MSC Cruise Line Overview

MSC’s motto is, "The Finest Italian Hospitality Afloat.” To them, that translates into caring, personal attention from an authentic Italian crew. MSC Italian Cruises’ staff is on-hand to provide guests with the highest level of service. From a nightly turn-down service to a late-night snack delivered to your private room, no detail is too trivial for your comfort. The Mediterranean is more than just a destination for MSC Italian Cruises, it's a home. That's why they know its ports of call and their famous and secret attractions so well. While they offer luxurious modern amenities, MSC has remained true to their past by maintaining their unique personality. For guests, that means an authentic service and ambiance that will make you want to return time and time again

Recommended For

Recommended For

Those who enjoy a more European atmosphere, and travelers interested in a mid-priced cruise experience.


Cruise Line Highlights


  • Turkish baths
  • Staff fluent in several languages
  • Nightly shows
  • Wine tasting bars
  • Fine dining
  • European ambiance
  • Unique itineraries


Gratuities are automatically charged to the on-board account for the passenger’s convenience. Per person, per day gratuities for adults are: 12 euros for Caribbean cruises and ocean voyages, and 6 euros for Mediterranean and Northern European sailings. Per person, per day gratuities for children are 50 percent less. Note: Gratuity Policies are subject to change. Updated June 21, 2010


Resort-casual attire is considered appropriate any time during the day before 6:00 PM. After this time, the ship does not permit jeans, t-shirts or shorts in public areas of the ship, and bare feet are also not allowed. Cocktail dresses and normal formal attire are recommended for the formal night(s). Note: Dress Codes are subject to change. Updated June 21, 2010