MSC Grandiosa


Australians are booking MSC’s Mediterranean cruises in 2022

Despite the pandemic and international travel bans, Australians are booking ahead to cruise the Mediterranean on MSC ships in 2022, managing director MSC Cruises AU/NZ, Alessandro Guerreri said. “No doubt, Australians are cautious but they […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Feb 3 2021

MSC’s Grandiosa to resume sailing in January

MSC Cruises has announced that MSC Grandiosa will return to sea starting on 24 January. The company’s flagship will resume her planned weekly cruises leaving every Sunday from Genoa, Italy and calling the other Italian ports of Civitavecchia (Rome), […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 19 2021

Critical cruise health initiatives on trial in Europe with MSC and Costa

European sailings by big ship lines such as MSC and Costa are seen as critical tests for the cruise industry’s ability to handle COVID-19. Cruise lines have cited the success in Europe, where lines have […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Sep 24 2020

Oops! The videos which show what happens when cruise ships collide…

So you’re trying to park when suddenly – crash! You bump into the car in front of you. Many of us know the feeling. But what happens when you’re driving a 110,000 tonne cruise ship? […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 10 2020

“Oh No!” Video shows MSC Grandiosa clipping pier

The MSC Grandiosa, just five weeks after going into service, has crashed into a pier at Palermo, Sicily, sustaining some damage to its hull. The 6,000 passenger vessel, which is said to be the world’s […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jan 1 2020