Costa Cruises Announces the Arrival of a Third Ship in South America for the 2020/2021 Winter

Costa Cruises announces the arrival of Costa Luminosa in South America in the winter of 2020/2021. From November 2020 to April 2021 the company flying the flag of Italy will be about to count on three ships operating in the region: Costa Luminosa will support Costa Fascinosa and Costa Pacifica, whose positioning in South America had already been announced.

“The arrival of Costa Luminosa for the 2020/2021 season reflects Costa Cruises’ desire to strategically invest in the South American market, … Read the rest

New Inaugural Program for Costa Smeralda

Costa Smeralda, the first Costa Cruises ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), will now commence her inaugural program of cruises on November 30, 2019 as a result of delays in her construction which mean that she cannot be delivered on the date originally agreed.

Costa Cruises has learned of this postponement, which unfortunately entails the cancellation of all the new flagship’s initial cruises and the inaugural activities previously scheduled. Consequently, Costa Smeralda’s first cruise will now be departing from … Read the rest

Costa Cruises to Increase its Focus on the Mediterranean Starting From 2020

Costa Cruises has announced major news with the further strengthening of the Italian company in the Mediterranean – a historic destination topping its guests’ preferences – starting from 2020.

In winter 2020/21 Costa Fortuna will be offering two new 14-day itineraries, which mark Costa’s return to Turkey and Israel. The first, departing from Savona on December 6, 2020 and February 7, 2021, includes Marseille (France), Barcelona (Spain), Iráklion (Greece), Izmir (Turkey), an overnight call in Istanbul (Turkey), Athens (Greece), Palermo … Read the rest

Costa Cruises’ New E-Brochure Gives an Inside Look Into the Upcoming Costa Smeralda

The debut of Costa Cruises’ newest flagship, Costa Smeralda, is on the horizon and anticipation is steadily rising. Ahead of its October unveiling, the cruise line released a comprehensive Costa Smeralda e-brochure to better acquaint travel advisors and cruisers with the state-of-the-art ship.

The detailed online catalog offers insight to the ship’s sustainable use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and spectacular features — covering everything from deck plans and itineraries to the incredible amenities guests can expect to discover onboard.… Read the rest

Costa Cruises Holds Steel-Cutting Ceremony for Costa Toscana, Its Second LNG-Fueled Ship

The first steel was cut today at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland for Costa Toscana, a future addition to the fleet of Costa Cruises, the Italian brand of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company.

Costa Toscana is the second of the two new sister ships ordered by Costa Cruises and powered both in port and at sea by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel. The first, Costa … Read the rest

Billboard On Koningsdam

Holland America Line is using 50 years of chart-topping hits as the framework for a new live interactive music experience called Billboard Onboard that will debut as part of the Music Walk complex on the line’s first Pinnacle-class ship, ms Koningsdam. The new programming is in partnership with Billboard, the leading global destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music.

NewmanPR staged an event at Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 to announce the partnership with Billboard, as well as Lincoln … Read the rest