WELLNESS EXPERIENCE - Powered by Technogym

The perfect cruise for wellness & fitness enthusiasts

The new Wellness Experience - powered by Technogym, gives you the privileged access to state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a comprehensive one-on-one health assessment, a personalized fitness program and a selection of healthy food and drink options to choose from. We’ve partnered with Technogym, the world’s leading wellness company, to bring this new experience exclusively to the MSC Cruises’ ships starting from Summer 2017.
The perfect cruise for wellness & fitness enthusiasts

How the New Wellness Experience Works

Introducing a new Inclusive Experience category

Further customize your vacation based on your own personal desires and interests by booking the new Wellness Experience – part of the existing Inclusive Experience categories that guests can choose when booking their cruise.


The personalized experience features cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art fitness facilities, specialized food & beverage offerings, exclusive shore excursions, and access to MSC Cruises’ Master Trainers certified by Technogym.

How the New Wellness Experience Works

Pre-Sailing Aspiration Finder™ Questionnaire

Discover the wellness category that best suits your goals

As soon as you book the Wellness Experience, you’ll be invited to compete the Aspiration Finder™ - the first-ever scientific questionnaire developed by Technogym’s Research Department – which helps MSC understand your wellness motivations and match you with one of the following wellness categories. The result of the questionnaire is a personalized Aspiration Map, which forms the basis for the individualized program.

Pre-Sailing Aspiration Finder™ Questionnaire
BALANCE

For those who seek to connect their physical health with their mental well-being. We encourage you to achieve body & mind balance.
BALANCE IS WHAT MOTIVATES YOU
FUN

For those who find the joy in looking better, feeling better and being better. We take this Journey of wellness with you and the smiles & good times are free.
FUN IS WHAT LIFTS YOUR SPIRITS
SHAPE

For those who know what they want and what it takes to achieve their wellness goals. We redesign how you exercise to help you burn calories, manage weight, and tone your body.
SELF CONFIDENCE IS WHAT MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL
POWER

For those who believe physical strength is a key ingredient of a healthy body. We help you exceed your innate ability to be strong and powerful.
STRENGTH IS WHAT MAKES YOU SUCCESSFUL
SPORT

For those who believe that sport is not only a passion, but a way of life. We create indoor and outdoor activities to improve your sport performance.
CHALLENGE IS WHAT MAKES YOU BETTER
MOVE

For those who see the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle. We want you to be active in making healthy choices to improve your overall well-being.
ENERGY IS WHAT MAKES YOU HEALTHY

The Onboard Wellness Experience

Customize your wellness & fitness experience

From healthy dining choices to exciting & active shore excursions, meet your own personal health and wellness goals while enjoying a unique Mediterranean style cruise experience.
The Onboard Wellness Experience
ONBOARD CONSULTATIONS AND HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

Receive a one-on-one appointment with a MSC Master Trainer, who will conduct an assessment consisting of body scale analyzer test combined with an in-depth consultation. You’ll also receive a medical check-up with the MSC Doctor, which will include a blood pressure test, electrocardiogram and lipid panel.
ACCESS TO THE MYWELLNESS APP

Receive complimentary access to the MSC Cruises-only version of Technogyms’ award-winning mywellness app. This app tracks your movement & assigns a daily movement target, includes info from your personalized training program and allows you to see fitness class schedules and track appointments. Using GPS and smartphone accelerometer functions, the app integrates indoor training performed using gym equipment with daily life activities and outdoor training.
FOOD & BEVERAGE

A wide range of delicious and balanced wellness menu options have been developed in partnership with Technogym's team of nutrition experts. The buffet will feature a dedicated wellness corner with a choice of dishes designed to match the needs of the different Aspiration Profiles. The main restaurant will also feature healthy options that will be clearly distinguished on the menu to make it simple to select the right choice and there will be a wellness room service breakfast menu. The MSC Aurea Spa bar will also serve a new range of protein and energy drinks as well as an array of other wellness beverages.
FITNESS CLASSES


New group fitness classes are being developed with the fitness experts at Technogym, designed around Technogym’s ARKE equipment for core and bodyweight training as well as a Technogym spinning class. Schedules for the group classes will be coded to help you select the right classes for your Aspiration Profile.


A range of new trendy fitness classes such as Bella Barre and Hula Fit will be introduced along with popular favorites including Tai Chi, Pilates and Yoga. 

SHORE EXCURSIONS


Shore activities exclusively for the Wellness Experience participants have been specially designed to complement the onboard fitness program. The activities also provide the opportunity to socialize and meet like-minded people with similar wellness goals. Highlights include jogging around Ancient Olympia, a bike tour of Copenhagen, hiking up Mount Fløyen in Norway, a fun triathlon in Cozumel comprising of kayaking, running and snorkeling or beach training in Rio de Janeiro.


*Less than 7-night cruises – 1 excursion included; 7-night cruises – 2 excursions included; 7-night + cruises – 3 excursions included

STATEROOM AMENITIES

Choose from the staterooms on the upper decks and in the most desirable areas of the ship. Your stateroom will be equipped with a wellness mat and Technogym Wellness Bag™ as well as sports clothing and towel. Your stateroom will also feature a wellness themed mini-bar stocked with sports drinks and a Fitness TV channel with videos created by the experts at Technogym. Plus, the laundry for your workout gear provided by MSC Cruises is included to help make the experience convenient and stress-free.