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Profits slip at Disney

Profits slip at Disney

Entertainment leviathan Disney revealed a slight drop in profits for the second financial quarter as the Japanese earthquake and poor box office returns took a toll. Disney Parks & Resorts Division was partially responsible, with operating profits down by three per cent to $145 million based on a seven per cent increase in revenue to $2.6 billion.

New York celebrates arrival of Disney Cruise

New York celebrates arrival of Disney Cruise

7 April 2011 Cruise News

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has confirmed Disney Cruise Line will be calling New York City its newest homeport from May 2012. Disney Magic will sail 20 cruises from the Manhattan Cruise Terminal, with destinations that include the Bahamas and Canada, the line confirmed announcing its 2012 line-up.

Disney Cruise Line sails into Alaska

Disney Cruise Line sails into Alaska

23 March 2011 Press Release Cruise News

During its first-ever Alaskan itineraries in summer 2011, Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore the grandeur of America’s 49th state with a wide variety of fun and exciting Port Adventures.

Disney Dream cruise ship delivered ahead of launch

Disney Dream cruise ship delivered ahead of launch

10 December 2010 Cruise News

Disney Cruise has taken possession of its latest vessel – Disney Dream – ahead of its launch early next year. In a traditional ceremony in Germany the flag of builder Meyer Werft was lowered, replaced by that of Disney Cruise thus transferring ownership.

Disney Dream prepares to set sail

Disney Dream prepares to set sail

2 November 2010 Cruise News

Disney Cruise Line has taken a giant step toward the launch of its latest vessel with the Disney Dream leaving a German shipyard in Papenburg. After 20 months of construction, the vessel floated out of the enclosed building dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard, completing a major construction milestone.

Amadeus & Disney Cruise Line announce new Cruise Distribution Expansion

Amadeus & Disney Cruise Line announce new Cruise Distribution Expansion

22 September 2010 Press Release Cruise News

Disney Cruise Line reached an agreement with Amadeus, a leading Travel IT Technology Partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, to distribute its products using the Amadeus system in the US and the Canadian markets in USD this past June and is now available in Pound Sterling for the UK market.

Disney Dream nears completion

Disney Dream nears completion

21 June 2010 Press Release Cruise News

The final building block for the newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Dream, was placed today at the Meyer Werft shipyard signalling completion of a major milestone in the ship’s overall construction.