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MSC aims to restart Greece cruises by Easter, change in plans for Magnifica

MSC Magnifica will not be operating an Eastern Mediterranean program, as planned
MSC Cruises said it is working with the Greek Ministry of Tourism and other authorities for the reopening of local services in time to handle Greece visits starting with the Easter holiday period.

Meanwhile, MSC Magnifica’s scheduled cruises through to April 29 are canceled.

Different ship for the Eastern Med

MSC Magnifica was to resume sailing Feb. 14 with a Greece-bound itinerary. It is going to be replaced by another ship for voyages to the Eastern Mediterranean, including Greece, during the Easter period and throughout the summer season.

Passengers booked on MSC Magnifica through to April 29 will be offered the option to sail on one of the line’s other ships due to call Greece or on MSC Grandiosa, currently cruising the Western Mediterranean. Alternatively, they will receive compensation in line with the country where the booking was made.

MSC Grandiosa is currently sailing Sundays from Genoa, calling Civitavecchia (Rome), Naples, Palermo/Cagliari and at Valletta, Malta. Embarkation is available from each port in Italy.

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