The wings dedicated to the popular films featured at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will now be opening sooner than expected after the resort hotel’s grand opening May 31st, 2012.
“We are excited that the Cars, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid wings at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will all open earlier than we originally planned, …” said Kevin Myers, vice president of resort operations for Walt Disney World Resort.
The Finding Nemo wings of the resort will open May 31; Cars will now open June 18 instead of July 31; The Lion King will open August 10 instead of September 30. The value rooms at The Little Mermaid wings on September 15 instead of at the end of this year.
The Lion King, Cars and Finding Nemo buildings will be entirely family suites, with 1,120 suites between them. The Little Mermaid buildings will feature 864 rooms in the “value” room category.