Third Ship For Costa Cruises’ neoCollection

Costa Cruises today announced the addition of a third ship to its Costa neoCollection product line. The 53,000-GRT, 654-cabin Costa Classica will undergo a major refit and renamed Costa neoClassica before joining the sub-fleet in December 2014 to offer a series of new itineraries in the Indian Ocean and Mediterranean.   Indian Ocean Itineraries from Mauritius … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Launches neoCollection

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has announced the launch of the Costa neoCollection, a new style of slow cruising promising longer, leisurely itineraries and extended time in port.   Exclusive to the Costa neoRiviera and Costa neoRomantica, the cruises focus on creating a more intimate and exclusive onboard atmosphere. Centered around local gastronomy and small-group … 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

New Itineraries From Costa Cruises For Winter 2013/2014

Italian cruise line Costa Crociere has unveiled new itineraries for the 2013/2014 winter season. Focusing on emerging markets together with popular destinations, highlights for the voyages include ports in the Canary Islands and North Africa, the Middle East, eastern and western Mediterranean, the Caribbean and South America.   Canary Islands, North Africa and Middle East … Continue reading

Embattled Costa Cruises Christens Refurbished Ship

Embattled Costa Cruises, Europe’s largest cruise line, launched the refurbished Costa neoRomantica last Friday at a private ceremony in Savona, Italy.   The low-key christening, attended by the Bishop of Savona, His Excellency Vittorio Lupi, the line’s top management, local civil and military authorities, began with a one-minute silence in respect and mourning for the victims of … Continue reading