New friends and family locator
Passengers can purchase a special Bluetooth MSC for Me wristband with individual location mapping, a pay service that is being introduced in addition to the Kids Locator launched in 2017.
MSC for Me chat
Travelers can message each other directly by scanning the app’s QR code, without the need for an Internet package.
A 'what to eat' feature gives insight into the local ingredients or dishes to try.
It is also now possible to pre-register a credit card through the app.
MSC Cruises introduced Zoe, a virtual personal cruise assistant, on board MSC Bellissima in March. Zoe uses AI voice-activated technology that will also be available on MSC Grandiosa later this year.
November naming in Hamburg
Grandiosa, the company’s sixth connected cruise ship, is due to be christened in the Port of Hamburg on November 9. It will spend the winter season in the Mediterranean, calling at Barcelona, Palermo, Marseille and Valletta, Malta.