MSC Seaside Cruises into the American Market (Future Cruise)

On Wednesday 29 November, 2017, MSC Seaside sailed for the first time from Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, to Trieste. Frances Marcellin was on board, ahead of its 22-night maiden voyage to Miami, to find out more about Seaside’s unique design, the tech and how it fits into the company’s vision for expansion. “The ship that follows the sun”, the official description of MSC Seaside, … Continue reading MSC Seaside Cruises into the American Market (Future Cruise)

MSC Meraviglia: a smart connected city at sea (Future Cruise)

The MSC Meraviglia is the first of a new fleet of high-tech ships MSC Cruises is launching over the next decade. Frances Marcellin went on board to speak to the team behind the ship’s cutting-edge technology. Continue reading MSC Meraviglia: a smart connected city at sea (Future Cruise)

Chocolate & crêpes: creating Jean-Philippe Maury’s world-class treats on board MSC Meraviglia (Future Cruise)

What happens when a world-class chef is asked to create his unique chocolate and patisserie range on board one of the most advanced ships in the world? Frances Marcellin finds out how patisserie champion Jean-Philippe Maury brought his culinary vision to the MSC Meraviglia. Continue reading Chocolate & crêpes: creating Jean-Philippe Maury’s world-class treats on board MSC Meraviglia (Future Cruise)

Cruise trends to watch (Future Cruise)

The future of cruise promises high-tech travel, customised fitness programmes, design-conscious accommodation and adventurous trips to remote locations. Frances Marcellin takes a look at current trends. From high-tech wearables to on-board robots and far-flung destinations, cruise companies are transforming the world of travel as we know it. With the future of cruise set to offer the very latest in technology, lifestyle choices and style concepts, … Continue reading Cruise trends to watch (Future Cruise)