If you want to sail around the world, you almost have to work your calendar around sailing the first three months of the new year - except on Costa. Costa Luminosa left Italy today on a 98-day world cruise will cross three oceans and visit 39 destinations on five continents.
More than 1,000 passengers sailed from Savona (Italy) and another 260 will board Tuesday in Marseille and another 240 will join the cruise in Barcelona. The ship will sail westward around the world, returning to Savona on December 21.
Details appeared in the September 14 edition of Cruise News Daily.