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Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Launches in 2022 at Walt Disney World Resort

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida will take Guests to a galaxy far, far away for an all-immersive, two-night vacation experience that goes beyond anything Disney has ever created before.

Disney says that it’s all new ‘extending’ lightsaber will be part of the Galactic Starcruiser experience. Created by Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development, the new lightsaber has a special feature not seen on Disney lightsabers before in that the light beam extends from the hilt just like the lightsabers from the movies. See the Disney teaser video below.

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First-Ever Disney Attraction at Sea Will Make a Splash Aboard the Disney Wish in Summer 2022

Disney Cruise Line will take fun in the sun to the next level on the Disney Wish with the debut of AquaMouse, a brand-new family water attraction that will bring to life the adventures of “The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse” animated shorts like never before. Additionally, three uniquely themed districts will offer fun water features, quick and casual dining options, and dedicated space for families, children and adults to relax and soak up the sun.

AquaMouse

“Disney Cruise Line has pioneered many industry firsts through the years, including the first onboard water coaster and the first and only fireworks at sea,” said Danny Handke, senior creative director, Walt Disney Imagineering. “For the Disney Wish, we wanted to continue that tradition of innovation in a big way. With AquaMouse, we’re combining theme park thrills, iconic Disney animation and the magic of ocean cruising to create a one-of-a-kind water attraction unlike anything we’ve done before.”

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Disney Cruise Line ‘Disney Magic at Sea’ Staycation Sailings Go on Sale Beginning 30 April to U.K. Residents

Disney Cruise Line’s recently announced “Disney Magic at Sea” staycation sailings will go on sale to U.K. residents beginning 30 April 2021.

Featuring enchanted entertainment and with multiple layers of health and safety measures, the Disney Magic cruise ship will sail mostly 2- and 3-night voyages, as well as limited 4-night sailings round-trip from Liverpool, Southampton, Newcastle and London Tilbury. The brand-new, limited time sailings provide guests the opportunity to experience the magic of Disney Cruise Line close to home.

What:  Disney Cruise Line “Disney Magic at Sea” staycation sailings go on sale to U.K. residents

When: 30 April 2021, 9:00 a.m., BST (Booking for Castaway Club members – guests who have previously sailed with Disney Cruise Line – is 28 – 29 April 2021)

Where: Book online –  DIBB users will receive an additional £10 worth of Amazon vouchers on top of any other offer when they book with AttractionTickets.com, using the code DIBBCRUISE10

Disney Magic at Sea Itinerary Details:

Liverpool: Select dates from 15 – 30 July 2021, for 2-, 3- and one 4-night sailings

Southampton: Select dates from 4 – 30 August 2021, for 2-, 3- and limited 4-night sailings

Newcastle: Select dates from 3 – 11 September 2021, for 2- and 3-night sailings

London Tilbury: Select dates from 14 September – 1 October 2021, for 2- and 3-night sailings

Disney Cruise Line is implementing multiple layers of health and safety measures considering guidance from the U.K. government, health authorities and medical experts. This includes COVID-19 testing, health screenings, face coverings, reduced guest capacity, physical distancing and enhanced cleaning, among other measures. More details regarding these measures will be available prior to booking.

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Disney’s New MagicMobile Service To Launch Later This Year

Later this year Disney is planning to roll out a new contactless way for guests to access the theme parks and other features currently available via their MagicBands.

DisneyMagicMobile

The Disney MagicBand wristband currently available to guests acts as an electronic park ticket that allows guests to enter the theme parks and attractions by just holding their band against an entry post. The MagicBand can also be used as a contactless payment system among other things.

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‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ Begins 1st Oct at Walt Disney World Resort

On 1st October 2021 it will be the 50th anniversary since Walt Disney World officially opened to guests for the first time. To honour those magical 50 years Walt Disney World will be hosting a 18 month long 50th Anniversary celebration called ‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’.

WDW 50th Anniversary Mickey

©Disney (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

This 18-month celebratory event will feature new experiences at the resort’s four theme parks and beyond, where shimmering EARidescent décor will appear as if by magic. Shining at the center of it all will be Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park, which will add to its royal makeover from 2020 with new gold bunting, sparkling golden embellishments and other new enhancements, including a 50th anniversary crest warmly welcoming guests to the join the festivities.

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