The only Italian company in the sector to fly the Italian flag, the Costa Crociere Group is Italy’s biggest tour operator. Part of the Carnival Corporation & plc Group, listed on the London and New York stock exchanges and world leader in the sector with a fleet of 103 ships (over 11.5 million passengers in 2016), the Costa Crociere Group is parent company of the Costa Cruise Lines and AIDA Cruises brands.
A Group that operates at Global Level
With 27 ships in service for an overall capacity of around 76,000 guests, the Group is headquartered in Genoa and operates at global level, mainly on routes in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Baltic Sea, the Caribbean, North and Central America, South America, the Arab Emirates, the Indian Ocean, the Far East and Africa. By 2021 six next-generation ships will be introduced to the fleet , developed according to responsible innovation criteria and for this reason destined to set a trend for the entire industry.
An Ambassador for Italian Values in the World
For 70 years Costa Crociere has embodied Italian style and hospitality. We have always made it our business to introduce our guests to the world’s most stunning places, giving them the chance to explore different destinations and discover the different cultures in the five continents with complete respect for their identities. As the only cruise company flying the Italian flag, it is our responsibility and duty to act as an ambassador for Italian values in the world and to represent our country at our ports of call. At Costa responsible innovation is a key factor when we design the ships of the future and develop the onboard experience, a process carried out with maximum attention to detail in order to offer a holiday geared towards discovering local cultures and experiencing them as responsible travellers.