Making Singapore its new homeport, the cruise line will be in Southeast Asia for at least five years starting 2025.
Your dream of going on a Disney cruise may soon become a reality. Last March 29, Disney Cruise Line and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced that the magical cruise vacation will be coming to Southeast Asia for the first time.
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The collaboration has agreed to homeport a brand-new Disney cruise ship exclusively in Singapore for at least five years beginning 2025.
“This is a very exciting year for The Walt Disney Company—2023 marks our 100th anniversary,” said Disney Park experiences and products chairman Josh D’Amaro.
“As part of this, Disney Cruise Line is currently undergoing an ambitious expansion with new ships and new destinations around the world.”
Recently named “Best Cruise Line for Families” and “Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean” for the ninth year in a row, @DisneyCruise Line is ready to welcome you aboard for an award-winning, magical vacation at sea! 🚢🏅 https://t.co/gJjMcYkIba pic.twitter.com/gHmutfX205
— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) December 2, 2022
People in Singapore and its neighboring countries, including the Philippines, will finally be able to experience the Disney cruise ship without having to travel outside of Asia.
“We look forward to welcoming the magic of Disney Cruise Line to Singapore in 2025,” said Keith Tan, chief executive of STB.
“This is an important milestone for STB and reflects Disney Cruise Line’s strong confidence in Singapore and Southeast Asia. The new Disney cruise ship will be an attraction itself and is expected to boost the tourism sector in Singapore for many years to come.”
✨FIRST LOOK!✨ Captain Minnie Mouse and Captain Mickey Mouse’s dazzling new ensembles are here for the upcoming @DisneyCruise Line “Silver Anniversary at Sea” sailings. 🚢 Sail with this iconic duo this summer to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Disney Cruise Line! #DCL25 pic.twitter.com/kVyzH2Lig7
— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) March 29, 2023
The ship reportedly has an estimated passenger capacity of 6,000 with around 2,300 crew members.
Details about the maiden voyage and onboard experiences are yet to be announced, but the cruise line promises “innovative Disney experiences along with the dazzling entertainment, world-class dining, and legendary guest service.”
Guests of all ages will have spaces and activities dedicated to them, guaranteeing fun for the whole family.
Banner image via Twitter @DisneyParks.