Costa announces 2011 Asian schedules
London - 5 February 2010 - Costa Cruises, the largest Italian travel group and Europe’s number one cruise line, has released advance copies of its 2011 brochure, which will be distributed to 80,000 travel agencies worldwide. The publication of the brochure, almost a year ahead of the cruise departure dates, enables all Costa’s customers to take full advantage of “ProntoPrice”, the Company’s landmark pricing policy with greatly discounted rates exclusively available to early bookers.
Costa Cruises’ staggering range of holiday options in 2011 includes more than 250 destinations and more than 130 different itineraries. In keeping with its tradition of pioneering strategy, the Italian company has come up trumps yet again, offering its customers an array of innovative cruise routes next year - routes that are exclusive to Costa and a first for the global cruise industry as a whole:
1. “Round-the-world” cruise: 100 nights in the wake of famous navigators
Costa Deliziosa, the latest jewel of the fleet delivered by Fincantieri on 29 January this year, will be the first Costa liner to offer once again the historic “round-the-world” cruises, for so long a highlight of the Italian company’s operations spanning more than sixty years. On 28 December 2011, Costa Deliziosa will depart from Savona on a 100-night world voyage. The cruise can also be broken down into three stand-alone segments: from Savona to Los Angeles via the Caribbean and the Panama Canal; from Los Angeles to Singapore with stopovers in Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia; and from Singapore to Savona via Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen, the Red Sea and Egypt. This splendid, 100-night trip of a lifetime costs from just