MSC Cruises’ flagship, MSC Virtuosa, has arrived in Southampton, able to welcome visitors as cruising restarts within the UK.
The latest ship within the fleet, she’s going to embark on her maiden voyage across the British Isles on Could twentieth.
Antonio Paradiso, UK managing director, MSC Cruises, mentioned: “The arrival of our flagship MSC Virtuosa into Southampton at this time is an thrilling second, as we put together to welcome UK visitors again on board for her inaugural season across the British Isles.
“We’re proud to be the primary cruise line to set sail from UK waters this summer time and provide holidaymakers the possibility to expertise all the new and unimaginable options on board our newest and most revolutionary ship. ”
The 19-deck ship will homeport for the summer time at ABP Southampton, with whom MSC Cruises just lately introduced a long-term partnership.
The ship will initially set sail from Metropolis Cruise Terminal, earlier than transferring to embark visitors from the newly-named Horizon terminal as soon as it has opened.
MSC Virtuosa will turn into the third MSC Cruises ship again at sea when she departs for her maiden voyage, becoming a member of two ships already working within the Mediterranean: MSC Seaside welcomed visitors again on-board final week, and MSC Grandiosa has been crusing within the Mediterranean since August.