MSC Cruises will briefly pause the procedure of MSC Grandiosa later on this month as restrictions adjust in Italy.

The line will also move the prepared restart of operations onboard MSC Magnifica back to January.

The shift follows the introduction of new Covid-19 relevant evaluate for the Christmas and New Yr interval by the Italian authorities.

The measures involve extensive restrictions to mobility across the overall state, which would severely influence the means of long term attendees – Italian inhabitants as effectively as intercontinental – to access any of the ships’ embarkation ports.

The governing administration has announced that it will just about fully limit the movement of inhabitants no for a longer time only amongst regions, but now also concerning metropolitan areas and towns in its initiatives to combat the pandemic.

These steps will utilize to residents of Italy among December 21st and January 6th.

They will properly also restrict the means of residents of other nations to journey to and as a result of Italy.

The new decree has so brought about the cancellation of 3 foreseeable future prepared voyages of MSC Grandiosa and a few sailings of MSC Magnifica.

MSC Grandiosa will briefly pause her present-day programme of 7-night voyage sailings on December 20th in Genoa.

The ship will then resume her Western Mediterranean cruises on January 10th.

MSC Magnifica, which was because of to re-begin 10-night time voyages in the West and East Mediterranean on December 18th from Genoa, will now commence its sailing programme on January 15th.