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Cruise Guide: Mega-ships Poesia, Dream, Oasis debut

By Michael Coleman Three of the world’s largest cruise ships ever constructed are making their North American debuts this week. MSC Poesia, Carnival Dream and the world´s biggest passenger vessel, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, were all unveiled to much pomp and circumstance. And, justifiably so. It’s a...

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Cruise Guide: MSC Fantasia guests enjoy red carpet treatment

By Michael Coleman One of the world’s largest passenger vessels boasts an exclusive, amenity-laden onboard retreat. While the ship hosts some 3,900-passengers at full capacity, Yacht Club guests are insulated in their own private area — off limits to other passengers and strictly enforced – complete with special elevator access...

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Entertainment, MSC

That’s funny, Take a Comedy Cruise on MSC in January

Experience humor that will tickle your funny bone during a fun-filled celebration at sea onboard MSC Poesia’s Jan. 30, 2010 seven-night Comedy Cruise....

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On Board: MSC Fantasia dining options abound

By Michael Coleman PALMA de MALLORCA, Spain — An Italian owned and operated cruise ship is making its culinary mark, somewhat oddly enough, with classical French and Mexican dining options....

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On Board: MSC Fantasia Yacht Club guests enjoy red carpet treatment

By Michael Coleman TUNIS, Tunisia — One of the world’s largest passenger vessels, docked here in this North African port today, boasts an exclusive, amenity-laden onboard retreat. MSC Fantasia Yacht Club guests have been enjoying the spoils of butler and concierge service daily during this week-long Mediterranean voyage through...

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On Board: Follow us on the MSC Fantasia

Cruise News Weekly Editor Michael Coleman is in the Mediterranean this week aboard MSC Fantasia and will be reporting on, among other things, the MSC Yacht Club, an exclusive, private onboard enclave. Fantasia will be calling on ports in Italy, Africa and Spain as the week progresses....

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Cruise Guide: You deserve to save money on a cruise

By Matt Roseboom Your alarm clock goes off early. You’re late to work and get reprimanded by your boss, who makes you work late, which makes you get home late, which makes your spouse and kids unhappy. This chain reaction won’t happen every day, but just one of these things may make you think to …...

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MSC Orchestra makes its maiden call in NYC

MSC Orchestra sailed into New York Harbor this morning on its maiden call in New York City. The arrival marks a historic visit to New York City by a ship owned by MSC Cruises. MSC Orchestra was welcomed by city officials. The ship will dock overnight at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal before departing Wednesday, May …...

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MSC Cruises adding dedicated managers and concierge

MSC Cruises says fine service is all about listening. That’s why they’ve added two new pairs of ears to its service teams. All guests on MSC Cruises fleet are now offered the support of a dedicated guest relations manager with a very special role, while guests on ships in the “Fantasia” class also receive their …...

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