soap Weekend.

Animal Kingdom>> Asia:
Yak & Yeti Restaurant opens at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Animal Kingdom:
Celebrated its 10th anniversary on April 22.

Resorts>> Disney's Contemporary:
The Wave restaurant opens on the resorts 1st floor in the former Food & Fun Center location.

Resorts>> Disney's Contemporary>> Kingdom Tower:
In February 2008, Disney won approval from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to begin selling Disney Vacation Club units at a property called "Kingdom Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort." Approval was granted for an initial sale of 75 units, with the Kingdom Tower ultimately containing 281 time-share units. The approval does not, however, state when Disney Vacation Club will actually begin selling units; it says only that they can do so. In preparation for the future sale, Disney incorporated a condominium association for the property on January 9, 2008 that will manage the units.

The project was finally unveiled in September 2008 with its official name, Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort.

Resorts>> Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas:
On February 18, 2008, Disney announced the first phase was complete with 109 rooms. A separate building, currently titled Kidani Village, is being built to the west of the lodge to house more than 300 villas.

Recreation>> Pleasure Island:
Rock 'n' Roll Beach Club closed on February 3.

Recreation>> Pleasure Island:
All nightclubs Pleasure Island closed on September 28 - including BET Soundstage Club, Mannequins, 8Trax, Comedy Warehouse, Adventurer's Club and Motion close down to create a new "family-friendly environment" with new restaurants and specialty shops.

Recreation>> Downtown Disney Marketplace:
T-Rex: A Prehistoric Family Adventure, A Place to Eat, Shop, Explore and Discover opens on October 14.
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