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Gerard Piqué stars in Costa Cruises Mannequin Challenge Video

Jun 18, 2017

The famous FC Barcelona football player, Gerard Piqué is the protagonist of the latest Mannequin Challenge promotional video for the Italian cruise line Costa Cruises. The latest video starring the Barcelona defender, shown below, is truly unique, with the main focus of life on board the cruise ships, an experience that the player has been able to enjoy.

Drill: 300 Crew Members Evacuated from Costa neoRiviera

May 23, 2017

300 crew members and 200 members from different state authorities participated in the first mass evacuation exercise in La Valetta Grand Harbor in Malta. The operation was organized by Malta Transport department on board the Costa Crociere cruise ship, Costa neoRiviera 

Costa Deliziosa crew member lost at sea after falling overboard

Mar 30, 2017

A crew member went overboard in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean from the Costa Deliziosa cruise ship around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March, 29. The ship was on repositioning cruise from North America to Europe when a terrible tragedy occurred on the eleventh day of the voyage.

Indian billionaire charter entire cruise ship for his son’s wedding

Mar 24, 2017

Dreaming of a wedding on a cruise ship? Well, the Indian billionaire Rizwan Sayan chartered one of the biggest and most modern cruise ship sailing the Mediterranean for his son’s wedding ceremony. On April 5, 2017, the 114.000 tons cruise ship Costa Fascinosa will be transformed into Bollywood floating palace for Adel Sayan, and his beauty queen Sara Khan. This is the first time in the history of cruising one man to rent the entire cruise ship for a private event.

3400 Chinese tourists refuse to disembark from a cruise ship

Mar 14, 2017

The continuing tensions between China and South Korea due to the installation of US missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korean have escalated. In response to the crisis, the Chinses government placed a travel ban to South Korea. Several South Korean cruise ports will be affected by the ban since most of the passengers sailing on the major cruise lines are Chinese. Costa Serena was the first cruise ship to be affected by this ban.

Costa Crew Member found dead in his cabin

Feb 16, 2017

We are deeply saddened to share with you the death of Costa Magica crew member. The 27-year-old male dishwasher from India which is yet to be named was found dead in his cabin. According to Antigua Observer, the crew member was found by his roommate just before 2 pm.

Costa CEO Named CEO of Carnival Asia

Feb 13, 2017

Costa Group announced the appointment of CEO Michael Thamm as chief executive of Carnival Asia. Mr. Thamm will oversee operations in China and the region as part of his expanded role. He will be CEO of Carnival Asia in the future, assuming responsibility for the Asian business of Carnival Corp.

Analysis: Costa Cruises Statistics by Ports 2017

Feb 07, 2017

The following analysis shows how many cruise destinations will be visited by Costa Cruises entire fleet of cruise ships in 2017. Costa Cruises statistics shows how many ports will be visited and the top destinations by the cruise company. Please note, this is unofficial statistics created by the Crew Center team and is intended for informative use only. As a base for creating this analysis, cruise itineraries provided by a third party was used.

Montevideo to be homeport of Costa Fascinosa

Feb 02, 2017

Costa Cruises has announced the deployment for the summer season 2017 - 2018 of their cruise ship Costa Fascinosa to Montevideo as a home port of embarkation. Costa Cruises inaugurated the summer season 2016-2017 in Argentina with the arrival of Costa Pacifica, with 11 departures from the port of Montevideo, marking an important presence and commitment in the cruise market in Uruguayan.

Tomorrow marks five years of Costa Concordia tragedy

Jan 12, 2017

Tomorrow, January 13 2017, will mark the fifth anniversary of the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia near Giglio Island in which 32 people lost their lives. The youngest among the victims was a 5-year-old girl Dayana Arlotti who died together with her father William Arlotti.