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MSC

MSC

MSC

Category
Mid range
Ships
22
Cabins
38,151
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Fleet

MSC has achieved some of the most impressive growth of any cruise line over the last decade and currently offers one of the youngest and most technologically advanced fleets at sea. Total capacity across the fleet now exceeds 75,000 guests, spread across 22 ships, the ranks of which have recently been swelled by the addition of massive new Vista and Seaside class ships. There is a lot more to the line than sheer size though and guests are typically attracted by the range of facilities and the elegance of the European inspired ship designs.

Guests

MSC is a big and well-liked operator and needs to appeal to a wide range of customers if it is going to keep all of its ships full. Inevitably this places it slightly below some of the truly luxury operators, but it maintains a place at the premium end of the mass market.

Although at the more formal end of the spectrum, MSC has successfully broadened its appeal to include not just the traditional adult market but also families and those looking for a multi-generational holiday. You'll probably meet more older guests than younger ones, but children are still relatively well represented.

Style

In different ways, MSC is both a traditional and a modern line. The tradition mainly comes in the shape of the comparatively formal atmosphere, whilst the modern touches are provided courtesy of a raft of technological innovations on board all of its newest ships.

The exquisite Italian styling found throughout a lot of the public areas gives a clue to the level of sophistication which MSC is aiming for. Plenty of guests adopt a more casual style, but a good number still enjoy dressing up for more formal occasions.

Africa
28 cruises
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Africa  (28 cruises)
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Canada
6 cruises
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Canada  (6 cruises)
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Canary Islands
121 cruises
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Canary Islands  (121 cruises)
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Caribbean
698 cruises
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Caribbean  (698 cruises)
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Central America
413 cruises
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Central America  (413 cruises)
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Far East
13 cruises
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Far East  (13 cruises)
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Greenland
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Greenland  (6 cruises)
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Mediterranean
3,598 cruises
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Mediterranean  (3,598 cruises)
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Middle East
139 cruises
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Middle East  (139 cruises)
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North America
233 cruises
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North America  (233 cruises)
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Northern Europe
493 cruises
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Northern Europe  (493 cruises)
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South America
206 cruises
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South America  (206 cruises)
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Transatlantic
116 cruises
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Transatlantic  (116 cruises)
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Western Europe
2,620 cruises
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Western Europe  (2,620 cruises)
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World
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World  (8 cruises)
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