Disney Reveals Newest Cruise Ship ~ the Disney Wish

April 29, 2021: Today, Disney pulled the curtain back on their newest ship, Disney Wish, and judging from the what they spotlighted, it will be everything a family could “wish” for in a cruise vacation. Known for their story-telling and immersive experiences, Wish will take that to a whole new level when it sets sail in the summer of 2022. The video session, led by Cruise Director Ashley Long, with help from Mickey, Minnie and other Disney …

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Disney Fantasy to be christened in New York City on March 1

With all of the bad news about the Costa Concordia in the press, it is really nice to hear about something good, really good. And Disney is good. Disney Fantasy, Disney Cruise Line’s 4,000-passenger twin to the Disney Dream, which is currently being finished in the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, will be christened during a special ceremony on March 1 in New York City. The choice of a godmother to the ship has not yet …

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Disney Fantasy is floated out in Papenburg, Germany

It seems not all that long ago that I was in Port Canaveral watching the christening of the Disney Dream. We then got to sail on a two-day introductory cruise and thoroughly enjoyed this new vessel. This week we got a first good look at the Disney Fantasy as it was floated out of its enclosed building dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Of course, there was a Disney touch: Fireworks filled the sky. This …

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Disney Dream: Cruising with a turtle, a duck and a celebrated rat

I spoke with a sea turtle, rode a fast duck and ate at a gourmet restaurant that celebrates the culinary skills of a gutter rat. Encounters with these vacation animals seem rather natural on the new 4,000-passenger Disney Dream, which began cruising out of Florida to the Bahamas in January. Typical of a Disney product, the Dream is a ship like no other. It promises interactive, animated, imaginative vacations at sea from Port Canaveral, about an hour’s drive …

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