MSC Cruises further extends fleet-wide halting of all its cruise departures through to 10 July

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (28 April 2020) a further extension of the halting of all its cruise departures fleet-wide through to 10 July. MSC Cruises is offering guests affected by this measure a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) where they have the opportunity to transfer the full amount… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises updates the itinerary of MSC Bellissima’s 28-night Grand Voyage from the Gulf to Asia

New itinerary includes alternative destinations in United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Thailand to replace cancelled calls to mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan  Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has updated the itinerary of MSC Bellissima for her forthcoming 28-night Grand Voyage sailing from the Gulf to Asia on March 21st…. Read the full press release

MSC Cruises signs long-term agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports for preferential berthing rights

Priority berthing rights at Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi and at Sir Bani Yas Island Agreement set to further bolster line’s position as leading passenger cruise operator in the Gulf MSC Seaview to be deployed to Gulf region in winter 2020-21 Latest flagship MSC Virtuosa to serve region in winter 2021-22  Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-13 —… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises USA appoints Rubén Rodríguez as President

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises USA, the North American arm of MSC Cruises, has appointed Rubén Rodríguez as President and he will join the organisation on 18 March. Mr Rodriguez’s role will be to help the business achieve further growth and strengthen the Company’s strategy in the US region, both… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises offers guests an environmentally conscious holiday with the launch of PROTECTOURS

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Demonstrating a continued dedication to the environment, MSC Cruises, the world’s fastest growing cruise line, has today unveiled not only a series of carefully selected shore excursions specifically designed to help protect and preserve Earth’s natural beauty but also set specific objectives for local tour operator partners… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign firm contracts for construction of third and fourth LNG-powered MSC World Class ships

Partnership further reinforced with two additional newbuild projects that will focus on the development and utilisation of next-generation environmental technologies Paris, France, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20 January 2020) MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique further extended their long-term partnership by making a number of strategic announcements at a ceremony held at… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises launches new brand campaign, “The Sea at Its Most”

Oscar winning composer Ennio Morricone has composed an original track for the campaign Filmed on board MSC Bellissima, “The Sea at Its Most” campaign will roll-out globally through an integrated marketing Campaign in 30 countries worldwide Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — With the new brand campaign, “The Sea at Its Most”, MSC Cruises shows how… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises wished ‘Bon voyage’ to guests aboard MSC Magnifica as she departed for its 2020 world cruise

43 exotic and aspirational destinations across 23 countries and 5 continents An outstanding line-up of 10 international chefs onboard 8 content creators hand-selected to share their experience onboard Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the fastest growing cruise-line in the word has wished ‘Bon voyage’ to guests aboard MSC Magnifica as she departed from… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises celebrates the float out of MSC Virtuosa at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France

MSC Virtuosa floated out, with delivery in October 2020 Company’s third major milestone during the past month, following delivery of MSC Grandiosa and cutting of first steel for LNG-powered MSC Europa Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises last weekend celebrated the float out of MSC Virtuosa at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France, the… Read the full press release

The Port of Valletta welcomed the first call of MSC Grandiosa

MSC Grandiosa is the fifth MSC Cruises’ vessel to be registered in the Port of Valletta Valletta, Malta, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Valletta has today (26 November 2019) welcomed the first call of MSC Grandiosa, one of the most environmentally-advanced ships at sea. A ceremony has been held on board the stunning… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises rolls out its accessible shore excursions program

Custom accessible tours for guests with all types of mobility available for a total of 20 destinations Tours already introduced in 11 ports in the Caribbean and being rolled out to 9 ports in the Mediterranean across Winter 2019 and Summer 2020 seasons Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the world’s largest… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises broke ground on the construction of the new world-class Durban Cruise Terminal in South Africa

Durban, South Africa, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises through Kwazulu Cruise Terminal (KCT) yesterday broke ground on the construction of the new world-class Durban Cruise Terminal in South Africa which is expected to be operational from January 2021. Ross Volk, Managing Director of MSC Cruises South Africa and Director of KCT, said; ”The multi-user… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises to charter two cruise liners to accommodate fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Two MSC Cruises ships to operate in Doha, Qatar for the duration of the tournament Doha, Qatar, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has signed an agreement with MSC Cruises to charter two cruise liners to accommodate fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The cruise liners,… Read the full press release

The Port of Rotterdam welcomed the first call of MSC Grandiosa

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Rotterdam has welcomed the first call of MSC Grandiosa, one of the most environmentally-advanced ships at sea yet. A special ‘All-Stars of the Sea’ event will be held on board the stunning 6,334-guest ship tonight as MSC Cruises recognises the efforts and achievements of Dutch and… Read the full press release

MSC Meraviglia arrived in the Big Apple, becomes the largest ship to ever dock in Manhattan

MSC Meraviglia to be the cruise line’s fourth distinct ship sailing from the USA; significant market growth for MSC Cruises Biggest ship to visit Boston, Portland and Bar Harbor following New York call First ship to visit MSC Cruises’ new private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, before homeporting in Miami to cruise the Caribbean… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises announces two unique new itineraries for MSC Lirica from May 2020

