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Adventures by Disney Short Escapes for 2019 Include London, Boston and VancouverAdventures by Disney Short Escapes for 2019 Include London, Boston and Vancouver
September 14, 2018
In 2019, Adventures by Disney will launch three brand-new "Short Escape" vacations with adventures in Boston, London and Vancouver, Canada. Short Escapes are two- to four-night adventures that can be booked as stand-alone getaways or as add-ons to another vacation.

 

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort Closing Today Due to Hurricane FlorenceDisney's Hilton Head Island Resort Closing Today Due to Hurricane Florence
September 11, 2018
With Hurricane Florence approaching the U.S. East Coast, Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort will close today, Sept. 11. It is expected to remain closed through Monday, Sept. 17. If you have an upcoming vacation scheduled for Walt Disney World or on the Disney Cruise Line may also want to check for updates as this storm approaches the Florida coast.

 

Shareholders Approve Disney Acquisition of 21st Century FoxShareholders Approve Disney Acquisition of 21st Century Fox
July 27, 2018
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company announced, at separate special meetings today, that stockholders of the two companies approved all proposals related to Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox.

 

Disney Announces Plans to Reduce Plastic Waste Disney Announces Plans to Reduce Plastic Waste
July 26, 2018
Today, the Walt Disney Company announced that it will eliminate single-use straws and plastic stirrers at all of its owned and operated locations worldwide by mid-2019. The company estimates that this will result in a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually.

 

Halloween on the High Seas Halloween on the High Seas
June 19, 2018
This fall, Disney Cruise Line will treat guests to a wickedly good time as the ships transform into a ghoulish wonderland filled with frightfully fun events and activities, special decorations, unique menu items in the restaurants and themed parties.

 

Disney Cruise Line Announces Fall 2019 ItinerariesDisney Cruise Line Announces Fall 2019 Itineraries
May 17, 2018
Disney Cruise Line announced an exciting lineup of vacations for fall 2019, including returns to captivating destinations like Bermuda, Bahamas, Baja, Canada and the Caribbean on a variety of itineraries from home ports in New York, California, Texas and Florida. With cruises ranging from two-night getaways to weeklong vacations and beyond, this season of sailings offers countless opportunities for families to delight in Disney magic, explore exotic locales and make lifelong memories together.

 

Broadway Performers Star During Select Disney CruisesBroadway Performers Star During Select Disney Cruises
May 04, 2018
Later this year, Broadway stars will take Center Stage during select Disney Cruise Line sailings. This live concert series presented by Disney Theatrical Productions brings the magic of Disney's Broadway and international shows to the Walt Disney Theatre with Broadway performers like Alton Fitzgerald White from "The Lion King" and Jonathan Freeman, who stars as the evil Jafar in "Aladdin."

 

Disney Cruise Line Partnering with "The Chew"Disney Cruise Line Partnering with "The Chew"
April 04, 2018
Disney Cruise Line has partnered with ABC's "The Chew" to bring passengers unique, food-and-beverage-themed Port Adventures that celebrate the stories, cultures and flavors of the places visited. The Chew hosts Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall and Michael Symon have given their stamp of approval on these culinary adventures offered in countless destinations across the globe. DCL also is working with The Chew team to create brand new Signature Collection Port Adventures that will feature recipes from the show prepared by local chefs in ports of call around the world.

 

First Look: Disney's Next ShipsFirst Look: Disney's Next Ships
March 08, 2018
Disney Cruise Line provides a rendering of the new ships that will begin to sail in 2021.

 

Disney Cruise Line 2019 Itineraries Include Rome, 7 New PortsDisney Cruise Line 2019 Itineraries Include Rome, 7 New Ports
March 01, 2018
In summer 2019, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to seven new ports in Europe, including a first-ever round-trip cruise from Rome and first-time visits to destinations in Sweden, France, Spain, Denmark and Northern Ireland. Disney Cruise Line takes guests on a grand tour of Europe with visits to the Mediterranean in early summer and northern Europe in late summer. Plus, adventures continue with sailings to Alaska, the Caribbean and the Bahamas, including new cruise lengths aboard the Disney Fantasy. Bookings open to the public on March 8, 2018.

 

Disney Celebrates 90 Years of Mickey Mouse WorldwideDisney Celebrates 90 Years of Mickey Mouse Worldwide
March 01, 2018
Disney has announced the launch of a worldwide celebration honoring 90 years of Mickey Mouse. The cross-company festivities will continue through 2018 and beyond and will include an exclusive fashion show, a new television special, a celebration at Disney parks and resorts and much more.

