MSC Cruises


Watch: Spectacular footage of MSC Magnifica’s Sydney sleepover

MSC Magnifica stopped over for a St Patrick’s sleepover in Sydney, with the Opera House sails glowing green as the European ship sat proudly stationed in the harbour. While MSC ships don’t commonly come through […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 24 2023

MSC Poesia sails triumphantly in Australian waters

Three years ago, more than 1000 passengers onboard MSC Magnifica were forced to end her world cruise in Australia when the dreaded coronavirus first hit global shores. Today, sister ship, MSC Poesia made her maiden […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Feb 27 2023

MSC takes delivery of its largest and first LNG-fuelled ship

MSC Cruises has taken delivery of MSC World Europa, which has become not only its largest ship, but also its first ship to be fully fuelled by liquefied natural gas. Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of the […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Oct 26 2022

Hundreds of dollars of onboard credit, cut price deposits: Who has the best cruise deals?

As more ships return to service and cruise lines return to full capacity, many ships still have cabins especially for last-minute bookings. This means there are bargains to be had. Lines like Princess, Celebrity Cruises, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 23 2022

Luxurious EXPLORA I floats out of Fincantieri

Italian ship-builder Fincantieri has floated out Explora I, set to lead the fleet for new cruise line Explora Journeys. Owned by MSC Cruises, luxury brand Explora Journeys is set to take to the seas next […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 1 2022

MSC announces their itineraries for summer 2023

MSC Cruises has just announced a huge list of itineraries across the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the USA for their northern hemisphere summer 2023 cruise program. Exciting developments include the MSC World Europa, the first liquefied natural […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 27 2022

Go on a game safari and epic cruise from South Africa to Venice from $256 per night per person

Experience a holiday like no other. Cruise onboard the stylish MSC Sinfonia from South Africa’s picturesque Cape Town to romantic Venice in Italy on a tailor-made 39-night game safari and sea adventure from $256 pp […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 27 2022

MSC Cruises suspends calls to St Petersburg

MSC Cruises will be suspending its ships’  calls to St Petersburg, Russia, due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the associated safety concerns. The cruise line says that health and safety of passengers and crew […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 1 2022

Experts reveal almost 100 per cent of ships will be sailing by August 2022

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have released their latest report which reveals the industry anticipates almost 100 per cent of world’s ships will be up and running by August. CLIA’s State of the Cruise Industry […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 28 2022

The Middle East looks to take on Asia as the new fly-cruise destination

First, they muscled in on the lucrative air routes to Europe and America with Emirates and Etihad.  Now the Middle East is bidding to become the next big fly-cruise hub,  with a number of big […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 5 2021

Pressure mounts on Australia as international cruising returns to the United Kingdom

In a massive win for the global cruise industry, international cruises will be able to restart from England from Monday August 2. The move immediately sparked fresh calls for the Australian government to come up […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 29 2021