MSC Cruises Christens Magnifica

MSC Magnifica was christened Saturday, March 6 in Hamburg, Germany, making it the 11th ship in MSC Cruises' fleet and the fourth Panamax cruise ship in the MSC Cruises Musica class.

The vessel includes 16 bars and lounges, four restaurants, a large new buffet area, called Sahara, which will serve Italian and international cuisine; and an a la carte restaurant, L'Oasi, which will offer Moroccan fare.

The onboard spa, MSC Aurea Spa, provides a menu of treatments including massages, facials and other specialty spa treatments. wo treatments have been created just for the ship - Aurea Papaveris, a 60-minute slimming and cellulite treatment, and a Himalayan massage.

Italian pop artist Eros Ramazzotti performed on stage during the christening and Sophia Loren took the title of godmother for the eighth time with MSC Cruises.

MSC Magnifica will sail a seven-night Eastern Mediterranean itinerary calling at Venice and Bari, Italy; Katakolon, Greece; Izmir and Istanbul, Turkey; and Dubrovnik, Croatia.


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