 

Star Wars Day at Sea on the Disney Cruise Line Star Wars Day at Sea on the Disney Cruise Line
February 07, 2018
Disney Cruise Line has hit it out of this galaxy with its sailings that include a Star Wars Day at Sea. These voyages are taking place now and will return again in the first quarter of 2019 for the fourth year. My family and I already rave about Disney Cruise Line and its other specially themed cruises, but after seeing just a fraction of the experiences offered during Star Wars Day at Sea at a recent media event, we're ready to book!

 

2018 Disney Parks Mom Panel Announced2018 Disney Parks Mom Panel Announced
January 19, 2018
The 2018 Disney Parks Mom Panel has been announced. The 11 new panelists, selected from thousands of applicants, aim to make the Disney vacation planning process easier by offering personalized guidance and by providing honest and relatable vacation tips. The Disney Parks Moms Panel is an online resource that can be found at www.disneyparksmomspanel.com.

 

Disney Cruise Announces Star Wars Guest PresentersDisney Cruise Announces Star Wars Guest Presenters
January 15, 2018
Star Wars actor Warwick Davis will be Star Wars Day at Sea guest presenter on the March 17-24, 2018, Disney Fantasy sailing. The cruise line has announced other guest presenters for these special sailings HERE. EDITOR'S NOTE: Stay tuned for a look at the Star Wars at Sea activities when blogger Kristin Ford attends a preview on February 3.

 

Star Wars Day at Sea Includes New ExperiencesStar Wars Day at Sea Includes New Experiences
December 18, 2017
Brand new experiences featuring the Dark Side, the Resistance, the droids and more are coming to the Disney Fantasy when Star Wars Day at Sea returns on 15 special sailings this January through April. Among the new elements: the night before the event, Darth Vader and Stormtroopers will march into the ship's atrium for an Imperial takeover; Kylo Ren will appear in "Jedi Training Academy"; and you can obtain a guaranteed time to meet and take photographs with C-3PO and R2-D2, Chewbacca and Darth Vader.

 

Thor and Loki to Appear at Marvel Day at SeaThor and Loki to Appear at Marvel Day at Sea
December 18, 2017
Marvel Studios' characters Thor and Loki from "Thor: Ragnarok" will appear during Marvel Day at Sea on the Disney Magic. The two brothers also appear in "Marvel Heroes Unite," the stunt spectacular that showcases Marvel Super Heroes and Villains, facing off in a sensational battle at sea.

 

Fantasy Offering Makeovers for Star Wars Day at SeaFantasy Offering Makeovers for Star Wars Day at Sea
December 17, 2017
In 2018, the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique aboard the Disney Fantasy will offer makeovers that add to the adventures of Star Wars Day at Sea. Complete with a galactic costume, makeup and hairstyle, kids ages 3-12 can transform into Rey, Kylo Ren, Poe and Leia. Adults and teens can also get a Rey makeover that includes a stylish dress, makeup and hair style, or you can choose from one of four Star Wars-themed T-shirt options. These Galactic Transformations are only available on Star Wars Day at Sea. All come with exclusive Star Wars Day at Sea merchandise, including a personalized name tag, lanyard with medallion and magnet set. Children also receive a cool cinch bag to take home. Be sure to reserve your spot at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique on disneycruise.com before your Disney Fantasy cruise.

 

12 Days of Disney Parks Christmas Series Announcements!12 Days of Disney Parks Christmas Series Announcements!
December 04, 2017
Beginning tomorrow, we're launching our first-ever 12 Days of Disney Parks Christmas here on the blog featuring daily updates on exciting new offerings coming to Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in 2018 and beyond.

 

New Experiences Coming to Disney Magic in 2018New Experiences Coming to Disney Magic in 2018
November 20, 2017
New spaces and experiences designed for guests of all ages are coming to the Disney Magic in March 2018. They include a new Tangled-themed family restaurant, a fresh new space for teens and a redesigned cafe for adults.

 

REVIEW: New Beauty and the Beast Premieres on Disney DreamREVIEW: New Beauty and the Beast Premieres on Disney Dream
November 10, 2017
A tale as old as time takes the stage with "Beauty and the Beast," a brand-new musical production inspired by Disney's live-action adaptation of the animated classic. The show expands upon the most imaginative elements of the highly anticipated live-action and classic films to delight Disney Cruise Line guests aboard the Disney Dream.