MSC Cruises has confirmed MSC Bellissima will sail 21 Crimson Sea voyages from Jeddah, the industrial hub of Saudi Arabia, between the tip of July and late October.
The Meraviglia-class vessel, which first got here to service in 2019, will supply three- and four-night cruises to Safaga for Luxor, Egypt or Aqaba for Petra, Jordan earlier than returning to her Saudi homeport.
MSC Bellissima would be the largest cruise ship ever to sail the waters of the Crimson Sea.
The summer time sailings will add to MSC Cruises’ beforehand introduced winter 2021/22 Crimson Sea voyages from Jeddah beginning in November.
Pierfrancesco Vago, government chairman, MSC Cruises, stated: “Because the tourism trade of Saudi Arabia grows progressively for its personal residents and worldwide guests, we at MSC Cruises are wanting ahead to make a optimistic and lasting contribution as extra individuals discover and uncover the wealthy heritage and unbelievable cultural points of interest it has to supply.
“With our cruises this summer time from Jeddah of MSC Bellissima and a ship devoted for the winter season within the Crimson Sea we’re dedicated to serve holidaymakers with the perfect cruise experiences.
“This, we consider, will speed up the attractiveness of holidays at sea within the area and considerably assist in the expansion of tourism.”