With the successful launch of MSC Fantasia in
2008, MSC Cruises has another imminent christening on the horizon.
Barcelona will host the grand unveiling of the Fantasia's twin
sister - MSC Splendida - on July 12.
MSC Splendida will then take the
spotlight as the largest and most luxurious ship ever
commissioned by a European cruise company. Together,
they will make a formidable force as they unite to make
the new Fantasia Class.
Boasting the same
advanced technology and ecological credentials as MSC
Fantasia; MSC Splendida is expected to outshine its
twin sister when it comes to luxury and style.
separately, MSC Splendida houses the same hallmark
features such as the sweeping Swarovski crystal
staircases, the Aqua Park with its 150 fountains and
water jets and the North Pole Children’s Play Centre,
but also includes innovative new features such as mini
The high-tech Sports Bar will house the
ten-pin bowling lanes, scaled down
to become the perfect accompaniment to enjoying a drink
with friends and family. The reduced size and the vast
array of interactive videogames make this a perfect
place for youngsters and big kids alike.
MSC Cruises’ style all needs and tastes are catered for,
reflected in the MSC Yacht Club. MSC Splendida will
follow in her older sister’s footsteps in providing an
exclusive, ultra-luxury VIP area offering travelers a choice of spacious suites, a
bar for VIP guests only, a skydome swimming pool,
hydro-massage pools and a dedicated observation lounge
with a full bar service.
MSC Splendida will cruise the
heart of the Mediterranean and the adjacent European
Atlantic seaboard,embarking on a series of
inspiring itineraries to many of history’s most famous
sites, including Alexandria, Athens, Barcelona,
Casablanca, Crete, Madeira, Malta, Naples, Olympia,
Rhodes, Rome, Tenerife and Tunis.
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