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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.


Disney Cruise Line Announcements Early 2019 SailingsDisney Cruise Line Announcements Early 2019 Sailings
October 26, 2017
In early 2019, Disney Cruise Line will return to favorite destinations on a variety of itineraries, including an expanded two-month season from San Diego to the sun-drenched Baja and Mexican Riviera. A host of options to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Florida ports, plus cruises to the Southern Caribbean from San Juan, Puerto Rico, take Disney Cruise Line guests to visit timeless tropical locales and experience endless amounts of Disney magic.


Thoughts on Taking a Non-Disney CruiseThoughts on Taking a Non-Disney Cruise
October 06, 2017
Blogger Laura Gilbreath has taken several non-Disney cruises recently, and reflects on the differences between them and Disney Cruise Line.


Updates to the Disney WonderUpdates to the Disney Wonder
September 21, 2017
AllEars.Net had the opportunity to visit the Disney Wonder while it was in port in San Diego. In September and October of last year the Wonder underwent a dry-dock period in Spain that made significant changes to the kid's spaces, the adult entertainment district and converted the Parrot Cay restaurant into Tiana's Place, in addition to replacing carpet, furniture and other general upkeep. Lee Zimmerman shares his observations during his first chance to see the re-imagined ship.


Post-Hurricane Updates for WDW Area and BeyondPost-Hurricane Updates for WDW Area and Beyond
September 20, 2017
After Hurricane Irma passed through the Walt Disney World area on September 10, all Disney theme parks and Disney Springs reopened on Tuesday, September 12. Most attractions and facilities are back up and running normally, with a few exceptions. Walt Disney World/My Disney Experience app/Park and Resort Notices are reporting the status of other areas as follows: -- Fort Wilderness is expected to reopen tomorrow, Sept. 20. -- Aerophile, the World Leader in Balloon Flight at Disney Springs is closed. -- The Jungle Cruise in the Magic Kingdom is closed until further notice. -- Splash Mountain is closed for its scheduled refurbishment. -- Disney's Hilton Head Resort reopened yesterday, Sept. 18. -- The Disney Fantasy's September 23 and October 7 sailings in the Eastern Caribbean are being modified to include ports of call in the Western Caribbean. These two revised sailings will now visit Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Falmouth, Jamaica. -- Disney Cruise Line's Western Caribbean sailings will continue as scheduled. The Walt Disney Company announced a commitment of $2.5 million to aid those impacted by Hurricane Irma. The funds will help the response and recovery efforts of the American Red Cross, UNICEF, Save the Children, and other nonprofits. In addition, eligible Disney employee donations to qualified organizations involved in the Hurricane Irma relief effort are being matched dollar for dollar by Disney Employee Matching Gifts: A Program of The Walt Disney Company Foundation. During Hurricane Irma, Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line donated meals, provided storage for supplies and power-utility vehicles, donated bedding to shelters, and made rooms available for first responders. As the recovery from Hurricane Irma's effects continues, we are now keeping an eye on Hurricane Maria, which as of this writing is a Category 5 storm in the Caribbean. For the latest on severe weather, be sure to consult with the National Hurricane Center, The Weather Channel, and Orlando news outlets. Our thoughts remain with those affected by the recent hurricanes, not only Irma, but also Harvey, Jose, Katia and Maria.


Talk Like a Pirate Day!Talk Like a Pirate Day!
September 19, 2017
It's talk like a Pirate Day, Argh~~~~


Marvel Day at Sea Character Roster RevealedMarvel Day at Sea Character Roster Revealed
September 03, 2017
The Disney Parks Blog has revealed the complete roster of characters who will be on board for the Marvel Day at Sea on upcoming Disney cruises. Black Widow and Hawkeye will join this epic event, assembling with nearly a dozen others from the Marvel Universe, including Black Panther and Loki who will make their very first appearance as part of a Disney vacation experience. The event also marks the first official appearance of Iron Man, Star-Lord, Gamora and Groot on a Disney Cruise Line ship. Rounding out the roster of Marvel Super Heroes that will be onboard are Spider-Man, Captain America, Thor and Doctor Strange.


Learn About Projects Announced at D23 Expo!Learn About Projects Announced at D23 Expo!
August 14, 2017
We've consolidated all the projects announced at the D23 Expo in one place with links to more information. We will keep you updated as projects take shape.


Bermuda Added as Disney Cruise Line Destination in 2018Bermuda Added as Disney Cruise Line Destination in 2018
May 17, 2017
Disney Cruise Line will sail to Bermuda for the first time in Fall 2018. Ships will also visits new ports, including Quebec City, Canada. Also, back by popular demand, the DCL will sail from California, Texas and Florida.


Disney Wonder First Passenger Vessel to Transit New Panama Canal LocksDisney Wonder First Passenger Vessel to Transit New Panama Canal Locks
April 30, 2017
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.


Sneak Preview of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesSneak Preview of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
April 14, 2017
Beginning April 21, guests will be able to preview scenes from the upcoming film "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, and on the Disney Cruise Line. -- At Disney's Hollywood Studios, guests will get to see this advance look at clips from the film as part of the One Man's Dream attraction. -- At Disney California Adventure park, the preview of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" will be presented in 3D with special in-theater effects at the Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywood Land. -- On Disney Cruise Line, you can enjoy a sneak peek aboard all four ships in the fleet, on select sailings this summer. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" in 3D will be released in theaters across the U.S. on May 26, and will also premiere at sea aboard the ships of Disney Cruise Line on that date.


ORDER NOW: FREE Disney Cruise Line Planning Video!ORDER NOW: FREE Disney Cruise Line Planning Video!
April 05, 2017
If you've been thinking about a vacation on the Disney Cruise Line, this FREE Cruise Planning Video can help! Your FREE planning video showcases: * What's included on a Disney cruise * An overview of Disney Cruise Line destinations * An inside look at our ships and ports * Information on dining, activities, staterooms and much more