Tuesday, October 03, 2006

MSC Sweet on Suites ...

Baseball Greats, Too: MSC Cruises dishes out 60 percent savings and up on MSC Lirica balcony suites during select Caribbean sailings on new bookings made by Oct. 30, 2006. Cruise-only fares begin at $1,195 per person, double, excluding guv fees/tax. Each Category 11 suite boasts a balcony, king-sized bed, sofa bed, and tub in bath. Lirica sails Deep Caribbean and Panama 11-nighters r/t from Fort Lauderdale. Need dates? Suite Deals are for Nov. 15, Jan. 20, Feb. 11, March 5, 27 and April 18 on DC sailings, and Nov. 26, Dec. 18, Jan. 9, Jan. 31, Feb. 22, March 16 and April 7 for Panama itineraries. Both routes feature days at sea to immerse in MSC’s “Beautiful. Passionate. Italian.” ambiance. Nov. 26 and April 18 sailings also star “Baseball Greats,” with former Yankees Graig Nettles, Frank Howard and Stan Bahnsen, Hall-of-Famer Bob Feller and slugger Ken Griffey on the Nov. 26 sailing, and Vida Blue, Earl Weaver, Stan Bahnsen, Randy Hundley, and Cito Gaston on the April 18 sailing. Theme cruises include time to mix with players and free autograph sessions. For brochure, call (800) 666-9333.