MSC Cruises is now featuring sailings to exotic Arabian destinations, with 50 percent off one guest per stateroom for the winter sailings on a 7-night cruise through July 31, 2011.
 
Rates begin at $649 for the first person and $324.50 for the second, plus government fees and taxes (GFTs). Kids 17 and younger sail for just $99.
 
MSC Lirica will be sailing these 7-night cruises to such mysterious and magical destinations along the Arabian Sea as Abu Dhabi and Dubai. This itinerary also includes calls in Oman.
 
Enjoy the unique blend of old and new in Abu Dhabi, the cosmopolitan excitement of Dubai and the historic landmarks of Al Fujairah, Muscat. Guests can also opt to experience the Great Pyramids of Giza or a trip over the rolling sand dunes.
 
This 7-night “Arabian Adventure,” sails roundtrip from Abu Dhabi or Dubai and calls at Muscat, Oman; Al Fujairah, United Arab Emirates; Khasab, Oman; and overnight stays in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates with weekly departures from October 30, 2011 through March 4, 2012.
 
While onboard the elegant MSC Lirica, guests can enjoy the luxurious MSC Aurea Spa, outstanding international entertainment, dining delights and Italian hospitality.