Category: Disney Cruise Line

Disney Fantasy to Have Plenty of Water Play for Kids and Adults

Disney Fantasy to Have Plenty of Water Play for Kids and Adults

| October 13, 2011 | 1 Reply

Donald’s nephews are at it again.  After creating the wildly popular AquaDuck water coaster for Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Dream, they needed to top themselves for the new Disney Fantasy.  In addition to its own AquaDuck, the Fantasy will have a water play area known as the AquaLab.  Continue after the break to learn all [...]

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Walt Disney Company and Bob Iger Sign New Agreement

Walt Disney Company and Bob Iger Sign New Agreement

| October 7, 2011 | Reply

On October 7, 2011, The Walt Disney Company filed a report with the Securities and Exchange Commission which formally reported the terms of a new employment contract between the company and President and CEO Robert A. Iger. Mr. Iger’s bonus targets increase significantly in the new agreement but, perhaps more significantly, the new employment agreement [...]

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Imagineers Blend Elegance with Whimsy in Disney Ship Design

Imagineers Blend Elegance with Whimsy in Disney Ship Design

| September 19, 2011 | Reply

On the final day of Disney’s D23 Expo, Walt Disney Imagineers Joe Lanzisero and Bob Zalk presented “Imagineering the Dream and the Fantasy: Designing for Disney Cruise Line.”  Lanzisero was part of the team responsible for designing the Disney Magic and Wonder, and discussed Disney’s approach to family cruising.  Continue after the break to learn [...]

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Video – Disney Fantasy’s Final Building Block Set In Place

Video – Disney Fantasy’s Final Building Block Set In Place

| September 5, 2011 | 2 Replies

While Americans celebrated the last gasp of summer over the Labor Day holiday, across the Atlantic Ocean, workers in the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany labored to complete Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship – the Disney Fantasy.  Continue after the break for Disney’s video of the ship’s bow being set in place.

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Alaskan Wonders – Part 8

Alaskan Wonders – Part 8

| August 31, 2011 | 1 Reply

Our final day of the cruise is a sea day as we sail back down the ‘inside passage’ towards Vancouver.   I hate the last day of a cruise, and I hate the last day of an Adventures By Disney trip, so today I shall be known as “Hatey McHaterson” (which is normally Walter’s name as [...]

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Imagineers Preview Show For Disney Fantasy’s Animator’s Palate

Imagineers Preview Show For Disney Fantasy’s Animator’s Palate

| August 31, 2011 | 1 Reply

On the final day of Disney’s D23 Expo, Walt Disney Imagineers Joe Lanzisero and Bob Zalk presented “Imagineering the Dream and the Fantasy: Designing for Disney Cruise Line.”  They discussed how they used their background in animation and theme park design to create a 3D storytelling experience to captivate an audience for 3-7 days.  One of the [...]

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Alaskan Wonders – Part 7

Alaskan Wonders – Part 7

| August 30, 2011 | Reply

Our tour today started a little later than the others. We had to meet at 1:45 pm on the gangway to head over to the Great Alaskan Lumberjack show. Again, on paper this reads like something I wouldn’t do if you paid me – but the experience itself was a blast. The show features two [...]

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