Disney Cruise Line was born in 1995 when the Walt Disney Company decided it
wanted to cease to rely on Premier Cruises for the maritime segment of its vacation packages,
and placed an order for two ships at Fincantieri in Italy.

Nametag worn by crew members working for
the Disney Cruise Line, ca.1998.
Nametag given to crew members and press aboard
the maiden voyage of the Disney Wonder cruise ship.
Nametag issued to crew members in 2000 for the
Millenniumm Celebration aboard Disney Cruise Line.
Nametag issued to crew members in 2001 for the
100 Years of Magic celebration aboard Disney Cruise Line.

Nametag issued to crew members in 2005 for the
Happiest Celebration on Earth, 50 years of Disney resorts.
Nametag issued to crew members in 2006-2008
 for the Year Of A Million Dreams celebration.

Nametag issued to third-party contractors working aboard
 the Disney Cruise Line, staff hired to provide services
 in onboard spas, hair salons, laundry, photo shop, etc.
Brass nametag worn by executive crew members
aboard Disney Cruise Line ships, ca. 2004.

 
Badge given to crew and members of the press
during the Inaugural Celebration, ca. 1998.
Badge given to crew and members of the press
during the Inaugural Celebration, ca. 1998.

 
The Disney Magic cruise ship, launched in 1998.
The Disney Wonder cruise ship, launched in 1999.