MSC Cruises has introduced that MSC Seaside will likely be deployed in Europe this spring, becoming a member of flagship MSC Grandiosa within the Mediterranean from Might 1st.
This would be the first time the vessel has sailed in Europe since her launch in 2017.
MSC Seaside will likely be performing a brand-new itinerary that includes seven-night cruises calling Genoa, Valetta in Malta and Civitavecchia with two first time ports of name – Siracusa in Sicily and Taranto in Puglia.
MSC Seaside will implement for the protections of its visitors and crew MSC Cruises’ industry-leading well being and security protocol that has been tried and examined since August.
Measures will embody common testing at embarkation in addition to mid-cruise, weekly testing of crew, social distancing, the sporting of masks in public areas, solely protected shore excursions in addition to enhanced deep sanitation and ongoing cleansing procedures.
MSC Grandiosa’s present profitable itinerary will likely be prolonged by means of to the tip of Might with the ship calling on the Italian ports of Genoa, Civitavecchia, Naples, Palermo in addition to Valetta in Malta.
MSC Grandiosa has been welcoming visitors for a vacation at sea from August of final 12 months and has since safely and responsibly carried greater than 40,000 visitors.
MSC Seaside and MSC Grandiosa itineraries are at present obtainable to residents from Schengen international locations and Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania.
MSC Cruises additionally up to date the itineraries for the beginning of its summer season season on account of the delay within the return to availability of sure ports throughout Europe and is cancelling all different itineraries within the west Mediterranean for April and Might, with cruises there resuming from June as deliberate.
Equally, within the east Mediterranean cruises are cancelled for April, with cruises resuming from Might as deliberate.
In Northern Europe, all itineraries are cancelled in April.
Lastly, within the Caribbean all itineraries are cancelled by means of to Might 31st.
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