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Dec 17, 2015, 11:08 ET
Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

MSC Cruises To Create Exclusive Bahamian Marine Reserve Island Experience For Caribbean Cruise Guests

MSC Cruises, the Geneva-based global cruise line – number one in Europe, South America and South Africa – has unveiled ambitious plans...

Nov 12, 2015, 08:12 ET
MSC Cruises celebrated Veterans Day and the return of MSC Divina back to Miami in style with a spectacular fireworks show. Photo credit: Gio Medina

MSC Cruises #SeaSideSalute Event Recognizes Those Making A Difference For Veterans And Their Families

 MSC Cruises celebrated the return of MSC Divina, one of the lines newest and most ultra-modern ships, back to Miami by hosting a special...

Nov 11, 2015, 08:27 ET
MSC Cruises welcomed back MSC Divina - one of the cruise line's newest and most ultra-modern ships, back to Miami today, where she will sail year-round to the Caribbean.

MSC Cruises Welcomes MSC Divina Back To Miami As First Part Of U.S. Expansion Strategy

 MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned cruise line, today celebrated the arrival of MSC Divina – one of the company's newest...

Nov 09, 2015, 11:16 ET

MSC Cruises To Set New Standards In Live Entertainment At Sea Through Long-Term Partnership With Cirque Du Soleil

MSC Cruises -- the Geneva, Switzerland-based global cruise line -- today announced a long-term partnership with Cirque du Soleil --...

Sep 23, 2015, 11:05 ET
In honor of National Plan a Cruise Month, MSC Cruises shows off its #CruiseSmile photo.

Fall in Love with MSC Cruises: MSC Celebrates National Plan a Cruise Month with Hot Deals and Cruise Giveaways on Caribbean Sailings

This October, MSC Cruises is making it easy to fall in love with cruising on MSC Divina, one of the line's newest and most ultra-modern ships that...

Jul 29, 2015, 13:38 ET

MSC Cruises Further Enhances Spa And Beauty Treatment Offering Across Its Fleet

 MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned global cruise line, is enhancing its already rich beauty and care offer available to guests...

Jul 20, 2015, 11:28 ET

MSC Cruises Launches "MSC Voyagers Club," New Guest Loyalty Program

 MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned cruise line, announced today the launch of MSC Voyagers Club, the company's new loyalty...

Jul 17, 2015, 10:19 ET

MSC Cruises Becomes Europe's Number One Cruise Line

The just-published 2015-2016 Cruise Industry News Annual Report places MSC Cruises as the number one cruise line in Europe, including in the...

Jun 22, 2015, 12:04 ET

MSC Cruises Opens Sales For Its First Next Generation Cruise Ship, MSC Meraviglia

 MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned global cruise line, announced that sales for the inaugural summer 2017 cruises of MSC...

Jun 22, 2015, 12:04 ET
The groundbreaking next generation cruise ship, MSC Seaside, set to debut in December 2017 with year-round cruises from Miami to the Caribbean, will be the first MSC Cruises ship to head straight from the shipyard to the U.S.

MSC Cruises And Fincantieri Cut The First Steel Of The Groundbreaking And Bold Next Generation Cruise Ship MSC Seaside

 MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned global cruise line based in Geneva, and industry-leading shipyard Fincantieri, today cut the...

Apr 22, 2015, 12:30 ET
MSC Divina, one of MSC Cruises' most ultra-modern and elegant cruise ships, will sail year-round from Miami starting November 2015.

MSC Cruises Continues Expansion In North America

 MSC Cruises, the world's fourth largest cruise line and largest privately-owned cruise company, announced that when MSC Divina – one of...

Apr 20, 2015, 12:50 ET
Marked by a steel cutting ceremony today in Saint-Nazaire, work is now underway for the first of MSC Cruises' $5.4 billion, 7-ship investment plan to double its capacity by 2020. Pictured from left to right: Jean-Yves Jaouen, Senior Vice President of Operations, STX France; Gianni Onorato, Chief Executive Officer, MSC Cruises; Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman, MSC Cruises; Laurent Castaing, General Manager, STX France

MSC Cruises' First Next Generation Ship Named "MSC Meraviglia," As First Steel Is Cut At STX France

MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned cruise company, marked a key milestone in its $5.4 billion growth plan today as the first...

Mar 18, 2015, 20:44 ET

Statement From MSC Cruises Regarding Situation In Tunis - 8:30 PM

 MSC Cruises extends its deepest sympathies to the families and loved ones of the victims of today's tragic events in Tunis. MSC Cruises...

Mar 18, 2015, 19:26 ET

Statement from MSC Cruises regarding situation in Tunis

With respect to the tragic events that are currently unfolding in Tunis, MSC Cruises confirms the following: One of our ships, MSC Splendida was...

Mar 17, 2015, 19:00 ET

MSC Cruises Reveals First Details Of New, Ultramodern "Seaside" Class Ship

 MSC Cruises, the largest privately-owned cruise company in the world, announced today that the first of its next generation "Seaside" class of...

Feb 02, 2015, 11:18 ET
Bride poses for pictures on board the stunning MSC Divina

MSC Cruises Enhances Wedding Program In The Caribbean

 Couples sailing aboard the ultramodern MSC Divina, one of MSC Cruises' largest and most elegant ships, can now legally say "I Do,"  with...

Jan 22, 2015, 10:42 ET
MSC Cruises USA Logo

MSC Cruises Launches New, Free, Interactive Mobile App

 MSC Cruises has launched a new, interactive, mobile app for iOS and Android devices that allows vacationers to easily explore the...

Jan 05, 2015, 10:46 ET

MSC Cruises Launches Its 'Greatest Cruise Sale Ever'

MSC Cruises, the fastest growing cruise line in the world with a fleet of 12 ultramodern ships, is celebrating "Wave Season" by providing guests...

Dec 15, 2014, 11:35 ET
MSC Cruises' executives awarded winners of MSC's FIAT giveaway sweepstakes a brand new FIAT 500c POP - the ultimate holiday gift - on Saturday, Dec. 13 in Miami, Fla. Winners are travel agent David Huff and MSC guest Rockne Green. Seen from Left to Right: Ken Muskat, executive vice president of sales, PR & guest services for MSC Cruises USA; David Huff, travel agent winner from Avenues to Travel, Ltd. accompanied by Saundra Huff; Rockne Green, MSC guest winner accompanied by Wilmet McDonnell…

MSC Cruises Gives Away Ultimate Holiday Gift

 Just in time for the holidays, during a ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 13,  MSC Cruises awarded winners of the FIAT giveaway sweepstakes...

Dec 08, 2014, 12:21 ET

2015 Themed Cruises On MSC Divina Revealed

MSC Divina, one of the most elegant and ultramodern ships sailing from Miami to the Caribbean – is offering travelers a series of themed...