Disney Giving Back to Small and Startup Businesses

The Walt Disney Company is continuing its mission on giving back to the world. The News just broke today that Disney Cruise Line is pledging $1 million in funding for startup businesses in the Bahamas.

According to local Bahamian news source Eyewitness News Nassau, Disney Cruise Line is partnering with the Bahamas for this project, which will help local startups in the Bahamian islands. DCL has entered an agreement with the Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre and the Eleuthera Chamber of Commerce in the Bahamas to prepare startups and small businesses to participate in development projects that are currently underway in Central and South Eleuthera, including Disney’s Lighthouse Point.

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Credit: Disney
Credit: Disney

At the D23 Expo Last year The Walt Disney Company announced its latest Disney Cruise Line project  — Lighthouse Point, which will be Disney’s second private island destination in the Bahamas (in addition to Castaway Cay). Disney has described that Lighthouse Point will be a new Disney-owned and -managed port of call for Disney Cruise Line. This signature island experience will celebrate the spirit and culture of The Bahamas. In addition to this spectacular Island Disney Imagineering expert Joe Rohde paving the way, it’s sure to be spectacular.

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