MSC Cruises to offer more shore excursions than ever before

MSC Cruises to offer more excursions than ever before for summer 2022

MSC Cruises has unveiled more than 1,390 shore excursions for its 2022 summer season – the most it has ever offered.

The cruise line said that the programme includes “something for every kind of traveller”, including families and solo cruisers.

Guests can receive a discount of up to 20 per cent when booking excursions prior to departure.

There are more than 540 experiences available on western and eastern Mediterranean voyages, such as visiting Mount Etna and Taormina in Messina, or St Mark’s Square in Venice.

During Caribbean itineraries, MSC will offer culinary experiences in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and an exploration of the Kohunlich Mayan ruins, situated on the Yucatán Peninsula.

More than 20 excursions will also be offered on MSC’s private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, in the Bahamas.

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Head of shore excursions Marialuisa Iaccarino said: “We are dedicated to offering an outstanding range of high quality shore excursions to guests, so we’re proud to be offering guests the widest range ever this summer.

“Shore excursions give guests the freedom to make the most of every moment ashore during their holiday – to take in local cultures, taste local flavours and see local landmarks.

“Everyone is looking for something that interests them, and this is why it is so important that there’s an excellent variety to choose from, so there’s something perfect for everyone.

“Guests can expect quality and value, comfort and convenience, as well as the ultimate peace of mind when they choose to book an excursion with us.”

MSC will introduce electric and hybrid transportation in more than 10 European cities this year, while the number of MSC bicycle tours has been increased, with 150 planned for this summer season.

The line will also operate what it calls ‘protectours’ – first introduced in 2020 – which are designed to provide insights into nature and wildlife while preserving surrounding environments.

Almost 70 per cent of these tours will include low impact transportation.

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