MSC Cruises Australia is delight announce the launch of its magical Red Sea programme for the 2012-2013 season on MSC Armonia.
As MSC expands its fleet with the launch of MSC Divina this month, it is delighted to be in a position to expand the destinations on offer.
MSC Cruises Australia Managing Director, Lynne Clarke said; “the expansion of our destinations on offering is a real ku for us, and is attributed to the rapid expansion of our modern fleet in recent years.”
“The new Red Sea programme includes two cruises that will transit through the Suez Canal, and on its 7 day rotational itinerary, will allow guests to safely explore some of the world’s most magical ancient sites,” Mrs. Clarke added.
Ports in the new Red Sea itinerary include Sharm el Sheikh, Safaga and Sokhna in Egypt, Aqaba in Jordan and Elat in Israel.
Shore excursion on offer are second to none and can include Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids, St Catherine’s Monastery, King Heralds Fortress, Jerusalem, the Dead Sea as well as Petra in Jordan.
The access to so many historical sites across three nations over 7 spectacular nights is unparalleled. All excursions are guided by highly qualified experts with the added luxury of only having to unpack your bag once which is a benefit unique to cruising.
Pricing for this amazing itinerary starts from a very low introductory fare of just AU$379 per person including taxes, meals and entertainment on a 7 night cruise. Christmas and Easter sailings are also available which will no doubt have special appeal for those interested in this biblical destination.
For more information on this fabulous itinerary, please call MSC Cruises on 1300 028 502, or visit www.msctrade.com .
MSC Cruises is the world’s leading cruise company in the Mediterranean, South African and Brazilian markets and operates across the globe. Its modern fleet comprises eleven ships: MSC Splendida and MSC Fantasia (the largest ships ever built for a European ship owner), MSC Poesia, MSC Orchestra, MSC Musica, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Opera, MSC Lirica and MSC Melody. A twelfth vessel, the MSC Divina, will be launched in May 2012. The fleet cruises year-round in the Mediterranean and seasonally in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, South America, the Red Sea and South and West Africa. MSC Cruises is the only company in the world to receive the "6 Golden Pearls" award from the Bureau Veritas in recognition of its high level of quality management and environmental responsibility. MSC has also achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 certification for the quality and food safety of all aspects of its catering, both onshore and onboard. MSC Cruises cares about the welfare of children, and as a responsible market leader believes in making a positive impact in the regions where it operates. To this end, the company recently formed a partnership with UNICEF to fund a community project aimed at providing disadvantaged children in Brazil with a quality education.
Source = MSC Cruises