Year Formed: 2003 (Cruise Operation)
Number of Ships: 16 (At least 18 by 2020)
Rating: Premium Cruising - 4-5*
Try MSC if: You like Royal Caribbean & NCL
Welcome to MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises has quickly grown to become one of Ireland's most popular cruise lines and it's easy to see why. MSC offer feature packed modern ships, are family orientated while at the same time offering some of the best value at sea!
Having only been established in 2003 as you can expect the fleet is young, fresh & modern and is now growing at a rapid rate with new additions year on year with some of the most innovative ships around. Add in some impressive brand partnerships on board such as Lego, Chicco, Swarovski, Masterchef, Cirque du Soleil and the latest Chelsea FC amongst others then there's no doubt there is much to love.
#BEAUTYATSEA MSC BELLISSIMA HAS LAUNCHED
She's here! This March MSC Bellissima launched with a major ceremony in Southampton. Andrea Bocelli, Craig David, Holly Willoughby and more joined the industry to celebrate MSC's second Meraviglia Class ship after big sister MSC Meraviglia.
Although pretty much identical to Meraviglia, Bellissima, #BeautyAtSea has generally wowed with features such as the LED dome in the Promenade, 12 dining venues, 20 bars and a water park! New features include 2 new Cirque Du Soleil shows. new restaurants including Hola Tapas and MSC Zoe technology in your cabin.
Bellissima will cruise around the Mediterranean in 2019.
ON THE HORIZON
SHIPS, SHIPS AND MORE SHIPS!
Not content with Meraviglia, Bellissima, Seaside and Seaview in the last 2 years MSC's order book is abolsutely crammed with many exciting new ships coming!
MSC won't stop with MSC Grandiosa & MSC Virtuosa arriving in 2020. Just announced? MSC Seashore for 2021! More?
How about smaller 4 Ultra Luxury ships starting in 2023?