Disney Cruise Line has a planned announcement at 1 p.m. Wednesday and there is speculation that the Disney Magic will begin sailings from New York City in 2012.
But the information was leaked by the Houston Chronicle and several Disney fan-based websites.
According to information posted on several websites, the Disney Magic will sail several itineraries including 8-night Bahamas itineraries that include a stop at Disney’s Castaway Cay and Port Canaveral beginning May 2012.
The Disney Magic will relocate to New York in May, 2012 to begin a series of 2-, 5- and 8-night cruises, then reposition to Galveston, Texas in September, 2012 to begin a series of 12 seven-night Western Caribbean cruises.
Eight-night Bahama cruises departing New York
Ports: Castaway Cay; Nassau, Bahamas; Port Canaveral, Florida. Includes a one-day Walt Disney World Park Hopper ticket and round-trip transportation between Port Canaveral and the Walt Disney World Resort.
Itinierary: New York; Day at Sea; Day at Sea; Nassau; Castaway Cay; Port Canaveral; Day at Sea; Day at Sea; New York
Departure dates: 5/25; 6/2; 6/22; 6/30; 7/20; 7/28; 8/17; 8/25, 2012
Five-night Canada cruises departing New York
Ports: Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Saint John, New Brunswick.
Itinerary: New York; Day at Sea; Halifax; Saint John; Day at Sea; New York
Departure dates: 6/10; 6/17; 7/8; 7/15; 8/5; 8/12; 9/2; 9/7; 9/12, 2012
Two-night weekend getaway departing New York
Itinerary: New York; Day at Sea; New York
Departure dates: 6/15; 7/13; 8/10, 2010
Seven-night Western Caribbean cruises departing Galveston
Ports: Grand Cayman, Costa Maya and Cozumel
Itinerary: Galveston; Day at Sea; Day at Sea; Grand Cayman; Costa Maya; Cozumel, Day at Sea; Galveston
Departure dates: 9/22; 9/29; 10/6; 10/13; 10/20; 10/27; 11/3; 11/10; 11/17; 11/24; 12/1; 12/8, 2012.
These itineraries are currently just rumored but Disney is expected to announce the new sailings Wednesday and it’s rumored that reservations can be made beginning Friday.
Sharon Spohn (the DisneyDiva) is a travel agent and Disney Vacation Planning Expert with Liberty Travel, Coventry Mall, Pottstown. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-327-8400.