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Costa Cruises becomes the “Official Cruise Line” of the Ryder Cup 2023

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Costa Cruises has signed an exclusive partnership and has become the Official Cruise Line of the Ryder Cup 2023, the most important team golf turnement, which will take place for the first time at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome, Italy from 29 September to 1 October 2023.

Following the announcement, Costa Cruises has also presented a special offer designed specifically for all golf enthusiasts. The new “ Cruise & Golf ” format makes it possible to combine a unique golf experience with the relaxation and fun of a Costa cruise, aboard the most innovative ship in the fleet Costa Smeralda. By booking "Cruise & Golf", golf enthusiasts will have the opportunity to play in some of the most beautiful clubs in Italy, France and Spain, during the stops of the ship in the destinations visited. In the meantime, families on vacation with them will be able to enjoy the services onboard, or go to the discovery of wonderful places thanks to the excursions organized by the company.

“Our holidays aim to live unique experiences that enrich, and the combination with golf fits perfectly with this idea. To achieve our goal of becoming the reference company in the world of golf, we have thought of a special initiative, never seen before. The partnership with Ryder Cup 2023, one of the most followed sporting events in the world, will allow us to reach all golf enthusiasts, while with our new "Cruise & Golf" formula we will offer them and their families a holiday that combines the best of golf with the best of cruising. " - said Roberto Alberti, SVP & Chief Commercial Officer of Costa Cruises. "Cruise & Golf will also contribute to promoting the golf courses of the countries visited and, more generally, represents an opportunity to encourage local tourism, considering that 6 out of 10 passengers declare they want to return to the places visited during the cruise ".

Guy Kinnings, Ryder Cup Director and Deputy CEO of the European Tour group, added: “We are delighted to welcome Costa Cruises to the Ryder Cup family, in what is a truly unique partnership. The Ryder Cup is a complete entertainment show, and since it will take place in Italy for the first time, it felt natural to work with Costa Cruises to build an unforgettable experience for their guests. "

Costa Cruises' new “Cruise & Golf” offer will be available from May 2022 on Costa Smeralda week-long cruises in the western Mediterranean, which will visit Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Palermo, Civitavecchia / Rome. Reservations will be open from February 1st, 2022.