Posts Tagged ‘Disney Cruise Line’

Connelly Takes the Helm at Disney Cruise Line

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Anthony Connelly officially became the president of New Vacation Operations and Disney Cruise Line on October 1, leading several key growth businesses for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, the company announced. (

Cruise Ship Collides With Pier in Nassau, Bahamas

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Disney Dream hit the dock after arriving in Nassau this morning (September 30). Photos were posted on social media and show a dent above the water line on the ship’s stern. It is still unknown at this time what caused the ship to hit the pier. One passenger onboard posted that it was foggy this morning in Nassau. (

Disney Cruise Line is rumored to be buying Jack Sparrow his very own Caribbean island

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

With not two, but three new ships in the works for Disney Cruise Line, bringing the fleet up to seven ships, it comes as no surprise that Disney is reportedly looking for a second Caribbean island. (

Disney’s Magic cruise liner stops for four hours to help migrants stranded on a tiny vessel in the Med

Monday, August 7th, 2017

The Disney Magic liner – transporting around 2,000 tourists including many Britons from Sicily to Palma, Majorca – made an emergency stop after spotting flares launched by the desperate group of around 10 men. (

Disney Cruise Line Tweaks Final Payment Window for 5-Night Cruises

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Disney Magic arriving at New York Disney Magic arriving at New York with Manhattan in the background (Courtesy Disney Cruise LineThe final payment schedule has been changed for five-night sailings on Disney Cruise Line. Previously, the final payment cutoff for five-night cruises was 75 days prior to sailing, which has been updated to 90 days. (

Disney Cruise Line Offers Sneak Peek at New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Musical

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Sneak Peek: “Beauty and the Beast” on Disney Dream

Disney Cruise Line has offered a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of its new cruise-bound musical “Beauty and the Beast,” which debuts on Disney Dream this November. (

Disney Cruise Line to Build Seventh New Ship at Meyer Werft

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, announced plans today (July 15) at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., to add a seventh ship to Disney Cruise Line’s award-winning fleet, giving families even more opportunities to create magical memories at sea and visit spectacular destinations around the globe. (more…)

Disney Fantasy Makes Inaugural Call on Barbados

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Barbados’ thriving cruise industry received a further boost last week when Disney Cruise Line’s mega ship Disney Fantasy made its inaugural call, carrying approximately 3,500 passengers and 1,500 crew. (

Cruise lines roll out Mexico sailings for fall 2017 and beyond

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Who’s sailing to Mexico in fall 2017 and 2018? Three cruise lines recently rolled out their plans to sail to Baja as well as resort towns on the Mexican Riviera. (

Disney Cruise Line Sails to Bermuda for the First Time and Visits New Ports Including Quebec City, Canada, in Fall 2018

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Disney Magic arriving at New York with Manhattan in the background (Courtesy Disney Cruise Line)In fall 2018, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including first-time visits to Bermuda and Quebec City, Canada – both with multiple days to experience these captivating destinations. (more…)

Disney Wonder Becomes First Passenger Vessel To Transit New Panama Canal Locks

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Today, April 29, the Disney Wonder transited the Panama Canal as the first passenger vessel to go through the canal’s new set of locks, marking a milestone for the cruise industry. The Disney Cruise Line 2,713-passenger ship was transformed in late 2016, expanding the length of the Disney Wonder to 984 feet. (more…)

Anthony Connelly to Take Top Spot at Disney Cruise Line

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Disney Cruise Line confirmed that Anthony Connelly will return to the brand and the New Vacation Operations to succeed Karl Holz, who is retiring from his post as president of Disney Cruise Line on Feb 15, 2018. (

Disney Cruise Line to Add Even More Fun on the Disney Fantasy

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Exciting new experiences designed for guests of all ages are coming to the Disney Fantasy in May 2017. From exploring the universes of Star Wars and Marvel, to shopping at unique new onboard venues, new highlights include: (more…)

Disney Cruise Line Offers Families a Chance to See the World and Explore Magnificent New Destinations in Summer 2018

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Rome - Piazza San Pietro - Vatican CityIn summer 2018, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including first-time visits to destinations in Italy and Ireland. (more…)

“Beauty and the Beast” to Become a Brand-New Stage Spectacular Aboard Disney Cruise Line

