Bob Chapek says guest response to Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser has been phenomenal

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Posted: Wednesday May 11, 2022 4:35pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

In this afternoon's Walt Disney Co. Q2 earnings call, Disney CEO Bob Chapek briefly commented on Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World.

According to the Disney CEO, demand is strong and Disney expects Starcruiser to be at capacity through July 2022.

Chapek said, "Response to next-generation story-telling, like Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser has been phenomenal! In fact, guest ratings for this immersive experience, which opened March 1st, are incredibly high, and in line with our best-in-class offerings. Demand is strong, and we expect 100% utilization, through the end of Q3."

Star Wars Galactic Starcuiser opened March 2022 to high praise from those willing to spend the approximately $5000 fee for the 2 night stay aboard the Halcyon.

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WDWJoeG2 hours ago

It is times like this that I have to remind myself that this is real and this is actually Disney's attempt to make a luxury "Star Wars" experience and NOT "sci-fi" night at the Elks Lodge. Good lord, that picture is embarrassing.

DCBaker3 hours ago

mergatroid9 days ago

Oh there with the wit as always @WDWJoeG, keep them coming :D

MisterPenguin9 days ago

You know thst that poster is not saying the thing i was asking for, rjght?

TalkingHead9 days ago

Have a magical day!

SplashZander9 days ago

See, at this price point, you shouldn't be able to hate it. It shouldn't be terrible no matter your background, interests, or abilities. From what we've seen and heard, the Starcruiser is a fantastic experience. The main disappointment should be mostly confined to the price or perceived value, but whether something is too expensive is extraordinarily individualized. Flying in an Emirates Suite is exorbitantly expensive, but definitely a great experience. As someone who always flies economy, the price is crazy, but that doesn't make it entirely wretched, because there are some people who can afford it and assign great value to the experience. Fighting about the price to evaluate the experience is worthless as the value of money itself varies drastically between people. The majority of people walk away from the Starcruiser with a positive attitude towards the experience, that's what matters.

WDWJoeG9 days ago

Yup, still terrible.

MisterPenguin9 days ago

Could you link to someone saying all the reviews are not only good, but exceptionally good?

TalkingHead10 days ago

There are negative reviews online, including some mixed reviews cited in this very thread. But to hear some of you tell it, this thing is 10/10, five stars, A+++ according to every reviewer who’s been. Do you hear how crazy you all sound?

corran horn10 days ago

Got a confirmation call yesterday (we ship out in a few weeks) with request for questions and such. Was very pleasant. As we are staying in Boardwalk prior to our cruise our checkout can be moved to noon. There's no longer direct bus transport to GS from the Springs (we were going to go there and change before the checkout news) but Boardwalk will call a cab and we'll get a payment voucher at GS. My son is 11 and doesn't have his own phone yet (a point of contention continuously) but they said they may have loaner devices there. We will probably just bring an ipad. They advised everyone in the party should have their own play disney login for maximum enjoyment.

kalel814511 days ago

I don't care if anyone speaks against it. It's dumping on others that that get excited about it that bothers me. As far as only now just getting active, the tone of this board has totally changed from when I joined as well as some of the members. Just speaking my side of it if you must know detective. By all means, complain away. Dump on it. Rag on me if you want. Call me a shill. I couldn't care less.

marni197111 days ago

It’s odd you’ve been here 14 years and only in the last few months actively started to defend the company - and more intriguingly attempt to put down anyone who dare speak against it.

kalel814511 days ago

I watched these videos. It was crazy. The whole interview was cringe.

corran horn11 days ago

'The most telling and probably honest assessment of the experience' is given by Internet trolls is certainly an opinion one could have, I suppose.