Disney Doesn’t Plan to Spend a Fortune Promoting New Star Wars Attractions


A Millennium Falcon under development for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is pictured in this promotional photo. The new land opens at Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World Resort in Florida this year. Disney

Skift Take: Disney’s CEO seems to expect the company’s upcoming Star Wars lands to basically sell themselves. He’s probably right, but we still expect to hear plenty about Galaxy’s Edge in the coming months.

— Hannah Sampson

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U.S. Travel Predicts Strong Biz Travel Growth

Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

The city’s tourism bureau, Destination DC, announced Tuesday, May 3, 2016, that the nation’s capital welcomed 19.3 million domestic visitors in 2015. Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

Skift Take: Although leisure travel growth will probably slow this year, business travel will continue to pick up. This is good news for those who suspect a recession is on the way.

— Andrew Sheivachman

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