Posts Tagged ‘Costa Cruises’

Shakira’s Fundación “Pies Descalzos” and Costa Cruises together for the construction of a school in Colombia

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Shakira’s Fundación “Pies Descalzos” and Costa Cruises together for the construction of a school in Colombia

Shakira’s Fundación “Pies Descalzos” and Costa Cruises together for the construction of a school in Colombia

International superstar Shakira and Costa Cruises top management celebrated in Barcelona the official start of the donation project to the Fundación Pies Descalzos for the construction of a school in Colombia. (more…)

Costa Cruises, first smart cruise company in Italy

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Costa Cruises has become the first smart cruise company in Italy. The “Sm@rt Working Costa – Moving Forward!” programme is targeted at all of the company’s employees in Italy and abroad, a total of around 1300 persons. (more…)

Costa Cruises to support the “Pink is Good” project on its ships

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Umberto Veronesi Foundation “Pink is Good”

Umberto Veronesi Foundation “Pink is Good”

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Costa Cruises will once again be joining forces with the Umberto Veronesi Foundation to support the Pink is Good project, which aims to beat breast cancer for good by promoting prevention and supporting research activities every year. (more…)

Italian Students Become “Guardians Of The Coast” With Costa Crociere Foundation

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Making young people more aware about protecting the sea and the Italian coastline is the idea behind the “Guardians of the Coast”, the citizen science project promoted by Costa Crociere Foundation, which aims to create a long-term environmental snapshot of Italy’s coastline, from Liguria to Friuli Venezia Giulia, as well as Sardinia and Sicily, with the active participation of teachers and students from over 200 Italian high schools. (more…)

Costa Cruises Partners with Winnow to Reduce Food Waste at Sea

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Costa Diadema at Trieste (Click to enlarge)Costa Cruises is joining forces with Winnow to fight food waste, extending Costa’s deep commitment to sustainability and continuous improvement. (more…)

Construction of LNG-powered cruise ship Costa Smeralda begins at Meyer Turku shipyard

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Artist impression of the new dual-fuel LNG ship Costa Smeralda (Courtesy of Costa Cruises)The steel cutting ceremony for the first of two Costa Cruises ships to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) was held today 13.9.2017 at Meyer Turku shipyard, Finland. The ship will sail to the seas in October 2019 with a sister ship following in 2021. (more…)

Costa Cruises Streamlines Fare Structure

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Costa Pacifica and Costa Luminosa in GenoaCosta Cruises has revamped its fare structure into four categories: Basic, Total Comfort Classic, Total Comfort Premium and Deluxe. The new pricing structure is available for cruises departing on or after April 1, 2018. (

Costa Cruises: News For The 2018 Summer Season. The Italian company repositions Costa Victoria to the Mediterranean and announces the sale of Costa neoClassica

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

The Costa VictoriaAs of 30 march 2018 Costa Victoria will return to regular cruises in the Mediterranean. The ship has been operating mainly in China since 2012, offering cruises dedicated to the local market that was opened by Costa as the first line in the world serving China. (more…)

Costa Cruises And Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus Take The Battle Against Food Waste To Sea

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus present their partnership project that will allow surplus food on board cruise ships to be retrieved and reused for the first time to help society.

Costa Concordia Dismantling Completed in Italy

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

The dismantling and recycling of the infamous Costa Concordia cruise liner has been completed in Italy, marking the official end to final phase of what is considered the largest maritime salvage job in history. (

Costa Cruises Presents The New Edition Of The Sustainability Report

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Costa Cruises publishes the new edition of the Sustainability Report “Sea You Tomorrow – Rotta verso il futuro [On course for the future]”, available to download at (more…)

First Costa Group Volunteer on Board the Africa Mercy

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Mercy Ships and Costa Group have reached a key milestone in their recently announced cooperation by kicking-off a joint volunteer program supporting the hospital ship Africa Mercy. (more…)

Costa Cruises Launches New Exotic Itineraries In Asia For Winter 2017/18

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Bangkok - The Golden PagodaCosta Cruises today announced it is launching new exotic itineraries in Asia for the 2017-2018 winter season, now available for its European and US guests. (more…)

Gerard Piquè joins the testimonials’ team of Costa Cruises

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Costa Cruises is presenting their new international internet and social media campaign starring an exceptional testimonial: Gerard Piqué, the defender who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team, is the new face of the video presented by the Italian cruise company, on air from today on the official website and on all the Costa social media channels. (more…)

New Tours In Turin For Costa Cruises Guests

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Costa Cruises and the City of Turin are announcing exciting news for summer 2017: a discovery tour of Turin for passengers on Costa Diadema, the flagship of the Italian company. (more…)

