FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (JUNE 9, 2008) â€“ MSC Cruises has selected the winner of the first free cruise in the cruise lineâ€™s year-long celebration leading up to the arrival of one of its newest ships, MSC Orchestra, in North America.
Marcia Pascuito of Sarasota Springs, NY, is the first winner of a free 7-night cruise on MSC Orchestra in the Caribbean. She was the lucky winner selected from those who entered online at the lineâ€™s new website, www.theorchestraiscomingtotown.com.
Additional free cruises will be awarded before MSC Orchestra arrives in Fort Lauderdale Jan. 2, 2009 for her inaugural Caribbean season.
â€œWe invite everyone to visit theorchestraiscomingtotown.com to learn more about this magnificent ship and the MSC Cruises experience,â€ says Richard E. Sasso, president and CEO of MSC Cruises (USA). â€œPlus, by entering the contest daily, they increase their chances of being the next winner of a free cruise or other free gifts.â€
Guests who visit the website also will find:
- Ship information, including an extensive slide show and flash presentation complete with factoids;
- Fun & Free Stuff, including free downloadable wallpaper and e-cards, several shuffle picture puzzles and memory games;
- Special promotions on MSC Orchestra itineraries, including the lineâ€™s â€œKids Sail Freeâ€ offer, where youngsters under the age of 17 sail free when sharing a stateroom with two full-fare-paying adults.
MSC Orchestra will sail alternating 7-night roundtrip itineraries through April 25, 2009:
- Eastern Caribbean, calling at Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; St. John, Antigua; and Nassau, Bahamas, and two days at sea.
- Western Caribbean, calling at Key West, Florida; Cozumel, Mexico; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic, and two days at sea.
A special 7-night roundtrip Bermuda sailing departs Fort Lauderdale April 25, 2009 and includes three days in Kingâ€™s Wharf, Bermuda and a day in Nassau, Bahamas, and two sea days.
MSC Orchestra will depart Fort Lauderdale May 2, 2009 on an 18-night voyage that includes a two-day visit to New York City before heading eastbound to Copenhagen, with calls at Ponta Delgado, Azores; Lisbon, Portugal; Vigo, Spain; La Coruna, Spain; and Dover, England.