The facilities will be updated, including with technologies to handle LNG-powered ships. MSC Crociere is the world's largest privately-owned cruise company. Officially launched in 2003, in July 2019, MSC Crociere welcomed its 20-millionth passenger on the Miami-homeported MSC Seaside. Onboard mealtimes are fixed, with assigned seatmates. For the first time in shipyard's history, 3 vessels of a single shipowner were simultaneously under construction. In 1995, the company changed its name to "MSC Cruises". The digital device features far-field microphones, top-quality speaker, quad-core processor (for fast response times), direct phone connection (through Bluetooth). The device (sized ~15 cm) can be activated whenever passengers choose. MSC also announced new features on Meraviglia-Plus ships, including first at sea fine art museum with original artworks. In July 2018, Miami-Dade County and MSC Cruises signed an agreement for extended preferential berthing rights and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the building of a new Cruise Terminal AAA at Port Miami. Most of the MSC cruise fleet operates in Europe (Mediterranean and Baltic). In late-November 2020, MSC Cruises signed a long-term agreement with ABP Southampton for preferential docking rights. The app is real-time and 24-hour, connecting MSC customers to the company's experienced staff online. Navighiamo da oltre 300 anni, alla scoperta di tutto ciò che il mare può offrire. Rejsy na pokładach jej statków od lat cieszą się niesłabnącą popularnością, która wynika z tego, że MSC umiejętnie łączy tradycję z najnowszymi osiągnięciami technologicznymi. Since September 2018, MSC Cruises has an exclusive partnership with "Mohegan Sun" - Uncasville (Connecticut USA)-based casino/gambling complex operated by Mohegan Tribe and located on reservation land along Thames River. Price From October. The decision affects the schedules of... A pair of MSC Cruises ships departed from South America and headed on a transatlantic journey back to Europe. Available for rebooking were all departures through April 30, 2022. Take autographs from the alumni, and get a photo with the team's cheerleaders. Cancellations made 15 days or less prior departure result in paying the full cruise price. Additionally, the new cruise terminal, due to be completed by October 2022, is projected to be able to accommodate line's next-generation, MSC World Class cruise ships (still under construction) carrying up to 7,000 passengers. 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MSC Cruises 2020 Showing 8 cruise(s) Day Dep. The shipbuilding order includes 2 initial vessels, plus 2 optional. In January 2016 MSC became the 1st global cruise line to homeport in Havana, with MSC Opera sailing to Jamaica, Mexico, and the Cayman Islands. MSC itineraries range in length from 2 to 24 nights. Contract's total value was over EUR 2 billion. The new "Wellness Experience" program is operated with a total of 5 fitness cruise packages available for booking. In June 2020, MSC Cruises confirmed full details of its winter 2020-2021 season, featuring more than 90 different itineraries across the Mediterranean, Caribbean, the Gulf, Asia, South Africa, and South America - all of the regions where the company traditionally operates. The first MSC World cruise ships will be launched in the years 2022 (MSC Europa) and 2024 (TBN). Cancellations between 46-60 days prior departure result in paying 50% of the original price. Onboard ceremonies can be attended by up to 150 non-cruising guests. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, MSC Cruises suspended its North American fleet's passenger shipping operations (all US-homeported liners) by cancelling all voyages with pre-scheduled departures in the period March 14 through mid-December 2020. In South Africa MSC has 2 ships - MSC Lirica and MSC Musica. https://www.pazzoperilmare.it https://www.facebook.com/crocieristiblogger https://www.instagram.com/pazzoperilmare https://www.twitter.com/pazzoperilmare The ship's order was signed on May 31, 2017. Potential MSC passengers can walk through any cruise ship in the fleet without setting foot on board. In June 2020, MSC replaced MSC Seaside's Caribbean program with Western Mediterranean roundtrips from Genoa Italy. The USD 200-million project was launched in Nassau, where The Bahamas' Prime Minister and MSC's Executive Chairman signed a 100-year lease agreement, enabling MSC Cruises to occupy and develop the island - officially named Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. Lirica is homeported in Cape Town, Musica - in Durban. MSC Cruises, wchodząca w skład włoskiego koncernu Mediterranean Shipping Company, to jedna z największych linii oceanicznych na świecie. Navighiamo da oltre 300 anni, alla