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Encyclopedia > Disney Magic
Disney theme park
The Disney Magic
Location Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA
Opening Day July 30, 1998
Resort Disney Cruise Line
Theme Cruise ship
Website Disney Cruise Line homepage
Operator The Walt Disney Company
Disney Magic departing Port Canaveral
Disney Magic departing Port Canaveral

The Disney Magic is the original of two cruise ships operated by The Walt Disney Company under its subsidiary Disney Cruise Line. Its sister, launched in 1999 is the Disney Wonder. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is the division of The Walt Disney Company that conceives, builds and manages the theme parks and vacation resorts for which Disney is famous, as well as a variety of additional family-oriented leisure enterprises. ... Image File history File links DisneyMagic. ... Cape Canaveral is a city located in Brevard County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,829. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Disney Cruise Line is a cruise line owned by the Walt Disney Company. ... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney) (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Download high resolution version (2032x1524, 598 KB)Disney Magic sails out of Port Canaveral for a 7-day Caribbean cruise. ... Download high resolution version (2032x1524, 598 KB)Disney Magic sails out of Port Canaveral for a 7-day Caribbean cruise. ... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney) (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... The Disney Cruise Line is a cruise line owned by the Walt Disney Company. ... The Disney Wonder is a cruise ship operated by Disney Cruise Line since its launch in 1999. ...


Built in 1998 by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, the Disney Magic can hold approximately 2,400 guests. It currently sails on 7 day itineraries including Disney's private island Castaway Cay, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Key West, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel (depending on specific cruise). Fincantieri is an Italian shipbuilder. ... Castaway Cay is a private island or out island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port of call for the Disney Wonder and her sister ship the Disney Magic. ... St. ... Saint Thomas is an island in the Caribbean Sea and a constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States. ... Map of Key West Key West is a city located in Monroe County, Florida. ... Grand Cayman from space, April 1994 Grand Cayman is the largest of the three Cayman Islands at about 196 km² and contains the capital George Town. ... Location of Cozumel State Quintana Roo Presidente municipal Gustavo Ortega Joaquín Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 647 km² Population   â€“Total (2003)   â€“Density about 90,000 (2003) Time zone UTC –6 Latitude Longitude 20°30′ N 86°57′ W Cozumel (Mayan: Island of the Swallows) is an island in the Caribbean Sea...


Disney Magic and its sister ship are the first vessels to be designed, from the keel up, as family cruise ships, with the precise goal of accommodating parents and children. Low tech things like split bathrooms, even in small cabins, and high tech services like the parental pagers are two of the many design features that set them apart from other cruise ships. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Paging (telecommunications). ...


The general allure of the ship is its classical designs, including the presence of two stacks instead of one (though one is false and houses a teen club.) This gives a silhouette which is reminiscent of the golden age of the ocean liners. Other details, such as the large round portholes instead of the window-like openings common in other cruise ships, also show a desire to foster a nostalgic image of the luxury and prestige of sea travel of the past. A postcard of SS United States. ...


The interior is a mix of the opulent but clean art deco streamline style of the transatlantic liners of the 1940s and 1950s and the graphic signature of all the Disney movies of the last decades. The Disney characters are also there in abundance, though usually very subtly. There is no risk of having the impression for more than a short moment of being on the Normandie or the Queen Elizabeth, given such things as a large bronze statue of Mickey Mouse, right in the middle of the entry foyer to the Lumiere's restaurant. The ship's horn plays When You Wish Upon a Star. Asheville City Hall. ... The poster Normandie (1935) is one of Cassandres most famous designs The Normandie was a French ocean liner built in Saint-Nazaire, France. ... RMS Queen Elizabeth was a steam-powered ocean liner of the Cunard Steamship Company. ... When You Wish upon a Star is a popular song, written by Ned Washington and Leigh Harline and published in 1940. ...


The Disney Magic and its sister ship serve also as supply vessels for Castaway Cay, the private Disney island in the Bahamas. The ships even provide data services for the island when in port allowing guests to charge gift and other purchases to their cabins continuing their cashless vacation. Castaway Cay is a private island or out island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port of call for the Disney Wonder and her sister ship the Disney Magic. ...


In June 2005, the Disney Magic was dispatched to the West Coast in honor of Disneyland's 50th Anniversary, It offered 12 cruises from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera with port calls at Puerto Vallarta, Mazatl├ín and Cabo San Lucas before rejoining the Disney Wonder in the Caribbean in fall 2005. Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... Disneyland Park, formerly referred to simply as Disneyland from 1955-1998 is a theme park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, USA (28 miles from Downtown Los Angeles). ... Disneyland Park, formerly referred to simply as Disneyland from 1955-1998 is a theme park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, USA (28 miles from Downtown Los Angeles). ... General Information Founded December 9, 1907 Coordinates  - Latitude  - Longitude 33º4239 N 118º1459 W Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 7500 acres 4200 acres 3300 acres Available Berths 270 Vessel Arrivals 2,813 (FY 2004) Annual container volume 7. ... The Mexican Riviera consists of the resort cities lying on the western coast of Mexico. ... Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta (literally, Port Vallarta) is a city in the state of Jalisco, México. ... View of Mazatlán from El Faro Mazatlán is a city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa; the surrounding municipality, for which the city serves as the municipal seat, is also called Mazatlán. ... Lands End is at southern tip of Baja and its arch can be seen in a December sunset San Lucas Marina This view of Cabo San Lucas shows the rapid growth of the area (November 5, 2005). ... World map depicting Caribbean: West Indies redirects here. ...


