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‘Star Wars’ News Round-Up: Episode VIII Title Announced, Disney Cruise Line Adds Star Wars Day at Sea Dates in 2018

Star Wars fans, listen up! Today we have some exciting news to share including the new title of Star Wars Episode VIII and dates for the 2018 Star Wars Day at Sea on board the Disney Fantasy. Read on to find out more.

Disney Cruise Line Round-Up: New Enhancements to Disney Wonder, Itineraries Posted for 2018, and More

Today seems like a good day to think about a Disney Cruise Line vacation and we have some exciting news about new itineraries, a new Marvel Day at Sea, and new enhancements on the Disney Wonder. Let's pack our bags and check out the latest Disney Cruise Line news!

Disney News Round-up: Disney Restaurant News, Disney Cruise Line Named Best Cruise Line, and More

Happy Friday! Welcome to our end-of-the-week Disney news round-up. Today we're talking about some Disney resort restaurant news, the Television Hall of Fame at Disney's Hollywood Studios, more accolades for Disney Cruise Line, and much more.

Disney News Round-up: Princess Elena Meet-and-Greet, Dinosaur Refurb Extended, and More

Happy Monday and welcome to another Disney new round-up! Today we're talking about a new princess meet-and-greet at the Magic Kingdom, some other character meet-and-greet news, and much more. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-up: Walt Disney World Resort Ambassadors, Coca-Cola Bear Coming to Disney Springs, and More

Happy Wednesday and welcome to another edition of the Disney News Round-up! In today's news Disney has selected new ambassadors for the Walt Disney World Resort, the Coca-Cola Bear is headed to Disney Springs, and we have a rumor about Disney's Hollywood Studios. Let's check it out!

Disney Parks Moms Panel Search Opens September 7

Are you the go-to Disney vacation planner in your family? Do your friends come to you seeking advice on all kinds of Disney vacation? If you answered yes, you might consider applying for the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel.

Disney Cruise Line News Roundup: DCL Returning to New York and Texas in 2017, Disney Wonder Enhancements, and More

As summer speeds by us, we find ourselves daydreaming about a Disney cruise. However, a cruise isn't in the cards right now so instead we'll catch up on some exciting Disney Cruise Line news instead! Let's dive in and see what's new.

Celebrate Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime Cruises on Disney Cruise Line this Fall

This fall the Disney Cruise Line is celebrating Halloween on the High Seas from September through October, and Very Merrytime Cruises in November and December. All holiday cruises feature special events, specialty foods, and more.

Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge Opening in June, New Name for Villas at Wilderness Lodge, and More

Disney Vacation Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and there is quite a bit of exciting DVC news happening right now including an all-new members-only lounge at Epcot and a new name for the DVC villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge. Read on to find out more!

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My Five Favorite Things About The Disney Cruise Line

I've been dreaming of going back to sea, as tends to happen this time of year. If like me you yearn to slow down and relax while soaking up some serious tropical sun, maybe it's time you take a Disney Cruise. Leaving from Port Canaveral (and other Ports around the world) the Disney Cruise Line offers an escape beyond compare, and I thought I would let you in on the five things that I love most.

Seven Tips For A Grown-up Disney Family Vacation

I'm often asked how my family and I successfully made the transition between enjoying Disney with young children, and enjoy Disney as adults. Honestly, I just respond that Disney is in our DNA. Everybody laughs and we all move on, but pondering this question makes me wonder what I did differently to help keep the magic alive in my adult family. I really think it comes down to these seven things.

25 Reasons I Love Being A Disney Vacation Club Member

This year the Disney Vacation Club (DVC) is celebrating 25 Years ... and beyond of creating amazing vacation magic. Disney's unique concept of a time share and the things that it would offer its owners shook up the industry when it first debuted and has been providing world class service ever since. My husband and I bought our membership in 2008 and while we wouldn't really call it a financial "investment," it is by far the best investment in our family that we've ever made.

Disney Cruise Line: Deluxe Inside Cabin on the Disney Dream

When planning to take a Disney Cruise, one of the first things that travelers need to think about is their cabin space. What type of cabin should you book? Do you have to have an ocean view, or would it be OK to book on the inside? Cruise ships are famous for their tight quarters, and even though Disney's standard rooms are the largest in the industry, one should give a long hard thought to their stateroom needs. I like having my space, so I'll admit I was nervous when I booked onto my most recent Disney Cruise.

Disney History: Precursor To The Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line first set sail on July 30, 1998 with the Disney Magic. Or did it? In 1983, Premier Cruise Line was founded with the singular goal of offering 3-4 night sailings out of Port Canaveral to the Bahamas. The Port was underutilized and its proximity to Orlando area attractions made it an ideal location for Premier to boost its business by partnering with Disney to offer land & sea vacation packages.

Very Merrytime Christmas By The Numbers

It's the hap-happiest time of the year and Walt Disney World is known by it's fans to decorate like no place else with garland, wreaths, twinkling lights and glitter. But what does a Disney holiday look like at sea? Just like on land the amazing elves that work with Disney's Enchanted Florist go to work and transform Disney Cruise Line ships into true winter wonderlands during the holidays.

Vanellope’s Sweets and Treats Opens Its Doors On The Disney Dream

Guests on board the Disney Dream have a brand new spot to take a break and grab a signature snack that satisfies the sweet tooth of cruisers of all ages. Vanellope's Sweets and Treats debuted last week along with several other refurbished spaces that update the Dream and bring services more on par with its sister ship the Disney Fantasy.

Island Bike Rental on Disney's Castaway Cay

We've talked previously about renting bicycles and surrey bikes at Walt Disney World, but did you know that you can rent bikes on Disney's Private Island Castaway Cay?

Checking In Online For Your Disney Cruise Vacation

Disney travelers are familiar with the concept of Online Check-In, this pre-registration that helps you breeze through the process upon arrival and get straight to the fun. It's also important to check-in online when getting ready for a Disney Cruise vacation. Checking-In online for your Disney Cruise not only helps you save time at the cruise terminal, but it gives you the chance to pre-book port adventures, spa treatments, Castaway Cay cabanas, and fine dining at DCL's adults only restaurants.

15 Great Tips for Your First Disney Cruise

Have you been wondering what it would like to take a cruise, but don't want to give up your Walt Disney World Vacation? Then why not travel by land and by sea! A 3 or 4 night "starter cruise" on the Disney Cruise Line is the perfect way to break your family into a whole new world of Disney magic. If the siren's song of the sea is calling to you, here are 15 tips to make your starter cruise the best ever.