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First Impressions of the Re-imagined Disney Magic

posted on May 9th, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


The re-imagined Disney Magic has made quite the splash since her relaunch! Last week, Marcy from the Disney Parks Moms Panel shared her favorite experiences, and this week, she lets us hear what others are saying about the ship’s transformation.

Check out this video featuring guests sailing onboard the Disney Magic for the very first time, and chime in with your own first impressions in the “Comments” section below!

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Top Five Experiences on the Re-imagined Disney Magic

posted on May 2nd, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


Since our flagship vessel, the Disney Magic, set sail after one of the largest transformations in the cruise ship industry, her magical makeover continues to wow guests of all ages!

Marcy from the Disney Parks Moms Panel recently sailed to check out the enhancements for herself. For those of you who haven’t had the chance to do the same, you’ll definitely want to take a look at this video to see her top five can’t-miss experiences on this re-imagined ship!

If you have sailed on the re-imagined Disney Magic, which enhancement is number one for you?

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Dazzling Family Entertainment Included on a Disney Cruise

posted on April 4th, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


What are some of the ways your family likes to have fun together? There’s a pretty high chance whatever you name is already offered on a Disney cruise. And the best part is that it’s all included!

Last week, I shared a video about date night on the high seas with ideas for how adults can spend their time while the kids are having fun in the youth clubs. But today, I want to bring it back to ways the entire family can have fun together.

In this video, Marcy from the Disney Parks Moms Panel gives you a glimpse of our family entertainment, like live stage shows, high-energy deck parties and of course, fireworks at sea. She couldn’t cover everything in such a short video, so check it out and let us know some of the other ways your family has fun onboard.

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A Mom’s Take: Packing for a Disney Cruise to Alaska

posted on March 14th, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


We’ve reached the final video in our “Mom’s Take” series about our Alaskan voyages, and it’s one you don’t want to miss if you’re joining us this summer. Nancy from the Disney Parks Moms Panel tackles a topic most people have questions about … packing! Not only does she list out must-bring items, she also gives tips that will make packing less of a hassle as you prepare for your vacation. Take a look …

I hope you’ve found all of these videos helpful as you consider or plan for a cruise to Alaska with us. I want to personally thank Nancy for the insights she shared. If you have any other questions about our Alaskan voyages, be sure to visit www.DisneyParksMomsPanel.com.

For more on sailing to Alaska with Disney Cruise Line, check out the other videos in the series:

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and Disney Cruise Line Facebook page, and follow @DisneyCruise on Twitter for more about Disney Cruise Line’s voyages in Alaska. While you’re on Twitter, join in the conversation by using the hashtag #DCLAlaska.

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A Mom’s Take: Embarking on a Disney Alaska Cruise from Vancouver

posted on March 7th, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


Part of the fun of a Disney cruise to Alaska is visiting our homeport of Vancouver. There’s so much to see in this vibrant Canadian city, and I highly recommend spending time here before or after your cruise.

In our next “Mom’s Take” video, Nancy from the Disney Parks Moms Panel gives you a look at some of the things your family can experience here, including highlights of our debarkation day Port Adventure that takes you around town before dropping you off at the airport. Take a look, and let me know if you agree that time in Vancouver makes for the perfect start or end to a great Alaskan adventure!

For more on sailing to Alaska with Disney Cruise Line, check out the other videos in the series:

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and Disney Cruise Line Facebook page, and follow @DisneyCruise on Twitter for more about Disney Cruise Line’s voyages in Alaska. While you’re on Twitter, join in the conversation by using the hashtag #DCLAlaska.

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A Mom’s Take: Immersing Your Family in the Culture of Europe with Disney Cruise Line

posted on March 3rd, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


For many families, traveling is about more than just seeing different destinations. It’s a way to learn about other cultures and bring history life in a unique way. Disney shares this viewpoint, which is why we provide so many culturally rich opportunities on our cruises in Europe.

If you want to know more about how you can immerse your family in the culture of Europe when sailing the Mediterranean with us this summer, take a look at our next “Mom’s Take” video with Marcy from the Disney Parks Moms Panel. She points out different teaching tools you can use while traveling with your kids and even highlights a few of the specific Port Adventures that incorporate learning in a fun way.

