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Disney Wonder First Passenger Vessel To Transit New Panama Canal

May 1, 2017

Disney Wonder Becomes First Passenger Vessel To Transit New Panama Canal Locks (Disney Cruise Line Handout Image)

Disney Wonder Becomes First Passenger Vessel To Transit New Panama Canal Locks (Disney Cruise Line Handout Image)

The Disney Wonder transited the Panama Canal on Saturday as the first passenger vessel to go through the canal's new set of locks, marking a milestone for the cruise industry. 

 
The Disney Cruise Line 2,713-passenger ship was transformed in late 2016, expanding the length of the Disney Wonder to 984 feet.
 
Headlining the ship's enhancements are new imaginative spaces for children – including areas themed to the Marvel Universe and Disney's "Frozen" – a jazzy restaurant inspired by Disney's "Princess and the Frog," and an authentic neighborhood English pub with subtle nods to classic Disney films.
 
The Disney Wonder Panama Canal crossing is part of a 14-night voyage from Port Canaveral, Fla., to San Diego, where the ship will sail cruises to Baja, Mexico, before a summer season from Vancouver to Alaska.
 
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