Special MSC Cruises Sailings Dedicated To Health, Relaxation, Intensive Fitness Programs

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA (Oct. 23, 2007) – Are you dreaming of a vacation where you will be pampered and looked after, a luxurious rest to find harmony for body and soul?

Join a Wellbeing Cruise on board MSC Opera, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica or MSC Orchestra in 2008 to experience an unforgettable journey totally dedicated to your senses.

Experts will be on hand on each of these cruises to offer advice for your wellbeing. Special menus and healthy non-alcoholic cocktails will be featured as well as specific fitness programs. Relaxation packages will include a selection of Balinese and Thai massages, reflexology and pressotherapy.

After the treatments, dive into the pool, eliminate toxins with a sauna or Turkish bath, run along the jogging tack or relax in the millions of bubbles of the hydro massage tubs. Take time to clear your mind as you indulge in a makeover or a new hairstyle at the hairdressers.

Give yourself a special gift – a sailing on one of MSC Cruises’ Wellbeing or Fitness Cruises. All prices quoted reflect interior accommodations and are USD, cruise only, per person, double occupancy; government fees and taxes are additional.

MSC Opera will depart Feb. 9 from Santos for a 7-night sailing in Brazil, calling at Buzios, Salvador, Ilheus and Ilha Grande. Prices from $1,319 (Catagory 7).

MSC Armonia will depart March 2 from Rio De Janeiro on a 9-night cruise to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. Ports of call include Santos, Punta del Este, Buenos Aires, Ilhabela, and then Santos once again before returning to Rio de Janeiro. Prices from $1,269 (Category 4).

MSC Lirica will depart Copenhagen on May 17 a 7-night cruise to Germany, Norway and Denmark. Ports of call include Kiel, Oslo, Stavanger, Flam, Hellesylt and Geiranger, returning to Copenhagen. Prices from $1,099 (Category 1).

MSC Opera will also depart from Copenhagen on Aug. 24 on a 12-night cruise to England, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Malta, and Montenegro. Ports of call include Harwich, La Coruna, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Malaga, Valletta and Kotor before arriving in Venice. Prices from $1,299 (Category 1).

MSC Orchestra will depart Sept. 21 from Genoa on a classic 7-night cruise to Tunisia, the Balearics, Spain and France, calling at Naples, Palermo, Tunis, Palma, Barcelona and Marseille before returning to Genoa. Prices from $1,149 (Category 1).

If sport is your passion, join MSC Sinfonia or MSC Opera and give yourself a week of intense fitness training to get back in perfect shape .

MSC Sinfonia will depart Dec. 9, 2007 from Buenos Aires for an 8-night fitness cruise, traveling to Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Ports of call include Punta del Este, Ilhabela, Buzios and Rio de Janeiro before returning to Buenos Aires. Prices from $1,419 (Category 7).

MSC Opera will depart Feb. 24 from Santos also on a fitness cruise, this time for a 6-night Brazilian itinerary. Ports of call include Ilheus, Salvador and Buzios before returning to Santos. Prices from $1,129 (Category 7).

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