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MSC Virtuosa arrives in Southampton forward of cruising restarting within the UK – The Cruise Blogger


MSC Virtuosa, MSC Cruises’ newest flagship, has arrived in Southampton, able to welcome visitors as cruising restarts within the UK. The latest and most modern ship in MSC Cruises’ fleet, MSC Virtuosa will embark on her maiden voyage across the British Isles on 20th Could.

With all of MSC Cruises’ trademark glamour and European type, MSC Virtuosa is about to deliver visitors an unbeatable summer time vacation, with all the things in a single place. 

MSC Virtuosa arriving in Southampton. Picture: MSC Cruises

Antonio Paradiso, UK Managing Director mentioned “The arrival of our flagship MSC Virtuosa into Southampton right now is an thrilling second, as we put together to welcome UK visitors again on board from Could 20th for her inaugural season across the British Isles. We’re proud to be the primary cruise line to set sail from UK waters this summer time and supply holidaymakers the possibility to expertise the entire new and unbelievable options on board our newest and most modern ship. ”

MSC Virtuosa is considered one of MSC Cruises’ most modern and environmentally superior ships. The 19-deck ship will supply its British visitors of all ages the perfect of positive eating eating places, world-class leisure, enjoyable bars and lounges, boutique purchasing, spa and health centres, an aquapark and golf equipment for toddlers to youngsters. The ship’s showstopping function is its iconic 112-metre promenade with a shocking LED sky dome, the social coronary heart and hub of the ship.

The brand-new MSC Starship Membership will launch on MSC Virtuosa. The world’s first futuristic, immersive expertise at sea, MSC Starship Membership will function humanoid robotic bartender, Rob, shaking up a galactic selection of cocktails for visitors.

MSC Virtuosa in Southampton. Picture: MSC Cruises

MSC Virtuosa’s homeport for the summer time shall be ABP Southampton, with whom MSC Cruises lately introduced a long-term partnership. The ship will initially set sail from Metropolis Cruise Terminal, earlier than transferring to embark visitors from the newly-named Horizon terminal as soon as it has opened.  

MSC Virtuosa will develop into the third MSC Cruises ship again at sea when she departs for her maiden voyage on Could 20, becoming a member of two ships already working within the Mediterranean: MSC Seasidewelcomed visitors again on board final week, and MSC Grandiosa has been crusing within the Mediterranean since August 2020. All ships function beneath the identical industry-leading well being and security protocol, together with common testing upon embarkation, which has been developed with a Blue Ribbon Panel of consultants.

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