Possible Changes Coming to Disney Cruise Line


Disney Cruise Line may be making some major announcements soon! Disney Cruise Line is rumored to be adding two new cruise ships to their current fleet of four ships. One ship is expected to be added in 2015 and another in 2016. These new ships are planned to be mid-size, meaning they will be larger than the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder ships, but smaller than the Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream ships.

Although nothing has been confirmed by Disney officials, it looks promising that we will see two brand new Disney cruise ships within the next three years! Disney has a “Monstrous Summer” press event planned for April 25 and 26 which according to invitations will include Disney Cruise Line news.


The other major change being speculated about with Disney Cruise Line is that the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder ships may be scheduled to under-go major renovations, including a make-over and other enhancements. Both of these ships have already been upgraded multiple times and the Disney Magic is already scheduled for a six-week refurbishment later this year.

There are numerous reasons for Disney to expand Disney Cruise Line due to its wonderful success. Disney Cruise Line just received top honors earlier this year. You can see some of these awards here. Disney Cruise Line already has thousands of guests sailing aboard their two newest ships every week. Disney Parks and Resorts even received a 3% revenue increase in 2011 over 2010 as a result of the addition of the Disney Dream ship. The success of the Disney Fantasy in the Disney Cruise Line fleet should also further encourage Disney to continue expanding.

What do you think Disney should change or add to their ships? What do you think is essential to keep the same on the ships that Disney already does right? What do you think Disney should name these potential new ships?

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When Siera isn't helping plan Disney vacations, she is spreading Disney magic with everyone around her! Siera is a graduate of the Disney College of Knowledge and a Disney travel specialist with Destinations in Florida.
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  • fabshelly

    When you add in the extras that the Carny Cruise charges for, that are included in the cruise price for DCL, they actually come out pretty much even in terms of price.

  • lddcw

    Disney needs to realize the value of customers in the Central / South Central US and keep a Disney ship in rotation in Galveston, TX at least part of each year. We don’t want to fly to FL for a Disney cruise. Also, send a big, new ship here once in a while. Carnival Cruise lines has a monopoly on the cruise business here, with other lines coming in and out a few months each year. The passengers and the money are here for the cruise industry. While Disney is great (and in its own league with the Disney experience), they are higher priced than comparable cruise lines, and they are not here in the summer, when people with kids would be more apt to cruise. Nearby Houston, the 4th largest city in the US, is really in need of quality, big scale family entertainment. I hope the Disney execs making decisions don’t let us down.

  • sierad

    Very clever with the Disney Legacy! I love it!

  • aday12345

    more pools, who ever thought that it would be ok to double to passengers on the new ships but still have the same number of pools and size if pools as the old ships was not thinking.

  • Jennifer

    I’d like to see less people more activities. Maybe more hot tubs.
    More enforcement of no kids in adult areas. Maybe a key to get into adult
    Areas like kids have for their area!!

  • http://twitter.com/myketv Myke Mansberger

    More adult-exclusive areas would be nice for the 2 new ships and for the renovations on the old ships. I vacation at WDW at DCL frequently but don’t have kids, just big-kid friends and family. We’re kidless but love the Disney brand and high standards – and the magic, of course!

    Sailing on Fantasy this June, can’t wait!

  • Debbie

    Smaller is better. The Fantasy was just too big as in number of guests. It got a bit too crowded on lines for character greets and the elevators after events. We felt like we had to”beat the crowd” to shows and such and therefore lost time by being early.

  • Bstar0306

    I want them to be cheaper!

  • http://www.facebook.com/Eric.E.Wilson Eric E. Wilson

    less passenger, more public area around the pools.

  • fabshelly

    West Coast. West Coast. West Coast. And I mean SoCal, home of, oh, you know…Disneyland? The place where Walt lived? Where he built his studio? Yeah, that place. Call it the Disney Legacy.

  • DisneyDayByDay

    Would love to see more ships as long as they keep up the quality of service.

  • Holly

    Would love it if they sailed out of a port in the northeast, like New York, Boston, or Baltimore! Might be able to swing one if I didn’t have to also include airfare in the budget!