The First Mercy Ships Officer Is Serving Aboard a Costa Ship

As part of the joint volunteer program announced in 2017 between Mercy Ships and Costa Group, the first crewmember from Africa Mercy recently embarked on Costa neoRomantica.

Rodrigo Souza Fraga, a 38-year-old from Spain, joined Costa neoRomantica as a 3rd officer to gain sea service and experience. Reporting to the ship’s officer on watch, Souza serves as a member of the bridge staff, fulfilling navigation and watch-keeping duties.

Souza is a 2nd officer on Africa Mercy, the largest non-governmental … Read the rest

Costa Cruises Launches New Exotic Itineraries in Asia for Winter 2017/18

Costa Cruises is launching new exotic itineraries in Asia open to North American cruisers during the 2017-2018 winter season.

With its ongoing focus on creating new and innovative vacation options for travelers, the Italian company is offering several new cruises to some of the most exotic destinations in Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia onboard Costa Victoria, and in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea with Costa neoRomantica.

“Our new Asian itineraries are the result of a continuous dialogue with our guests … Read the rest