MSC Cruises’ newest ship, MSC World Europa, was christened on Sunday evening in Doha, Qatar.
Together with its partners Qatar Airways, the celebrations would form part of MSC’s overall commitment to Qatar, reinforcing its commitment to supporting the growth of international tourism there as well as in the wider Middle East region, where MSC Cruises is the brand leader.
MSC World Europa is the most innovative and eco-friendly cruise ship in the MSC Cruises fleet. In addition to groundbreaking advances in reducing
A long-standing maritime tradition, the ship’s official christening ceremony took place in the presence of the ship’s captain, Captain Marco Massa and distinguished guests from around the world.
Hosted by comedian, producer and entrepreneur Hamad Al Amari, event guests from around the world were treated to experiences by local artists, a cutting-edge video projection on the ship’s hull, a massive drone show and a great final performance by an international singer-songwriter Matteo Bocelli, presenting his solo work for the first time in Doha. His new album is expected in early 2023 via Capitol Records.
The night ended with a fireworks display over Doha’s magnificent skyline and a gourmet gala dinner in the ship’s elegant restaurants.