Captain Minnie Takes a Bow on Disney’s Latest Cruise Ship

A well-recognized face now graces the hull of Disney Cruise Line’s subsequent new ship, one other milestone because the vessel enters its closing phases of development.

Including the likeness of a well-known Disney character on the entrance of the ship makes the subsequent stage in development for Disney Treasure, which stays on tempo to set sail in December 2024.

Minnie Mouse Takes Her Place on Disney Treasure

The face of “Captain Minnie Mouse” now smiles from the bow of Disney Treasure as development of the most recent ship from Disney Cruise Line continues at Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.

Including a Disney character to the bows and sterns of its cruise ships is a two-decades-long custom at Disney Cruise Line. Disney Treasure‘s stern characters shall be Peter Pan and Captain Hook. On the bow, Captain Minnie will sport her adventure-themed outfit.

The set up of Minnie Mouse on Disney Treasure‘s bow started with shipyard employees welding collectively pre-cut metal plates to the ship’s hull. The plates had been then hand-painted and sealed with a particular topcoat to protect Minnie throughout her sailings.

Disney Treasure Bow at Shipyard

Disney Treasure Crusing Towards December 2024 Debut

Including the bow paintings marks one other step towards finishing Disney Treasure in time for her maiden voyage on December 21, 2024. 

Disney Treasure will make her preliminary voyage that day from Florida’s Port Canaveral on a 7-night journey with stops in Tortola (British Virgin Islands), St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands), the non-public island of Castaway Cay within the Bahamas earlier than returning to Florida on December 28, 2024.

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The ship will alternate Japanese and Western Caribbean itineraries by means of Could 2025. Western Caribbean ports of name embrace George City in Grand Cayman, Falmouth in Jamaica, and a cease at Castaway Cay.

Disney Treasure Cruise Ship
Disney Treasure Cruise Ship

Disney Cruise Line’s latest non-public vacation spot – Lookout Cay at Lighthouse Level – is scheduled to host its first visitors on June 8, 2024, however no Disney Treasure cruises are presently set to sail there. Bookings for Disney Treasure opened in September 2023.

Latest Ship Options Distinctive Eating Choices

Development of Disney Treasure started on the Meyer Werft shipyard with a steel-cutting ceremony in January 2023. Its keel laying adopted in March 2023.

The 4,000-guest ship would be the sixth vessel within the Disney Cruise Line fleet. Her sister ship, Disney Want, was launched in 2022. She’ll have a gross tonnage with room for 1,555 crew members and 1,250 staterooms. Like Disney Want, Disney Treasure shall be propelled by liquefied pure gasoline (LNG).

Among the many options new to Disney Treasure shall be a theatrical eating idea known as Plaza de Coco, impressed by the Disney and Pixar film “Coco.”

Disney Treasure Cruise Ship
Disney Treasure Cruise Ship

Followers of 1954’s “20,000 Leagues Underneath the Sea” will recognize the ship’s Periscope Pub with its decor accented in a submarine type. If a spookier setting is desired, the Haunted Mansion Parlor will serve spirit-inspired cocktails based mostly on the attraction on the California and Florida theme parks.

Different themed eating experiences embrace “Avengers: Quantum Encounter” with a menu impressed by Marvel’s superheroes and “A Style of Outdated Hollywood” with its nod to the Nineteen Twenties and the beginning of animated movies.

Future vessels in Disney Cruise Line’s fleet embrace Disney Journey, previously World Dream for the now-defunct Genting Cruise Traces, which is able to sail from Singapore in 2025. A 3rd “Want” class ship will be a part of Disney Want and Disney Treasure in 2025, however its identify hasn’t been introduced but. 

Disney Treasure Bow at Shipyard

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