The first MSC World Cruise
set sailed from Genoa on January 5th, 2019
to tour the globe in an incredible voyage lasting 119 days.
The itinerary has been divided into three segments. First, MSC Magnifica
crossed the Atlantic Ocean to tour the Caribbean
, transited the Panama Canal and explored Central America
en route to San Francisco
In the second segment, Guests visited Hawaii
before exploring Oceania
. Following stops in Tahiti, Bora Bora
, the ship reached New Zealand
, then stopped in the iconic Australian cities of Sydney
The final segment explored the Indian Ocean
, visiting Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, before spending two days in the magical Maldives
. Stops in Oman, the Emirates
and Jordan followed, before returning to the Mediterranean via the Suez Canal.
In addition to the outstanding hospitality
on board, the fare included some valuable extras, such as 15 shore excursions
and a mealtime drinks package
The global journey was publicized on social media
by a selection of renowned travel bloggers, taking part in an “influencers relay race
And to ensure an unforgettable culinary voyage of discovery, 9 international celebrity chefs
have each contributed a gourmet dinner menu, mingling with Guests as they eat.
The world-class onboard entertainment
program was complemented by ambitious, globally-themed team games and quizzes as well as a wide variety of activities to enrich the experience, many of them related to the destinations visited, from language lessons and cultural lectures to dancing with professional performers from around the world
It all has been added up to a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a voyage around the globe destined to create a lifetime of wonderful memories.