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March 23, 2016

DCL 2017 Itinerary Speculation

Disney Cruise Line has not yet announced 2017 summer sail dates or rates. In the event you receive a call from a Member inquiring about future itinerary announcements, potential ports-of-call or new home ports, please share the following reactive messages:

  • "Disney Cruise Line is always looking for ways to build on the great Guest experiences that they have today. They are continuously evaluating various options based on Guest demand and feedback. At this time, they have not confirmed any new itineraries for 2017 and beyond."
  • "It is not uncommon for cruise lines to meet with industry suppliers."
  • "Once the future itineraries have been finalized, Disney Cruise Line will make a formal announcement to Guests and travel industry partners."
  • "Updates and announcements can be found on the Disney Cruise Line website,"

For more information, visit the DCL Intranet >> Cast >> Message Points

AbD and DCL European Travel

Members may be inquiring about Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise Line trips which include European destinations in light of recent events in Brussels, Belgium. If you receive calls regarding these concerns, please share the following reactive message points:

  • Our first concern is always the safety and security of our Guests and Cast Members and we are closely monitoring the situation.
  • At this time, all of our Adventures by Disney Family vacations and Disney Cruise Line sailings that include European destinations are scheduled to operate as planned and no changes to the itineraries are expected.
  • We will continue to monitor this situation closely and provide any necessary updates to Guests as appropriate.

For more information, visit the DCL Intranet >> Cast >> Message Points

Aulani's Makahiki Character Dinner Update

Starting Apr. 1, Makahiki will no longer offer a Character Dinner. The last Character Dinner show will be held Thursday, Mar. 31.

  • Starting Sunday, Apr. 3, The Menehune Mischief Show will be offered for breakfast on alternate days with Aunty's Breakfast Celebration.
  • Aunty's Breakfast Celebration will be held Sundays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
  • Menehune Mischief will be held Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

For more information, visit The Hub >> Search: Makahiki