scoperta di tutto ciò che il mare può offrire. With rebooking (made by December 31, 2021) is offered a 125% refund in FCC (future cruise credit). This is a major milestone in ship building as it is the first time a new vessel touches water and sees the ship enter the next phase of construction. Both websites debuted in English and were later upgraded with French language versions. Passengers affected by the cancelled sailings receive an FCC (Future Cruise Credit) by July 13, where they have the chance to transfer the full amount paid for the cancelled voyage to a future trip of their choice, on any liner, for any itinerary, through to the end of 2021. Passengers can always opt out of all these connected ("Internet of things" / IoT) services offered. The 2,5 km (1,5 mi) stretch of land on Sir Bani Yas Island features shaded cabanas, hundreds of palm trees and 2000+ sunbeds across 36,000 m2 (387,500 ft2) of sand beaches. In late-September 2020, Versonix Seaware announced that MSC's new brand will use the Versonix system for cruise booking. In 2014, MSC announced that its four Lirica-class liners are scheduled for refits and extensive drydock refurbishments under company's "Renaissance Programme" (budgeted USD 273 million). The cancelation of the South American... Major cruise shipping companies are offering Cyber Monday promo deals that feature discounted cruise fares going along with free perks that range... MSC Cruises revealed a long-term agreement with ABP-Associated British Ports Southampton that will commence in summer 2021 with one of its liners... A new GBP 55 million (~EUR 61,44 M / ~USD 73,41 M) cruise terminal is due to open in Port Southampton (England UK) despite the Coronavirus (COVID-19... MSC Cruises became the first international cruise shipping company operating in Japan to receive a health and safety certification from Japan's... MSC Cruises opened sales for the MSC World Cruise 2023 boasting 53 destinations in a total of 33 countries across 6 continents with a focus on Asian... South Florida's 3 largest cruise companies suspended passenger sailings through the end of the year. The new MSC expedition ships will be introduced on an annual basis (2023-2024-2025-2026). MSC Cruises suspended its North American fleet's passenger shipping operations (all US-homeported liners) by cancelling all voyages with pre-scheduled departures in the period March 14 through mid-December 2020. ZOE speaks 7 languages, answers cruise-related questions, provides info on shipboard services-activities-facilities, makes reservations and bookings. The first two vessels were delivered in 2017 - MSC Meraviglia (May) and MSC Seaside (November). In October 2017, MSC Cruises installed on Meraviglia a modern "Man Overboard Detection System". On November 30, 2017 (during Seaside's launch) the company Marlink (world's largest independent satellite Internet provider) provided over 0,5 gigabit per second throughput on its Sealink VSAT network. MSC Seaside ship's itinerary March 17-24, 2018 (7-day Caribbean and Antilles roundtrip from Miami to Nassau Bahamas, St Thomas USVI, St Johns Antigua) was officially themed "Dolphins Fan Cruise". With this innovative technology, MSC made available to the company's top European sellers (travel agencies) a powerful tool for introducing the brand to potential customers. Cancellations between 16-45 days prior departure result in paying 75% of the original price. 11,676 were here. MSC itineraries range in length from 2 to 24 nights. 7 Night Salsa Cruise Miami / Miami December. Excursions usually start later in the morning and have a max duration of 4 hours. Navighiamo da oltre 300 anni, alla scoperta di tutto ciò che il mare può offrire. MSC ti propone crociere Last Minute, tariffe speciali per famiglie e bambini, pacchetti All Inclusive e promozioni per le crociere … The signing ceremony was attended by Pierfrancesco Vago (MSC's Executive Chairman) and Giuseppe Bono (Fincantieri's CEO). MSC Cruises (MSC Crociere, website) is a passenger shipping company headquartered in Genoa and Naples. Mediterranean . MSC Cruises' Fantasia, which replaces Seaview, departs on a Grand Voyage from Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa on 14, 15, 16 November, respectively, as the vessel moves to, Cruisers can combine both itineraries into a 14-night Havana, International Expeditions (leaving from Havana, charter flights out of Miami). ... Giro del Mondo 2020 con Msc Crociere volaincrociera. Meet team's legends Joe Rose, Kim Bokamper, Nat Moore, Patrick Surtain, Sam Madison, Terry Kirby. It now requires final payments to be made 30 days earlier - from 60-days to 90-days prior departure. MSC World Cruise 2020: the amazing adventure is about to begin! MSC digitalization program's main features are: