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Times are good at The Walt Disney Company. The company reported an overall profit of $1.5 billion for the second quarter of the fiscal year – up 32 percent from the same period last year. Revenue was also up nearly 10 percent to $10.6 billion. These results exceeded the expectations on Wall Street.
Revenue at the parks and resorts increased 14 percent to $3.3 billion and operating income increased 73 percent to $383 million. This boost was due in part to increased guest spending and attendance at the Walt Disney World …
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If you have a Disney cruise planned and you’re bringing decorations for your stateroom door, you need to reconsider what you are bringing.
Effective immediately, Disney Cruise Line has instituted a new policy which states that all passengers are to refrain from using any type of adhesives – including any removable gel adhesives – on their stateroom doors. All over-the-door decorations are also forbidden.
The only kinds of decorations allowed on stateroom doors are magnetic. Disney Cruise Line says the policy has been instituted because the adhesives and over-the-door decorations guests were …
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The Disney Magic is headed to dry dock in September and will emerge with some magical updates including new spaces, reimagined areas, and new adventures throughout the ship.
The ship will feature a new atrium lobby with an art deco design inspired by the sea. The three deck lobby will include custom made carpets, a chandelier inspired by the sun’s rays, a grand piano, and portholes the recall the early 20th century ocean liners. The centerpiece of the lobby is a cold-cast bronze statue of Helmsman Mickey.
For those seeking adventure, the …
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To help celebrate literacy during National Literacy Month / School Library Month, crew members from Disney Cruise ships visited and read to children in Nassau, Grand Cayman, and St. Thomas. This project was part of the Disney Reading Together program, which was started 10 years ago and has since promoted reading and literacy. Through the program, cast members visit schools to read to children, and more than 7,000 books have so far been given to communities in the Bahamas and the Caribbean through the program.
Want to celebrate National Literacy Month? …
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Disney Cruise Line continues to expand its offering throughout Europe and the Caribbean, as they announced this week brand new cruises and ports that their line of luxury cruise ships would be visiting in 2014.
The Disney Magic will return to the Mediterranean from May to August 2014. During this time, the ship will port in Barcelona, but will also sail selected cruises out of Venice as its home port. These nine-day itineraries will cover some brand new territory in the Greek Isles and Sicily for the Cruise Line, with stops …
The votes were tallied for Conde Nast Traveler’s 2013 reader’s poll for Top Cruise Ships in the World, and the Disney Magic earned top honors!
Disney Cruise Line’s oldest ship, the Disney Magic, took the number one spot in the polls. Meanwhile, the Disney Wonder placed at number two, the Disney Dream at number three and the Disney Fantasy ranked in 8th place.
John Newton, the magazine’s Service and Surveys Editor, said:
Overall, our readers think all three ships are excellent. The scores of the Disney Dream and the Disney Magic are separated by …
Last week, crew members from the Disney Dream rescued two people from a vessel in distress, sources have reported.
The cruise ship responded to a distress call from the vessel in the Bahamas, where they rescued two U.S. citizens who were on board the small watercraft. Spokeswoman Rebecca Peddle said the people were immediately brought on board the Disney Dream and given food and medical attention.
Once the people were on board, the cruise line notified the U.S. Coast Guard and the passengers were brought to Port Canaveral aboard the Disney Dream. …
Disney Cruise Line have recently announced their 2014 itineraries, which will give vacationers even more chances to explore Castaway Cay or combine their cruise with a trip to Walt Disney World Resort to explore the New Fantasyland.
The Disney Magic will return to Port Canaveral, FL and sail three and four-night Bahamanian cruises along with the Disney Dream. Meanwhile, the Disney Fantasy will continue their seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises out of Port Canaveral.
Meanwhile, the Disney Wonder will set sail from Miami, FL on four night Bahama cruises and five …
This year will mark the first holiday season for the Disney Fantasy, and guests can expect to enjoy a bit of holiday magic while aboard – including a 20 foot Christmas tree in the ship’s Atrium lobby.
The video below shows highlights from the festivities, including an appearance from beloved Disney character Goofy. The Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Magic have also undergone their holiday transformations, as well.
Will you be enjoying a holiday cruise aboard the Disney Fantasy this year?
Disney Cruise Line was recognized by the Porthole Cruise Readers’ Choice Awards, nabbing honors for “Most Family-Oriented Cruise Line.” They were also honored with the “Best Spa Facilities” award and the “Best Children’s Programs” award.
Karl Holz, president of Disney Cruise Line said:
We love to delight and surprise families sailing aboard our ships, giving them experiences and entertainment they can’t get anywhere else. This latest recognition from Porthole Cruise readers highlights how unique and magical a Disney cruise is for guests of every age. Our cast and crew members pride themselves …