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New Chairman of Parks and Resorts On A World Tour :)


There were more pictures on this Disney Parks Blog entry but this is my favorite because it shows Tom and  The Disney Dream ….which I will be on in just over 10 months! 🙂 …I OH SO CANT WAIT!!! 🙂

In the photo (from left to right) are Bernard Meyer, Managing Partner for Meyer Werft, Tom Staggs and Karl Holz
Tom Staggs has been on the move this month, touching ground in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Paris and Germany during his first “world tour” as chairman of Parks & Resorts. And at each stop, there’s been a recurring theme: people passionate about building the future.

That’s certainly happening in Germany where construction on the Disney Dream cruise ship has been moving right along. Tom arrived right as they were beginning to join the hull sections together to form a ship structure that will feature 14 decks and 1,250 staterooms with a capacity of 4,000 guests. It’s hard to imagine, but there will be approximately 66 million pounds of steel cut and welded together, some 37,000 pipes produced, and nearly 5,000 miles of cabling used by the time it is complete. The ship will sail from Germany to its new home in Port Canaveral, Florida later this year before embarking on its maiden voyage in January.

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