MSC World America to become the ultimate family destination at sea

  • MSC World America
  • MSC World America swing
  • MSC World America deck
  • MSC World America hall
  • MSC World America dining
  • MSC World America Doremi kids area
  • MSC World America balcony
1 / 7
Edited by Travel Weekly


    MSC Cruises’ latest world-class ship is set to redefine family cruising with unprecedented spaces and activities, including ones developed in partnership with the LEGO® group.

    The cruise line announced that its new flagship will feature seven distinct districts, each bringing together a range of tailored experiences. The ship’s blend of American comfort and European design will provide guests with a memorable cruise experience.

    Brand-new activities offered:

    LEGO parade – For the first time in the cruise industry, MSC World America will host a LEGO® parade with LEGO walkabouts designed to entertain children of all ages. The parade will march through the ship from Family Aventura to the World Promenade once per cruise.

    LEGO family zone – Family Aventura will also see a brand-new area for master builders and bricks enthusiasts called LEGO Family Zone. Here, parents and children can play together, and LEGO® fans of all ages can unleash their creativity.

    LEGO game show – MSC World America will offer a LEGO Family Game Show for the first time in the cruise industry. The competition will feature timed challenges, colourful bricks, and unexpected twists, all culminating in determining the ultimate winner.

    MSC World America Doremi kids area

    MSC World America Doremi kids’ area

    Boxes family game show – Families will get the chance to compete in “Boxes”, a new fun-filled family game show where each mystery box will contain a blind challenge to overcome to win prizes.

    Doremix family disco – For dance competition fans, a new version of the Doremix Family Disco will arrive for the first time with new technology and must-see visuals. Parents and children will dance together to win the title of best dancers of the night on the global hits of the moment and original MSC Cruises songs for children.

    High-tech experiences – Specifically created for teenagers, Star Shooters, an adventure course in the Sportplex, tasks participants with hitting a target to secure points for ultimate victory while Virtual Reality at Luna Park will give guests access to the latest VR technology experiences, to transport them to other worlds from the MSC World America.

    Largest ever Doremiland – MSC World America will feature the largest, most action-packed Doremiland kids’ area in the MSC Cruises’ fleet, spanning more than 1,000sqm. Home to seven rooms dedicated to different age groups from 0 to 17 years old.

    Baby services are offered in collaboration with Chicco – the leading global baby brand and a long-term MSC Cruises partner. Exclusively on MSC World America, the popular Kids’ Clubs will be open all day, from 9am until midnight for the duration of each voyage.

    The Harbour – At the heart of the Family Aventura district lies The Harbour, a revolutionary new outdoor park where families can come together to engage in activities, indulge in delicious bites and soak up the sun. The Harbour offers an exhilarating high ropes course, a thrilling new state-of-the-art Cliffhanger attraction, the only over-water swing ride at sea, a family dwelling area, and a playground modelled after the iconic lighthouse at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in The Bahamas.

    MSC World America swing

    MSC World America swing

    Other popular MSC cruise favourites:

    Sportplex – a spacious and dynamic gaming area equipped with everything from basketball and tennis courts to interactive game shows and even bumper cars and roller skating.

    Guinness World Record family quiz – Families can try to bet on the world’s most incredible records and try to top them, creating memories to last a lifetime.

    MasterChef at Sea juniors – a new generation of cooks will have the opportunity to compete in a kids’ cooking competition, where the most talented and creative will be elected each week.

    Latest News

    • Aviation
    • News

    UPDATE: Crash compensation unlikely, says head of digital disruption payment system

    Southern Cross Travel Insurance says it will be covering claimable losses caused by the Crowdstrike global network outage event, despite its own operations not being affected. “We will be covering claimable losses caused by this event, provided all other conditions and criteria for cover are met (and subject to any limits, sub-limits and/or any exclusions […]

    • Food & Beverage

    Exciting culinary experiences across Asia

    Here is a look at some exciting experiences across Asia to enhance traveller vacations in iconic cities across the continent. The Mai Restaurant at Meliá Chiang Mai Located on the 21st floor of the iconic hotel, the Mai Restaurant has launched a Thai-inspired afternoon tea for two that pays tribute to the Baan Tawai Wood […]

    • Regional
    • Tour Operators

    On Foot Holidays launches Ligurian Hills hiking tour promotion

    Australians can explore Italy’s Ligurian Hills on foot on a self-guided, inn-to-inn hike with Onn Foot Holidays new promotional rates. Liguria is a coastal region in north-western Italy near the French border, known for its mountains, rolling hills and seaside ports. On Foot Holidays’ seven-night holiday begins with two days of walking through vineyards and […]

    • Products

    Mandarin Oriental takes a dive into swimwear with $360 board shorts

    If you were inspired by The Inspired Unemployed’s Liam Moore limited-edition pair of Budgy Smugglers but want a bit more coverage, then here’s your chance. The Orlebar Brown brand has introduced an original design of the Bulldog swim short for Mandarin Oriental hotels – yours for a snip at US$242.25 (AU$360). They have been “designed […]

    • Health & Wellness
    • Luxury

    Trisara showcases sustainable dining via wellspring program

    Phuket-based resort Trisara is transporting guests from resort to farm to table then back again courtesy of a new limited-time program, Wellspring. The package is a collaboration with Tri Vananda, a US$182 million (AU $270 million) wellness community in northern Phuket, conceived by Montara Hospitality Group, the owners of Trisara. In addition to entitling guests […]

    • Aviation

    Emirates SkyCargo expands fleet with five Boeing 777 freighters

    Emirates SkyCargo announced an investment of US$1 billion (AU$1.484b) to expand its fleet with an order of five new Boeing 777 freighters. The investment follows a strong performance in the first quarter of the 2024/25 financial year. Emirates SkyCargo expects the new freighters to increase its capacity by 30 per cent. The increase enables the […]

    • Events
    • Tour Operators

    ITE HCMC 2024 focuses on sustainable tourism for creating a future

    The 18th annual International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) will take place from 5 to 7 September at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center. Under the theme “Responsible Travel, Creating Future”, the expo will highlight its dedication to promoting sustainable tourism practices and showcasing innovative tourism products and services to meet rigorous […]