Europe, MSC

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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Carnival, Costa, Crystal, Cunard, Deals, Disney, MSC, Oceania, Princess, Regent, Royal Caribbean

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, Ports

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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Luxury, MSC

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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Caribbean, Entertainment, MSC

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MSC offering baseball, big band and polka themed cruises

MSC Cruises is offering a lineup of eight theme cruises on MSC Poesia during the 2009-10 Caribbean season. The roundtrip sailings from Fort Lauderdale will feature the ever-popular Baseball Greats, Big Band and Polka theme cruises....

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Entertainment, MSC

Miss Italia USA 2009 to be crowned aboard MSC Orchestra

MSC Orchestra will welcome a bevy of beauties during the “Miss Italia USA 2009” finals of the Miss Italia del Mondo contest on its March 21 sailing....

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Cruise Guide: Italian flair woos passengers to MSC Cruises

By Michael Coleman With Sophia Loren as spokesperson and a cruise experience that promises to be “Beautiful, Passionate, Italian,” what’s not to like about an emerging star in the North American cruise market?  MSC Cruises may not be a household name here just yet, but a $3 billion fleet expansion, a marketing...

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