Cruising Italian Style on Costa Cruises
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Costa Cruises offers a way of cruising unlike nay other . . . It's history can be traced back to 1860 when a gentleman named Giacomo Costa started an olive oil business in Genoa, Italy. The business prospered and later evolved into a passenger service in early 1948. Word quickly spread of Costa's ability to provide superior food and friendly, efficient service establishing the foundation of Cruising Italian Style.
Today you will find the same tradition, dedication and attention to service, detail and quality that made Costa famous more than 50 years ago. So what is "Cruising Italian Style"?
It's . . .
An overall genuine Italian atmosphere of
warmth and friendliness by caring Italian and International staff members,
offering excellent service.
The best Italian cuisine, with authentic
gourmet pizza, pasta, frosty gelato, frothy cappuccino and steaming-hot
espresso served in cozy, romantic bistros.
Italian language and Italian cooking
lessons by Costa's renowned Italian Staff
Buon Viaggio Celebration, where you're
welcomed aboard Italian Style. Singles party and Fashion Show.
Buenvenuto A Bordo, featuring a Captain's
Cocktail Party, dazzling revues, flowers for the ladies, fun and games and
Festa Italiana, an Italian street festival at
sea, including Bocce Ball games, Tarantella dance lessons, pizza-dough
tossing contests, Italian karaoke, Venetian Mask Making, Italian Face
Painting, Cooking Demonstrations, and more . . .
Notte Tropical, with conga lines, steel drum
bands, limbo contests, ice-carving demonstrations and dancing under the
Notte Mediterranea, mini theme shows and
buffets in all lounges, featuring Spain, France, Greece and Turkey.
Special "Guest Passports" provided, and when stamped by all four
countries visited on board, passenger will be rewarded with $100 discount
stamp on a future Costa Cruise.
Arriverderci Night, culinary demonstrations,
dancing and late night cabaret and Costa's "Let's Get Away From It
Roman Bacchanal, including a Bacchanal Parade,
Roman-style festivities and togas all around. "No Sheet, No
Eat" evening. Farewell and Talent Shows.
"Ahh la carte" body treatments in
the Caracalla Spa by staff professionals.
Costa Kids Program, Including "Parents Night Out", Costa's newest feature. On romantic formal nights, Costa will keep the kids busy with a supervised bueffet dinner and special activities, allowing complete freedom for the parents.
Reflecting it's rich Italian heritage, Costa takes great pride in bringing you the style and generous hospitality of Italy. From attentive crew whose smiles sretch from here to Italy to their stunning ships and Italian-inspired theme nights, Costa sets the stage for a week or more of unforgettable memories.