Explore the Magnificent Caribbean with MSC Cruises

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (November 1, 2010) – MSC Cruises’ Caribbean itineraries offer something for everyone, whether it’s adventure, exploration, history, shopping, architecture, relaxation or fun in the sun.

Departing from Fort Lauderdale, the elegant MSC Poesia takes guests on a variety of itineraries to some of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations and some not-so-often visited locales. Special pricing is available through valid promotions. A few of these offers include the following: Buy One, Get One Free, Last-minute Sale, and Sail Free on Your Birthday.

“Remarkable Rainforest & the Panama Canal”
10-night cruise departs Nov. 1, calling at Cozumel, Mexico; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Cristobal, Panama; Cartagena, Colombia; and Montego Bay, Jamaica.

“Tropical Getaway”
3-night cruise departs Nov. 11, calling at Coco Cay and Nassau, Bahamas.

“Eastern Caribbean Enchantment”
7-night cruises depart Nov. 14 and 18; Dec. 12 and 26; Jan. 9 and 23; and Feb. 6 and 20 calling at St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and Nassau, Bahamas. Among the experiences available are:

* Explore historic Philipsburg by bicycle or tour the island in a four-wheel-drive vehicle
* Sail on an America’s Cup yacht
* Shop for bargains or enjoy sun-drenched beaches

“Western Caribbean Wonders”
7-night cruises depart Nov. 21; Dec. 5 and 19; Jan. 2, 16, and 30; and Feb. 13 and 27, calling at Key West, Florida; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; and Cozumel. Guests can:

* Explore Key West’s Old Town by conch train
* Interact with stingrays in Georgetown
* “Kiss” a dolphin in Georgetown or Cozumel
* Step into the past at the Mayan ruins
* Experience XCaret Eco-Park

Shore excursions allow guests to explore the Caribbean by land (train, bicycle, 4X4, ATV, bus or horseback) and by sea (snorkeling, diving, glass-bottomed boat, catamaran or kayak). Plus, there is always plenty of fun in the sun.

The line’s “Kids Sail Free” offer (ages 11 and under sail free when sharing a stateroom with two full-fare-paying adults) enables the entire family to enjoy a Caribbean getaway.

All prices quoted are cruise-only, per person, double occupancy; government fees, taxes are additional for all guests. Shore excursions are additional. Some restrictions may apply on shore excursions.

For more information about MSC Cruises, visit us online at www.msccruisesusa.com, call , or contact a local travel professional.