From the Walt Disney World News and written by: Michele
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort celebrated the grand opening of its newest addition, the Walt Disney World Swan Reserve on Friday, Nov. 12 with a ribbon cutting ceremony, bringing together hotel owners Tishman and MetLife along with executives from Walt Disney World and Marriott International.
This new 14-story hotel designed by Gensler is positioned adjacent to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in the middle of Walt Disney World Resort, features a captivating design offering 349 spacious and versatile guest rooms – including 151 suites – with incredible floor-to-ceiling views of the resort. Guests of the resort can walk to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios and receive special Walt Disney World hotel guest benefits including early theme park entry and extended evening theme park hours.
Pictured from left to right are: Mickey Mouse, Tishman Hotel and Realty Chairman and CEO John Vickers, MetLife Director of Hotel Asset Management Bill Webster, Marriott International President of US Eastern Region Jim Connelly, Principal Owner and Vice Chairman of Tishman Hotel and Realty Dan Tishman (with scissors), Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Area General Manager Sean Verney, Walt Disney World President Jeff Vahle and Minnie Mouse
About the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
In the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin reside amongst the greatest theme parks and attractions in Central Florida. They are located between EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and nearby Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Magic Kingdom Park. Guests can discover 22 world-class restaurants and lounges, sophisticated guest rooms and the luxurious Mandara Spa. The resorts feature six pools, three health clubs, nearby golf and complimentary transportation throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. The newest addition, the 14-story Walt Disney World Swan Reserve, offers an upscale, boutique atmosphere as well as 149 suites ideal for families and two presidential suites. The resorts can be reached at 800-227-1500. For more information, visit www.swandolphin.com and connect via social media @SwanDolphin #swandolphin.