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Escape The Polar Vortex With MSC Cruises' Hot Deals

Get out of the Cold - Choose from Spectacular Deals and Shipboard Credits

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Punxsutawney Phil's prediction of six more weeks of winter, MSC Cruises, the newest line to sail the Caribbean year-round, tempts travelers to escape the threat of more snow and frigid temperatures–  and trade those snow boots for flip flops – with special offers on seven-night Caribbean cruises starting as low as $399.00 per person along with shipboard credits of up to $300 per stateroom for bookings of oceanview and above.

MSC's Special "Hot Deals" offers are available on the following departures:   

  • February 22:  seven-night Western Caribbean sailing visiting Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Mexico, and Bahamas. Starting at $429.00 per person.
  • March 8: seven-night Western Caribbean sailing visiting Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Mexico, and Bahamas. Starting at $429.00 per person.
  • March 15: seven-night Eastern Caribbean sailing visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Bahamas. Starting at $399.00 per person.  **Baseball Greats cruise
  • March 22: seven-night roundtrip sailing from Miami visiting Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Mexico, and Bahamas. Starting at $429.00 per person.

MSC's "Hot Deals" are available for a limited time through Feb. 28, 2014.

**Shipboard credits apply to bookings of oceanview staterooms and above.

MSC Divina guests will delight from a variety of different shore excursions, ranging from snorkeling tours, tequila seminars and swimming with dolphins in Cozumel, Mexico, Panama canal cruises and tours of the old city, exciting off-road safaris and jungle river tubing in Jamaica, catamaran and power rafting excursions in St. Maarten and once in a lifetime snorkeling, dolphin and stingray adventures in the Cayman Islands.

On board, guest will also experience a slew of exciting features unique to North American cruising.  Two dining venues were created in partnership with Italian restaurant emporium Eataly. The upscale Ristorante Italia and spectacular regional steakhouse, Eataly Steakhouse, fashioned after the famed restaurant in Eataly's Manhattan location, are now available to MSC Divina guests.   MSC Divina is also the first ship to offer Aqua Cycling at sea.  Reported as this summer's latest fitness craze by Extra TV and highlighted on Good Morning America, New York Times and Time Magazine, among other media, Aqua Cycling allows MSC Divina guests to take spinning to new heights while cruising the Caribbean.  Also unique to the ship, is the popular Formula 1 simulator, 4-D Cinema, Infinity Pool and new Segafredo Coffee Bar.  

Bookings must be made by Feb. 28, 2014 in order to qualify for this promotion.  Rates are USD, per person, double occupancy, cruise-only valid for new retail bookings for U.S. and Canadian residents.  Government fees and taxes (GFT) per person are additional for all sailing guests.  MSC Club discount is applicable.  Ask for "Hot Deals" offer.

For more information about MSC Divina's first season in the US and its exciting new features and special offers, please visit www.msccruisesusa.com, call 1-877-665-4655 or contact your local travel agency.

About MSC Divina
Christened by legendary actress and "diva" Sophia Loren, MSC Divina features 1,751 staterooms, 322,900 square feet of public space, a casino, seven restaurants, 18 bars and lounges, five swimming pools (including an infinity pool), a 4-D Cinema, Formula 1 Simulator, the first Aqua Cycling at Sea, 2 bowling alleys, theater, gym, spa, internet cafe, conference center, kids and teen areas, Top 18 Solarium and the line's signature ship within a ship, MSC Yacht Club.  

About MSC Cruises
Onboard MSC's twelve vessels, guests enjoy the Mediterranean way of life. From the hospitality to the dining, guests are enveloped in the Mediterranean manner of enjoying life to its fullest. Guests are encouraged to slow down and enjoy everything their MSC vacation has to offer. Kids 11 and under sail free year-round on MSC Cruises with kids 17 and under sailing at reduced rates.  

MSC Cruises is a privately-held, family-owned, Italian cruise line with a fleet of 12 ships: MSC Armonia, MSC Divina, MSC Fantasia, MSC Lirica, MSC Magnifica, MSC Musica, MSC Orchestra, MSC Opera, MSC Poesia, MSC Preziosa, MSC Sinfonia and MSC Splendida.  The fleet cruises year-round in the Mediterranean and seasonally in the Caribbean, Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the French Antilles, South America, South and West Africa, The United Arab Emirates and the Red Sea. Starting November, 2013, MSC Divina began sailing the Caribbean year-round from PortMiami.  For more information, visit www.msccruisesusa.com.

SOURCE MSC Cruises USA

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