MSC Cruises has announced that its glamorous ship, MSC Divina, has received approval from the CDC for its Conditional Sailing Certificate, following the successful completion of a simulated voyage last week. With approval granted, MSC Divina is set to not only become MSC Cruises’ 11th ship to resume cruising globally, but also the company’s first to set sail from its brand-new homeport, Orlando / Port Canaveral.
With MSC Divina’s upcoming restart, MSC Cruises’ guests can now select from a variety of 3-, 4- and 7-night itineraries from two embarkation ports in Florida: Miami and Orlando / Port Canaveral. Following MSC Divina’s restart, MSC Meraviglia will add 7-night cruises to The Bahamas and Caribbean. All cruises will continue to operate under MSC Cruises’ industry-leading health and safety protocol, including testing measures, vaccine requirements, mask-wearing, social distancing, enhanced sanitization and more. With comprehensive health measures in place, cruisers on board can enjoy virtually the same experience they look forward to, with gourmet dining, award-winning entertainment and enriching activities.
MSC Cruises itineraries from Florida ports also feature stops at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, named Best New Cruise Destination, where guests can enjoy the island’s natural beauty, discover local marine life and soak up the spirit of The Bahamas. With ships docking at the island from early morning into the evening — and often overnight — guests can spend a full day enjoying two miles of pristine, white sand beaches and activities including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, thrilling wave runner rides and more.
Health & Safety
MSC Cruises’ top priority is protecting the health and safety of its guests, crew and the communities the Company’s ships visit. All MSC Cruises’ ships cruising from the U.S. will sail under the protection of the Company’s comprehensive health and safety protocol which includes COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for guests, fully vaccinated crew that are tested weekly, physical distancing, mask-wearing, protected shore excursions for guests who are not fully vaccinated, enhanced sanitation measures and personal hygiene recommendations, such as increased hand-washing and sanitizing stations. For additional details on MSC Cruises’ health and safety measures, please visit https://www.msccruisesusa.com/health-and-safety-measures.
For more information on MSC Cruises’ first cruises from Port Canaveral and to book, guests should contact their preferred travel advisor, or visit www.msccruises.com.