Shop ‘til you drop with top brands at great duty free prices
Shopping lovers take note: MSC Cruises’ latest flagship MSC Preziosa is getting ready for her grand debut in Genoa, Italy, on 23 March 2013, and looks set to take the MSC fleet’s impressive onboard shopping experience to glittering new heights as soon as she sets sail.
As well as all the regular Fantasia class favourites, including the duty free Mini Mall, designer watch and sunglasses shop l'Angolo dell'Oggetto and La Boutique for men’s, women’s and children’s fashions, the addition of brand new perfumeryand cosmetics shop, La Profumeria, and two jewellery shops instead of one - Il Gioiello, now dedicated exclusively to high jewellery, and the all new Fashion Bijoux for costume jewellery - are sure to set shoppers’ pulses racing.
In prime space on deck 6, in the area used as the cigar lounge on board sister ship MSC Divina, MSC Preziosa now boasts the exclusive 85 square metre perfumery, La Profumeria.
In this stunning light, modern space, designed in ivory and gold and with just a hint of art deco, travellers can browse the top brand perfumes, make-up and skin care products on offer, from Chanel to Dior to Lancôme.
Il Gioiello and Fashion Bijoux
The area on deck 7 used as a perfumery and make-up shop on board previous Fantasia class vessels has now been turned into the all new Fashion Bijoux, a costume jewellery shop with spectacular Swarovski and Pandora Moments display corners, as well as various other popular brands including Antica Murrina Veneziana and Majorica.
The popular Il Gioiello will now be dedicated entirely to high jewellery and watches, with luxury brands including Bulgari and Montblanc.
Finding the perfect treat at sea
MSC Preziosa will boast a total of 11 shops: the duty free Mini Mall, the watch and sunglasses shop L'Angolo dell'Oggetto, La Boutique, the Pool Shop, the MSC Logo Shop, La Caramella candy shop, Fashion Bijoux, La Profumeria, Il Gioiello, the Accessories Shop for bags, belts and leather goods and the MSC Photo Shop.
With this impressive variety of boutiques boasting a great selection of top brands at duty free prices, plus a team of friendly staff available to help travellers find the perfect treat, there’s no doubt that MSC Preziosa offers one of the best shopping experiences at sea.
About MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises is the market leading cruise company in the Mediterranean , South Africa and Brazil and operates across the globe. MSC Cruises sails throughout the year in the Mediterranean and offers a wide range of seasonal itineraries in Northern Europe , the Atlantic Ocean , the Caribbean , the French Antilles , South America , South and West Africa and The Arabian Peninsula. Its modern fleet comprises eleven ships: Fantasia-class MSC Divina , MSC Splendida and MSC Fantasia ; Musica-class MSC Magnifica , MSC Poesia , MSC Orchestra , and MSC Musica ; Lirica-class MSC Sinfonia , MSC Armonia , MSC Opera and MSC Lirica . In 2013 the fleet will once again increase in size with the addition of MSC Preziosa , who will be christened in March. MSC Cruises is the only company in the world to receive the "6 Golden Pearls" award from the Bureau Veritas in recognition of its high level of quality management and environmental responsibility. MSC has also achieved ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 certification for the quality and food safety of all aspects of its catering, both on shore and on board. MSC Cruises believes that global leadership brings increased responsibility towards the physical and human environments in which it operates. As such, a long term partnership with UNICEF was undertaken in 2009 to fund a community project aimed at providing disadvantaged children in Brazil with a quality education. To date, MSC Cruises has raised over two million euros for the initiative.