Costa Cruises, Ambassador of Italy in the World, Celebrates Italian Republic Day
Costa Luminosa will host the reception of the Italian international diplomatic service in Copenhagen. Costa Cruises will celebrate the birth of the Italian Republic in the company of its Guests onboard its ships, all flying Italian flag.
The Italian Company will also support Italian embassies and consulates in some international celebrations aimed to promote Italian excellence to the local communities.
Genoa – May 28, 2014 – Costa Cruises (www.costacruises.com), ambassador of Italy worldwide for 66 years, is celebrating the Italian Republic Day onboard its ships, all flying the Italian flag and therefore Italian territory.
On May 31, during her call at Copenhagen, Costa Luminosa, will host the reception organized by the Italian embassy in Denmark for Italy’s national day. Costa Luminosa will be in Copenhagen for the 7-day itinerary in the Norwegian fjords which start right from the Danish capital, and will then visit Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen, Olden, Andalsnes.
Besides the event on board Costa Luminosa, Costa Cruises will support Italian embassies and consulates in Washington DC, Abu Dhabi, Ankara and Istanbul in the celebrations organized to promote Italian excellence to the local communities.
On June 2, Costa Cruises will celebrate the birth of the Italian Republic also together with its guests, onboard its ships deployed in the Mediterranean sea, Northern Europe and Asia. They will be invited to raise their glasses to the notes of the Italian national anthem that will resound on the decks of the Costa fleet.
For 66 years Costa Cruises ships, the expression of Italian naval engineering talent, have showcased Italian-made excellence worldwide, standing out on account of the quality of service they offer, the variety of the entertainment, the stunning range of food & wine, and the exclusive collection of art on board.
The strong ties between Costa Cruises to Italy will be furthermore strengthened on November 7 2014 by the christening in Genoa of the company’s new flagship, Costa Diadema. She is being built at Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera (Venice), with a total investment of around 550 million Euro. The project is employing a total of approximately 1000 shipyard workers plus another 2500 employees of allied industries. The benefits in terms of employment extend beyond the yard, especially regarding the fitting-out of the interiors of the cruise ship, with the involvement of about 400 contracted suppliers, most of which are Italian firms.
Costa Diadema will be the “Regina del Mediterraneo” (Queen of Mediterranean), with a special focus on Italy: in fact she will be deployed in the Mediterranean sea and she will be visiting five Italian ports during her inaugural month in November 2014: Trieste, Naples, Genoa, La Spezia and Savona.
About Costa Cruises
For 65 years, the ships of Costa Cruises (www.costacruise.com) have plied the seas of the world, offering the best in Italian style, hospitality and cuisine and providing dream holidays with the utmost in terms of fun and relaxation. Its fleet, the largest in Europe, has a total of 14 ships in service, flying the Italian flag, and 1 new ship to be delivered in October 2014.
Source: Costa Cruises