Extra 150,000 Cruise Passengers Expected Through MSC Meraviglia

By ,   August 30, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

MSC Cruises announced that in 2017 MSC Meraviglia, one of ­­ the newest, biggest and most luxurious 5-star cruise liners will grace Grand Harbour in Malta on a weekly basis between June and November. The ship will bring to Malta more than 150,000 passengers, sailing to the island after being officially launched June 4.

At 167,000 gross tonnes, the MSC Meraviglia, with a passenger capacity of 5,700, will be cruising around the Mediterranean, choosing Malta as one of its main ports of call. The MSC Meraviglia will give a weekly opportunity to 170 Maltese holiday makers to cruise round the Mediterranean from Malta to Malta on this largest ever cruise liner to enter Malta every Wednesday between June 14 and November 15.

Meraviglia is the first Malta-flagged MSC cruise ship.