Italian cruise giant Costa Cruises and China-based Astro Ocean have both announced new measures to prevent passengers bringing coronavirus aboard their ships sailing Asian itineraries, while also rolling out refund options.
Costa Cruises has taken delivery of Costa Smeralda, its new LNG-powered flagship. The handover ceremony took place at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland, where the ship was built. At 180,000-gross tons […]
Costa Cruises’ third-largest (by a tiny margin) cruise ship Costa Diadema has completed her first-ever roundtrip cruise from the city, the first of 16 during the 2019/2020 Arabian Gulf cruise season, which […]
Costa Smeralda has passed her propulsion test as part of her comprehensive sea trials, marking the next major milestone in her construction.
Costa Cruises’ new Vista-class cruise ship Costa Firenze has touched water for the first time as she was floated out of her construction dry-dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
A Category 4 cyclone, the strongest storm in the area for more than a decade, has impacted the cruise itineraries of multiple cruise ships sailing to or from Dubai and across the […]
Costa Cruises’ new LNG-fueled cruise ship Costa Smeralda has departed the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland for her first set of sea trails.
In line with other Carnival Corporation brands that have been selling off ships recently to make way for new capacity added by newer and larger ships, Costa Cruises has announced that at […]
Costa Cruises has announced that it will deploy a third ship in the South American market for the 2020/21 season, just days after MSC Cruises announced it would be sending in its […]
Costa Cruises has announced that its new cruise ship Costa Smeralda will not enter service until November 30th, 2019, forcing the cancellation of several cruises in October.