New port in Florida for MSC Cruises, starting in November 2020: the company has announced that the ship MSC Armonia will sail from Tampa. After the PortMiami investments on the east coast, a landing place arrives on the west coast of Florida for Msc. In this way, a new element is added to the plan to strengthen the company globally and in the North American market.
MSC Armonia will depart for the first time from Tampa on 1 November 2020, with a 4-night Caribbean cruise to Cozumel, Mexico. In the 2020/21 winter, MSC Armonia will offer many destinations, including Key West in Florida and the Mexican towns of Cozumel, Costa Maya and Progreso. Starting from May 2021, the ship will depart from Tampa for weekly cruises to Key West, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, Cozumel and Progreso.
“The entry of Tampa as a departure port is a milestone: our presence and our profile in North America continue to grow and meet the increasing demand on our services,” said Gianni Onorato, MSC Crociere’s CEO – MSC Armonia’s mini-cruises will be the ideal solution for those who will experience our European style for the first time and I am sure that even our seven-night solution will appeal families very much. With every route that includes departure from Tampa and our exclusive private Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve island, all the ship’s itineraries will be extremely engaging even for larger groups “.
All cruises on MSC Armonia will stop at Ocean Cay, the exclusive destination for MSC Cruises guests in the Bahamas that will be inaugurated in November. The ship’s new itineraries will also feature an exclusive partnership with Martha Stewart, an expert in the home and lifestyle sectors, with extraordinary culinary experiences and events that will take place on board and on land.
Besides the possibility of booking consecutively itineraries with new destinations for each cruise, guests will also have the opportunity to extend the holiday up to 9 or 10 nights.
As for the 2019/2020 winter season, there will be four ships in the North American area: for the first time, MSC Meraviglia will join MSC Seaside, MSC Divina and MSC Armonia.