Cruise Industry Announces Three New Safety Policies At EU Conference


Latest Best Practice Identified Through Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review — April 24, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC – On behalf of the global cruise industry, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the European Cruise Council today announced that the cruise industry has adopted three new safety policies which are to be implemented with immediate effect. The… [Continue Reading]

Discovery Channel Documentary on the Costa Concordia Disaster


The Discovery Channel aired its documentary on Costa Concordia disaster last Sunday, Feb 19th.   If you have not seen it yet, it is definitely worth watching for its expert analysis of situation and the harrowing interviews with passengers who survived the tragedy.
Focus and Expertise
Unlike the hastily produced sensational episode of 20/20 which aired on ABC,… [Continue Reading]

New Survey On Concoridia Affecting Your Cruise Plans, Results in for Ship Tour Survey


We have a new survey regarding your cruise plans in light of the recent Costa Concordia tragedy. Will you change your plans or do you think this type of incident is rare and continue to cruise?  Perhaps you might choose another line or different type of ship.  Please take a few minutes to give us… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Statement Regarding Costa Concordia Jan. 14 Update #2


HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2012, 12:30 p.m. EST) — This is the latest
statement issued regarding Costa Concordia by Costa Crociere’s Corporate
Communications Department. According to Costa, this is the last statement
that will be issued today, though updates will follow.
“I want to express our deep sorrow for this terrible tragedy,” said Gianni
Onorato, President of Costa Crociere. “I… [Continue Reading]

Costa Issues Statement On Accident


Costa’s full statement on the accident:
We at Costa Cruises are deeply saddened by this tragedy, and our hearts and prayers go out to everyone affected and offer the determined victims’ families our heartfelt condolences.
Over the past 48 hours, more than 1,100 Costa employees have been working tirelessly in the wake of this terrible event.
We are… [Continue Reading]