A note from JR World Travel. Scheduled to debut in 2017, MSC Cruises’ 167,600 ton MSC Meraviglia will be the line’s biggest ship ever and the seventh largest from any cruise operator. Nineteen decks high and designed for up to 5,700 passengers, MSC Meraviglia will have all the trappings of a major mega-resort including a giant deck-top pool area, seen here in an artist’s drawing. An artist’s drawing of MSC Meraviglia’s main pool area at night. Another pool will be located at the back of MSC Meraviglia’s top deck. It’ll transform into a dance area at night. Another notable feature of MSC Meraviglia’s deck-top areas will be an Aqua Park with three water slides, a splash pool and an adventurous “Himalayan Bridge” that allows passengers to cross the ship nearly 200 feet above the water. Interior spaces on the MSC Meraviglia will include an aft lounge with a dining area. The aft lounge on MSC Meraviglia will feature soaring, floor-to-ceiling glass walls.
MSC Meraviglia’s reception area will boast a Swarovski staircase. A highlight of MSC Meraviglia’s interior will be a mall-like promenade. MSC Meraviglia’s promenade will feature the longest LED sky screen at sea. Twelve distinct dining venues are in the works for MSC Meraviglia including a sushi bar called Kaito. MSC Meraviglia’s restaurant options also will include a steakhouse. A teppanyaki restaurant also will be one of the dining options on MSC Meraviglia.
MSC Meraviglia, chocolaterie. MSC Meraviglia also will feature a branch of the Italian chain Eataly. An artist’s drawing of the interior of the Eataly venue on MSC Meraviglia. An artist’s drawing of a multi-purpose amusement arena planned for MSC Meraviglia. MSC Meraviglia will have significant areas devoted to children including a kid’s club. An artist’s drawing of a youth club area on MSC Meraviglia. A teen zone planned for MSC Meraviglia, as seen in an artist’s drawing. Like other MSC Cruises ships, MSC Meraviglia will feature a Formula 1 racing simulator. The gym on MSC Meraviglia will feature a comfortable seating area. Like other MSC ships, MSC Meraviglia will have an exclusive area of upscale cabins and suites called the MSC Yacht Club that features its own private lounge.
An artist’s drawing of the exclusive Yacht Club Royal Suites planned for MSC Meraviglia. The Yacht Club area of the ship has aprivate solarium, lounge and pool as well as its own private elevator that goes directly to the ship’s spa. Passengers staying in MSC Meraviglia’s Yacht Club cabins will receive priority check-in and check-out reception; butler service; and access to a dedicated, 24-hour concierge. MSC Meraviglia will have 2,250 cabins in all, among the most of which will be the upscale Duplex Suite. The MSC Meraviglia’s Duplex Suite will offer extensive living areas. An artist’s drawing of the MSC Meraviglia’s Duplex Suite. MSC Meraviglia also will have dedicated family cabins with extra space for families. A family cabin on MSC Meraviglia, as seen in an artist’s drawing. And this… MSC Meraviglia under construction at the STX shipyard in St. Nazaire, France. A celebration is held for MSC Cruises’ MSC Meraviglia as it is floated out at the STX shipyard in St. Nazaire, France. Executives and workers from MSC Cruises and the STX shipyard in St. Nazaire, France gather under the vessel before it is floated out of a dry dock for the first time..
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