Disney Magic Joining Carnival Magic in Galveston

It looks like Galveston will be the most magical place cruising has ever seen in 2012. Disney Cruise Line will be announcing tomorrow that it will reposition the Disney Magic to Galveston, which will join Carnival’s newest ship Magic which starts sailings later this year form the Texas island port.

The Disney Magic will offer 12 seven-night Cruises starting in September of 2012, and ports will include Grand Cayman, Costa Maya, and Cozumel. Disney Magic Cruise fares from Galveston will start at $840 per person – and cruise experts say there won’t be big discounts.

“Mickey does not go on sale. That cheese is way too expensive,” on travel agent told the Houston Chronicle.

In a time when many different municipalities and ports are vying for home port status for a major ship – Galveston is doing something very right.

By next year, Galveston will be home to the Disney Magic, Carnival Magic, Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of e Seas, and Princess’s Crown Princess.

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