The line confirms its health protocols, flexible booking policy, robust vaccination and testing requirements and return to independent ashore exploration will apply to all sailings through summer 2022.
MSC World Europa and MSC Euribia will become the first Liquified Natural Gas-powered vessels to join the MSC Cruises fleet next year - representing an investment of €3 billion in such ships.
The popularity of the summer 2021 season, and existing booking trends for 2022 have driven the decision to place a ship in Southampton year-round in 2022.
MSC Cruises has hosted the naming ceremony for MSC Virtuosa, with Hollywood superstar Sophia Loren officially naming the ship in Dubai. The ship will sail in the Middle East until March.
The brand described a move to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers as “a tremendous boost” for European-based tourists wanting to holiday for winter sun in the Caribbean.
MSC Cruises has revealed its latest flagship, MSC Seashore, will be officially named at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in the Bahamas on November 18th.
MSC Cruises will introduce a northern Europe itinerary in the coming months, the first time the company has offered a winter programme in the region.
MSC Cruises has introduced a new shipboard property management system to create a seamless link between its shoreside operations and fleet of ships.
The line said the deal was a sign of its long-term commitment to support the development of the local tourism sector by operating cruises in the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf.
The cruise division of MSC Group has officially taken delivery of its new flagship MSC Seashore. The vessel is the largest cruise ship to be built in Italy.
MSC Cruises has confirmed the naming ceremony for its newest flagship, MSC Virtuosa, will take place in Dubai on November 27th. The event will be hosted at Mina Rashid.
MSC Cruises has confirmed MSC Bellissima will sail 21 Red Sea voyages from Jeddah, the commercial hub of Saudi Arabia, between the end of July and late October.