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Radio Guests – Disney Dream Cruise Ship – Jan. 22, 2011

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Disney Cruise LinesWant to get a sneak peak into Disney Cruise Line’s newest vessel?

Ever wondered what goes into the construction of a brand-new cruise ship?

This weekend, Peter will be broadcasting his radio show from the Disney Dream, the 13,000-ton ship setting out on its maiden voyage this month. From the captain to the cruise director to the executive chef, he’ll reveal everything you need to know about the cruising process.

But that’s not all.

Peter will also tackle the weighty issue of human trafficking and how you, the traveler, can join the fight against this global problem.

And he’ll take on your travel questions and solve them on the air!

Robert Bilheimer, president of Worldwide Documentaries, Inc., chatting about his most recent documentary film, Not My Life, that depicts the global affliction of modern-day slavery and human trafficking;

Bob Zalk, Disney Imagineering senior show producer, revealing the technology behind some of Disney’s most magical experiences;

Nili Safavi, senior consultant at DNV (Det Norske Veritas), an independent risk-management foundation, explaining his company’s partnership with business leaders to end human trafficking and how it impacts the travel industry;

Scott Hunnel, chef de cuisine for Walt Disney World, on how he helped create the menu and ambiance for the Disney Dream‘s French restaurant, Remy, and how the film Ratatouille inspired the concept ;

Bradley Myles, executive director and CEO of Polaris Project, on the group’s comprehensive approach to fighting human trafficking in the travel industry and beyond;

Heather Leisman, vice president of development for, talking about the new trend of exclusive members-only travel deals;

Jim Urry, VP of entertainment & port adventures at Disney Cruise Line, on a variety of family-friendly experiences both on and off the ship;

Ray SmallDisney Dream assistant cruise director, explaining how he juggles guest relations and leading a team of more than 120 performers, technicians and activities staff;

Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor in chief of, telling us all the cool highlights of the Disney Dream and other notable new ships in the industry this year;

Tom Forberg, captain of the Disney Dream, recalling his years captaining Disney’s cruise ships and his experiences overseeing the construction process;

Tom Wolber, senior vice president of operations of Disney Cruise Line and Disney historian, telling us the origins and evolution of the cruise.
As always, Peter will be taking your calls and answering your travel problems on the air! Call in with your travel questions at 1-888-88-PETER (1-888-887-3837) or email (Write “ASK PETER” in the subject line.)

For more on Peter’s broadcast location, The Disney Dream cruise ship, click here.