Shanghai Homeport For Costa Serena

Costa Cruises, the Italian cruise line owned by industry giant Carnival Corporation, today announced it is scaling up its presence in the Far East. The line is sending the 114,500-GRT Costa Serena to China for a year-round deployment, joining fleet mates Costa Atlantica and Costa Victoria.   From April 2015, the ship will be based … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Prepares To Celebrate 65th Anniversary, Highlights 2014 Deployment Plans

Italy’s Costa Cruises is preparing to celebrate 65 years in the industry, which takes place on 31 March 2013. Special events have been planned to take place on all 14 vessels of the fleet and the line has also announced its cruise program for 2014, presenting over 1,000 voyages visiting 250 destinations from 44 different … Continue reading

Mariner Of The Seas To Cruise Asia In 2013

Cruising giant Royal Caribbean International has announced the deployment of a second large ship to Asia, signaling its confidence in the region’s cruise market. Beginning June 2013, the 3,114-passenger Mariner of the Seas will offer sailings out of China and Singapore, taking the place of the smaller Legend of the Seas, which will return to Europe after 3 … Continue reading

Costa Atlantica To Cruise Asia In 2013

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has announced it will raise capacity in Asia for the 2013 cruise season, sending the 85,700-GRT Costa Atlantica to the region. The 2,680-passenger ship joins the Costa Victoria, which is being deployed to the Far East this year together with the Costa Classica, to double the line’s offering as it … Continue reading

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