MSC Cruises Expands Ramón Freixa Partnership

by Daniel McCarthy
MSC Cruises Expands Ramón Freixa Partnership

Freixa and MSC will launch two more HOLA! Tapas Bar locations starting this month. Photo: MSC.


MSC Cruises today announced that it will open two more HOLA! Tapas Bar restaurants, one on MSC Meravilgia add another on MSC Grandiosa, as part of an expanded partnership with two Michelin-starred chef Ramón Freixa.

The new locations will open on MSC Meraviglia in May and then MSC Grandiosa when it launches later this year.

“Ramón not only embodies excellence in Spanish gastronomy with an innovative and modern style, but he also shares with us a passion for Mediterranean cuisine. It is a true collaboration with Ramón and we are delighted to be continuing to develop this successful partnership so that more guests can experience his vision,” MSC CEO Gianni Onorato said in a statement announcing the news.

HOLA! Tapas Bar is located on each ship’s promenade an offers a classic tapas menu in both communal and individual seating along with wine, beer, and cocktails that include Spanish sangria.

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