The 171,598 gross ton, 5,986 passenger cruise ship will debut in March 2019. MSC Bellissima will be the biggest ship to be named in Southampton and will certainly live up to her name, meaning “most beautiful,” by offering guests a beautiful and memorable cruise experience.
The cruise ship will feature an LED sky screen in the promenade that will be nearly the length of a football field. The vessel will also have 32 food and drink options onboard. View Prices on Cruises on MSC Bellissima
MSC Bellissima is the second ship in the innovative Meraviglia class and the fourth of MSC Cruises next-generation ships to come into service in just over 18 months. MSC Bellissima will spend her inaugural season in the Mediterranean offering 7-night cruises to some of the region’s most popular ports before moving to the Emirates for Winter 2019/2020.
Guests on board MSC Bellissima will be the first to experience the world’s first digital cruise assistant available in seven languages designed to answer the most commonly asked questions in the comfort of their stateroom. Zoe is a voice-enabled artificial intelligence device fitted in every stateroom and custom designed for MSC Cruises in partnership with HARMAN International. This tool will elevate the guest service experience with state-of-the-art technology, enhancing and enriching life on board for guests.
MSC Bellissima will be the second MSC Cruises ship to feature Cirque du Soleil at Sea, with two brand new show concepts designed exclusively for MSC Cruises guests, to be revealed this December. This long-standing partnership with the renowned entertainment leader, Cirque du Soleil, will also result in four additional shows created for sister ships MSC Grandiosa, launching November 2019, and MSC Virtuosa, launching in 2020.
MSC Cruises is renowned for the award-winning kids offering across the fleet and MSC Bellissima further enhances this offering with enriching activities and facilities designed in partnership with LEGO and Chicco. An impressive 7,534 ft² children’s play area with a brand-new School of Magic program and weekly Magic Talent Show to bring a truly extraordinary touch to young travelers’ vacations.
In addition to offering the very latest in guest technology, MSC Bellissima will be fitted with a large number of environmental features and innovative technology to reduce her environmental footprint. Just like her sister ship MSC Meraviglia, she will be equipped with an exhaust gas cleaning system for cleaner emissions; an advanced wastewater treatment system; smart heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) to recover heat from machinery spaces; and LED lighting and smart devices to significantly save energy, among others. This is all part of MSC Cruises’ commitment to provide guests with the best vacation experiences at sea in a sustainable way.