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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Disney and the Tube Lounge

If you like
Roundels not on the Underground, from next March you can experience Roundels on sea. London Underground becomes the inspiration for part of Disney's new cruise ship - the Disney Fantasy. Disney Parks blog said: "The Tube at Europa, the adult entertainment district on the Disney Fantasy, transports guests to a vibrant metropolitan club via the London Underground." Not literally via the underground but you know what they mean.

Disney's Tube Lounge

"Guests “Mind the Gap” as they walk across a Tube route map, lounge among mod furniture, pose by a red English phone booth, dance atop an illuminated Union Jack dance floor and enjoy cocktails at a bar inspired by Big Ben and London’s many train stations."

The £560million Disney Fantasy, will carry 4,000 passengers, on week-long Caribbean cruises from Florida.

The mind boggles as I try to picture Disney's conception of cocktails inspired by "London's many train stations". Maybe they'll include:
  • "The King's Cross St Pancras - a royal combination of spirits, which we can't promise will aid your digestion but will tickle your tastebuds".
  • "The Finchley Road and Frognal - this green delight inspired by The Princess and The Frog would make the perfect toast for Tiana and Naveen's wedding".
  • "The Cockfosters - based on a beer popular with the English, this will have you dancing the Hokey Cokey in no time" 
  • "Euston - you'll have 'no problem' drinking this atmospheric cocktail which will rocket you into another space"
Any more thoughts most welcome!

Hat tip to Alex, Mark and PkrUno for letting me know about this.

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