The ship MSC MUSICA of the Italian cruise company will sail from Haifa also in the spring and summer season of 2024. This is announced by the Israeli branch of MSC. The sale of cruise tickets for 2024 began today. The ship will arrive in Israel every Thursday from May to October 2024. The price of the cruise tickets starts at $803 per person in an interior room.
The cruises left every Thursday in a circular route from the port of Haifa for 7 nights, where the ship will dock in Limassol, Mykonos, Piraeus, Santorini and Kosdassi.
MSC MUSICA is a large and luxurious international ship that offers sailing with high standards in the field of cruise vacations and perfect pleasure in terms of cuisine, activities, diverse content, fascinating shore tours and more. The ship can host about 3,200 guests on board. The ship MSC MUSICA has 17 floors and 1,275 rooms.
On board there are gourmet restaurants with Italian and international cuisine and a buffet open around the clock. There is also the option of getting kosher food at the Magchashiot, with an additional price of an amount that has not yet been determined. By the way, MSC is the only cruise company that requires payment with the kosher food.
The ship has plenty of entertainment and pleasure facilities, such as swimming pools, a spa, a casino, 15 bars and lounges, a theater with over 1,000 seats and live performances every night, state-of-the-art play areas for children of all ages, a gym, dance clubs, sports courts such as tennis, Basketball and soccer and even a 240-meter running track.
The ship received praise and very good reviews from the Israeli public during the activity season last summer. The Haifa Port Authority reports that in the months of January to August 2023 there was a 188% increase in the number of Israelis who sailed from the Haifa Port compared to 2022. MAC does not disclose data, but it can be estimated that for them the increase was greater compared to the Corona period last year.
The CEO of MSC Cruises Israel, Eyal Atias, announces: “We are excited to arrive in Haifa next year as well with the ship MSC MUSICA, a large international ship that is very much loved by Israeli passengers. MSC MUSICA offers international standard cruises alongside fascinating destinations throughout the Mediterranean basin in an international atmosphere, gourmet restaurants, spectacular shows, children’s clubs for all ages, a casino and duty free shops. In the past year, a record was broken in the number of Israelis departing for cruises from the port of Haifa, and I am proud that MSC was the only international cruise company that operated a regular sailing every week and turned the port of Haifa into one of the leading ports in the cruise industry.”
Photography: Nir Hoffman