(HOLLYWOOD, FLA.) – March 8, 2011 – Costa Crociere has announced the replacement of its calls in Tunisia, Egypt and Israel for the balance of 2011. While the Italian company values and appreciates the great appeal of these three countries as prime tourist destinations, due to recent events, Costa Crociere has decided to change the… [Continue Reading]

New Crystal Cruise Culminates in Venetian Fireworks

LOS ANGELES, February 1, 2010 – This July, guests aboard Crystal Cruises’ award-winning Crystal Serenity will be treated to one of Italy’s most popular Venetian traditions. The ultra-luxury line is introducing a new cruise for 2010 that sails into Venice just in time for the annual Redentore Festival, a spectacle of brightly colored boats,… [Continue Reading]

Livorno and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Not Exactly!

I know I’ve posted this many times here at cruise Talk: If you really want to see a city, site or attraction, a cruise ship is not the best way of insuring that you will make it there. There are just too many variables related to cruise travel that can disrupt the… [Continue Reading]

More 7-Day European Options Than Ever for Crystal in 2010

LOS ANGELES, November 16, 2009 – Luxury specialist Crystal Cruises is offering more seven-day options than ever for 2010 European cruises. Six itineraries in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Baltic and British Isles allow travelers to enjoy the award-winning Crystal Experience and a wealth of intriguing ports in a shorter time than Crystal’s more prevalent… [Continue Reading]

Costa Cruises Donates 100 Olive Trees to Cinque Terre National Park

MIAMI, July 15: Costa Cruises, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, planted 100 organically-certified olive plants today in the Cinque Terre National Park near Castagnoli di Riomaggiore in Italy. Just a few kilometers of land in eastern Liguria, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997 and a few months later it was… [Continue Reading]