Gianni Onorato, Chief Government Officer Of MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises has announced the opening of gross sales for its second world cruise, setting sail in 2020 on board MSC Magnifica. The 2020 MSC World Cruise boasts a brand new itinerary that includes extra exotic, bucket-checklist destinations than ever before, with greater than 40 ports of call and 23 countries. With 4 completely different embarkation ports and dates to kick off the three-month voyage, travelers can choose their ideal place to begin for a extra customized vacation experience. Guests will make their journey desires come true by crossing the globe without ever needing to go away the comfort of their staterooms. And, on board the gorgeous MSC Magnifica, they will be capable to journey from nation to country within the style and comfort that only MSC Cruises delivers.

“Following the extremely successful launch of our first MSC World Cruise last year, due to set to sail in January 2019, we at the moment are delighted to open sales for a brand new world cruise for 2020 developed to offer friends experiences and locations that they will always remember,” said Gianni Onorato, chief government officer of MSC Cruises. “In addition, the expertise onboard MSC Magnifica—one of the jewels of our fleet—has been designed to replicate the cultures and cuisines of the international locations that the ship visits, giving company the chance to fully immerse themselves in a true world wide voyage of discovery each on board and on shore.”

Guests embarking from Civitavecchia/Rome, Genoa, Marseille, and Barcelona on the 4th, fifth, sixth and 7th of January 2020 respectively will cross five continents on a three-month voyage of discovery to a few of the world’s most talked-about destinations. Travelers embarking on January 4, 2020 will really be able to benefit from the ship one day early before official departure on January 5. To supply even more alternatives to discover, eight destinations will embrace an in a single day stay in port, giving company up to two days to experience the local points of interest, cuisine and distinctive ambiance.

The 2020 MSC World Cruise will go to forty three locations in total, lots of which are model new, exotic locations including, among many others:
• Ushuaia, Argentina – As probably the most southern city on this planet, this Argentinian fishing village presents beautiful water surroundings with usually snow-topped mountains.
• Rapa Nui / Easter Island – This island is famed globally for its unique collection of carved-stone figurines dating back to the 13th century.
• Darwin, Australia – Located on the northern tip of the nation, the region allows visitor to experience the true Australia – beaches, lagoons, sports and local wildlife, all within shut proximity.
• Valparaiso, Chile – This metropolis is famed for its small coloured homes on its coastal hills, and visitors can get a spectacular view out into the Pacific or explore the city, looking for its photo-worthy murals.
• Mumbai/Bombay, India – The bustling city of Mumbai (previously known as Bombay) presents smells, tastes and sights around each corner.
• Salalah, Oman – With multiple waterfalls, exotic lush flora and unusual animals, this cease will probably be laborious to forget.
MSC Cruises is known for providing authentic experiences by way of its wide selection of shore excursions that enable friends to get nearer to the motion, discover new cultures and visit distinctive locations. The 2020 MSC World Cruise isn’t any totally different, and to help guests make the most of their voyage, 15 shore excursions are included in the price of the booking with further excursions available to book prematurely or throughout the cruise.

Highlights of those excursions embody:
• In Isle of Pines, New Caledonia, visitors can go to ‘Turtle Bay’ where it will be easy to grasp the explanation for the identify. Contributors can swim up-close and personal with two completely different breeds of turtles as well as presumably other marine life similar to stingrays, manta rays, sharks and dolphins.
• In Aqaba, Petra, guests can discover the ancient metropolis of Petra in the course of the Jordanian desert and traverse the narrow reduce-by means of ravine revealing the well-known rose-pink rock carved temple.
• In Port Kelang, Kuala Lumpur, travelers can reach the peak of one of the world’s most well-known (and tallest) skyscrapers as you reach the highest of the Kuala Lumpur Tower. From the highest, company can take within the breathtaking metropolis views from above and capture the right vacation photos.
Company on the World Cruise will also benefit from:
• A complimentary Mealtime Restaurant Drinks Package, which includes limitless wine, mineral water, draft beer, sodas and fruit juices throughout lunch and dinner in the main dining room and buffet
• A 30% discount on all laundry services
• Greater than 90 exhibits carried out in the ship’s Royal Theatre, together with 30 Broadway-style exhibits and a wide range of live music, together with acts inspired by the itinerary
• A comprehensive exercise schedule with theme evenings, language courses, cultural guest audio system and rather more
Visitors will travel in model and comfort aboard MSC Magnifica, featuring an award-winning Balinese spa, one in all the best ratios of balcony staterooms at sea and recent and genuine dining options which can be a key characteristic of a MSC Cruises getaway.

Booking Data:
During the exclusive one-month booking window for MSC Voyagers Club members, loyal MSC Cruises guests will be ready to decide on their supreme stateroom before they promote out. Beyond that, the company may also credit triple membership points on the time of booking, permitting MSC Voyagers Membership members to take pleasure in added benefits immediately, all on prime of 15 complimentary shore excursions and a mealtime drinks package.

Friends who are usually not already an MSC Voyagers Club member, but do have a loyalty card or standing from another main travel reward program, can be part of the MSC Voyagers Membership at an identical or larger level because of MSC Standing Match. To study extra about MSC Magnifica and further particulars of the World Cruise itinerary, please visit MSC Cruises.