The plus-size ship to join fleet in November 2019

By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva

MSC Cruises’ is preparing to launch its first Meraviglia-Plus ship, MSC Grandiosa, in Hamburg, Germany on November 9th.  Like the name implies it will be the grandest in the fleet.

The ship will make her bow with the usual hoopla. A glamorous even hosted by TV star Michelle Hunziker.

MSC Grandiosa pushes the boundaries of cruise ship environmental performance with ecofriendly systems and marine technology.

Ask Zoe

Grandiosa passengers will be able to get any questions or suggestions from ZOE. The voice enabled artificial intelligence responds to hundreds of questions in different languages.

Other MSC for Me features include guest-to-guest chat via the MSC for Me app and Friends and Family Locator service.


There is no lack of dining venues on this ship. Passengers can eat at 11 dining venues. And tipple til their hearts content at  21 bars and lounges.

Culinary choices include three main restaurants, an international buffet, and four specialty restaurants.

Alternative dining venues offer sushi to tapas

  1. KAITO TEPPANYAKI AND SUSHI BAR are two restaurants in one.  You can get sushi or Japanese cuisine cooked on four teppanyaki grills. meals.
  2. HOLA! Tapas Bar  offers  Spanish-inspired culinary experience created by the renowned 2-starred Michelin chef Ramón Freixa.
  3. L’ATELIER BISTROT  is a  French bistro serving snacks, charcuterie and traditional dishes.
  4. BUTCHER’S CUT  provides a carnivore’s dream menu of steaks and chops.

 That’s Entertainment

MSC regulars can anticipate more  Cirque du Soleil at Sea. Grandiosa will feature  two new, contrasting shows. e shows have already been wowing guests on board MSC Meraviglia and

The MSC Yacht Club is in a class of its own offering stylish suites and 24-hour butler and concierge service. The ship-within-a-ship has it all. There is  a place to eat, drink, swim and sunbathe in a lavish, private club atmosphere.

To book Grandiosa’s inaugural cruise in November or any other voyage, just click on Pavlus and talk to one of the skilled agents who will get you on board with ease.



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