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 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

DreamWorks Sets Sail With Royal Caribbean

Last month we reported that the Broadway production “Chicago: The Musical” will headline the onboard entertainment of Royal Caribbean International’s Allure of the Seas. The line is set to raise the bar further with the announcement of a partnership with DreamWorks Animation SKG that will see the latter’s characters and entertainment appear on 4 of its ships, beginning with … Continue reading

MSC Cruises To Increase Capacity For South Africa Market

Italian cruise line MSC Cruises has announced it will increase cruise capacity to meet increased demand with the deployment of a second ship to South Africa during the upcoming 2010/2011 season. The 2,223-guest MSC Sinfonia will return to South Africa for a second season and will be joined by the 1,064-guest MSC Melody, a ship … Continue reading