Cruise ship to bring 150,000 passengers to Malta starting from June 2017

MSC Meraviglia will be choosing Malta as one of its main ports of call as it sails around the Mediterranean starting next year.

Staff Reporter
9 June 2016, 11:41am
MSC Meraviglia will dwarf other cruise liners in Malta’s Grand Harbour between June-November 2017
MSC Meraviglia will dwarf other cruise liners in Malta’s Grand Harbour between June-November 2017
MSC Cruises have announced that next year the newest, largest and most luxurious five star cruise liner MSC Meraviglia­­­­­ will grace Malta’s Grand Harbour on a weekly basis between June and November, bringing over 150,000 people to Malta, immediately after its official launch on June 4, 2017.  

The MSC Meraviglia weighs some 167,000 tonnes, and has a passenger capacity of 5,700, will be cruising around the Mediterranean, choosing Malta as one of its main ports of call. MSC Meraviglia will give 170 Maltese people the opportunity to cruise around the Mediterranean from Malta to Malta, on this largest ever cruise liner to enter Malta every Tuesday between June 6 November 15, 2017.

MSC Meraviglia will be the first MSC cruise liner to fly the Maltese flag, following MSC Cruises’ decision have decided to register all new cruise liners in Malta launching five new super liners till 2020. MSC Meraviglia, the lead cruise liner of MSC's new Vista generation vessels, is at the moment under construction at its Chantiers de l’Atlanique shipyard in St Nazaire, France.

MSC Meraviglia presents a futuristic vision with new contemporary cruise ship designs to extend the existing fleet. MSC Meraviglia will be a ship for all seasons, adapting and transforming communal spaces throughout the year, evolving to best suit each itinerary.  It has a new-era design with innovative technology and entertainment options including a fun park and water park. MSC Meraviglia is a sophisticated combination of state-of-the-art-technology, a love of the sea, design, comfort and practicality. 

MSC cruisers has been voted as the dominant cruise liner company in Europe for the fourth consecutive year. MSC Cruises has 9.9% market share of the world cruise liner industry and has just won the title of the best cruise liner company at the ‘Travel Media Award’ in Dublin.

Hamilton Travel, MSC Cruise exclusive representatives in Malta, said they will soon announce prices for cabins on MSC Meravigliosa. People are invited to call 21241292 or e-mail [email protected]  for further information.