Cruising the MSC Grandiosa during COVID-19
Douglas Ward, author of the Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships guide and Berlitz River Cruising in Europe and the USA, recently returned from a seven-day cruise around Italy aboard MSC Cruises’ MSC Grandiosa. He joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal what cruising is like during COVID-19.
MSC has instituted strict protocols – including testing all passengers and crew in the terminal before boarding, mandating face masks and social distancing aboard, and daily temperature checks for everyone – that have resulted in Grandiosa’s sailing COVID-free.
But what was it like? Did it feel like being on a hospital ship? How were the dining and entertainment experiences? Was it enjoyable? Learn the answers by tuning in to this fun and information-filled podcast.