MSC Cruises Announces the Addition of a Fourth U.S. Homeport

Share and Enjoy!

MSC Cruises Announces the Addition of a Fourth U.S. Homeport at the Port of Galveston
Courtesy of MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises has announced the next phase of its U.S. expansion with plans for a new homeport at the Port of Galveston. The cruise line is in negotiations with the Galveston Wharves on the development of a fourth terminal at the port, which led to both entities signing a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining parameters of a potential agreement for the development and operation of a terminal at piers 16-18.

MSC Cruises currently sails from Miami and Port Canaveral, with year-round service from New York City beginning in April of 2023. It is the market leader in Europe, South America, the Persian Gulf region and Southern Africa, with a strong presence in the Caribbean, North America and Far East markets.

The local impact of the port’s 2022 cruise activity includes 3,500 jobs, $568 million in local business revenue, and $73.5 million in local purchases by passengers and crew. A fourth cruise terminal is forecast to generate an additional 925 jobs, $177 million in revenues, and $21 million in local purchases.

With over 20 years of dedicated service in the travel industry, Cruises-N-More, a Virtuoso member, offers select benefits for our clients. Cruises-N-More is pleased to announce being recognized as a winner of the 2019 Online Travel Partner Excellence Award of Carnival Corporation & plc brands Carnival Cruise Line, Cunard, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn. Contact a Cruises-N-More cruise specialist at 800-733-2048 (toll-free USA/Canada), +1-407-771-4454, 0-808-189-1292 (toll-free U.K.), or 800-076-002 (toll-free Australia).


Share and Enjoy!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial