The next MSC Seascape will present exceptional new entertainment innovations and interactive spaces for young cruisers and families, with options never before seen at sea.
The cruise line has announced details of new deals for the Seaside-class ship, which will become MSC Cruises’ new flagship when it debuts in November 2022.
New Family and Youth Spaces on MSC Seascape
MSC Cruises seeks to improve the family experience on board MSC Seascapeand does so with stunning new spaces and entertainment options for family members of all ages.
The 169,400 gross ton vessel will offer 98 hours of live entertainment per cruise as well as more than 7,500 square feet (700 square meters) of dedicated youth spaces on board.
The cruise line has hosted more than 350,000 young guests on its ships over the years and uses their feedback and requests to rethink and reinvent the cruise experience for new generations.
“With MSC Seascape, we want to surprise and leave Gen Z speechless. We have listened to the 350,000 young people who have traveled with us over the years and tracked their trends and demands“, said Matteo Mancini, head of children’s entertainment at MSC Cruises..
“We will offer even more space and new experiences for teenagers, exclusive game shows for this age group and the first “edutainment” game show dedicated to history, integrating the concepts of new technologies and media social..”
New spaces aboard the ship include two LEGO rooms, with options for different ages and levels of experience with the beloved building blocks. One LEGO DUPLO room is exclusively for kids ages 3-6, while the other space welcomes kids ages 7-11 with LEGO bricks and the chance to earn a certificate to become a LEGO master builder.
For teenage cruisers, three new spaces are available, each with different themes and moods.
The “Future” space is high-tech with the latest consoles, virtual reality and screens. The “Chill Out” space is a place where teenagers can talk, exchange contacts on social networks and challenge each other in games of ping-pong and foosball. The third space celebrates “Music” as a disco with light and sound effects, where children will choose their own music until late at night.
“We have invested a lot in the entertainment proposal for our youngest customers. We know they appreciate the latest technologies, trends and events more than any other group, and we lead the way in creating special holidays.“, said Steve Leatham, global head of entertainment at MSC Cruises.
Innovative game shows and classic favorites
A variety of interactive and high-tech game shows will also be part of the onboard family entertainment offerings. MSC Seascape. Tech walls with innovative challenges, entertaining and educational games about the Vikings and the challenges they faced, immersive mystery games with music, videos, Tik Tok trials and memory games, and digital music game shows are all planned for the ship.
Still, guests accustomed to MSC Cruises’ youth programs and family entertainment won’t be disappointed – classic favorite activities and events will still be on offer.
This includes the MSC Dance Crew experience, bringing together teams of 10-17 year olds to battle it out for Dance Crew of the Year, as well as the Teens Club space, the live ‘Late Show’ of the Teens Club and run by young cruise passengers and MSC Foundation Junior Ambassadors focus on marine conservation and other activities dedicated to improving the world.
The multi-storey Pirates Cove water park and MSC Formula Racer will also continue to be popular features on board the new ship.
The Kids Club and Teens Club will offer extended hours to accommodate the schedules and vacation styles of all customers, allowing families of all ages and preferences to experience and enjoy these new features.
MSC Seascape can accommodate up to 5,877 passengers on board in 2,270 luxurious cabins, with 1,648 international crew members on hand to provide exceptional service and incredible cruise experiences.
The ship is set to debut on November 19, 2022, first with a transatlantic crossing from Rome to New York for its christening ceremonybefore moving to her home port of Miami in December and offering a range of Caribbean and Bahamas itineraries.