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The newest Disney cruise ship, Fantasy, was christened
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The newest Disney cruise ship, Fantasy, was christened Thursday night in Manhattan; it will make its first official voyage out of Florida later this month. The celebration featured surprise MCs Neil Patrick Harris and Jerry Seinfeld. Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon christened the ship alongside Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Here's a glimpse of the festivities and a sneak preview of what's waiting on board. (Another Disney ship, the Magic, sets sail out of Manhattan beginning in May.) (March 1, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/Beth Whitehouse)

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Disney Fantasy cruise's star-studded NY christening

Mariah Carey, Neil Patrick Harris and others were on board Disney Cruise Line's newest ship, the Disney Fantasy, for a star-studded christening gala March 1, 2012, in Manhattan. The 4,000-passenger, 14-deck ship with its distinctive mouse ears logo arrived Tuesday after traveling nearly 3,800 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from the shipyards where it was built in Bremerhaven, Germany. The ship will sail on 7-night Caribbean cruises starting March 31 from Port Canaveral, Fla.

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