Archive for January, 2010

Coming Soon To Disney Dream

Saturday, January 30th, 2010
Nemo's Reef

Little ones discover oceans of fun on the Disney Dream at this fanciful water-play area overflowing with pop jets, bubblers and lovable underwater friends from the Disney-Pixar film, “Finding Nemo.” Shaded for protection from the sun and featuring a soft wet deck surface, the 1,500-square-foot Nemo’s Reef is a place for children to cool off and play among colorful, interactive figures such as Nemo swimming in a sea anemone and a water slide shaped like Mr. Ray.

An elaborately themed interactive sports deck, whimsical water play area, and relaxing poolside oasis for adults join the first-ever shipboard water coaster – AquaDuck – to provide fun in the sun for guests sailing on the newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Dream.


Norwegian Fjords Cruises and Kids: A Perfect Combination

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Beautiful Norway: Made For Cruising

I cruised with my family last summer aboard the Costa Atlantic round-trip out of Copenhagen to the Norwegian fjords. In a word: ohmygod.

My boys were six at the time, and the stunning scenery even kept their attention on all-day bus tours and long hikes. The 7-night itinerary called on five ports, with a convenient sea day at the start of the trip. We called on Flam, Hellesylt /Geiranger, Bergen, Stavanger and Oslo, with long 9- to 12-hour stays in each port, with the exception of a five-hour stay in Stavanger.


Children Customize Their Cruise Experience with More Choices than Ever on Disney Cruise Line

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

Disney Cruise Line allows children to personalize their cruise vacation by selecting activities and events, regardless of age. While Disney Cruise Line will continue to recommend activities that appeal to specific maturity levels and ages, the entire menu of offerings is open to every child. With this evolutionary approach to shipboard youth activities, children and parents select programs based on the specific interests of each child to create a customized and very personalized experience. Best of all, children of different ages — siblings, extended family and friends — can participate in youth activities together throughout their cruise.

With more than 100 activities, events and programs, and with all youth activities open to all ages, children have more choices than ever before on Disney Cruise Line.