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D23 Magazine Features Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryD23 Magazine Features Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
November 02, 2016
The winter issue of Disney Twenty-Three, the magazine that is exclusively for Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, includes a look at the upcoming film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, as well as the 30th anniversary of Disney Parks' Star Tours, with detailed concept artwork and in-depth interviews. In addition, the issue features stories on the new animated film Moana, which opens November 23, plus the team behind the enhancements on the Disney Wonder cruise ship gives fans an inside look at the experiences and details guests will enjoy when they next set sail. Also, starting December 1, D23.com will once again kick off the "D23 Days of Christmas." Each day will include sweepstakes for incredible Disney prizes, dazzling photography, delicious recipes, original stories and videos, colorful crafts, and much more. The issue will begin arriving in mid-November.


Disney Cruise Line Announces Early 2018 SailingsDisney Cruise Line Announces Early 2018 Sailings
October 26, 2016
Disney Cruise Line introduces a popular Caribbean destination - Bonaire - into the lineup of favorite itineraries for early 2018. Limited-time engagements in Puerto Rico and California, plus a variety of cruises from Florida, offer Disney Cruise Line guests the opportunity to visit exciting ports of call in the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexican Riviera from January through May.


Disney Cruise Line Announces 2018 ItinerariesDisney Cruise Line Announces 2018 Itineraries
October 25, 2016
Disney Cruise Line announced its early 2018 ports and itineraries today. Bonaire, a new port of call for Disney Cruise Line, has been added and there will be limited-time engagements in Puerto Rico and California, plus a variety of cruises from Florida. Bookings for these new sailings open to the public on October 27, 2016.


Marvel Day at Sea on Select Disney Magic Sailings Fall 2017Marvel Day at Sea on Select Disney Magic Sailings Fall 2017
October 21, 2016
In 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests 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: Marvel Day at Sea. The seven special voyages on the Disney Magic will depart from New York City in the fall of 2017.


Castaway Cay 5K!Castaway Cay 5K!
October 19, 2016
Just 11 weeks post knee replacement, Kristin bravely completed the Castaway Cay 5k. Read her story!


Halloween on the High Seas - Disney Cruise LineHalloween on the High Seas - Disney Cruise Line
October 12, 2016
My family and I just returned from a frightfully good time on the Disney Dream's Halloween on the High Seas three-night cruise. And although we are not new to Disney cruising, this was our first time celebrating Halloween onboard one of the ships. And we found it to be full of treats.


Celebrating Birthdays on the Disney Cruise LineCelebrating Birthdays on the Disney Cruise Line
October 03, 2016
The impetus for booking a three-night trip on the Disney Dream was mostly to celebrate the kids' birthdays. My son turned 14 on Thursday, and my daughter is 12 as of yesterday, our departure date. So, how are we celebrating their birthdays onboard?


Star Wars Themed Day Returns to FantasyStar Wars Themed Day Returns to Fantasy
September 30, 2016
Star Wars Day at Sea returns to the Disney Fantasy seven-night cruises sailing from Port Canaveral in early 2017. During this day-long celebration, the power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine with official appearances of Star Wars characters, a deck party and fireworks, Star Wars-themed family and youth activities, at-sea screenings of Star Wars films, unique food and beverage offerings, and special merchandise. Characters from across the Star Wars galaxy will be onboard for interactions, photos and also may be seen patrolling the decks. And, in "Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple," Force-sensitive children learn the ways of the Jedi and use their new-found skill in a final face off with Darth Vader. Star Wars Day at Sea will be on Disney Fantasy cruises sailing on January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4, 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8 and 15, 2017.


Royal Court Tea Experience Added to Disney DreamRoyal Court Tea Experience Added to Disney Dream
September 28, 2016
The Royal Court Royal Tea experience, which has been offered for some time on the Disney Fantasy, is expanding and will now be available on the Disney Dream in the Royal Palace restaurant. This whimsical teatime features a selection of herbal teas and two delicious courses -- one sweet and one savory. Every child receives an assortment of gifts as a keepsake of the experience. The cost for the Royal Court Royal Tea is $210 for children and $69 for adults. On the Disney Dream, Royal Court Royal Tea is now offered on all 4-night sailings at 3 p.m. on the Sea Day. The event will also be offered on all 3-night sailings at 3 p.m. on Nassau port days beginning November 4, 2016. You can book this tea once on board -- it will be available for online booking in the future.


Disney Wonder Receiving New ExperiencesDisney Wonder Receiving New Experiences
September 28, 2016
The Disney Wonder is currently undergoing a transformation to bring exciting new experiences for families, kids and adults on Disney Cruise Line. The new experiences will premiere on cruises from Galveston, Texas, to the Bahamas and Caribbean starting November 10. The Disney Wonder will continue to sail from Galveston to the Bahamas and Caribbean, until the ship sails to San Juan, Puerto Rico on January 20, 2017. On January 26, 2017, a three-night cruise aboard the Disney Wonder takes guests from San Juan to Port Canaveral, where the ship will homeport for the spring.


