A Honeymoon With The Scent Of The Mediterranean On Board MSC Cruises

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (MARCH 6, 2008) – A honeymoon is a trip of a lifetime. Seal your eternal vows and share an unforgettable journey with your loved one. This is the opportunity to share the discovery of new worlds, different cultures and stunning landscapes, while also relaxing and spending priceless moments with the person you love. You can do it all with MSC Cruises’ Mediterranean itineraries.

Just pick a destination and a ship and let MSC Cruises take care of the rest. Relaxation, comfort, wellbeing, sport, fun, entertainment and music will frame your honeymoon while you sail between the most beautiful ports in the Mediterranean. Enjoy romantic dinners and dancing under the stars.

Couples can reap significant savings by taking advantage of the “Best Fare, Best Room” rates, which provide the best stateroom available within their desired category (interior, oceanview, balcony) at the time of booking. All prices cited are cruise-only per person, double occupancy; government fees and taxes are additional, as is a fuel surcharge. Additional restrictions may apply. Book early to get the best available accommodations.

The newest addition to the fleet, MSC Poesia will transport newlyweds on 7-night cruises to Greece, Turkey and Croatia. Departing from Venice every Saturday starting April 19 to Nov. 8, these cruises will call into Bari, Katakolon, Izmir, Istanbul and Dubrovnik. Rates begin at $899 per person for an interior stateroom.

MSC Musica will also cruise the Eastern Mediterranean. Departing from Venice on Sundays March 23 through Oct. 5, ports of call include Venice, Bari, Katakolon, Santorini, Mykonos, Athens, Corfu and Dubrovnik. Rates begin at $949 per person for an interior stateroom.

MSC Orchestra offers a honeymoon on the Western Mediterranean departing from Genoa and calling into Naples, Palermo, Tunis, Palma (Majorca), Barcelona and Marseille, starting March 30 through Oct. 26. Rates begin at $949 per person for an interior stateroom.

MSC Melody will cruise to Italy, Monte Carlo, Spain and Tunisia. Departures are from Barcelona starting May 17 to Sept. 20 and calling into Ibiza, Taormina, Naples, Livorno, Monte Carlo and Tunis. Rtes begin at $799 per person for an interior stateroom.

MSC Rhapsody will depart from Genoa every Saturday from March 15 to Sept. 27, calling into Livorno, Salerno, Catania, La Valletta, Tunis and Olbia. Passengers can choose to disembark in Livorno, Salerno or Catania. Rates begin at $599 per person for an interior stateroom.

MSC Opera will depart from Trieste every Monday from Sept. 22 to Nov. 3, calling into Gythion, Piraeus, Corfu and Dubrovnik. Rates begin at $899 per person for an interior stateroom.

For those looking for a longer honeymoon cruise, there is limited availability on MSC Armonia’s 11-night Mediterranean itineraries. The ship will depart from Genoa April 1 and 12, Sept. 26, and Oct. 7 and 29 and call into Naples and Piraeus. After crossing the Bosporus and Dardanelles, the ship will
proceed to Yalta, followed by Odessa before returning to Turkey to dock in Istanbul, then Messina and Salerno before returning to Genoa.

On Oct. 18 and Nov. 9 MSC Armonia will depart from Genoa and call into Naples, Catania, Katakolon, Rhodes, Limassol, Alexandria, Heaklion and Civitavecchia. Rates begin at $1,199 per person for an interior stateroom.

For more information about MSC Cruises and its European honeymoons, visit www.msccruisesusa.com or a local travel professional.