MSC Cruises partners with TimeVallée to further enrich its catalogue of luxury brands

MSC Cruises’ upcoming flagship, launching in November 2022, will house a luxury watches multi-brand concept – TimeVallée Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises is stepping up its high-end retail selection on board, thanks to a further enriched catalogue of luxury brands and a new partnership with TimeVallée. The two Geneva-based companies… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism welcomed MSC Cruises’ most environmentally advanced and largest ever cruise ship, the MSC World Europa

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani officially named the ship MSC World Europa in grand ceremony accompanied by live performances and events on the Doha Grand Terminal Port, where air and sea transport come together Qatar continues to be a top destination for tourists with one of the world’s most modern ports Doha,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises’ celebrates delivery of MSC World Europa, the first cruise ship to feature fuel cell technology powered by LNG

Delivery ceremony of MSC Cruises’ newest flagship took place today at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire; MSC World Europa represents the most environmentally high-performing cruise ship to date, thanks to a range of technologies and solutions that minimise her impact on the air and marine environment; Vessel also incorporates fuel cell technology that has the… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises offers football fans new accommodation opportunity as MSC Opera becomes a cruise ship hotel in Doha

High-end MSC Cruises ship to offer 1,075 passenger cabins for visitors to Doha from 19 November to 19 December Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (10 October 2022) that MSC Opera will become a cruise ship hotel in Doha working in cooperation with Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy…. Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils new entertainment offerings on board MSC Seascape

MSC Cruises’ newest Seaside Class ship provides endless hours of onboard entertainment from new themed shows to thrilling interactive experiences. Six new production shows at the Chora Theatre which will delight guests of all ages. Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises today (28 September 2022) revealed details of the new entertainment… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils its Summer 2023 programme

MSC Cruises ships visiting more than 140 of the world’s most sought-after destinations across 40 different countries Huge range of itineraries on offer from mini cruises to long cruises available to book now, with something for every kind of holidaymaker MSC Cruises’ newest flagship to sail in Northern Europe offering 7-night itineraries to the Norwegian… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises becomes the Official Cruise Partner of Formula 1

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Formula 1 is delighted to welcome MSC Cruises, as a Global Partner for the upcoming 2022 season. The multi-year deal, which began at the FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 2022, will see Swiss-based MSC Cruises, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cruise brands,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises to base MSC Meraviglia in New York for year-round cruises to the Caribbean, Bermuda, New England and Canada

MSC Meraviglia to sail itineraries beginning in April 2023 ranging from sun-drenched Caribbean including Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in The Bahamas, Bermuda through to breathtaking Canada Strong focus on international travellers given New York’s comprehensive and convenient year-round air links Sales for the summer 2023 season open tomorrow – 9 March Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-10… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises opens sales for MSC Seascape’s inaugural season in the Caribbean this winter 2022

Deployment brings once again MSC Cruises’ newest ship to the Caribbean to further enrich the offering in this region MSC Seascape to start sailing from Miami in December 2022 Sales also open for MSC Divina from PortMiami and MSC Meraviglia from Port Canaveral Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises has opened… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises launches summer 2022 campaign

Cruise line’s health & safety measures, flexible booking policy and full experience ashore confirmed for all cruises through summer 2022 The Company with its pioneering protocol that led the restart of overall cruise industry has safely welcomed over one million guests on board its ships during all phases of the pandemic Protocol designed and continuously… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises’ private island Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve welcomes hundreds of tiny Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings

Ocean Cay has become a thriving and breath-taking habitat for guests to enjoy, full of indigenous species flourishing both ashore and in the surrounding marine environment More than six nests and hundreds of sea turtle hatchlings have been identified on MSC Cruises’ marine reserve private island The waters around the former industrial site have been… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises unveils completely re-designed kids’ area and line-up of brand-new kids’ entertainment onboard MSC Seashore

A larger-than-ever dedicated kids’ area with futuristic space-themed rooms The family experience has been re-designed with brand-new activities, specially created to amaze children of all ages 98 hours of kids and family entertainment per seven-night sailing, endless fun for everyone! Geneva, Switzerland , 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises today (21 June, 2021) released… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises publishes its 2020 Sustainability Report

Report focuses on how MSC Cruises navigated the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, adapted its operations and prepared for the return of guests and crew Outlines how the Company’s Industry-leading Health & Safety Protocol allowed a safe and sustainable resumption sailing in the Western Med in August 2020 And despite the pandemic, how MS… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises reconfirms winter cruise programme for 2021/2022

New for the Caribbean – MSC Seashore – the Company’s flagship to homeport in Miami Outstanding selection of Mediterranean itineraries with four ships and flexible embarkation options Cultural aficionados can enjoy the postponed Expo 2020 Dubai with two ships in this region offering overnights in Dubai Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The pandemic has disrupted… Read the full press release

MSC Grandiosa returns to service; welcomes guests back

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Grandiosa yesterday became the first ship from the MSC Cruises fleet to welcome guests back and the first ship to implement the Company’s health and safety protocol. The first guests began embarking MSC Cruises’ flagship in the port of Genoa, Italy yesterday morning, arriving at the… Read the full press release

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