Disney Wonder: First Passenger Vessel to Transit New Panama Canal Locks

As part of the ship's 14-night voyage from Port Canaveral, Florida, to San Diego, the Disney Wonder became the first passenger vessel to go through the Panama Canal's new set of locks. Once the Disney Wonder reaches San Diego, it will sail cruises to Baja, Mexico, before a summer season from Vancouver to Alaska.

The 2,713-passenger ship was transformed in late 2016, expanding the ship's length to 984 feet. Headlining the ship's new enhancements are new imaginative spaces for children, including areas themed to the Marvel Universe and Disney's 'Frozen'; a restaurant inspired by Disney's 'Princess and the Frog'; and an authentic neighborhood English pub. 

Earlier this year, Travel Agent highlighted several new experiences coming to Disney Cruise Line's Disney Fantasy beginning May 2017. Experiences including activity themes such as Star Wars, Marvel and new shopping venues.

Disney's Oceaneer Club, a youth space on board the Disney Fantasy will have the new Star Wars: Command Post where younger guests can train with heroes of the Star Wars saga. Additionally, the new Sweet on You ice cream shop, themed after Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, will serve gelato, ice-cream, sundaes, chocolates, truffles and candies. Guests aboard the Disney Fantasy will also be able to shop at the ship's new Tiffany & Co. store. 

The new enhancements will debut on Disney Fantasy sailings starting May 17, 2017 from Port Canaveral, Florida. The first sailing will visit the Bahamas on a three-night voyage. Beginning on May 20, the ship will resume a regular sailing schedule that includes seven-night voyages alternating between the eastern and western Caribbean.

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