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VP Talks Disney Cruise Line Expansion to Australia

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A few weeks ago, Disney Fanatic reported that Disney Cruise Line had officially registered in Australia, opening up the real possibility for the cruising segment of Disney Parks Experiences and Products to expand “Down Under.” At the time, our coverage was fact-based speculation, with no recent official word on the matter coming from Disney. But, just a few days ago, ...

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Magic ‘Down Under’: Disney Cruise Line Registers in Australia

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We have reason to believe that Disney Cruise Line is closer than ever to expanding its sailing options in and around Australia. According to opengovau.com, Magical Cruise Company, Limited, registered with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) on March 28, 2022. Magical Cruise Company, Ltd. is the company under which Disney Cruise Line operates. Headquartered in the U.K., the ...

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Why are the First Sailings on the ‘Disney Wish’ So ‘Basic’?

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The Disney Wish, the newest, largest, and all-around grandest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, is almost ready to set sail and bring a new level of magic to the open seas. But there is one thing this reporter has noticed–and perhaps some of you readers have as well. It is that the maiden voyage is extremely basic compared to ...

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OpEd: Disney Cruise Line Needs to Drop Its Mask and Vaccine Policies

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I honestly have no clue when I will set foot back on a Disney Cruise Line ship again. From forcing any and all “eligible” Guests to be whatever they decide to recognize today as “fully vaccinated” to now maintaining extra mask mandates on little kids, one look at its pandemic-inspired policy pages, and I might as well go sail with ...

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Disney Cruise Line Online Reservation Systems Will Be Down This Month

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For all would-be Guests planning their next Disney Cruise Line adventure, be aware that the website will be down for two days next week for an upgrade on its reservation system. Disney Cruise Line posted the disclaimer on its website, saying: Beginning at 4:30 PM (EST) on Monday, March 7, 2022, through the morning of Wednesday, March 9, 2022, an ...

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OpEd: Disney Cruise Line Should Offer Overnight Stays on Castaway Cay

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When a Disney Fanatic thinks about Disney Cruise Line, there is little doubt that Castaway Cay will also come to mind. Disney’s private island off the coast of The Bahamas is a staple port of call when the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, and Disney Fantasy embark on their exciting Caribbean adventures. It is only accessible via a Disney Cruise. But Guests are limited to ...

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‘Disney Wish’ Delayed – Could Permanent COVID-Era Changes Be to Blame?

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On Thursday, February 3, 2022, Disney Cruise Line announced that the completion of its latest and largest ship yet, the Disney Wish, would be delayed once again. And the news got this reporter wondering: could Disney be making design alterations for a permanent pandemic-era cruising experience? The first of three new “Triton-Class” cruise ships planned for the fleet, construction of ...

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NEW “Pixar Day at Sea” Coming to Select Disney Cruise Line Itineraries in 2023

Pixar Day at Sea

An all-new celebration featuring favorite Disney and Pixar characters is coming to Disney Cruise Line next year! The Disney Parks Blog just shared the news that “Pixar Day at Sea” will take place on select sailings aboard the Disney Fantasy beginning in 2023. This new special event will take place exclusively on select seven-night cruises on the Disney Fantasy beginning ...

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Disney Cruise Line Update: New Vaccine Requirements Take Effect

Disney Cruise Line Vaccination Requirements

Beginning on January 13, 2022, Disney Cruise Line will enforce its new vaccine requirements. All passengers as young as five and older must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be welcomed aboard. Previously only required for Guests ages 12 and older, Disney announced the policy change back in mid-November. The statement posted on the cruise line’s website reads as follows: ...

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Disney Cruise Line Guests Denied Disembarkation in St. Thomas Due to COVID-19 Cases On-Board

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The cruise industry has had a particularly difficult time navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney Cruise Line included. Guests who have cruised aboard Disney Cruise Line since its reopening last year have generally shared overwhelmingly positive feedback primarily due to the lowered capacity on the ships. Additionally, Disney Cruise Line, and most other cruise lines across the industry, have rigorous testing ...

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