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MSC Splendida will sport two mini-bowling alleys

MSC Splendida will sport two mini-bowling alleys
The countdown is on to the official launch of MSC Cruises’s latest newbuild MSC Splendida, to be named in Barcelona on July 12.

The new ship, currently being outfitted at STX Europe in St Nazaire, will feature two mini-bowling alleys in its Sports Bar, a first for MSC Cruises.

The minature ten-pin bowling alleys include a traditional-looking bowling surface that is made of a tough phenol compound which allows guests to participate without having to change into special bowling shoes.

The alleys are scaled down to work in a bar environment, to encourage people to mix and mingle, notes the cruise line. The bowling balls are sized slightly smaller than usual making them manageable for young people too.

Above the alleys are two large LCD electronic screens featuring interactive videogame animations, with a choice of Ten Pin Tour and Turkey Shoot.