Following several years of unprecedented growth, MSC Cruises is the market leading cruise company in the Mediterranean, South Africa and Brazil. The company’s 12 ships sail throughout the year in the Mediterranean and offer a wide range of seasonal itineraries in northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, the French Antilles, South America, southern Africa, the Red Sea and the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, MSC Cruises’ ultra-modern fleet is expected to carry over 1.6 million travellers. MSC Cruises is a privately owned European company employing 15,500 staff around the world and present in 45 countries.
MSC Cruises is proud of its Mediterranean heritage, which is reflected in the company’s reputation for warm hospitality and sophisticated design. Innovations in both exterior and interior designs for the MSC Cruises' fleet have earned prestigious awards for naval architects De Jorio Design International.
The gourmet dining experience on board combines the best of Mediterranean and international cuisine. In the fields of service and comfort, MSC Cruises is continuing to set new standards in luxury cruising. Ground-breaking initiatives include the MSC Aurea Spa, a lavish Balinese wellness centre, and the MSC Yacht Club, an exclusive area on the company’s three flagships offering elegant suites with around-the-clock butler service and numerous other privileges.