Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Pushing the Envelope

Last weekend was rather significant in a couple places not generally known as cruise ports, Mauritius and Dubai. The events that took place in both were the inauguration of Costa's seasonal programs from those places.

In the CND article we looked at why the events are important to the North American market.

The programs themselves take passengers to some extremely exotic locales, but many readers may be able to place them immediately on a map, so we've done that for you. (Click to port for its name:

Mauritius program:

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Dubai program:

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Monday, December 24, 2007

From the better there than here department:

We received this holiday greeting over the weekend from the crew of Emerald Princess in sunny St. Lucia.

From the personnel department:

Costa Cruise Lines - North America has promoted Elizabeth Finn to Director of Strategic Partnerships - North America. She joined the company in February as Manager of Strategic Partnerships.