FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (Aug. 30, 2007) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ April 2008 is the arrival date of the MSC Poesia, the third sister ship of the Ã¢â‚¬Å“MusicaÃ¢â‚¬Â class of MSC CruisesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ 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 feet long; 105 feet wide; 164 feet tall;
- 1,274 staterooms, of which 80% are outside and 65% have a balcony;
- 16 decks with 13 accessible to the public;
- 23 knots maximum speed.
More than 236,000 square feet of public areas, seven thematic areas, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Coral BayÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Cayo LevantadoÃ¢â‚¬Â pool areas covering a total of nearly 40,000 square feet with two swimming pools, 4 jacuzzis and an almost 13,000-square-foot Aqua Spa.
As they did for her sister ships, Studio De Jorio has designed her interiors in a contemporary style, from Neo-Liberty, to Art Deco, from the purest geometric design of the beginning of the century, to the High Tech, up to the most refined and essential contemporary and eclectic design of the third millennium.
The design features sophisticated chromatic choices, extreme care for every single detail and service in order to offer MSC CruisesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ guests a unique, special cruise: 4 restaurants (Le Fontane, Il Palladio, La Cafeteria Villa Pompeiana and lÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Obelisco, the a La Carte Restaurant), where it will be possible to taste the most delicious menu of the Mediterranean culinary tradition as well as the international one, prepared by the best chefs with genuine ingredients, selected meat coming for controlled Italian farms, fresh fruit and fresh bread and pasta prepared daily by the on board chefs; ; 10 bars, two of which are external (Mojito Bar, Pirana Bar).
The crew and animation teams will make the cruise an unforgettable experience with numerous onboard activities, the Carlo Felice Theater, the childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s play area Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Dinosaur,Ã¢â‚¬Â mini-golf, jogging area and perfect first class service Ã¢â‚¬â€œ not to mention the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Aqua SpaÃ¢â‚¬Â with massages and treatments for a real wellbeing experience.
MSC Poesia will join the fleet in April 2008 and will be the ninth of the MSC Cruises.
For more information about MSC Cruises, visit www.msccruisesusa.com or a local travel professional.