MSC Cruises received â€œBest Big-Ship Luxury Enclave for MSC Yacht Clubâ€ and â€œBest Kept Secret,â€ honors in the 2009 Cruise Critic Editorsâ€™ Picks Awards. The awards honor the worldâ€™s top cruise lines and highlight the best of the best in cruising.
MSC Yacht Club is like a â€œship within a ship,â€ with dedicated VIP areas available onboard the MSC Fantasiaand MSC Splendida. The MSC Yacht Club allows guests to experience the best of both worlds â€“personalized service and a private, intimate space while also enjoying the full benefits of all the magnificent vessel has to offer.
“Cruise lines continue to maintain exceptional standards and provide a fantastic vacation experience for travelers,” said editor-in-chief Carolyn Spencer Brown. “Cruise lines should be justifiably proud of their staff, crew, partners and agencies that have made such achievement possible.â€
The Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards evaluate cruise lines and ships according to who they cater to and compares like-for-like. Categories reflect the range of cruises and ships available to travelers — from fun-packed family ships, to more serene luxury vessels — and aims to provide a useful guide to the best ships for each type of cruiser and style of cruise.
Richard E. Sasso, president and chief-executive-officer for MSC Cruises in the U.S. and Canada, said, â€œMSC Cruises strives for excellence in providing quality guest experiences. This recognition by Cruise Critic with two Editorsâ€™ Pick awards for MSC Splendida and MSC Fantasiafurther enhances our reputation as a top-notch cruise line with amenities and accommodations for a variety of guests.â€
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