Disney magic for Cayman

Disney cruises has announced that its Magic ship will be sailing 12 week-long Western Caribbean cruises in the 2012-13 season.

The 2,400-passenger vessel originates in the Port of Galveston and starting from 22 September, 2012, will cruise to Grand Cayman plus Mexican ports Costa Maya and Cozumel.

Disney Magic is an 83,000-ton ship which was built in 1998 by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and has been in Caribbean service since 2000.

Carnival Magic

Coincidentally, the Carnival Magic also runs cruises that alternate between the Western and Eastern Caribbean from Galveston through the summer and winter seasons.

Carnival Magic calls at Cozumel, George Town and Montego Bay.

The Dream-class ship is one of the company’s newest vessels, registered in Panama and built at a cost of US$740 million.

She is capable of carrying 3,646 passengers and 1,367 crew and debuts in summer 2011 with a combination of seven- ,nine- and 12-night Mediterranean cruises based in Barcelona and Venice.