What it’s best to learn about Asia's first Disney cruise

Enchanted valleys, vigorous street markets and fairytale forests.

These are only a number of the things that Disney cruise fans can enjoy on board the upcoming Disney Adventurein line with details announced by Disney Cruise Line on Tuesday.

The ship – Disney's sixth cruise ship – is the corporate's first to be homeported in Asia, with its maiden voyage scheduled to depart from Singapore in 2025.

The Disney Adventure will operate three- and four-day voyages and might accommodate around 6,700 passengers and a couple of,500 crew members, a press release said. All departures can be from the Marina Bay Cruise Centre, it said.

What to expect on board

Disney Adventure is built around seven themed areas inspired by Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies, including:

  • Imagination Garden: Described as the center and gateway to the ship, it features an “enchanted valley,” a garden, and a venue for open-air performances
  • Discovery Reef: a spot to buy and dine with characters and stories from Disney's seafaring movies akin to “The Little Mermaid” and “Finding Nemo”
  • San Fransokyo Street: a street market-inspired family entertainment area with interactive games, shops and cinemas
  • Wayfinder Bay: a Pacific island-inspired poolside retreat that reflects the colours and look of “Moana”
  • Town Square: a gathering place for fans of the Disney royal family with shops and restaurants in a forest paying homage to “Tangled”, “Cinderella”, “Frozen” and “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”
  • Marvel Landing: a spot with brand recent attractions for fans of the Avengers superheroes
  • Toy Story Place: a playland with themed food stalls and water play areas inspired by Pixar's Toy Story franchise

The cabins will feature subtle Disney accents and the cruise line's split-bath concept so two people can prepare at the identical time, the press release said.

Like other Disney cruises, Disney Adventure features onboard characters, entertainment based on Disney songs, and screenings of popular movies.

Disney Adventure is billed as “the ultimate vacation at sea” for families and is geared toward cruise guests of all ages, with a spa, fitness area and “premium dining” for folks, the press release said.

In addition, it should feature distinct Asian accents – a nod to the corporate’s first cruise ship to be stationed within the region.

“By enhancing Disney’s signature service with hand-picked experiences only available in Asia, guests can look forward to the magic at sea through personalized touches, a selection of cuisines from around the world and a rich retail offering with a distinct local flair,” said Sarah Fox, vp and regional general manager for Asia, Disney Cruise Line.

Other Disney Cruises

Disney Adventure joins Disney Cruise Line’s fleet of 5 ships, together with two more Disney Treasure and Disney Destiny – that are on the way in which in line with the press release.

Disney cruises travel to the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, Mexico, Canada, Hawaii, the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand.

Singapore's “strategic location, world-class air connections and port infrastructure make it a thriving cruise hub in Southeast Asia,” the press release said on Tuesday.

According to an agreement between Disney Cruise Line and the Singapore Tourism Board, the cruises can be offered for at the very least five years.

The ship's first departure date and cruise prices haven’t been announced.

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