MSC Cruise Lines – Cruise Ship Orchestra
Basseterre, Saint Kitts – Nevis
August 06 2008 (CUOPM)
More good news for cruise tourism in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
It has been announced that MSC Cruises, the fastest growing cruise line with the youngest fleet, will have one of its two new ships calling at St. Kitts’ Port Zante during the 2009-2010 cruise ship season.
MSC Cruises’ newest ships will join the Caribbean lineup with a series of seven- and 10-night sailings throughout the region.
The MSC Poesia will arrive in Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 10, 2009, following a 17-night transatlantic crossing. The Poesia will depart North American waters on March 9, 2010, on an island-hopping return cruise before arriving in Venice on March 26.
The MSC Magnifica will be christened in Hamburg, Germany, on Dec. 5, 2009, and will depart two days later on a 19-night “Grand Passage to the New World” itinerary.
The Magnifica “Tropical Splendors, European Charm” — 10-night Southeast Caribbean departs Nov. 30, 2009, Jan. 8 and 28, 2010, calling at Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, Barbados, Martinique, St. Maarten and the Bahamas.
The Magnifica will leave the Caribbean on April 24, 2009, for a 19-night Atlantic crossing that will arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark.