Disney’s Port Everglades Debut: $100M Economic Surg


Disney Cruise Line will begin another journey into South Florida for Port Everglade, the second busy port in South Florida. Starting in Fort Lauderdale on November 20, and over the next fifteen years, Disney arrives for the first time on November 20.

Economic Impact

The agreement will introduce at least one hundred and ten million dollars every year in the region’s economy providing over one thousand direct as well as indirect jobs. The increase totals 36 million dollars of additional wages per year and 12 million dollars annually for state and local government.

Cruise Details

Starting with the Disney Dream which will carry up to 4,000 passengers on five night-long cruises around the Caribbean. The Disney magic will continue with three-, four-, and five-night cruises with visits to one of Disney’s private islands.

Port Everglades Significance

To be close to the major airports, especially Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, (Port Everglades) is chosen as the second year-round home port of Disney. Disney cruise line’s most significant fleet expansion ever accompanies this development.

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