Since 2017, MSC Cruises offers an upgraded fleetwide onboard wellness experience via a partnership with TechnoGym. STX France's new wind-power technology was trialled on the Ponant-owned superyacht Le Ponant, on which one of the existing sails was replaced and the new technology tested. With its impressive array of new features and facilities, the ship is now even better equipped to satisfy every need. Starting with Bellissima (2019), ZOE will be available on all newbuild MSC liners - including Grandiosa (2019) and Virtuosa (2020) - and introduced fleetwide over 2019-2024. The more classic vessels of the line which offer longer, more exotic itineraries and lack state-of-the-art kids' facilities, are tailored to older cruisers. Company's other strong markets are USA (Caribbean), Canada New England, East Asia, South America, South Africa. Compared to the company's current fleet, these vessels will be smaller (GT 64,000 tons, 500 staterooms). MSC Cruises' first ship to offer onboard weddings was MSC Divina. Whatever the case, the new fleet will consist of 4x smaller-sized vessels (with max passenger capacity ~1000 and GT tonnage 64,000 / each). 11,666 were here. The island is sized 95 acres / 38 hectares (0,38 km2 / 0,15 mi2) and is the world's only private marine reserve. In the Arabian Gulf, MSC has 2 ships for winter 2021-2022 out of Dubai UAE. The "Arabian Wildlife Park" on the main island is home to over 13,000 endangered and indigenous animals, as well as millions of plants and trees. Deals are also inclusive of a medical evaluation with the ship's doctor (blood pressure, EKG, lipid panel). On the new ship will be also displayed Chelsea FC memorabilia. Cheer alongside team's cheerleaders and hype up the crowd with the mascot TD (The Dolphin). ... MSC … By this agreement, every year MSC has to homeport at least one ship in Southampton. CROCIERE ESTATE 2020 Nuove navi, destinazioni e un’isola privata ti aspettano. In South America, MSC for winter 2021-2022 deploys 5 ships - 4 leaving roundtrip from Brazil, plus 1 from Argentina. In 2017, MSC started offering a new "free cruise deal" for customers celebrating their birthday. The list of pre-scheduled onboard activities includes: On April 28, 2018, the ship hosted the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders for the team's annual calendar photo shoot, with special onboard show programming. This website uses cookies and local storage. MSC Armonia and MSC Meraviglia are also scheduled for homeporting in Florida USA (PortMiami) with all itineraries visiting Ocean Cay. The China-based (Shanghai) itinerary program included destinations in Japan, South Korea, and China. They are led through different scenes (throughout the ship) to unravel storylines, follow clues and solve the mystery in order to win prizes. "The Drone Academy" is via partnership with The Department (. Other experiences include tours of new (prototype) MSC ships *currently under construction). All passenger staterooms are fitted with door locks with built-in keypads (Samsung SHS-1321 NFC Ring). The app also allows real-time kids monitoring (via bracelets). Parti in crociera alla scoperta di mete da sogno nel Mediterraneo, Nord Europa e Caraibi con MSC Crociere. The technology is based on Samsung's "Gear VR" headsets (powered by Oculus) plus a custom-built software app. MSC Armonia operates on 8-day (7-night) itineraries, visiting ports in Central America and the Caribbean: Cuban itineraries on MSC Opera are leaving roundtrip from Havana. Navighiamo da oltre 300 anni, alla scoperta di tutto ciò che il mare può offrire. The ship, launched in June 2017, was fitted with a total of 114 Interactive screens, 244 info screens, 31 virtual screens, 81 video wall monitors, 3050 iBeacons, 700 WAPs (wireless access points), 1200 CCTV cameras. MSC's new cruise vessel will be able to sail with min wind speed 15 knots () and wind angle 50+ degree. 11,679 were here. Previously, air travel from the USA to Cuba was thought charter flights only. MSC Musica 2020/21 MSC Musica not only launched a new class of ecological cruise ship, she launched a new class of cruise - a spacious world of graceful lines and unmatched choice, enriched by the creativity, fine natural materials and attention to detail that have always distinguished MSC Cruises. Cancellations made 89-61 days prior departure result in losing the non-refundable deposit. Each vessel has GT tonnage (volume) 205,700 tons, LOA length 333 m (1094 ft), beam/width 47 m (154 ft) and height 68 m (223 ft). Complimentary Yacht Club stateroom is offered for 50 or more booked cabins. Sun 25. Verifica disponibilitatea! The list of such items includes bags, cups, cutlery, toothpicks, aprons, stir pins, drink mixers, coffee lids. In 1985, Achille Lauro was hijacked by Palestinian Liberation Front members, and the accident resulted in decreased passenger numbers. For the Summer 2020 Season, MSC previously announced the temporary suspension to its current operation up until July 31 in the other regions where it operates. STX France's sail-ship design was developed for 3 vessel sizes, the biggest being 15,000 GT tons vessel with LOA length 190 m (620 ft) and 150 passenger staterooms. By this project, all four vessels (Armonia, Lirica, Opera, Sinfonia) were stretched/elongated by 25 m (80 ft). MSC Grandiosa visits Genoa, Barcelona, Marseille, Palermo Sicily, Civitavecchia-Rome and Valletta Malta. Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) purchased Flotta Lauro in 1989, and renamed it "StarLauro Cruises". Since April 2, 2019, tips (gratuities) are included into MSC cruise fares for all UK and Ireland passengers. Docking at a newly expanded and renovated dedicated berth and terminal at PortMiami, MSC Seaside joins there the fleet mate MSC Divina in serving the North American market. During MSC Seaside delivery ceremony (November 29, 2017), MSC announced the order of 2 more "Seaside EVO" class ships from Fincantieri (contract value EUR 1,8 billion). The deal was signed by Pierfrancesco Vago (MSC Cruises' Executive Chairman) and Antonio Palumbo (Palumbo Group's founder and Chairman). Momentum members receive exclusive cruise perks (including booking discounts, priority embarkation-disembarkation, onboard amenities). Navighiamo da oltre 300 anni, alla scoperta di tutto ciò che il mare può offrire. Starting in 2020, MSC Bellissima is deployed in Asia and homeported in China (Shanghai). The isle is one of the region's largest wildlife reserves due to decades of conservation works and ecological investments to maintain its biodiversity. In November 2017, the Alipay option was introduced on MSC Lirica. MSC Cruises Canada's new office is served by 15 employees (full-time staff) led by Ian Patterson (Country Manager). The first boat enters service in 2023, and the remaining 3 will be launched one per year (2024-2025-2026). Call MSC Cruises now at 087 630 0333 to get information about the cruise company and its destinations, excursions and deals. Port Miami is the exclusive home port of the company in the United States. The Carnival-fathom line started Miami to Cuba cruises in May 2016. In April 2018, the company introduced its new "Family Explorer Club" excursions program with expected over 250,000 children on cruises in 2018. European operations resumed on August 16 (Grandiosa), October 19 (Magnifica) and December 1 (fleetwide). The Caribbean sailings of the line are geared more strongly to vacationers from North America. Samsung and MSC Cruises developed a cutting-edge virtual reality tool for touring MSC ships. From May 2018, MSC Splendida serves the Chinese market following its 2017 drydock refurbishment. In January 2016, MSC signed a partnership with Samsung for latest technology equipment upgrade fleetwide. This transatlantic cruise will take you around the world to discover 43 unique treasures.Below are just some of the hot spots you will discover: 11 664 użytkowników tu było. The US travel restrictions impacted hundreds of pre-scheduled cruise itineraries, which were adjusted to no longer stop in Cuban seaports. Alaska Airlines offers regular nonstop flights to Havana from Los Angeles (California USA). Le migliori offerte crociera per viaggiare nel Mediterraneo, nel Nord Europa, negli Emirati Arabi e nel Mar dei Caraibi. MSC's winter 2021-2022 cruise program has itineraries in the Mediterranean, Persian Gulf, South Africa, Caribbean, South America, plus Grand Voyages (world cruises). "Spy Mission" is MSC's first activity where kids play a central role. The new interactive land tour experiences are themed on the destination's history and each tour features a local historical character symbolic to that destination/city. Chelsea FC representatives will also attend MSC Bellissima's naming ceremony (March 2019). MSC liners offer standout evening show entertainment - from classical concerts and jazz to contemporary dance music and circus-type acrobatics. MSC partnered with the wedding-planning company "The Wedding Experience" and offers cruise wedding packages with prices starting from USD 1600 (onboard) and USD 2200 (ashore) weddings. In 2015, the company ordered 4 new ships from STX France and Fincantieri Italy, with an option for 3 more. In December 2015, MSC unveiled plans to develop an "unprecedented exclusive marine reserve island experience in the Bahamas". The new program starts with an online questionnaire determining the customer's specific wellness goals, aspects of a healthy lifestyle (exercises, healthy diet, weight loss). European operations resumed on August 16 (Grandiosa), October 19 (Magnifica) and December 1 (fleetwide). In Europe, from the Baltic to the Mediterranean, MSC ships attract a strong European crowd with U.K.