On today's show, Mark and Mike talk about the itieraries announced by the Disney Cruise Line at a press conference last week. Mark also chats briefly with Disney Cruise Line President Karl Holz.
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Mark talks about the itineraries that were announced by the Disney Cruise Line at a press conference last week.
When the Disney Fantasy joins the fleet next spring, the Disney Magic will stay based in Florida for a month and a half. It'll then head north to New York City, where it'll run 8-night Bahamaas cruises, 5-night Canadian Maritimes cruises, and 2-night cruises to nowhere, starting May 25, 2012. In September, the Magic will reposition from New York to Galveston, from where it will sail 7-night Western Caribbean cruises through December 2012.
The Disney Wonder will remain on the West Coast, sailing 7-night Mexican Riviera cruises until the end of April, when it will begin a variety of specialty cruises. On April 29, it'll head out on a 15-night Hawai'i cruise. When it returns on May 14, it will leave for Vancouver, where it will leave for its first Alaska cruise of the season (with new stops). It'll return from that first cruise to Seattle, which will be its home port for the rest of the Alaska season. The last Alaskan cruise will conclude back in Vancouver, from where it'll reposition back to Los Angeles. When it gets there, it'll leave on four 7-night Pacific Coast cruises, after which it will return to the Mexican Riviera.
Mark was also able to talk with Disney Cruise Line President Karl Holz for a few minutes to talk about the variety of ports and destinations, as well as the upcoming opening of the Aulani resort in Hawai'i (Holz is overseeing that resort as well).
You'll want to check the Disney Cruise Line's website to confirm itineraries and departure dates for any of these cruises. Reservations may be booked through the Disney Cruise Line website, by calling the Disney Cruise Line at 888-DCL-2500 (888-325-2500), or your travel agent. MousePlanet’s preferred Disney travel providers are MouseEarVacations.com and Small World Vacations.
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