Costa Cruises Unveils 2012 Itineraries

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has unveiled plans for the deployment of its fleet for the 2012/2013 cruise season. Covering over 130 different itineraries and 250 destinations across Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East as well as a world cruise, the line is set to reaffirm its leading position in Europe and increase its total capacity … Continue reading

Sail The Red Sea With Costa Cruises

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises is now offering 1-week voyages in the Red Sea for the entire 2010/2011 winter season. The line has deployed 2 ships, the 25,600-GRT Costa Marina and the 28,400-GRT Costa Allegra, to Sharm el Sheikh and is expected to carry 60,000 cruisers for the 38 sailings that cover Egypt, Israel and Jordan.   … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Deploys Costa Romantica To Asia

Italy-based Costa Cruises is going ahead with its Asian expansion as the line prepares to welcome the 53,049-GRT Costa Romantica to sail in the region. Currently enroute from Mauritius after completing its Indian Ocean itinerares, the ship will replace the smaller Costa Allegra and join sister ship Costa Classica, which has been based in Asia since 2009. During … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Celebrates Maiden Call Of Costa Classica To Hong Kong

Costa Cruises’ second ship to be permanently based in Asia, the 52,926 GRT Costa Classica, arrived in Hong Kong on its maiden call to the city today. The ship was accompanied by the traditional Chinese junk Duk Ling as it sailed into Victoria Harbour and welcomed by a dragon dance and drum performance on the Avenue of … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Receives Approval To Operate Cross-Straits Cruises

Costa Cruises has received approval from China’s Ministry of Transportation to operate 3 special cross-straits cruises between China and Taiwan. From April to May 2009, Costa Cruises’ newest addition to its fleet in Asia, the 52,926 GRT Costa Classica, will sail out of Shanghai’s new cruise terminal for the 7-day sailings.   The 3 special cruises … Continue reading