Disney Cruise Line is a cruise line owned by The Walt Disney Company. It was founded in 1995 and currently operates five ships: the Disney Wish, the Disney Magic, the Disney Wonder, the Disney Dream, and the Disney Fantasy.
Disney Cruise Line offers family-friendly cruises to various destinations around the world, including the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska, Europe, and more. The ships are designed with Disney theming and offer a variety of entertainment options, including live shows featuring Disney characters, movie screenings, youth clubs, adult-only areas, and dining experiences inspired by Disney stories.
The ships also offer a range of activities and amenities, such as pools, waterslides, sports courts, spas, and fitness centers. On some itineraries, Disney Cruise Line also offers exclusive experiences, such as visits to Disney-owned private islands or early access to Disney theme parks. Overall, Disney Cruise Line aims to provide a memorable and magical vacation experience for families and Disney fans of all ages.
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Disney Cruise Line Facts and Statistics
- Disney Cruise Line Website: disneycruise.disney.go.com
- Year Disney Cruise Line was Announced: 1996
- Year that the Disney Cruise Line Launched: 1998
- Disney Cruise Line Headquarters: Celebration, Florida
- Disney Cruise Line President: Thomas Mazioum
- Number of ships in the Disney Cruise Line: 5 (2023)
- Size of the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder: 85,000 ton, 875-stateroom
- Size of the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy: 130,000 ton, 1,250-stateroom
- Expected size of the Disney Wish: 140,000 ton, 1,250-stateroom
- Amount of Disney Cruise Line revenue during its first 25 years: $1.6 billion
- Homeport for the Disney Cruise Line: Port Canaveral, Florida
- Flag State of the Disney Cruise Line: The Bahamas
- Number of Disney Cruise Line employees: 8,000 cast and crew members (2017)
- Size of the Disney-owned island, Castaway Cay: 1,000 acres
- Disney Cruise Line ships use the first seven notes of the “When You Wish Upon a Star” song melody as their horn signals.
- Year that DCL’s newest destination, Lighthouse Point, is scheduled to open: 2024
- Disney Cruise Line was the first cruise line to display fireworks at sea.
- The Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy are both longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall (1,115 ft to 986 ft).
- Disney Cruise Line was the first cruise line to have yellow life boats after getting a special waiver from the US coast Guard.
Recent Disney Cruise Line News
- Disney Cruise Line Opens New Port Everglades Terminal in Fort Lauderdale
- Disney Cruise Line Receives Numerous 2024 Honors
- Early 2025 Disney Cruise Destinations Just Announced
- Disney Cruise Line Sets Sail in Australia for the First Time
- Disney Cruise Line Announces Spring 2025 Itineraries
- First-Ever Haunted Mansion Bar Coming to the Disney Treasure in 2024
- Newly-Selected Disney Treasure Cruise Director Ready to Take the Stage
- DisneyBand+ Coming to Disney Dream in November
- Itinerary Revealed for 2025 Member Cruise on Disney Treasure
- D23 Update: The latest Disney Cruise ship name has been revealed to be the Disney Adventure
- D23 Update: Disney has 3 new cruise ships in development as well as a new island destination, Lookout Key at Lighthouse Point
- Disney Cruise Line to Reveal All-New Disney Treasure on Aug. 30
- Disney Cruise Line Announces New Internet-Access Pricing Structure
- Disney Treasure: Latest Updates from Newest Disney Cruise Line Ship Debuting 2024
- Disney Files Patent for Improved Character Costume Visibility