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Disney unveils new characters for Star Wars hotel experience

Guests will also meet existing characters from the world of Star Wars, including Rey, Kylo Ren and Chewbacca.

star wars galactic starcruiser characters

Disney has unveiled a group of new characters who guests will interact with during the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel experience at Walt Disney World Resort.

Visitors will meet familiar characters from the world of Star Wars, including Rey, Kylo Ren and Chewbacca. They will also get to know a host of new characters created for the attraction.

“There could be a galactic superstar who entertains you on the first night but then also tasks you with helping to smuggle something,” said Sara Thacher, senior R&D Imagineer. “You never know what you’re going to wind up around every corner with.”

Galactic Starcruiser characters

star wars galactic starcruiser characters

Captain Riyola Keevan will lead the voyage aboard the Halcyon starcruiser. Charismatic, strong and respected, the captain can be found on the ship’s bridge.

Cruise Director Lenka Mok is the captain’s right hand and is in charge of entertainment. She’s the go-to crew member for visitors, and is optimistic and joyful.

SK-62O is an astromech droid and Mok’s assistant cruise director. He makes sure that operations are running smoothly and keeps an eye on the ship’s workings.

Sammie the Mechanic is an enthusiastic and proficient mechanic. He will be popular among guests, and always manages to complete his tasks.

D3-O9 is another droid whose main responsibility is running ship logistics. She knows everyone and everything, and loves talking with the starcruiser’s passengers.

First Order Lt. Harman Croy is an ambitious and intimidating official on a special assignment to locate and expose Resistance fighters aboard the ship.

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a two-night hotel experience in a galaxy far, far away, is set to embark on its inaugural voyage on March 1, 2022 at Walt Disney World.

Reservations are now open for the immersive attraction, which includes an outing to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, as well as lightsaber training and a droid racing competition.

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