Costa Toscana has debuted in the Middle East, arriving at Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal for the first time Friday to commence her Arabian Gulf cruise season, sailing roundtrip from Dubai.
Costa Cruises adds ‘Cruise & Golf’ offer to Dubai winter itineraries
Costa Cruises has added the “Cruise & Golf” package to its Dubai cruise itineraries, combining a unique golf experience with the relaxation and fun of a Costa cruise.
Costa Cruises to broadcast Qatar FIFA World Cup matches live across fleet
Costa Cruises will broadcast the official matches of the Qatar football World Cup live from November 20th to December 18th, on Sport 24, the ship’s dedicated sports channel.
Costa Cruises switches Firenze with Toscana for 2022/23 Dubai season
Costa Cruises will homeport its new cruise ship Costa Toscana in Dubai for the 2022/23 cruise season, replacing Costa Firenze which was previously scheduled to cruise from the city.
No masks or COVID tests needed for Costa Cruises 2022/23 Dubai cruise season
Costa Cruises has updated its COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming 2022/23 Middle East cruise season out of Dubai, as well as cruises in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.
Costa Toscana christened in Spain ahead of winter season in Dubai
Costa Cruises has christened its new cruise ship Costa Toscana in Barcelona, Spain during her inaugural summer cruise season in the Mediterranean, and winter deployment to the Arabian Gulf.
Costa Cruises to homeport larger ship in Dubai for winter 2022/23 season
Costa Cruises has confirmed it is switching Costa Firenze with a much larger cruise ship Costa Toscana for the upcoming winter 2022/23 cruise season out of Dubai.
Costa Cruises switches ships for Dubai 2022/23 winter cruise season
Costa Cruises has announced it will be pulling Costa Toscana out of the South American market for the coming 2022/23 winter cruise season and replacing her with Costa Firenze instead.
Costa Toscana departs Savona on maiden voyage
Costa Toscana, the newest ship in the Costa Cruises fleet and the second Excellence-class LNG-powered ship for the cruise line, will sail Saturday from Savona on her maiden cruise.
Ship Preview: Costa Toscana
Costa Toscana features more than 2,600 cabins, 21 restaurants, 19 bars, 4 swimming pools, a theatre, spa, kids’ facilities, and several new to the line attractions across her 180,000 gross tons and […]
Costa Cruises takes delivery of new LNG mega ship Costa Toscana
Costa Cruises took delivery of its newest ship, Costa Toscana, from the Meyer shipyard in Turku (Finland) on Thursday, December 2nd.
Costa Toscana reaches penultimate construction milestone with sea trials
Costa Toscana has successfully passed all her sea trials and is now almost ready for delivery, with a second coin ceremony held onboard this week to mark her completion.
Costa Cruises to serve up oldest coffee roastery in Italy fleet wide
Costa Cruises and Caffè Vergnano, the oldest coffee roastery in Italy, have partnered up to serve its coffees across the fleet.
Costa Cruises confirms Costa Toscana will be delivered in 2021
Just a few days after Carnival Corporation announced it would be delaying delivery of all but one of its 2021 newbuilds, its Costa Cruises brand floated out its latest Excel-class ships, Costa […]
Costa Toscana floated out at Meyer Turku despite delay to 2021 deliveries
Costa Cruises newest cruise ship Costa Toscana was floated out at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland this week, despite parent company Carnival Corp’s decision to delay newbuild deliveries this year.
Carnival Corp to sell more ships and delay all but one newbuild delivery in 2021
Amid a US $2.2-billion loss for the fourth quarter of 2020, and a flood of new cruise ships due for delivery this year, Carnival Corporation has said it plans to sell off […]
Shipyard backlogs in 2020 due to pandemic create spate of new ship deliveries in 2021
The cruise industry, beleaguered by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, will face a dilemma in 2021 as several dozen cruise ships ordered during the boom years of 2017 and 2018 are readied for […]
Costa makes a play for emerging markets with mega ship move to South America
Costa Cruises is expanding its efforts to grow emerging cruise markets with decision to homeport its new LNG mega-ship Costa Toscana in South America for the 2021/22 season.
Costa Firenze Dubai cruise plans altered as Carnival Corp delays new ship deliveries
Costa Cruises has announced changes to its cruise itineraries for new ships Costa Firenze and Costa Toscana as parent company Carnival Corporation moves to delay new ship deliveries, impacting scheduled Dubai cruise […]
Costa Cruises begins hull assembly for new LNG mega-ship Costa Toscana
Costa Cruises has begun hull assembly for Costa Toscana, celebrating the start of construction with a ceremony involving the top management of Costa Cruises and the Meyer Turku shipyard. The LNG-fueled mega […]