Costa Cruises, Europes #1 cruise line is the Italian Cruising Company part of the Carnival Corporation & plc, the largest cruise company in the world. For 67 years, the ships of Costas fleet have plied the seas of the world being the ambassador of the pleasant mood of Italian hospitality and the true Italian holiday, with delicious food, selected wines, unique shopping experience, completed by a vast selection of Italian famous brands such as Illy coffee and Ferrari sparkling wines. Costas fleet of floating Italian villas, the international mix of our guests, and the warm, welcoming hospitality of our international staff are the perfect complements to the love, laughter and la dolce vita that is key to Cruising Italian Style
Currently the Costa fleet, the largest in Europe, has a total of 15 ships in service, all flying the Italian flag. Moreover two next-generation cruise ships will be delivered in 2019 and 2020: they will feature a revolutionary "green design" and will be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), the world''s cleanest burning fossil fuel, representing a major environmental breakthrough. Costa embodies the Italian excellence surprising its Guests everyday with unique holiday experiences and unforgettable memories thanks to 19,000 Costa associates worldwide who are passionately working everyday to offer "Italy''s finest" cruise vacations through 137 different itineraries, 261 destinations and 60 embarkation ports. Costa offers worldwide departures in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Baltic Sea, Central America, Africa, Dubai, Far East, Indian Ocean, South America, Caribbean, Around the World and Transatlantic.