MSC Implements Fuel Surcharge

MSC Cruises has joined a growing list of cruise lines adding a fuel surcharge to their fares to help offset escalating fuel prices. The Italian line will charge each guest six dollars per day for bookings made on or after December 1 for cruises departing after February 1. No surcharge will be levied on third and fourth passengers in the same stateroom. MSC Cruises President/CEO Rick Sasso said fuel prices had reached a point where it was "impossible for us to offset them." (DE)

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