Costa Cruises Awarded Go Green Award 2012 by Hong Kong Magazine

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GENOA (Aug. 13, 2012) — Costa Cruises has been recognized for its efforts in
and dedication to environmental protection with the Go Green Award 2012 — The
Most Devoted Go Green Organization, presented by Weekend Weekly, one of
Hong Kong’s most popular travel magazines. This is the first time Costa Cruises
has received the Go Green Award for its… [Continue Reading]

Costa Crociere Names Soren Krogsgaard Vice President Technical Operations

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Hollywood, Fla. (June 29, 2012) — Costa Crociere S.p.A., the largest Italian travel
group and Europe’s number one cruise company, has appointed Soren Krogsgaard vice
president technical operations. In this role, he will supervise Costa Crociere’s technical
operations department and coordinate all technical operations for Costa Cruises’ fleet of
15 ships. He also will be responsible for the three… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Sees Positive Booking Trends for Easter Cruises

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (April 4, 2012) — Cruise vacations remain one of the
most popular getaways this Easter. In the past two weeks Costa Cruises, the
largest Italian travel group, has recorded booking volumes for its 2012 Easter
cruises exceeding the corresponding figures for its Easter cruises in 2011.
The company, which is the only Italian-flagged cruise company, has five… [Continue Reading]

BACKGROUNDER: Costa Crociere’s Role in Defueling, ‘Caretaking’ and Ship Removal Operations

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Costa Crociere responded immediately to the Costa Concordia incident to
minimize the environmental impact and protect Giglio Island’s economy and
tourism industry. The subsequent intervention planned by the company was
decided with the joint approval of Italian authorities and the municipality of
Giglio Island in a spirit of full, transparent and total cooperation.
With regard to today’s news release announcing… [Continue Reading]

Chronicling the Saga of the Costa Allegra after it Looses Power in the Indian Ocean Near the Seychelles

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Last week the Costa Allegra lost power after a fire and went adrift in the Indian Ocean off the Seychelles in an area where Somali Pirates have taken control of vessels and held them for ransom or worse.   The situation on the Allegra eerily resembled a similar situation on the Carnival Ship, The Splendor, in… [Continue Reading]