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MSC Cruises "Stay & Cruise" program summer 2024

MSC Cruises "Stay & Cruise" program summer 2024

April 18, 2024 - MSC Cruises is pleased to introduce its new "Stay & Cruise" program for summer 2024. This add-on package allows guests to extend their cruise with two or three additional nights in some of the world's most fascinating cities, combined with a half-day city excursion covering the top attractions.

MSC World America receives “Cliffhanger” – a unique overwater swing

MSC World America receives “Cliffhanger” – a unique overwater swing

April 12, 2024 - MSC Cruises announced the launch of a spectacular new attraction: Cliffhanger, the first and only overwater swing at sea, to be experienced exclusively on MSC World America. This groundbreaking attraction will float 50 meters above sea level and offer guests an unparalleled experience.

MSC World America: christening, maiden voyage and highlights 2025

MSC World America: christening, maiden voyage and highlights 2025

March 18, 2024 - MSC Cruises, the world's third largest cruise line, is pleased to announce the christening of its newest flagship, MSC World America, on April 9, 2025.

MSC Cruises equips fleet with Starlink

MSC Cruises equips fleet with Starlink

February 28, 2024 -MSC Cruises is equipping its entire fleet with SpaceX's Starlink Internet by May 2024 to provide fast Internet speeds, improved Wi-Fi in cabins and public areas, and lower operating costs, with two-thirds of ships already equipped and dedicated Internet packages for are offered to guests.

MSC Opera Canary Islands & Madeira Winter 24/25

MSC Opera Canary Islands & Madeira Winter 24/25

February 21, 2024 - MSC Opera offers impressive 24-night cruises to the Canary Islands and Madeira in the 25/7 winter season, packed with cultural and scenic discoveries, a diverse on-board program and flexible embarkation options.

MSC World Cruise 2024: Exquisite gourmet menus from top chefs

MSC World Cruise 2024: Exquisite gourmet menus from top chefs

February 14, 2024 – Experience a culinary journey in a class of its own on the second leg of the MSC World Cruise 2024 on board the MSC Poesia! Three renowned chefs will enchant passengers with their unique creations as the ship sails to 52 destinations in 31 countries.

MSC Football Summer 2024

MSC Football Summer 2024

January 22, 2024 – The European Football Championship will take place in Germany in the summer of 2024. Fans can watch the games live while traveling to different countries. MSC Cruises offers special cruises for this purpose.

MSC Cruises cancels three planned voyages in the Red Sea

MSC Cruises cancels three planned voyages in the Red Sea

January 17, 2024 – Due to the security situation in the Red Sea, MSC Cruises cancels three cruises planned for April. Passengers on the MSC Splendida, MSC Opera and MSC Virtuosa are affected.

MSC Cruises Mediterranean cruise routes summer 2024

MSC Cruises Mediterranean cruise routes summer 2024

January 15, 2024 - Discover MSC Cruises' breathtaking itineraries in the Mediterranean for summer 2024.

MSC Cruises updates summer 2024 program

MSC Cruises updates summer 2024 program

December 8, 2023 – MSC Cruises today announced updates to its summer 2024 itineraries, including a new itinerary for MSC Musica in the Western Mediterranean and an expanded itinerary to the Greek Islands for MSC Opera.

MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026 - MSC Magnifica

MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026 - MSC Magnifica

December 6, 2023 – Bookings for the MSC World Cruise 2026 with the MSC Magnifica can now be made. The unforgettable journey departs between January 5th and 7th, 2026 in three European ports: Genoa (Italy), Marseille (France) and Barcelona (Spain).

MSC Cruises – MSC Euribia christened in Copenhagen yesterday

MSC Cruises – MSC Euribia christened in Copenhagen yesterday

June 9, 2023 - The MSC Euribia was christened yesterday in front of a distinguished audience in Copenhagen. Godmother for the 19th time was the Italian actress Sophia Loren. The 88-year-old film icon holds the world record for ship christenings. The Swiss cruise line's second LNG-powered cruise ship was christened at Copenhagen's Oceankaj.

MSC Meraviglia launches first full-season from New York

MSC Meraviglia launches first full-season from New York

April 21, 2023 | MSC Meraviglia – the first ship in MSC Cruises' Meraviglia class – has arrived at its new homeport in New York City.

Valentine's Day highlights on board MSC ships

Valentine's Day highlights on board MSC ships

January 30, 2023 | With 21 ships and countless destinations, MSC Cruises guests have a wide range of romantic options to choose from on board: from exquisite specialty restaurants to a night on the dance floor - there is something for everyone!

MSC Seascape delivered to MSC Cruises

MSC Seascape delivered to MSC Cruises

September 17, 2022 | MSC Cruises today officially took delivery of its new flagship, MSC Seascape. It is the largest cruise ship ever built in Italy.

