Who Are The Godmothers of The Disney Cruise Ships


Fairy Godmothers are ingrained into Disney culture so it seems fitting to share the godmothers of each Disney Cruise ship, there is something special about being a godmother to a Disney ship. These godmothers play a unique role in the ship’s christening ceremony, adding a touch of Disney magic to the maritime adventure. Join us as we explore and unveil the distinguished godmothers for each Disney Cruise Ship.

Disney Wish, Make-A-Wish Children

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As honorary wish children, the godchildren of the New Disney Wish cruise ship played a special role in christening the vessel in a truly memorable manner. In a historic moment for Disney Cruise Line, Make-A-Wish children were uniquely acknowledged during the naming ceremony on June 29 in Port Canaveral, Florida.

Disney Fantasy, Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey, an acclaimed American pop singer known for her extraordinary vocal range, achieved significant success in the 1990s and maintained popularity into the early 21st century. After graduating in 1987, Carey moved to New York City to pursue a singing career. Her debut album, “Mariah Carey” (1990), highlighted her exceptional vocal abilities and featured a blend of musical genres. The album’s success earned Carey Grammy Awards in 1991 for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocalist.

Disney Dream, Jennifer Hudson

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Jennifer Hudson started her career in 2003 as a singer aboard the Disney Wonder, which was a launching pad for her subsequent accomplishments, including “American Idol,” an Academy Award, and a Grammy Award. In 2011, she was honored with the role of godmother for the Disney Dream, marking a significant full-circle moment in her career.

Disney Wonder, Tinker Bell

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Tinker Bell is a fictional character originating from J.M. Barrie’s play “Peter Pan.” As a tiny and magical fairy. She is a close companion to Peter Pan and is known for her mischievous yet loyal nature. Tinker Bell has become an iconic figure in popular culture, appearing in various adaptations, films, and merchandise. Disney’s animated film “Peter Pan” and subsequent Tinker Bell-centric movies have further solidified her status as a symbol of magic and enchantment.

Disney Magic, Patty Disney

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Prior to marrying Roy Disney in 1955, Patricia lived in New York and had a career in advertising. Patty played a crucial role as a supportive friend to animators and an ambassador for the Studio for an extended period. She and Roy were married for 52 years before their divorce.

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  • Sarah Christie

    Sarah also writes for Mini Travellers Family Travel Blog and Extraordinary Chaos Craft and Lifestyle Blog. Both are award-winning blogs with a travel and family focus. She is married and has two boys, aged 18 and 22, who all love cruising as a family. Nothing is better than waking up every day in a new port with new and exciting things to explore. She aims to share how cruising as a family with young adults is the perfect choice for family travel. Her boys are sporty and love the activities, sports and dining options cruising offers. Sarah has worked with brands such as Walt Disney World, Mark Warner, Ikos Resort, Center Parcs, Laura Ashley, Belling and Next.

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