Disney Cruise Line celebrates Disney Destiny keel-laying

Disney Cruise Line has completed the keel-laying ceremony for Disney Destiny.

The event was held at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.

The ship, which is scheduled to enter service in 2025, is a sister vessel to Disney Wish and Disney Treasure and will have a heroes and villains theme, “drawing on the legacy of beloved Disney stories, characters and theme park attractions”, the line said.

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Heroes and villains from films including The Lion King, Hercules and One Hundred and One Dalmatians will feature in the design.

The ship will also boast new artwork on the bow, depicting Minnie Mouse striking a heroic pose and wearing a cape.

Sharon Siskie, senior vice-president and general manager of Disney Cruise Line, said: “The Disney Destiny will celebrate our most legendary Disney stories and characters, bringing them to life in new and exciting ways exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests.

“As we continue to expand our fleet, the Disney Destiny will further strengthen our position as a leader in family cruising as we offer even more ways for families to experience Disney magic and world-class service at sea.”

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