Christening of MSC World Europe in Doha, Qatar

Christening of MSC World Europe in Doha, Qatar

September 16, 2022 | MSC Cruises, the third largest cruise brand in the world, yesterday christened its newest flagship at the brand new Grand Cruise Terminal in Doha MSC World Europe.

Entertainment offers on board MSC World Europe

MSC World Europa Entertainment offers

September 16, 2022 | MSC Cruises' first World Class ship offers guests of all ages a wide range of entertainment options. Guests will experience five new themed parties, two new interactive game shows and many state-of-the-art attractions in high-tech locations throughout the ship

MSC World Europe launch takes place in Doha

MSC World Europe launch takes place in Doha

September 07, 2022 | MSC Cruises' most environmentally friendly ship heralds the future of MSC Cruises with her christening on November 13, 2022.

MSC Seascape with Robotron ride

MSC Seascape with Robotron ride

September 01, 2022 | From December 2022, the MSC Seascape will offer “Robotron”, the first high-tech entertainment experience of its kind with innovative robot technology for the ultimate adrenaline rush

MSC Seascape successfully completed the first test drives

MSC Seascape successfully completed the first test drives

August 24, 2022 | MSC Seascape, the second ship in the Seaside EVO class, is entering the final phase of preparation ahead of her inaugural season in the Caribbean in four months
The innovative ship brings guests closer to the sea and offers elegant restaurants and numerous entertainment options.

MSC Seascape offers expanded family offerings

MSC Seascape offers expanded family offerings

July 13, 2022 | MSC Cruises today announced new details on the family offering on MSC Seascape. The ship will delight guests of all ages with 98 hours of live entertainment per cruise, a 700 square meter children's area and state-of-the-art entertainment. MSC Sescape will enter service in December 2022 and will offer 7-night Caribbean cruises in her inaugural season.

MSC and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrate milestones of the two LNG newbuilds

MSC and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrate milestones of the two LNG newbuilds

June 20, 2022 | MSC Group's cruise division and Chantiers de l'Atlantique celebrated two important milestones over the weekend for MSC Cruises' first two LNG ships, both of which will be built at the French shipyard in Saint-Nazaire.

MSC Bellissima will be positioned in the Mediterranean this summer

MSC Bellissima will be positioned in the Mediterranean this summer

June 10, 2022 | The MSC Bellissima complements the current summer program of MSC Cruises in the Mediterranean

MSC World Europe sets new standards for sustainability

MSC World Europe sets new standards for sustainability

May 24, 2022 - The LNG-powered MSC World Europa will be the first modern cruise ship with fuel cell technology capable of significantly reducing CO2 emissions.

MSC extends the season in the United Arab Emirates until the end of June 2022

MSC extends season in the United Arab Emirates until the end of June 2022

November 29, 2021 | MSC Bellissima completes its Red Sea season on schedule, replacing MSC Virtuosa for cruises to destinations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha from April 2nd. The additional twelve cruises will soon be bookable

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen launches new brand identity

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen launches new brand identity

January 11, 2022 - In the 30th year of the existence of the Brand nicko cruises, the company improves its brand image and invents the term “time to discover”. The term stands for the slow cruising practiced by nicko cruises. At the same time, the company logo was modernized.

MSC Magnifica starts the first winter season from / to Hamburg

MSC Magnifica starts the first winter season from / to Hamburg

January 03, 2022 | Yesterday, Sunday, the MSC Magnifica set sail for her first departure of the new winter program

The entire MSC Cruises fleet is set to sail again for the 2022 summer program

The entire MSC Cruises fleet will set sail again in summer 2022

December 02, 2021 | 14 ships are used in the Mediterranean - more than half of the fleet - and with over 40 routes offer the shipping company the largest range of services in this region to date

MSC Virtuosa christened in the United Arab Emirates

MSC Virtuosa christened in the United Arab Emirates

November 29, 2021 | MSC Cruises celebrated the christening of the MSC Virtuosa in Dubai

MSC Cruises is introducing 1G on all cruise lines

MSC Cruises is introducing 1G + on all cruise lines

November 25, 2021 | Cruises with MSC Cruises are now only possible for vaccinated guests on all ships

MSC Seascape floated up

MSC Seascape floated up

November 22, 2021 | MSC Cruises and Fincantieri are celebrating the next flagship of the fleet with the float of MSC Seascape

MSC Cruises is planning a new start of cruises to Corona

MSC Cruises is planning a new start of cruises to Corona

August 8, 2020 - Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, thanked the MSC congregation for their "unbroken support" with warm, unctuous words. At the same time, he announced the resumption of cruises. What does the MSC cruise concept look like in relation to the corona pandemic?

MSC Grandiosa is christened in Hamburg

MSC Grandiosa is christened in Hamburg

November 9, 2020 - MSC Cruises has selected the Port of Hamburg for today's christening of MSC Grandiosa. From 6pm., thousands of onlookers will experience the ship's christening up close on two large screens. The godmother is - how could it be otherwise at MSC - Sophia Loren.

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