Costa Cruises Names Newbuild Costa Diadema, First Block Laid for 550 Million Euro Ship

At 132,500 gross tons and 4,947 guests, Costa Diadema will be the largest Italian flagged cruise ship afloat
GENOA (Dec. 10, 2012) — The first block of the hull was laid today at Fincantieri’s
Marghera, Italy, shipyard forming the central part of Costa Diadema, the future flagship
of Costa Cruises. Diadema in Italian means “tiara” and the name… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Awarded Go Green Award 2012 by Hong Kong Magazine

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

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 Crociere’s Removal Plan for Costa Concordia

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2012) — Immediately following the Costa
Concordia accident Costa Crociere started working to ensure the least
possible environmental impact to the waters surrounding Isola del Giglio
and to safeguard the island’s business activities and tourism. From the
outset the measures drawn up by the company have been shared with
and approved by the relevant Italian authorities… [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]