Costa Cruises’ Costa Fascinosa to Be Delivered May 5 at Venice, Italy

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (April 24, 2012) — Costa Fascinosa, Costa Cruises’ new flagship,
will be officially delivered to the cruise line at the Venice Passenger Terminal May 5.
The 114,500-ton, 3,800-guest cruise ship was built at Fincantieri’s Marghera yard.
Costa Fascinosa has successfully completed sea trials, passing a series of running
tests on its systems, machinery and engines, and will… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Earns Two Porthole Cruise Magazine 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2011) — Costa Cruises earned top
honors in the Best Mediterranean Itineraries and Best Africa/Middle
East Itineraries categories in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2011 Readers’
Choice Awards. This is the third consecutive year Costa won for its
Africa/Middle East itineraries and the second consecutive year the line
topped the Mediterranean itineraries category.
For the past 13 years, Porthole… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises’ Fleet Expansion Program Continues

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MIAMI, Sept 7: Work is underway at Fincantieri’s Marghera (Venice) yard on the construction of the Costa Fascinosa, the 16th fleet member of Costa Cruises, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, which is due to enter service in spring 2012. The keel-laying of the ship took place last Friday, comprising the first section of the hull,… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Unveils Names of Newest Fleet Members Costa Favolosa & Costa Fascinosa

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MIAMI, Nov 3: After more than 16,000 suggestions from more than 40,000 travel agents and fans around the world, the names of the 16th and 17th ships in the Costa fleet have been selected. The two sister ships, set to debut in 2011 and 2012, will be named the Costa Favolosa and Costa Fascinosa. The… [Continue Reading]