New embarkation port – Trieste, Italy New destination in Sicily – Siracusa New itineraries feature most popular ports with MSC Cruises guests Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With this year’s summer holiday memories already fading and with Autumn just around the corner, this is the best time to start planning for next… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils Summer 2020 offerings

The introduction of MSC Grandiosa to the fleet will offer guests the opportunity to rediscover the gems of the Mediterranean Guests looking for more flexibility can book onto MSC Cruises’ butterfly cruises A new itinerary for Asia is announced for MSC Bellissima Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The greatest experiences are the ones… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reveals transformed overall design and new features of MSC Seashore

Ship to feature the latest and most advanced environmental technology, including a state-of-the-art Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system and a next-generation Advanced Wastewater Treatment (AWT) system Further enhanced ship design and intelligently distributed deck space adds new dimensions for guest experience at sea, from accommodations to dining and entertainment including the highest ratio of outdoor… Read the full press release

MSC Grandiosa set to host the world’s first fine art experience on board a cruise ship

Discover Edgar Degas’ Original Danse Dessin Drawings On Board MSC Grandiosa Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Grandiosa, the newest ship in the MSC Cruises fleet set to launch in November, will host the world’s first fine art experience on board a cruise ship. The immersive art and dining experience featuring “Degas Danse Dessin”… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises launches additional discounts and benefits to MSC Voyagers Club loyalty programme

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and market leader in Europe, South America, South Africa and the Gulf, has revealed details of additional discounts and benefits to their popular MSC Voyagers Club loyalty programme. The MSC Voyagers Club is designed to reward MSC Cruises’ repeat customers, a… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises appoints Christian Hein as Managing Director and Michael Zengerle as SVP, Institutional Affairs & Strategic Development for MSC Kreuzfahrten

Christian Hein joins MSC Kreuzfahrten as its new MD, Michael Zengerle becomes SVP, Institutional Affairs & Strategic Development Munich, Germany, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (2 April 2019) that Christian Hein has been appointed Managing Director for MSC Kreuzfahrten, its Munich-based business for Germany. Mr. Hein has a broad managerial experience… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises and Paris Saint-Germain announce new partnership

Geneva, Switzerland / Paris, France, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company, and Paris Saint-Germain, one of the fastest-growing football clubs in the world, announced a new partnership under which MSC Cruises will become the official and exclusive global cruise partner of France’s leading football team. The… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises new flagship MSC Bellissima will have the largest shopping area in the fleet to date

Largest shopping area to date with 30% more space than MSC Meraviglia Exclusive products and offers from leading international brands Pioneering retail entertainment concept offers guests an immersive shopping experience Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and market leader in Europe, South America and the… Read the full press release

Ken Muskat returns to MSC Cruises as EVP Chief Operating Officer for the U.S. market

Muskat returns in expanded role as EVP Chief Operating Officer Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises today (January 30, 2019) announced that it has further strengthened its Florida-based business operations as well as local management team to support its expected growth across the North American region. Effective February 4, Ken Muskat returns… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises releases the next season of the hugely popular kids web series Kelly & Kloe

Third series focussing on MSC Cruises’ latest flagship MSC Seaview now live to watch online, with special guest star, YouTuber Luciano Spinelli  Award-winning* family entertainment programme further enhanced with new activity inspired by the new series  Views of the hit kids web series, created exclusively by MSC Cruises, surpasses five million across online channels  Geneva,… Read the full press release

MSC Magnifica starts her journeys for 119 days across six continents, travelling 32,260 nautical miles and crossing 24 time zones

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company has waved ‘bon voyage’ to MSC Magnifica as the final guests embarked today (7 January 2019) in Barcelona for the Company’s first world cruise. For many, the idea of seeing the world is just a dream, but a world cruise… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises’ third Meraviglia ship MSC Grandiosa moved to a wet dock for its final phase of work until her delivery in October 2019

MSC Cruises’ third Meraviglia generation ship to set sail in November 2019 Saint-Nazaire, France, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America, South Africa and the Gulf, and Chantiers de l’Atlantique have celebrated the float out of MSC Grandiosa at the shipyard in… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises opens sales for its much-awaited 2021 World Cruise

53 stunning destinations across 33 countries, including an enhanced Asian offering Six extended, overnight stays in iconic cities, including Los Angeles, Sydney and Tokyo Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America, South Africa and the Gulf, announced that… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises announces two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows to launch on board MSC Bellissima

SYMA – Sail beyond Imagination and VARÉLIA – Love in Full Colour These two original shows will be exclusive to MSC Cruises guests and cannot be seen anywhere else in the world Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has revealed today (05/12/2018) details of the two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises promises a one-of-a-kind gourmet dining experience on board its 2019 World Cruise featuring an all-star cast of uniquely international chefs

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises, the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise company and market leader in Europe, South America and the Gulf, revealed today (03/12/2018) that its upcoming 2019 World Cruise will feature an all-star cast of uniquely international chefs sure to make for an one-of-a-kind gourmet dining experience while… Read the full press release