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Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – November 8, 2023 – MSC Cruises ranks highly among premium cruise lines, according to Recommend magazine’s expansive travel advisor audience. The world’s third largest cruise line won Bronze in Recommend’s 2023 Reader’s Choice Awards within the Best Cruise Line-Premium category.

MSC Cruises was recognized among the readers’ favorite premium cruise lines for its endless onboard entertainment, unique global itineraries, the luxurious MSC Yacht Club ship-within -a-ship concept, and more.

As a leader in the travel trade marketplace, Recommend recognizes travel organizations that are anchored in excellence and advances the interests of the travel industry with its annual Reader’s Choice Awards. Winners are chosen by Recommend readers’ votes in the cruise line, destination, hotels & resorts, tour operator, rail vacation, car rental, airline, travel insurance provider, and travel advisor network categories.

A complete list of this year’s winners can be found here and in the November/December 2023 issue of Recommend Magazine.

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About MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises is the world’s third largest cruise brand as well as the market leader in Europe, South America, the Gulf region, and Southern Africa. It is also the fastest growing global cruise brand with a strong presence in the Caribbean, North America, and the Far East markets.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, MSC Cruises is one of the two brands that sit within the Cruise Division of MSC Group, the world’s leading and privately held shipping and logistics conglomerate with over 300 years of maritime heritage. MSC Cruises – the contemporary brand - has a modern fleet of 22 vessels combined with a sizeable future global investment portfolio of new vessels, terminals, and other assets. The fleet is projected to grow to 23 cruise ships by 2025, with options for six more vessel orders in place through 2030.

MSC Cruises offers its guests an enriching, immersive and safe cruise experience inspired by the Company’s European heritage, where they can enjoy international dining, world-class entertainment, award-winning family programs, and the very latest user-friendly technology on board. To learn more about MSC Cruises’ itineraries and experience on board its ships, click here.

The line’s number one priority has always been the health and safety of its guests and crew, as well as the communities at the destinations its ships serve. In August 2020, MSC Cruises implemented a new comprehensive and robust health and safety protocol to become the first major line to return to sea. To learn more about MSC Cruises’ health & safety protocol, click here.

MSC Cruises has long been committed to environmental stewardship, with a long-term goal to achieve net zero emissions for its operations by 2050. The Company is also a significant investor in next-generation environmental marine technologies, with the objective to support their accelerated development and availability industry-wide. To learn more about the Company’s environmental commitment, click here

Finally, to learn more about the MSC Foundation, MSC Group’s own vehicle to lead, focus and advance its conservation, humanitarian and cultural commitments, click here.



Media Relations - MSC Cruises USA