- and Ireland-based travelers becoming increasingly well-represented. To book a cruise on the new ladies, email cruises@southafrica.to and one of our lovely consultants will be delighted to assist you. MSC Poesia offers 5- and 10-night cruises from Genoa plus  World Cruise 2022 (starting January 5). MSC fly-cruise deals to Greece (Athens Airport) are inclusive of flights from major Northern European cities. The apps implement facial recognition technology and interactive/smart bracelets by Samsung. MSC Fantasia has scheduled 25 separate 9-night itineraries (April-September 2021) leaving roundtrip from Istanbul to Kusadasi, Katakolon, Piraeus, Corfu Island, Bari, Trieste and Venice before sailing back to Istanbul. The first Caribbean voyage was December 21, 2017 "Christmas Cruise". The newbuild MSC Seashore is also deployed in the Mediterranean in 2021 (inauguration planned for August 1). Between November 2021-April 2022, the liners offer a total of 14 itineraries (2- to 14-nights). Ocean Cay Island is surrounded by 64 mi2 (166 km2) of protected waters with coral reefs and ~90 different fish species. On October 18, 2018, MSC signed with Fincantieri an MoA (memorandum of agreement) for building 4 new (ultra-luxury class) ships. Starting with Grandiosa, MSC now offers 3 new activities for children (MSC Dance Crew, The Drone Academy, Spy Mission) plus a new web series targeting teenagers. In late-November 2018, MSC signed an exclusive partnership with Chelsea Football Club to become its official global cruise partner (since January 2019). Find candid photos and detailed reviews of the MSC Seaside cruise ship. The new technology was announced during at Expo Milano 2015 (May 1 through October 31, 2015). Pricing starts from USD 930 pp (7-night itinerary, Interior Stateroom). Other facilities and amenities available on the island include food and drink bars, MSC Aurea Spa (wellness complex, massages), sports facilities (beach volleyball, tennis), family-kids playground area (with pergola / outdoor garden for parrents), Bedouin tent (selling hand-made local arts and crafts), lounge space (live music, full-service bar), exclusive beaches (with VIP areas and cabanas). Next are listed MSC's first scheduled departures (by ship/region) in 2020-2021 - Preziosa (Dec 19/South America), Fantasia (Dec 26/Dubai), Magnifica (Dec 26/Mediterranean), Meraviglia (Jan 2/Caribbean), Seaside (Jan 3/Caribbean), Armonia (Jan 4/Caribbean), Seaview (Jan 16/South America), Orchestra (Jan 20/South Africa), Opera (Mar 9/South Africa), Grandiosa (Mar 21/Mediterranean), Divina (Mar 28/Caribbean), Lirica (Mar 28/Mediterranean), Bellissima (Mar 31/Asia), Virtuosa (Apr 16/Mediterranean), Splendida (Apr 20/Mediterranean), Sinfonia (Apr 24/Mediterranean), Poesia (April 29/Mediterranean), Musica (May 2/Mediterranean), Seashore (Aug 1/Mediterranean). MSC Cruises Winter 2020-2021 programme features: In summer 2021, MSC has its first-ever homeporting season from Piraeus-Athens Greece and also offers embarkations in Istanbul Turkey with maiden calls at Kusadasi with 2 new Eastern Mediterranean itineraries. On Caribbean Sea routes, the new technology could reduce propulsion energy by 60%. Resistance bands and workout mats are provided on the ship for in-cabin use. Also included are themed shore excursions (jogging, hiking, cycling), fitness classes (hula hooping, barre, yoga, Pilates). The number of staterooms is 2632 (passenger capacity 5264 lower berths). When the alarm activates (in a man overboard case), light and acoustic signals notify the ship's security officer who can immediately review the recorded video and notify the Navigation Bridge crew to start a rescue operation. MSC 2021-2022 voyages. However, the situation changed in April 2016, after Carnival Corporation negotiated with the Cuban government for allowing ships with Cuban-born passengers, as such US citizens are allowed to visit the country on USA-Cuba charter flights. The extra space also allows two additional restaurants. Navighiamo da oltre 300 anni, alla scoperta di tutto ciò che il mare può offrire. Building cost (per ship) is EUR 1,125 billion. The partnership between Carnival Corporation and Ant Financial Services Group (a subsidiary of Alibaba, China's biggest online trading company) enables Chinese cruise passengers on all Carnival Corp ships in Asia to pay for onboard services and products using their Alipay (mobile payment platform) accounts. MSC Seaview during winter 2021-2022 is homeportes in Fort-de-France Martinique for 7-night Antilles and West Indies cruises (visiting Guadeloupe, St Lucia, Antigua, Barbuda).