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The Walt Disney Company, Disney Cruise Line has announced their agreement with the Meyer Werft shipyards in Germany to build two new ships to its fleet of family cruise ships. They are scheduled to launch in 2021 and 2023. The names, design details and itineraries for the new ships are not yet announced and are still in development.
Disney Cruise Line has already four other ships; Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy which have been traveling the seas since 1998. Their most popular destinations are in some areas located around the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Canada, and the Panama Canal. The two new vessels will be somewhat the largest for Disney, which is about 135,000 gross tons and will include 1,250 guest staterooms.
According to the Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Disney, the expansion of their Disney fleet will offer wonderful and magical memories for families and guests at the sea around the world.
Disney is famous for innovation on its cruise ships and it will be very interesting and exciting to see what features the new ships will showcase.