Costa Doubles Cruises in the Far East With the Debut of Costa Classica

MIAMI, April 6: Costa, Europe’s number one cruise line, has doubled its presence in the Far East with the arrival of the Costa Classica (53,000-tons, 1,308 passengers), which joins the Costa Allegra (28,400-tons, 820 passengers) in the region. The Costa Classica is the second ship to operate on a permanent basis in the Far East… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Begins 08-09 Dubai Season With Costa Classica & Costa Victoria; Plans Announced to Deploy New Costa Luminosa in Region for 09-10 Season

MIAMI, FL, Dec 16 – Costa, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, began its third consecutive season operating in Dubai. Both Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises, the two Costa Crociere brands that became the first lines in the world to offer regularly scheduled cruises from the locale, have increased capacity in the region for the 08-09… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Celebrates 100th Sailing in China & Opens Shanghai’s New Cruise Terminal

MIAMI, FL, Aug 8 – Costa, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, celebrated the arrival of the Costa Allegra in Shanghai for the first call of the Summer 2008 season from the port with a celebration for the opening of the “Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal” and the Italian brand’s 100th cruise in China. Costa was… [Continue Reading]

The Romance of Travel Renewed: Costa Unveils Its 2009 Worldwide Voyages

MIAMI, FL, Feb 19 – In 2009, travelers may experience the romance of travel renewed in 250 ports, on more than 100 different itineraries and in 78 countries when sailing with Costa, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line. New brochures detailing Costa’s special brand of “love, laughter and la dolce vita” on routes throughout Europe, Dubai,… [Continue Reading]

Four Costa Ships Receive A 15-Million Euro Restyling

MIAMI, FL, Dec 18 – Between November and December 2007, Costa, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, carried out restyling operations and technical maintenance on four ships while in dry dock, totaling an investment of 15 million euros. The works were carried out in the dry-docks of the ports of Genoa and Palermo. From November 13-23,… [Continue Reading]