Disney Cruise Line postponed its grand announcement from
scheduled for Wednesday, January 18, 2012.
Speculations were that the 2013 itineraries for the Disney Magic and
Disney Wonder would be announced, and even the end of 2012 itineraries for the
Disney Wonder after cancelling four Mexican Riviera itineraries for December
2012. (Click here to read more about the Wonder's itineraries being canceled.) Miami, home of Carnival Cruise Line owner and operator of the Costa Concordia,
Enthusiasts will just have to wait. Disney Cruise Line doesn’t want any of their announcements clouded by the Concordia tragedy which happened on Saturday, 100 years after the sinking of the Titanic.
Who can blame them? Though, they are running out of time. The Disney Fantasy is set for its Maiden Voyage on March 31, 2012. Disney Cruise Line wouldn’t want any announcement to be overshadowed by news of the christening and inaugural voyages of the Fantasy. And, the 2013 itineraries for the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy have been released since October, 2011. (Click here to read more.)
Cruise line and travel reporters have their ears and eyes focused in
as more mysteries of the Concordia crash are uncovered. Another reason to postpone any industry
So we wait. . . for the announcement of the date of the announcement, and then the announcement itself.
Rumors and speculation abound with hints at
Caribbean ports being reserved with a now unnamed Disney
ship. European ports of call have the
Disney Magic for specific dates. Will
there be transatlantic cruises? Panama Canal cruises?
Cruises from ? Only time, and Disney Cruise Line, will tell. Miami