After cruising along the West Coast for years, Walt Disney Co. is moving all four of its cruise ships to Florida during the first half of 2014.
The company announced the decision last week after an extended run on the U.S. west coast. Officials say the weak European economy played a role in the decision to bring the ships to Florida.
The company's original ship, the Disney Magic, will return to Port Canaveral in January 2014. It has sailed out of New York and Galveston, Texas, this year and will spend time in Europe in 2013.
The ships join Port Canaveral-based Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.