MSC Cruises will send the MSC Opera to join her popular sister ship MSC Sinfonia in South Africa, introducing additional voyages for the region’s 2012/2013 summer season.

MSC Sinfonia will replace MSC Melody and take over thecruises departing from Cape Town while, forher first season in the region, MSC Opera will operate out of Durban.

New ports of call during the season have also been added, and guests can now enjoythe stunning wildlife, rugged shores and unparalleled scenic beauty of Hermanus,South Africa ,Anakao, Madagascar and Luderitz, Namibia.