Royal Caribbean, Costa and MSC to broadcast UEFA Championship and the Olympics on their cruise ships

May 18, 2016

This summer will be full of important sporting events with the upcoming European Football Championship from June 10 to July 10 in France and the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro from August 5 to 21. In order to bring this sporting events the cruise lines have developed a series of programs and activities on board to allow sport fans to follow all the soccer matches and the Olympic events. The events will be broadcasted in several venues on the Royal Caribbean, Costa and MSC ships. 

"This summer, special attention is paid to the two major sporting events and all those fans who do not want to miss a race or a game. Fans will not only have the opportunity to see all the matches and the scheduled races, but will also navigate sports atmosphere with a lot of competitions and games on board for a truly unforgettable experience, "says CLIA Business Development Director for Southern Europe.

"Following the events of the European Championship 2016, hosted from June 10 to July 10 in France - Costa cruise ships sailing in the Mediterranean will brig to all its guests the opportunity to see all the events scheduled, on board its ships. In addition, Costa has designed a varied program of activities to give to all the fans, the possibility to fully enjoy playful and festive atmosphere of the event. Depending on the timing of the event, matches and other events will be transmitted in the ships bars, mega screens or in the theater" said Sales and Marketing Director of Costa Cruises.

"On board our cruise ships you can stay constantly updated on competitions this summer that will characterize the days of all sports fans", said Leonardo Massa, Country Manager of MSC Cruises. "All the main events will be broadcasted on the screens installed in many public areas of the ship, and the sport fans will be able to immerse themselves in the Olympic and football spirit through a series of exciting initiatives."

"Royal Caribbean has the sport in its DNA. This summer, to meet the needs of our sport fans we will give them the opportunity, of those who will depart from Europe, to follow the matches of the UEFA Cup and cheer for their team directly from the ship. "said RCL General Director for Italy.


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