MSC Virtuosa to be christened in Dubai on November 27

 Tuesday, July 20, 2021 


MSC Cruises recently confirmed the naming ceremony for its newest flagship, MSC Virtuosa, will take place in Dubai on November 27. Alongside partners Dubai Tourism, DP World and Emirates Airline, the event will be hosted at Mina Rashid (Port Rashid). The newest addition to the MSC Cruises fleet derives her name from the Italian word virtuoso and refers to the master craftsmen who designed the ship.

Her naming will be celebrated with an array of live entertainment and performances awaiting the specially invited guests from around the world as well as from across the Gulf region. The occasion will also be a part of the celebrations surrounding the Golden Jubilee of the UAE and will be staged as Dubai welcomes the world to Expo 2020.

The Golden Jubilee programme will see a host of activities held across the United Arab Emirates, celebrating its formation in 1971 and its rise from a small trading port to global destination. Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman, MSC Cruises said in a statement that the company is incredibly proud and honoured to hold the naming ceremony for the cherished flagship and masterpiece MSC Virtuosa in one of the most sought-after travel destinations – Dubai.

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