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Brazil Kicks Off Largest Cruise Season of the Decade

MSC Seaview

Following the MSC Fantasia, which opened the local Brazilian season in early November, seven additional ships are soon arriving in Brazil for the country’s 2022-2023 domestic program.

According to CLIA Brazil, the season is set to become the biggest in the last ten years.

Here are the ships set to serve the Brazilian market:

Ship: MSC Fantasia
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupancy): 3,300 guests
Built: 2008
Homeport: Santos
Itineraries: Short domestic cruises to Ilha Grande, Búzios, Ilhabela, Balneário Camboriú and Porto Belo, in addition to week-long voyages to Argentina and Uruguay visiting Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Punta del Este
Sailing Season: November 2 to April 3

Ship: Costa Favolosa
Cruise Line: Costa Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupancy):
3,000 guests
Built: 2011
Homeports: Santos and Itajaí
Itineraries: Short domestic cruises departing from Santos, in addition to week-long voyages to Argentina and Uruguay visiting Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Punta del Este departing from Santos and Itajaí
Sailing Season: December 5 to April 13

Ship: Costa Fortuna
Cruise Line: Costa Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupancy):
2,718 guests
Built: 2003
Homeport: Rio de Janeiro
Itineraries: Eight-night cruises to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay visiting Ilhabela, Búzios, Angra dos Reis, Buenos Aires and Montevideo
Sailing Season: December 6 to March 29

Ship: MSC Seaview
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupancy):
4,140 guests
Built: 2018
Homeport: Rio de Janeiro
Itineraries: Three- to seven-night domestic cruises visiting Salvador, Ilhéus, Ilhabela, Ilha Grande and more, in addition to eight-night cruises to Argentina and Uruguay
Sailing Season: December 6 to March 13

Ship: MSC Seashore
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupancy):
4,560 guests
Built: 2021
Homeports: Santos, Salvador and Maceió
Itineraries: Week-long domestic cruises visiting Santos, Salvador, Maceió, Ilha Grande and Búzios
Sailing Season: December 10 to March 25

Ship: MSC Armonia
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupancy):
2,000 guests
Built: 2001
Homeports: Itajaí, Rio de Janeiro and Santos
Itineraries: Week-long cruises to Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil departing from Itajaí, in addition to varied itineraries sailing from Santos and Rio de Janeiro in December and March
Sailing Season: December 10 to March 11

Ship: Costa Firenze
Cruise Line: Costa Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupancy):
4,232 guests
Built: 2021
Homeports: Santos, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador
Itinerary: Seven-night domestic cruise visiting Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Ilhéus, in addition to short cruises to Ilhabela in December and April
Sailing Season: December 16 to April 16

Ship: MSC Preziosa
Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Capacity (at 100% Occupncy): 3,500 guests
Built: 2013
Homeport: Santos
Itineraries: Varied program that includes three- to seven-night cruises to popular ports in Brazil, as well as week-long cruises to Uruguay and Argentina
Sailing Season: December 20 to April 15

 

 

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