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Costa Cruises Crew Facing Serious Problems With The Ocean Pay Debit Cards

Jun 08, 2018

A Costa Cruises crew member send a message saying that since the company changed crew payroll from JP Morgan debit cards to Ocean pay, shipboard employees are facing difficulties with withdrawing cash from ATM’s. Furthermore, the crew is feeling cheated because every time they withdraw their hard earned money there is a fee.

Scam: 40% Discount for a Cruise with Family and Friends Program

Apr 16, 2018

A 40-year-old woman in Rome, Italy has devised a new method to steal the money of acquaintances offering them a family cruise with a 40% discount. The woman was claiming to be a sister of a respectable employee of Costa Cruises who was working in the head office, and thanks to the family and friends program she can access more than favorable discounts. She lured her victims with a tempting offer on the purchase of cruise packages.

Costa Cruises awarded “Top Employer in Italy"

Feb 11, 2018

Costa Cruises was named “Top Employer in Italy" for the fifth consecutive year, recognized as one of the best Italian companies to work for. The Italian Cruise Line was awarded this prestigious Top Employers Italy 2018 certificate by the Top Employers Institute.

Costa Cruises to reduce food waste by 50%

Feb 05, 2018

Starting this year Costa Cruises will reduce food waste on board its cruise ships by 50%. The program named "4GOODFOOD" developed with cooperation by University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo and Winnow, was already tested onboard Costa Diadema in 2016. The results during the trial period of 11 months have shown a reduction of food waste by over 50%, which is equivalent to a reduction of 1,189 tons of CO2, or the emissions of 231 cars in a year.

Costa neoClassica to join Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line fleet as Grand Classica

Dec 14, 2017

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has announced that a second cruise ship will join its fleet in April 2018. Costa neoClassica, currently sailing under Costa Cruises banner will be transferred and renamed to Grand Classica, increasing the offer of two-night mini cruises to the Island of Grand Bahama.

Costa Cruises: Where is entire fleet? Where Cruise ships Intersect?

Dec 07, 2017

Find out where is the entire fleet of cruise ships operated by the Italian cruise company Costa Cruises in 2018. Browse by date and time where each Costa cruise ship is deployed using the web application Cruise 2 Ports.

Costa Magica and Costa Pacifica Enter Drydock

Dec 01, 2017

Before the start of the Caribbean season, two Costa cruise ships entered drydock in Marseille shipyards. In addition to routine maintenance, Costa Magica and Costa Pacifica will get significant improvements in catering and wellness facilities at the Chantier Naval de Marseille dock in Port of Marseille.

Plague in Madagascar: Costa and Aida Cruises Cancel Calls

Nov 09, 2017

Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises have canceled all cruise ship calls to Madagascar due to the pneumonic plague on the big island. Madagascar is currently facing an unusual epidemic affecting geographically extensive areas on the island with new cases reported in recent days.

Comedy Cruise on Costa Diadema

Nov 06, 2017

On March 10, 2018, the cruise ship Costa Diadema will set sail on a weeklong Comedy Voyage together with the most popular Italian comedians: Andrea Carlini, Andrea Di Marco, Gabri Gabra, Antonio Ornano, Enzo Paci, Andrea Possa, Daniele Raco, Marco Rinaldi and Nando Timoteo.

Costa Cruises warns passengers of potential civil unrest in Barcelona

Oct 25, 2017

Costa Cruises has issued a letter warning passengers about the potential risks in Barcelona. In the letter, guests are advised to avoid mixing with "large political concentrations in the vicinity of Government buildings, and Security Forces” because it “may produce political rallies or demonstrations announced at short notice or without prior notice. "

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