March 12, 2020
The cruise was cancelled due the continued Covid-19 crisis development in many of the countries where MSC operates, to find out more, click here.
February 18, 2020
MSC Cruises has updated the itinerary of MSC Bellissima for her forthcoming 28-night Grand Voyage sailing from the Gulf to Asia on March 21st.
The updated itinerary of the Grand Voyage, from March 21st to April 18th, will see the cancellation of the port visits to Shenzhen (mainland China), Hong Kong and Keelung (Taiwan), and the addition of Laem Chabang/Bangkok (Thailand), Phu My/Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) as well as an extra day in Kobe (Japan). In addition, the ship will now also call Sir Bani Yas Island (United Arab Emirates) instead of Khor Fakkan.
MSC Bellissima’s 28-night Grand Voyage to Asia will commence on March 21st in Dubai, UAE, with calls in the Gulf including Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island. From there, the journey will continue further east with calls in Colombo, Sri Lanka; Phuket, Thailand; Langkawi, Penang, and Port Klang/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Singapore. The ship will then move on to Laem Chabang/Bangkok, Thailand; Phu My/ Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; with an overnight in Kobe, Japan; and to finally reach her end destination Yokohama, Japan on April 18th.
To protect the health and safety of its guests and crew globally, MSC Cruises began on January 24th a series of precautionary actions across its fleet with respect to the novel coronavirus that originated in China. While there are no cases of coronavirus on board any of MSC Cruises’ ships these measures are additional steps to secure the health and well-being of all guests and crew.
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