Archives for August 2007

Making of Metropolis: P&O Cruises first online blog

30 August 2007 – Visitors to the website of P&O Cruises new superliner Ventura can now catch up on the action of the crew out capturing film from across the globe for a massive 20 metre wide floor to ceiling plasma wall, the main feature of the Metropolis bar on board.
The film crew’s task is… [Continue Reading]

In the Grand Cunard Tradition, Entertainment Aboard Queen Victoria Will Strike a Visual High Note

VALENCIA, CA, Aug. 30 — As Queen Victoria prepares to enter service in December 2007, a team of 16 classically trained singers and dancers is already rehearsing four major theatrical productions that will form the core of the ocean liner’s inaugural entertainment schedule. From concept to curtain, Cunard will have spent nearly two years crafting… [Continue Reading]

Double Event For MSC Cruises At Aker Yards France

St. Nazaire, France (Aug. 30, 2007) – Aker Yards in St. Nazaire, France, was the site today of a special double event in the continued growth of the MSC Cruises fleet.
Pierfrancesco Vago, the CEO for MSC Cruises, and Jacques Hardelay, general manager for Aker Yards France, were on hand for the cutting of the first… [Continue Reading]

MSC Poesia: A Choice Of Class

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (Aug. 30, 2007) – April 2008 is the arrival date of the MSC Poesia, the third sister ship of the “Musica” class of MSC Cruises’ ships. Like sister ships MSC Musica and MSC Orchestra, the ship is a model of class and elegance following MSC Cruises tradition, and will be:

92,400 grt; 964… [Continue Reading]

MSC Fantasia: A New Concept In Cruiseships

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (Aug. 30, 2007) – Work is proceeding at a great pace on the construction of MSC Fantasia at Aker Yards France. Delivery date is November 2008, marking what MSC Cruises calls a fantastic achievement in such a short period.
MSC Fantasia, the biggest ship to be commissioned by a European ship… [Continue Reading]