For more on sailing Europe with Disney Cruise Line, check out the other videos in the series:

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and Disney Cruise Line Facebook page, and follow @DisneyCruise on Twitter for more about Disney Cruise Line’s voyages in Europe. While you’re on Twitter, join in the conversation by using the hashtag #DCLEurope.

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A Mom’s Take: A Wild Ride in the Great Alaskan Frontier with Disney Cruise Line

posted on February 28th, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


Do you love rides as much as I do? Then you’re in for a treat if you’re joining us in Alaska this summer!

If you’ve been following along with our “Mom’s Take” videos about our Alaskan voyages, by now you know there’s no shortage of adventure in the destinations we visit. In today’s video, Nancy from the Disney Parks Moms Panel shows you how your family can experience the great outdoors through unique and exhilarating rides … and I’m not talking about the kind of rides you’ll experience in one of our theme parks. I’m talking about wild rides, ones suited to the rugged terrain and wilderness of America’s Last Frontier!

For more on sailing to Alaska with Disney Cruise Line, check out the other videos in the series:

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and Disney Cruise Line Facebook page, and follow @DisneyCruise on Twitter for more about Disney Cruise Line’s voyages in Alaska. While you’re on Twitter, join in the conversation by using the hashtag #DCLAlaska.

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A Mom’s Take: Tips for Stress-free Adventures in Europe with Disney Cruise Line

posted on February 24th, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


What’s the best way to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for a trip? Talk to someone who has been of course! Most likely they can share insights and bring up considerations you may have never even thought about.

Those of you planning on joining us in the Mediterranean this summer got great advice last week from Disney Parks Moms Panelist Marcy about how to make the most of your time in European ports. And today, her next “Mom’s Take” video gives even more helpful preparation tips and addresses one of the most common topics – what to pack!

If you know someone else sailing the Mediterranean with us this summer, you’ll definitely want to share this video with them. Take a look, and then pass it along!

For more on sailing Europe with Disney Cruise Line, check out the other videos in the series:

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and Disney Cruise Line Facebook page, and follow @DisneyCruise on Twitter for more about Disney Cruise Line’s voyages in Europe. While you’re on Twitter, join in the conversation by using the hashtag #DCLEurope.

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A Mom’s Take: Top 5 Disney Alaska Cruise Tips

posted on February 21st, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


Whenever I plan a new trip, I always ask others who have already taken the same journey for tips and suggestions. Most of you probably do the same thing, which is why the Disney Parks Moms Panel is such a popular resource for guests.

The video I’m sharing with you today is one of my favorites in our “Mom’s Take” Alaska series since Disney Parks Moms Panelist Nancy gives super helpful tips that she developed not only from her own experience but also from the insights of other guests and crew members. Narrowing down tips to the top five wasn’t an easy feat, but I think you’ll be pleased with the advice Nancy shares. Take a look!

For more on sailing to Alaska with Disney Cruise Line, check out the other videos in the series:

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and Disney Cruise Line Facebook page, and follow @DisneyCruise on Twitter for more about Disney Cruise Line’s voyages in Alaska. While you’re on Twitter, join in the conversation by using the hashtag #DCLAlaska.

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A Mom’s Take: Making the Most of Your Time in European Ports

posted on February 17th, 2014 by Jonathan Frontado, Disney Cruise Line


One of the things I learned from my cruise in Europe last summer is that a little extra planning goes a long way for your days in port. Since the destinations we visit are rich in history and there is so much to experience, you’ll want to have a game plan ahead of time.

If you’re like me and want to make the most of your days in port, then check out our next “Mom’s Take” video with Disney Parks Moms Panelist Marcy for her valuable advice on how to do that. I know firsthand the suggestions she gives are good ones!

For more on sailing Europe with Disney Cruise Line, check out the other videos in the series:

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and Disney Cruise Line Facebook page, and follow @DisneyCruise on Twitter for more about Disney Cruise Line’s voyages in Europe. While you’re on Twitter, join in the conversation by using the hashtag #DCLEurope.

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