Luxurious cruise ship expects to bring in 160,000 passengers to Malta next year

MSC Preziosa wil operate 31 Malta to Malta cruises between April and November 2016.

MSC Preziosa will be calling at the Grand Harbour between 26 April and 15 November 2016
MSC Preziosa will be calling at the Grand Harbour between 26 April and 15 November 2016

The largest cruise ship of Swiss-based cruise company MSC Cruises will next year operate Malta to Malta cruises, in what is expected to bring a total of 140,000 passengers to the island.

The MSC Preziosa will operate its cruise for 31 consecutive weeks between 26 April and 15 November, carrying passengers from Malta to Malta via Valencia, Marseilles, Genoa, Rome and Palermo.

The cruise liner will call at Malta’s Grand Harbour every Tuesday. MSC Cruises said that around 5,000 Maltese passengers are expected to cruise in luxury aboard their “latest jewel”.

The luxurious MSC Preziosa, 12th addition to the MSC fleet, carries up to 4,300 passengers and employs 1,388 staff onboard. It boosts seven restaurants, a yacht club with its own spa, bar and pool, a casino, a Broadway-scale theatre, a water slide, and children’s aqua park. All rooms are at least en suite standard.

Hamilton Travel, exclusive agents for MSC Cruises in Malta, are selling weekly cabins with special discounts given to those who wish to secure early their holiday on board MSC Preziosa . Prices start from €569 per person in twin rooms. 

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