GENEVA — MSC Cruises opened sales today for MSC World America.
The LNG-powered ship will be the second in the cruise line’s World Class when it launches in April 2025, offering sustainable cruising with new, immersive and unique experiences at sea.
MSC World America will sail from MSC Cruises’ new terminal at PortMiami, exclusively on seven-night Caribbean itineraries during its inaugural season. All sailings will include visits to Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, MSC Cruises’ private destination in The Bahamas.
For Eastern Caribbean sailings, MSC World America will visit Puerto Plata, San Juan and Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. For Western Caribbean itineraries, ports of call are Costa Maya and Cozumel, Roatan and Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.
Gianni Onorato, CEO, MSC Cruises, said: “MSC World America will become the fourth of our new ships that we have deployed in the Caribbean for her inaugural season. This is not only part of our commitment to growth in the North American market but also to bring our newest and most innovative ships to the region for our international guests from around the world. This exciting new ship will definitely deliver the ultimate cruise experience in the Caribbean when she comes into service.”
The cruise line has ‘optimized’ MSC World America for North American cruising with new restaurants, bars, public spaces and experiences. MSC describes the onboard experience as ‘elegant European design meets American comfort.’
One of the new experiences on MSC World America is The Harbor, a brand-new outdoor destination located on deck 20, specially designed for kids and families to gather, play and relax together. The Harbor includes activities such as the aquapark, interactive water features and inviting areas to relax with delicious bites and cool beverages.
MSC Voyager’s Club members who book by April 12, 2023 will receive an onboard credit of 50 euros. They will also benefit from their usual Voyager’s Exclusives benefits when booking more than 12 months ahead of their departure, including a 5%+5% discount, double membership points for the type of experience chosen and a further €50 onboard credit.
MSC World America spans 22 decks, and measures more than 154 feet wide. The ship has 2,626 cabins, more than 430,556 square feet of public space, and offer top-of-the-line modern features and facilities, including 13 restaurants, 20 diverse bars, lounges and cafes, six pools and 14 hot tubs, three entertainment venues with all-new live entertainment and theatre shows, and more. A 11-deck-high dry slide made of stainless steel gives guests a fun way to reach the lower decks in style.
Meanwhile the MSC Yacht Club features spacious suites, dedicated lounge and restaurant, private pool and sun deck facilities, and 24-hour concierge and butler service as well as spacious, luxurious suites.
The new ship will also feature systems to maximize efficiency as well as an advanced wastewater treatment systems and an underwater radiated noise management system with hull and engine room designs that minimizes acoustic sound impact, reducing potential effects on marine life.