Geneva, Switzerland-based MSC Cruises S.A. is the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line. Since its inception in 2003, the Company grew by 800% and is today the fourth largest cruise line in the world, the market leader in Europe and in the Mediterranean as well as in South America and South Africa. MSC Cruises recently announced a €5.1 billion investment plan that includes the construction of up to seven new ships that will see MSC Cruises’ fleet double its current capacity by 2022.

MSC Cruises is the only company in the world to receive the "7 Golden Pearls" award from Bureau Veritas, the global certification agency, in recognition of its high level of quality management and environmental responsibility. The Company has also achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 certification for the quality and food safety of all aspects of its catering, both on shore and on board. Furthermore, MSC Cruises believes that global leadership brings increased responsibility towards the physical and human environments in which it operates. As such, a long term partnership with UNICEF was undertaken in 2009 to support UNICEF’s efforts at first to provide education to under privileged children in Brazil and anti-malaria solutions in various African countries. The partnership was renewed in 2014 to tackle malnutrition in developing countries and in emergency situations. Since the beginning of the partnership, over four million euros were raised.
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Genève, CH
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4,182 (est)+2%
MSC Cruises was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Genève, CH
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MSC Cruises has an office in Genève
Genève, CH (HQ)
12 Chemin Rieu
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MSC Cruises News and Updates

MSC Cruises introduces its next flagship, MSC Grandiosa

MSC Cruises unveils the next flagship of its fleet, to be christened in Hamburg on 2 November 2019: the MSC Grandiosa. The post MSC Cruises introduces its next flagship, MSC Grandiosa appeared first on Travel Daily Media.

MSC Cruises celebrates ten years in Japan with unique nine-day itinerary

Swiss cruise giant MSC Cruises saw the arrival of MSC Splendida in Shanghai yesterday, completing her maiden Asian journey from her European home to the Chinese port by way of Dubai, UAE. She heads to Yokohama tomorrow (27 April) to celebrate MSC’s ten-year anniversary in Japan and kick off a speci…

MSC Cruises Takes Next Step in Major Global Expansion

As MSC Cruises embarks on a rapid global expansion, it makes sense for the privately owned operator to focus on the popular Caribbean cruise market. The key will be figuring out the best way to make its products stand out in a field crowded with names that are far more familiar to North American con…

MSC Cruises offers families the ultimate onboard entertainment experience

MSC Cruises offers families the ultimate onboard entertainment experience
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