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MSC Cruises to Be Featured on PBS Television Series Travels and Traditions

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- Famed travel expert and award-winning journalist Burt Wolf sails the ancient route of the Venetian traders -- Venice to Bari, and across the Adriatic Sea to Montenegro on board the MSC Divina during a half-hour PBS (Public Broadcasting System) television show, Travels and Traditions, that starts airing this month.

Viewers can follow Burt as he explores one of the most photogenic coastlines in the world through Turkey, Malta and Sicily, visiting walled cities, discovering UNESCO World Heritage sites and strolling cobblestoned streets in the quaintest of villages.

Beginning February 10th, during the next six months, Travels and Traditions is scheduled to air on PBS stations across the United States and abroad. Listed below are upcoming U.S. airdates and stations. Please check your local television listings for additional dates and times.

MSC Cruises is a privately-held, family-owned, Italian cruise line with a fleet of 12 ships. MSC Divina will be sailing from North America for the first start in Fall 2013 from PortMiami. For more information about MSC Cruises, visit us online at www.msccruisesusa.com, call 1-877-655-4655, or contact your local travel professional.

CHANNEL      AIR DATE     AIR TIME        MARKET                    STATE
WTTW HDTV    2/10/2013    1:30:00 PM      Chicago                   IL
KETC HDTV    2/10/2013    4:30:00 AM      St. Louis                 MO
WKNO HDTV    2/10/2013    12:30:00 PM     Memphis                   TN
KLCS-DT      2/14/2013    10:30:00 PM     Los Angeles               CA
WILL HDTV    2/14/2013    7:30:00 PM      Champaign, IL             IL
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Raleigh-Durham            NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Raleigh-Durham            NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Raleigh-Durham            NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Charlotte                 NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Charlotte                 NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Greenvll-Spartan          NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Greensboro                NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Greenville-New Bern       NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Greenville-New Bern       NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Greenville-New Bern       NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Myrtle Beach              NC
UNC-EX       2/15/2013    11:00:00 PM     Wilmington                NC
KUHT HDTV    2/16/2013    12:00:00 PM     Houston                   TX
WPBT HDTV    2/16/2013    12:00:00 PM     Miami                     FL
WTCI HDTV    2/16/2013    2:30:00 PM      Chattanooga               TN
MPT2         2/17/2013    12:30:00 PM     Washington                MD
MPT2         2/17/2013    12:30:00 PM     Washington                MD
MPT2         2/17/2013    12:30:00 PM     Pittsburgh                MD
MPT2         2/17/2013    12:30:00 PM     Baltimore                 MD
MPT2         2/17/2013    12:30:00 PM     Baltimore                 MD
MPT2         2/17/2013    12:30:00 PM     Baltimore                 MD
MPT2         2/17/2013    12:30:00 PM     Salisbury                 MD

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