New Disney Cookbook Focuses on Sweet TreatsNew Disney Cookbook Focuses on Sweet Treats
August 29, 2016
A new Disney cookbook, "Delicious Disney Sweet Treats," has been released. It features 40 recipes from the pastry chefs at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa and Disney Cruise Line. The book includes sweets such as the madeleines from Chefs de France at the France pavilion at Epcot, the Warm Apple Butter Cake from Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland hotel and the Mom's Favorite Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Cake from 50's Prime Time Cafe at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Each recipe has been tested in a home kitchen to make it easier to re-create a vacation favorite.


Frozen a Musical Spectacular Coming to Disney Wonder November 2016Frozen a Musical Spectacular Coming to Disney Wonder November 2016
August 03, 2016
For the 'first time in forever,' the beloved animated hit 'Frozen' is getting the Disney Cruise Line theatrical treatment as a new stage show exclusively aboard the Disney Wonder. 'Frozen, A Musical Spectacular' debuts, along with a wave of new enhancements to the ship, on cruises starting Nov. 10, 2016, from Galveston, Texas.


Halloween Themed Cruises Return This FallHalloween Themed Cruises Return This Fall
July 20, 2016
In 2016, Halloween on the High Seas takes place on most voyages aboard the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy and Disney Magic from September through October. This extra-spooky celebration features Halloween-themed parties, lively entertainment and elaborate decor, including The Pumpkin Tree, which magically transforms throughout the cruise.


Cruisers Can Pre-Book Meet and GreetsCruisers Can Pre-Book Meet and Greets
June 07, 2016
As of June 7, 2016 - Guests can pre-book up to 2 meet and greets through the Mydisneycruise section on DisneyCruise.com. Also available to those on 7-night or longer cruises that feature at least 2 sea days will also be able to pre-books special Character Breakfast opportunities. You can also pre-reserve tickets for the Princess Gathering and Frozen Meet and Greet if on your cruise.


Disney Merrytime Cruises Return in 2016Disney Merrytime Cruises Return in 2016
June 07, 2016
The Disney Cruise Line will once again offer special magical Very Merrytime Cruises in 2016. On the ship, discover a festive fusion of holiday-themed entertainment, activities and decor-with a life-sized gingerbread house, 24-foot Christmas tree, garlands, poinsettias, shimmering lights and more!


New Experiences and Enhancements for the Disney WonderNew Experiences and Enhancements for the Disney Wonder
June 02, 2016
CELEBRATION, Fla. (June 2, 2016) - Exciting new entertainment and experiences are in store for Disney Wonder guests after the Disney Cruise Line vessel is transformed this fall. Headlining the enhancements are imaginative spaces for children, a jazzy restaurant and an English pub.


Disney Cruise Line Returns to Three PortsDisney Cruise Line Returns to Three Ports
May 26, 2016
Disney Cruise Line will return to New York, California and Texas in the fall of 2017. Cruises from New York City on the Disney Magic include a variety of Canada coast and Bahamas itineraries. San Diego voyages on the Disney Wonder visit Baja and the Mexican Riviera. Following the season in San Diego, the Disney Wonder will sail from Galveston, Texas on seven-night cruises to the Caribbean and the Bahamas. More details on the itineraries can be found on the Ports and Itineraries for 2017 page of disneycruise.com. Bookings open to the public May 26, 2016.


Frozen Fun Theme Returns to CruisesFrozen Fun Theme Returns to Cruises
May 13, 2016
"A Day of Frozen Fun" is available aboard upcoming select Disney cruises: certain dates on the 7-night Disney Wonder sailings departing now through August 26, 2016, and on select 7-night Disney Magic sailings departing May 15, 2016 through September 17, 2016. Frozen Fun entails a whole day of special activities, with the ship's atrium transformed into a winter wonderland with friends from the Frozen Kingdom of Arendelle.


Frozen Fun Returns on Disney CruisesFrozen Fun Returns on Disney Cruises
May 04, 2016
Experience a whole day of Frozen fun on select 7-night Disney Wonder and Disney Magic summer sailings. Wake up one special morning to discover the atrium aboard the Disney Wonder or the Disney Magic transformed into a winter wonderland with friends from the Frozen Kingdom of Arendelle-plus a full day of Frozen activities!


Palo Relaxes Dress CodePalo Relaxes Dress Code
April 27, 2016
Palo, the signature adults-only restaurant on Disney Cruise Line ships, has updated its dress code. Dress pants, slacks and collared shirts are recommended for men, and a dress, skirt or pants and a blouse are recommended for women. Jeans may be worn if in good condition (no holes). Casual wear such as tank tops, swimwear, shorts, hats, flip-flops or tennis shoes are not permitted in the dining room, nor are torn clothing, t-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics, or cut-offs.