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Costa Cruises signs with Meyer Werft for two new vessels

Costa Cruises signs with Meyer Werft for two new vessels

29 July 2015 Cruise News

German ship yard Meyer Werft has signed on to build two new cruise ships for Italian line Costa Cruises, billed as the largest ships ever built in terms of guest capacity. The move is part of a four ship deal signed by Costa-parent Carnival Corporation. In June, Carnival Corporation announced the other two ships included in the multi-billion dollar contract are destined for its German brand, AIDA Cruises.

Costa signs three year partnership with Alitalia at Expo 2015

Costa signs three year partnership with Alitalia at Expo 2015

15 July 2015 Airline News Cruise News

Costa Cruises and Alitalia, the main Italian airline, have signed a three-year agreement which will see passengers departing Italy welcomed to scheduled and charter flights to reach the ports of embarkation for cruises around the world. The agreement, presented today at Expo Milano 2015, envisages a total of around 100,000 airline seats on Alitalia flights, made available to Costa Cruises in the period 2015-2018.

Costa Classica set to re-join fleet after €22m overhaul

Costa Classica set to re-join fleet after €22m overhaul

23 December 2014 Cruise News

After a complete redesign to the sum of a €22.5 million, the Costa Classica will join the Costa fleet as part of the Costa neoCollection that offers slow cruises to unique destinations. Costa Classica – at 53,000 gross tonnage and 654 cabins - will join Costa neoCollection, alongside Costa neoRomantica and Costa neoRiviera, offering some of the most stunning and unique Costa neoCollection itineraries with a “slow cruise” style that use smaller ships.

Costa Diadema set for November christening

Costa Diadema set for November christening

14 May 2014 Cruise News

The christening event of Costa Diadema, the new flagship of Costa Cruises, will be held in Genoa on November 7th 2014. Genoa, where Costa Cruises was founded and has its headquarters, will host local dignitaries, industry representatives plus Costa Diadema guests who will be able to book their participation at the event and either the vernissage cruise, departing from Trieste on November 1st, or the official inaugural cruise, departing from Savona on November 8th.

Enjoy 2014 FIFA World Cup with Costa Cruises

Enjoy 2014 FIFA World Cup with Costa Cruises

14 April 2014 Press Release Cruise News

During this year’s FIFA World Cup, which will take place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July, Costa Cruises will give all its guests the chance to watch the scheduled football matches live on board its 14 ships. In addition, Costa Cruises has planned a variety of activities for all on board guests, and football fans in particular, to celebrate the tournament.

Costa Cruises launches new app

Costa Cruises launches new app

10 February 2014 Press Release Cruise News Travel Technology News

Costa Cruises has announced the launch of MyCosta Mobile, a free application for smartphones and tablets that offers Costa guests free and unlimited minutes and texts on board the 14 ships in the fleet when connected to the WiFi network.

New chairman for Costa Crociere

New chairman for Costa Crociere

29 January 2014 Cruise News

Carnival Corporation has announced Howard Frank has been named chairman of Costa Crociere, the largest Italian travel group and a major force in cruising throughout Europe, Asia and South America. In this role, Frank will support Michael Thamm, chief executive of Costa Crociere.