Costa NeoRomantica makes her maiden call at port Vladivostok, Russia

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The Costa neoRomanticaItalian cruise ship Costa NeoRomantica has made her maiden call at port Vladivostok today, 30 May 2017, reports IAA PortNews correspondent. Costa NeoRomantica has brought over a thousand of tourists from Japan and South Korea. (

Carnival Corporation & Costa Group Reaffirm Commitment to Italy: 4,500 Italian Crew Members to be Hired in Next Five Years

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The Costa Group and its parent organization Carnival Corporation & plc today reaffirmed their joint commitment to Italy and Europe overall, announcing they will hire approximately 4,500 Italian crew members by 2022 to provide support for existing and primarily new ships currently on order. (more…)

‘Cocaine cruise ship’ smugglers on trial for transatlantic hash and coke trade

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Thirty-four people who posed as tourists on Costa cruise ships have gone on trial for their part in a vast drug smuggling network that took hash from Morocco to Brazil and cocaine from South America to Europe. (

Costa Concordia Captain Heads to Prison as Italy Upholds Conviction

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

The former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday by Italy’s highest court for his role in the 2012 shipwreck, which killed 32 people off the Tuscan holiday island of Giglio. (

Costa Cruises announces a partnership with the Wine Bank in Pollenzo to produce a new sustainable and organic wine list

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Costa Cruises and The Wine Bank in Pollenzo, the Italian cooperative company founded by Carlo Petrini, the Slow Food Chairman, which for several years now has been actively supporting Italy’s oenological history, signed an agreement to produce a new wine list on board the ships of the Italian company. (more…)

Queen of Poland 2017 to be named on board Costa Luminosa

Friday, May 5th, 2017

The Costa LuminosaThe wonderful scenario of the Phoenix Theatre on board Costa Luminosa will represent the stage for the final phase of Queen of Poland 2017. (more…)

Costa neoRomantica to become fifth ship of company in Asia

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Costa neoRomanticaCosta Cruises, part of Carnival Corporation & plc said that Costa neoRomantica , which is of 57,130 gross tonnage and carries 1,800 passengers, will be based in Asia as the fifth vessel of the Italian company. (

Costa Fascinosa hosts the most eagerly awaited Indian wedding of the year

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

An entire cruise ship has been booked to celebrate a fairy-tale wedding. For the first time ever, a ship from the Costa Cruises fleet has been reserved exclusively for the celebration of a sumptuous wedding. (more…)

Costa Cruises presents its new 2017/18 Brochure

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

For the 24th Protagonisti del Mare, Costa Cruises is presenting its new 2017/18 brochure, with 12 months of holidays, from November 2017 to November 2018.
Excitement is the theme of the brochure, which presents Costa’s product in a totally new guise. (more…)

Costa Launches CostaExtra Portal for Travel Professionals

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Travel professionals now have a new tool to become fully versed in Costa Cruises, Europe’s leading cruise line. CostaExtra (, exclusively for travel professionals in North America, provides key information and materials to help agents become experts on all things Costa Cruises. (more…)

Costa Cruises Presents Its New Menu Created By Bruno Barbieri

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Costa Cruises is introducing a new menu on board its ships that is the result of its special partnership with Bruno Barbieri. (more…)

3,400 Chinese tourists on cruise ship refuse to set foot on South Korean soil

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

The Costa Serena celebrated its maiden call at the Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal on April 24th, 2015Tensions are apparently running so high over the installation of the THAAD missile defense system that Chinese tourists don’t even want to visit the South Korea resort island of Jeju anymore. (

Cruise ship crew member found hanging

Friday, February 17th, 2017

A young crew member aboard the Costa Magica vessel which was docked at Heritage Quay pier was found hanging in his cabin yesterday afternoon, police confirmed. (

Costa Cruises Is A Top Employer Italy For The Fourth Consecutive Year

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Costa Cruises is once again among the top Italian companies for employee working conditions. During yesterday’s event in Milan, the Italian company was recognised by the Top Employers Institute for the fourth consecutive year and awarded the prestigious “Top Employers 2017” certification. (more…)

Costa to base a ship in Tarragona

Friday, February 10th, 2017

After years of tenacious effort, the small Spanish port of Tarragona finally succeeded in attracting the attention of a major cruise line: Costa Cruises will base its 1,727-guest Costa neoRiviera in Tarragona from 2 June to 22 September 2017 for one of its key Mediterranean operations. (

The Viareggio Carnival Cruises With Costa

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

A special partnership was presented today in La Spezia on board Costa Diadema between Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Carnevale di Viareggio, that will bring all the skills and talent of the Viareggio Carnival – now 144 years old – on board the flagship of the Costa fleet. (more…)

Costa Cruises Presents The Exclusive Vintage Collection Dedicated To The History Of The Brand

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Costa Cruises launches the new Vintage Costa, a collection of clothes and accessories, dedicated to the historic graphics and logos of the Italian cruise company. (more…)