The ship is the first Costa has purposefully designed specifically for the Chinese-sourced market. The Chinese enjoy trying new things, going new places and have a desire to travel to Europe and Italy in particular. Costa Venezia will help satisfy that desire simply by stepping aboard. Much of the ship resembles Italy.
You can see what a unique ship this is going to be in the renderings below.
The complete story appeared in the December 7 edition of Cruise News Daily.