Mickey Mouse Arrives in Miami Style for Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line has been undergoing an expansion lately with two new ships, the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, new destinations, as well new departure ports of New York City, Galveston, and now Miami.  Continue reading for all the photos and video of Mickey Mouse’s Miami arrival from Disney Cruise Line.

Captain Mickey Mouse arrives in Miami, FL for Disney Cruise Line

Photo by Kent Phillips, © Disney. All Rights Reserved

From Disney Cruise Line’s Press Release

Miami, FL – Captain Mickey Mouse officially kicked-off the countdown for the arrival of the Disney Wonder to Port Miami with a Disney-style unveiling of a larger than life banner proclaiming “See You Real Soon.”  When the Disney Wonder arrives in Miami on December 23, 2012, it will mark the first time a Disney Cruise Line ship has home-ported in South Florida.  Disney Cruise Line will sail from Miami on a variety of itineraries to the Bahamas and Western Caribbean, with most cruises taking guests to Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

Captain Mickey Mouse arrives in Miami, FL for Disney Cruise Line

Photo by Kent Phillips, © Disney. All Rights Reserved

 

Disney Wonder Cruise Director Cristiaan Abbott also attended the celebration and ended up giving away 100 Disney cruises!

Captain Mickey Mouse arrives in Miami, FL for Disney Cruise Line

Photo by Kent Phillips, © Disney. All Rights Reserved

 

In addition to sailing to Castaway Cay, the Disney Wonder will visit Key West, FL; Nassau, Bahamas; Cozumel, Mexico; and Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands to name a few.  What do you think?  Are you heading out on a Disney Cruise for the holidays, or hoping you will find one stuffed in your stocking?

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