History in brief
MSC Fantasia is an
Italian Fantasia-class cruise ship owned and operated by MSC
Cruises. She entered service in December 2008. She was the
largest ship operated by MSC Cruises, along with her sister
ship MSC Splendida, until the entrance to service of MSC
Divina (2012) and MSC Preziosa (2013).
MSC Fantasia was delivered to MSC Cruises on 11 December
2008. She was officially named on 18 December 2008, in
Naples by Sophia Loren, and started on her maiden voyage on
the same date. Since her first cruise, this vessel has been
the flagship of the company.