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MSC Cruises strengthens North American focus by returning 
MSC Divina to Miami year-round in 2016

MSC Fantasia and MSC Musica redeployed in the Med and Northern Europe

MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and fourth largest global player in the industry, has announced it will deploy MSC Divina from Miami year-round in 2016.  
The decision will allow a global audience to benefit from added itineraries and increased availability of the unique MSC Cruises experience in the Caribbean.


Read more: MSC Cruises strengthens North American focus by returning 
MSC Divina to Miami year-round in 2016

Explorer of the Seas arrives in Southampton following a multi-million makeover

Hot on the heels of the spectacular naming ceremony for Anthem of the Seas on Monday, Royal Caribbean International, the world’s largest global cruise line, has announced that Explorer of the Seas has docked in Southampton having just taken part in a 40-day, bow-to-stern full revitalisation.

Read more: Explorer of the Seas arrives in Southampton following a multi-million makeover

MSC Cruises replaces Autumn and Winter Egyptian and Ukrainian calls with alternative destinations

MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and fourth largest global player in the industry, announced today that it has suspended remaining 2015 calls in Ukraine and Egypt, replacing them with a number of choice Mediterranean alternatives.

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World's first crowd-controlled robotic bar designed by Carlo Ratti Associati debuts on new 'Smart' cruise ship

Makr Shakr, the world’s first robotic bartending system – designed by renowned architect, engineer and inventor, Carlo Ratti – made its debut as the Bionic Bar onboard on Royal Caribbean’s new ‘smart’ cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, in Southampton.
Makr Shakr is an exciting and innovative new mixology system that allows users to create personalised cocktail recipes in real-time through a smartphone application – also transforming them into crowd-sourced drink combinations.


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Azamara launches virtual travel experiences using Oculus Rift

Azamara Club Cruises is taking its commitment to Destination Immersion to a new level by unveiling the first of a series of 360-degree virtual reality experiences - Azamara 3DI.  Using the latest Oculus Rift technology, which has revolutionised video games, the luxury boutique line is the first company in the cruise industry to bring Destination Immersion to life in 3D, allowing guests to experience a cruise virtually.

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