MSC Cruises will briefly pause the operation of MSC Grandiosa later on this thirty day period as regulations adjust in Italy.
The line will also transfer the planned restart of operations onboard MSC Magnifica back to January.
The move follows the introduction of new Covid-19 connected measure for the Christmas and New Year interval by the Italian government.
The actions involve intensive constraints to mobility throughout the total country, which would seriously impression the capacity of long term visitors – Italian citizens as properly as global – to reach any of the ships’ embarkation ports.
The govt has announced that it will almost completely prohibit the motion of residents no for a longer time only involving regions, but now also between metropolitan areas and towns in its endeavours to battle the pandemic.
These actions will apply to inhabitants of Italy involving December 21st and January 6th.
They will successfully also limit the ability of residents of other international locations to vacation to and via Italy.
The new decree has as a result caused the cancellation of three potential planned voyages of MSC Grandiosa and a few sailings of MSC Magnifica.
MSC Grandiosa will quickly pause her present-day programme of 7-evening voyage sailings on December 20th in Genoa.
The ship will then resume her Western Mediterranean cruises on January 10th.
MSC Magnifica, which was owing to re-commence ten-evening voyages in the West and East Mediterranean on December 18th from Genoa, will now begin its sailing programme on January 15th.