Port of Québec Welcomes First Disney Ship, Disney Magic

City Celebrates Mickey’s Arrival with Fireworks and Special Events The first Disney cruise ship to sail the St. Lawrence, Disney Magic, arrived in Québec City yesterday and was welcomed over 5,000 residents and officials. Captain Mickey waved to the fans enthusiastically as the ship pulled into port.  Evening fireworks celebrated the event as passengers and residents were treated to a magical display fitting for a Disney celebration. The 2,713-passenger Disney Magic is in port from September 26-28, …

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First Look at the New Rapunzel’s Royal Table on the Disney Magic

A Tangled-themed family restaurant, a fresh space for teens and a redesigned café for adults means something new for every member of the family aboard the Disney Magic Exciting new spaces and new experiences designed for guests of all ages are onboard the Disney Magic. From family dining in an enchanted kingdom, to a transformed teen club, to a sophisticated café exclusively for adults, the ship’s newest highlights include: An Enchanting Dining Experience for Families At Rapunzel’s …

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Everything you want to know about Disney Cruise Line

A close friend of mine recently traveled with her family on Disney Cruise Line; a quick 5-day jaunt from San Diego down into Mexico and back, and she said it was, hands-down, the best family vacation they’ve ever had. Given that Disney is perhaps the most recognized name in family entertainment in the world, it’s oftentimes the number one choice for families researching a cruise vacation.  And while you can find a wealth of information on the …

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Mickey Check helps parents keep kids’ eating habits “in check” on Disney Cruises

Parents sailing with Disney Cruise Line now have an easier way to identify healthier menu choices for their children. As part of Disney’s commitment to make healthy living simpler and more fun for families, Mickey Check meals are now offered in rotational dining restaurants aboard all four Disney ships. To receive the Mickey Check, foods must be nutritious and meet Disney Nutrition Guidelines for calories, saturated fat, sodium and sugar. These guidelines were developed by leading child health …

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Port adventures immerse Disney Cruise Line guests in adventure and culture on 2015 Norwegian Fjords sailings

Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore culturally rich and exotic locales, with Port Adventures like only Disney can do, during its 2015 Norwegian Fjords sailings. From June to August 2015, the Disney Magic returns to Europe, visiting the Norwegian Fjords and Iceland for the first time. Guests exploring these new ports, steeped in Viking history, will be treated to richly diverse destinations that showcase iconic locations, enchanting cultures, tantalizing cuisine and unrivaled experiences. To elevate guests’ …

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Disney’s interactive programs and amenities for children

It goes without saying that Disney is one of the most widely recognized names in children’s entertainment.  You’d have to have been living under a rock not have visited one of their theme parks or watched at least some of their massive compilation of movies.  This commitment to children’s interests  is also present in their cruises, where their interactive programs, amenities and entertainment is  unparalleled by any other line. If you’re considering a Disney Cruise, take a …

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Cruising on Disney Magic, an Iron Man makeover

Teaching an old dog new tricks is an expensive proposition for cruise lines. But it’s a lot cheaper and quicker than building a new cruise ship from scratch. These days, with the speed that technology and innovative designs are changing the cruise experiences for passengers aboard new ships — and the corporate need for increased onboard revenue to pay for them — refurbishing older vessels is more complicated. Disney’s Magical makeover Some cruise lines — among them, …

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Collect Disney character autographs without standing in line

Psst! Want to know a secret? I just found out on my last Disney Cruise Line voyage. Maybe you already know. I used to wonder why cruisers sometimes carried brand new white pillowcases, white T-shirts and packets of magic markets when they boarded a Disney cruise. Now I know. The mystery was solved when I asked someone on our cruise.  Turns out that you can have those items autographed by Disney characters aboard the ship and not …

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Rotating servers a first on Disney Cruise Line

My grandson Logan did a double take when we walked into Parrot Cay for dinner the first night of our Disney Magic cruise and a server called him by name. How did anyone know Logan’s name? We sure weren’t wearing nametags. The mystery was solved when Simoun Olba introduced himself as our server for the entire cruise. When he saw us walking toward Table 67, I guess Simoun had no trouble figuring out who was Logan since …

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Disney refillable beer stein an economical way to have beer and souvenir

When I took my grandson Logan on a Disney cruise, he knew exactly what he wanted for a ship souvenir. And, as a 22-year-old college student, Logan was old enough to buy it. “The Disney refillable beer mug is a great idea,” he says. “It’s much cheaper to have a beer every evening if you buy the mug. And you get to take the mug home so it’s a nice souvenir. The drinking age on all Disney …

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