Friday, February 10th, 2017

A tale as old as time gets ready to take the stage with “Beauty and the Beast,” a brand-new musical production inspired by Disney’s live-action adaptation of the animated classic. (more…)

Disney Cruise Line Announces 2018 Dates, New Shows, for Marvel Day at Sea

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Marvel Day at Sea, 24 hours of superhero thrills featuring Marvel characters from comics and film, will be onboard eight Disney Magic sailings in 2018, departing from Miami. (

Disney Cruise Line Adds 15 Star Wars Day at Sea Sailings In 2018

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Get your light sabers ready: Disney Cruise Line is adding 15 Star Wars Day at Sea sailings on Disney Fantasy in 2018. The popular cruises, which feature themed trivia, costumes and even frozen cocktails for the adults (yes, poor Hans Solo is on the menu), will take place on Caribbean itineraries, January through April. (

Adventures by Disney Adds Rhine Food & Wine River Cruise

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

This new Rhine adventure is just the latest expansion of theAdventures by Disney river cruise program, which now includes 15 sailings along Europe’s Danube and Rhine Rivers in 2017.

Disney Launches Early 2018 Deployment

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

From San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Disney Wonder will offer three week-long cruises to the Southern Caribbean, with four ports and two days at sea. Calls include Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, St. Lucia, Martinique, Antigua and St. Kitts. (

Disney Cruise Line Introduces Marvel Day at Sea

Friday, October 21st, 2016

In 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests can look forward to the new Marvel Day at Sea on select sailings. The company said the offering “will unite and celebrate the epic adventures of the legendary Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe during a brand-new, day-long celebration.” (

“Frozen” Musical Stage Show Coming to Disney Cruise Ship

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

The rumors are true: a musical take on the popular animated movie “Frozen” will be coming to Disney Wonder in the fall. (

Disney backs off cruise port on pristine Bahamas island

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Facing fierce opposition from nearby residents, Disney has canceled plans to build a cruise ship port on an unspoiled Bahamian island. (

Disney Wonder to Drydock this Fall

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

The Disney Wonder will head to Cadiz for a six-week drydocking this fall, the cruise line announced today, June 3rd. (

Disney in Dublin: Giant cruise ship makes maiden visit to capital

Friday, May 27th, 2016

The 300m cruise ship arrived into Dublin Port around 6.30am today as part of a transatlantic voyage from Florida to Dover, England. (

Disney Cruise Line to Sail From New York, California and Texas in Fall 2017

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Disney MagicDisney Cruise Line has announced that it will return to New York, San Diego and Galveston in fall 2017 for a series of limited-time engagements. (

CDC investigating after 97 fall sick on Disney cruise ship

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

The CDC is investigating an outbreak of a stomach bug aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 92 passengers and 5 crew members reported falling ill. (

ASTA Calls on Disney Cruise Line to Reconsider Commission Cap

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

The Walt Disney Company has announced plans to build two more shipsThe American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is asking Disney Cruise Line to reconsider its commission policy put in place recently regarding clients who book a future cruise while on board. (

Disney’s Summer 2017 Itineraries Sail to New Alaska, Europe Destinations

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Disney MagicDisney Cruise Line has announced its lineup of itineraries for 2017, including first-time visits to new destinations in Alaska and Europe. That summer, Disney Cruise Line also returns to Norway, the British Isles, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and the Bahamas. (

Disney Announces More Star Wars at Sea Sailings for 2017

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

In 2017, Disney Cruise Line is upping the number of sailings with the popular Star Wars Day at Sea theme. The program kicked off this year with eight sailings on Disney Fantasy. (

Disney Cruise Line Announces Two New Ships

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

The Walt Disney Company announced plans today to build two additional cruise ships, each of them showcasing the immersive family entertainment, enchanting storytelling and unparalleled service that only Disney can deliver. (more…)

Disney Cruise Line: Disney Fantasy Suffers Engine Failure – Skips Castaway Cay Stop

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Disney FantasyOn Thursday, the Disney Fantasy began to suffer some mechanical issues while out on a seven night Eastern Caribbean sailing, and it appeared the left engine actually stopped working. (

Minecrafter Builds Extremely Detailed Replica of Disney Cruise Ship

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Can’t afford, or don’t have time for an actual cruise? Spend a couple minutes exploring this 1:1 scale recreation of a cruise ship. In Minecraft, of course. (