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

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

Costa Cruises Takes Delivery Of Costa Pacifica

Italy’s Costa Cruises have taken delivery of the latest addition to its fleet, the 114,500-GRT Costa Pacifica. Sister ship to the Costa Concordia and Costa Serena, Costa Pacifica’s interior design and artwork is inspired by music and marks the first time that travellers can enjoy a comprehensive musical experience on a cruise ship.   The vessel … Continue reading

Costa Cruises To Offer Special Sailing With Pelé

Italian cruise operator Costa Cruises will offer a special sailing of the 114,500 GRT Costa Serena dedicated to soccer legend Pelé. The 8-day roundtrip voyage departs from Venice on 28 June 2009 and takes guests to the eastern Mediterranean, calling at Bari, Katakolon, Mykonos, Rhodes and Dubrovnik before returning to Italy.   The cruise program will … Continue reading