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  • Now through March 31, 2023, travel advisors who book a sailing with MSC Cruises will enter for a chance to win a variety of prizes on MSC Cruises’ ships
  • Each booking will count as one entry, giving Travel Advisors more chances to win with every booking made
  • Winners will be announced in April with prizes including cruises on MSC World Europa and MSC Meraviglia

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – February 1, 2023 MSC Cruises, the third largest and fastest-growing cruise brand in the world, is launching a new promotion today for travel advisors to celebrate all their contributions during Wave season. The “It’s Time To Cruise” sweepstakes will run through March 31, 2023, and offers Travel Advisors the opportunity to win a cruise for two people on board the new MSC World Europa or MSC Meraviglia.* Every booking made with MSC Cruises will count as an individual entry in the sweepstakes, offering Travel Advisors ample opportunities to increase their odds of winning.

In April, MSC Cruises will name three runners-up and one grand prize winner. The grand prize includes a 7-night Mediterranean cruise for two on MSC World Europa, including accommodation in a balcony stateroom and $1,000 per person for airfare. The three runners-up will each win a cruise for two on MSC Meraviglia for a 5 to 11-night sailing in a balcony stateroom. MSC Meraviglia departs from New York City year-round with itineraries to Canada and New England, Bermuda, The Bahamas, and Florida.

Koreen McNutt, Senior Vice President and Commercial Sales Officer, MSC Cruises USA, said: Our Travel Advisors are an integral part of our plan to grow MSC Cruises’ presence in North America, and we’re thrilled to give them the chance to win their own cruise vacation with us. It’s a pleasure to reward our travel advisors who help their clients discover MSC Cruises’ award-winning product, exciting new ships and global range of itineraries. We look forward to welcoming the winners aboard soon.”

MSC Cruises offers an unmatched global experience with 21 modern ships sailing across 85 different countries. Highlights include:

  • The newest ship in the fleet, MSC Seascape sails from Miami with stops in the Caribbean and The Bahamas, including Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, the company’s private island escape.
  • The 5,714 guest MSC Meraviglia will begin sailing year-round from New York this April with sought-after 5–11-night itineraries to Canada and New England, Florida and The Bahamas, and Bermuda.
  • In April, MSC Seaside will begin her season from Port Canaveral, the first MSC Seaside-class ship to set sail from the Orlando area.
  • In addition to the company’s U.S. itineraries, MSC Cruises has ships sailing all around the world, including the recently launched MSC World Europa, the company’s first World Class and LNG-powered ship.

A full list of itineraries can be found at

*Eligible participants may also earn sweepstakes entries without making a booking. For more details see Official Rules here.

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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 21 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.