Disney Wonder begins Bahamian and Caribbean sailings from Texas port
GALVESTON, Texas (September 28, 2013) – In accordance with maritime tradition, Disney Cruise Line Captain Thord Haugen and his shipboard officers hosted local port officials and community leaders aboard the 2,700-passenger Disney Wonder for a plaque exchange ceremony.
“The officers and crew members of the Disney Wonder are excited to be in the Lone Star state for a season of cruises to ports of call in The Bahamas and Caribbean,” said Disney Cruise Line Captain Haugen. “Sailing from the Port of Galveston gives families the opportunity to experience everything they love about Disney Cruise Line in a port close to home.”
Disney Cruise Line will sail from Galveston on a variety of 4- and 7-night itineraries to the Caribbean and Bahamas. Some cruises will visit Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. The Disney Wonder will also sail special holiday cruises for guests looking to celebrate the season on the high seas.
The Disney Wonder will continue sailing from Galveston until January 2014, when the ship will reposition to Miami until it returns to Alaska in summer 2014.
Disney Cruise Line
Based in Celebration, Fla., Disney Cruise Line is focused on providing a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all Disney has to offer. Most recently, the company was recognized by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine as the top “Cruise Ships of the World,” with the Disney Magic being voted No. 1 and the Disney Dream and Disney Wonder tying for No. 2. Travel + Leisure magazine also ranked Disney Cruise Line the No. 1 Large-Ship Cruise Line for Families. The 2013 Cruise Critic Cruiser’s Choice Awards recognized Disney ships in a number of categories, including Best for Families.
To learn more about Disney Cruise Line or to book a vacation, guests can contact their travel agent, visit disneycruise.com or call Disney Cruise Line at 888-DCL-2500. Travel agents can call Disney Cruise Line at 888-325-2500 or visit disneytravelagents.com.