The MSC Cruise line was founded in 2003 from a six billion euro investment program. The cruise liner is a Swiss-based European company. MSC Cruises is the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America, and southern Africa. The cruise line offers a variety of options for guests including 17 ships including MSC Armonia, Divina, Grandiosa, and Fantasia. The ships sail year round to various locations such as the Caribbean and Mediterranean. The company employs over 30,000 globally and sells cruises in 69 countries around the world.