The cruise ships MSC Fantasia and MSC Splendida is a new ships generation
MSC Fantasia and her sister MSC Splendida are the largest vessels ever built for a European ship owner, each of them bigger than the Eiffel Tower. They offer the unprecedented luxury of the exclusive MSC Yacht Club area, the MSC Aurea SPA wellness centre and a covered swimming pool - perfect for winter cruising.
The cruise ships MSC Fantasia and MSC Splendida have been awarded Comfort Class certificates, reflecting both their high level of passenger comfort and the technological innovations they feature to safeguard the environment.
Recycling of waste water is a system that recycles and treats waste water according to the highest legal and ecological standards.
An Energy Saving System is installed in all the cabins and public rooms, to automatically monitor electricity usage. This reduces fuel consumption and gas emissions that are harmful to the environment by powering down unused systems.
Cabin Monitoring manages climate conditions in cabins at all times; automatically intervening in any instance of wasteful overuse of air conditioning systems.
Their hulls painted with this revolutionary new paint which reduces fuel consumption and consequently CO2 emissions.
Boasting the most modern, dynamic fleet in the world, MSC Cruises is renowned for the state-of-the-art architecture of its cruise ships. Blending innovative design and cutting-edge technology with traditional materials and craftsmanship of the finest quality, each ship is the embodiment of Italian style and elegance. From the comfortable cabins and smart recreational facilities to the attractive restaurants and exciting entertainment venues, the interiors combine to create an intimate atmosphere of understated sophistication.
From exquisite Italian specialties, handmade ice cream and real espresso coffee to the finest international cuisine, the restaurants on the cruise ship offer a huge choice of dishes - and decors - to suit every taste. The menus onboard are varied and always delicious, catering for special diets too.
High quality cuisine is provided as standard on all of cruise ships company MSC Cruises.
On the cruise ship, the fun onboard never stops. Every evening programmer of theatre and cabaret shows, films and other attractions. During the day, a host of activities is organized for all the family, from bridge and canasta tournaments and games in the pool to treasure hunts, quizzes, masked balls and beauty contests. And of course sports such as table tennis, tennis and volleyball are always on the agenda.
The cruise ships MSC Cruises offer a wide range of entertainment facilities from theatres, casinos and discos to card rooms, libraries and of course bars and shops. In addition to these, two new flagship vessels, MSC Fantasia and MSC Splendida, offer some amazing extra features: 4D cinema for a virtual reality experience, outdoor cinema, Formula 1 simulator, Indoor pool with retractable roof, Children‚and teenagers area covering 400 m2, Aqua Park and Squash Court.
Every cruise ship in the MSC Cruises fleet, have created a haven of calm where you can relax, pamper yourself and restore the harmony of mind and body. Blending the magic of Balinese massage with the tradition of therapeutic waters inherited from the ancient Romans, the MSC Area SPA wellness centre offers a vast choice of innovative treatments, all carried out by experts under strict medical supervision. A visit to the MSC Area SPA will leave feeling renewed, refreshed and ready to enjoy your cruise to the full.
the cruise ship MSC Fantasia photo
the cruise ship MSC Splendida photo
For those seeking the ultimate in comfort and personalized service, created the MSC Yacht Club, setting a new standard in luxury cruising. The exclusive VIP zone private access to various areas of the ship, with a range of facilities, while the 99 spacious suites come with a professional butler service.
Every cruise ship MSC Cruises now has a dedicated concierge, whose mission is to ensure the warmest welcome and the best possible service throughout your cruise. And impeccable standard of care company offer guests is matched by respect for the marine environment in which live and operate.
All parents understand the importance of giving their children the right balance of freedom and supervision, especially on holiday. Presenting a whole world of discovery and excitement in a safe, self-contained environment, the cruise ships are the ideal place for kids to enjoy themselves in total security. And with a range of clubs for children of all ages offering activities, sports, parties, games and shows, each cruise ships MSC Fantasia or MSC Splendida provides plenty of opportunities for kids to have fun while Mum and Dad relax - and vice versa.
Two new flagship vessels - cruise ships MSC Fantasia, MSC Splendida are, quite simply, the most beautiful ships in the world. Combining absolute comfort and leading technology with environmentally aware design, they mark the beginning of a new era in cruising. Each of these giants is equivalent in size to a 23-storey skyscraper and holds a world of exciting features. From the exclusive VIP area of the MSC Yacht Club and the extensive MSC Area SPA wellness centre to the five swimming pools (including one covered pool), they represent the perfect holiday destination.
Now on shipyard STX France the third is under construction the cruise ship which will be called MSC Divina, and is put the customer in May, 2012.
The cruise ship MSC Fantasia technical characteristics:
Gross tonnage - 133,500 tons;
Length - 333.3 m;
Beam - 37.9 m;
Decks - 18, including 13 for passengers;
Maximum speed - 23.3 knots;
Stabilizers - stabilized with 2 fins;
Total number of passengers - 4,363 people;
Total number of cabins - 1,637;
Crew - 1,370 people;