MSC Cruises Floats Out MSC Meraviglia, Reveals More Details

MSC Cruises marked a milestone in the run-up to its new Meraviglia-class ships with the float out of the MSC Meraviglia at the STX France shipyard. The Swiss-based cruise line celebrated the occasion with a simple ceremony in Saint Nazaire, while also unveiling more details of the ship.   Ahead of its June 2017 launch, … Continue reading

MSC Cruises Announces Middle East Island Destination Details

MSC Cruises has released details of the Sir Bani Yas Island Beach Oasis, its exclusive island destination in the Middle East. Following on the announcement of Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in the Caribbean, the Swiss-based cruise line has partnered the Abu Dhabi Port Authority to transform a small islet connected to the main island … Continue reading

MSC Lirica To Shanghai In 2016

MSC Cruises has unveiled plans for the line’s first sailing to China, with the revitalized MSC Lirica calling in Shanghai on 1 May 2016 following a transcontinental repositioning sailing.   The ship, which will be fully renovated and stretched in November 2015 prior to deployment, will depart Rio de Janeiro on 3 March 2016 on a … Continue reading

MSC Cruises Announces Cuba Season

Italy-based MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line, announced details of its upcoming Cuba season today. From December 2015, the 2,120-guest MSC Opera will homeport in Havana to offer guests 16 Caribbean cruises, replacing the ship’s original winter 2015-16 schedule in the Canary Islands, Madeira and Morocco.   Cuba, Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Mexico The … Continue reading

MSC Divina Back To Mediterranean For Summer 2015

MSC Cruises has announced plans to send the MSC Divina back to the Mediterranean for the summer of 2015. The 139,400-GRT ship is currently sailing Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries from Port Miami and will reposition from Florida to Civitavecchia at the end of the season. Her Grand Voyage on 26 April 2015 will feature … Continue reading