Our July sailing on MSC Seaside was interesting for many reasons - one of them being that MSC is still new to the North American market, and the sailings they offer have had very mixed reviews. Recently we sat down with Doug Parker of Cruise Radio to talk about our Seaside cruise on episode 502 of the Cruise Radio podcast. Read more about Listen to Our Review of MSC Seaside on Cruise Radio
This Saturday (July 7) we'll be setting sail and enjoying seven nights in the Caribbean while bringing all the details to you. What makes this particularly exciting for us is that like our November sailing on Holland America, we're trying out a cruise line that is completely new to us: MSC Seaside. To add to the excitement, we're scheduled to sail to a couple of ports that we've not visited in many years. Read more about MSC Seaside Live Blog Preamble
MSC Cruises, a Swiss-based Italian line, and the largest privately owned cruise line in the world, had several big pieces of news this week. From details of their 200,000 gross ton "World" class of ships, to Cirque du Soleil on Meraviglia, to taking delivery of their latest ship, there is a lot to unpack. Take a look at details on the innovative design, new technology, and exciting entertainment options...
To keep things from getting confusing, it should be noted that the name of this class of ships is "World", so when I say World Class I mean "World" class, not the world-class. Not confusing at all, right? Read more about MSC Announces Details of 7,000 Passenger LNG-Powered "World" Class Ships, Cirque du Soleil at Sea, & More.