The Disney Magic entered scheduled 10-day drydock refurbishment on October 1, 2005 at the Norshipco shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. Several enhancements took place during this time. The Vista Spa and Salon received a 1,700-square foot expansion including three new spa treatment suites. Three conference rooms on deck 2 were transformed into an additional children's area called Ocean Quest. A 24-by-14 foot LED screen was affixed to the forward funnel in the family swimming pool area where movies and major sporting and broadcast events are shown. Subtle enhancements have been added to Parrot Cay restaurant that change every evening during dinner. U.S. Navy submarine USS Greeneville in dry dock following collision with a fishing boat. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... External links LEd Category: TeX ... 50 meter indoor swimming pool A swimming pool, swimming bath, or wading pool is an artificially enclosed body of water intended for recreational or competitive swimming, diving, or for other bathing activities that involve swimming, e. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as... Toms Restaurant, a restaurant in New York made familiar by Suzanne Vega and the television sitcom Seinfeld For other uses, see Restaurant (disambiguation). ...


On March 21, 2006 Disney announced that one of its ships, the Disney Magic will travel to Europe for several months in the summer of 2007. The itineraries will include stops in: March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map showing Europe Political map (neighbouring countries in Asia and Africa also shown) Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

[1] Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal Postal code 08001-08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Nickname: Palermu Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian, Σικελία in Greek) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,700 sq. ... Country Italy Region Campania Province Naples (NA) Mayor Rosa Russo Jervolino Elevation 17 m Area 117 km² Population  - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 1,000,470  - Density 8,457/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Napoletani Dialing code 081 Postal code 80100 Patron Saint Januarius  - Day September... For Pontic Olbia, the Greek colony on the Black Sea coast, see Olbia, Ukraine. ... Sardinia (Sardegna in Italian, Sardigna or Sardinna in the Sardinian language, is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (Sicily is the largest), between Italy, Spain and Tunisia, south of Corsica. ... Civitavecchia is a town and comune of the province of Rome in the central Italian region of Lazio, a sea port on the Tyrrhenian sea, 50 miles WNW of Rome, 42°06N 11°47E. According to the 2003 census, its population was 50,100. ... Map of Italy showing La Spezia in the northwest La Spezia is a city in the Liguria region of northern Italy, at the head of La Spezia Gulf. ... Marseilles redirects here. ... Villefranche is the name or part of the name of several communes in France: Villefranche, in the Gers département Villefranche, in the Yonne département Villefranche-dAlbigeois, in the Tarn département Villefranche-dAllier, in the Allier département Villefranche-de-Conflent, in the Pyrénées... This article is about the Spanish city. ... Flag of Tenerife Tenerife, a Spanish island, is the largest of the seven Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Facts

  • Gross Tonnage: 83,000
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Length: 964 feet
  • Beam: 106 feet
  • Draft: 25.3 feet
  • Horsepower: 100,000
  • Propellers: 7
  • Rudders: 2
  • Cruising Speed: 21.5 knots
  • Max speed: 24 knots
  • Staterooms: 874
  • Crew: 945
  • Fuel storage capacity: 20,000 gallons

See also

The Disney Wonder is a cruise ship operated by Disney Cruise Line since its launch in 1999. ... Castaway Cay is a private island or out island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port of call for the Disney Wonder and her sister ship the Disney Magic. ... The Disney Cruise Line is a cruise line owned by the Walt Disney Company. ... Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is the division of The Walt Disney Company that conceives, builds and manages the theme parks and vacation resorts for which Disney is famous, as well as a variety of additional family-oriented leisure enterprises. ...

External links

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Disneyland Resort: Disneyland | Disney's California Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort: Magic Kingdom | Epcot | Disney-MGM Studios | Disney's Animal Kingdom
Tokyo Disney Resort: Tokyo Disneyland | Tokyo DisneySea
Disneyland Resort Paris: Disneyland Park | Walt Disney Studios
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort: Hong Kong Disneyland
Disney Cruise Line: Disney Wonder | Disney Magic | Castaway Cay
Disney Regional Entertainment: ESPN Zone
Disney Vacation Club | Adventures by Disney | World of Disney
Walt Disney Imagineering: Walt Disney Creative Entertainment

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Disney Cruise Lines - Disney Magic (5207 words)
Disney Magic's Art Deco design elements are evident in all of its public spaces, which are -- for the most part -- refined and understated.
Disney put a great deal of thought into the design of its public spaces, some of which are astonishing in their outward simplicity and behind-the-scenes complexity.
Disney Magic was designed with families in mind so it's no surprise that most of the programs onboard tend to appeal to all age groups.
Disney Magic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (587 words)
Disney Magic and its sister ship are the first vessels to be designed, from the keel up, as family cruise ships, with the precise goal of accommodating parents and children.
The Disney Magic and its sister ship serve also as supply vessels for Castaway Cay, the private Disney island in the Bahamas.
In June 2005, the Disney Magic was dispatched to the West Coast in honor of Disneyland's 50th Anniversary, It offered 12 cruises from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera with port calls at Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán and Cabo San Lucas before rejoining the Disney Wonder in the Caribbean in fall 2005.
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