Disney Magic Commemorates Inaugural Visit to Ponta Delgada

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CELEBRATION, Fla. (September 21, 2016) – Today, the Disney Magic made its maiden call on the Port of Ponta Delgada, located on the Portuguese island of São Miguel in the region of Azores.

The inaugural visit was commemorated by local officials and community leaders who joined Captain Andy McRonald and shipboard officials aboard the 2,700 passenger vessel for a traditional maritime plaque exchange ceremony.

Commonly known as one of Europe’s best kept secrets, Ponta Delgada is a destination rich in culture and natural splendor with new discoveries and adventures around every corner. While in port, guests can take in the stunning landscape from the Barrosa Mountain, discover the hidden wonders of the Terra Nostra Garden, or even visit a local pineapple plantation to learn more about the delicious Azore pineapples.

The Disney Magic will be dock at Ponta Delgada during an 11-Night transatlantic cruise to New York.

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.



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