Costa Crociere is the largest Italian travel group and Europe’s number one cruise operator with 70 years of tradition in passenger shipping. The Group is headquartered in Genoa (Italy) and comprises the brands Costa Cruises e AIDA Cruises.
Costa Crociere is a member of Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise operator, and it is also a member of the exclusive World’s Leading Cruise Lines.
Costa Cruises is also the first company in the world to be assigned RINA’s prestigious “Green Star” notation across the fleet; this certifies that all Costa’s vessels comply with strict environmental standards.
The ships in the Costa Cruises fleet fly the Italian flag and sail to over 250 destinations worldwide in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Baltic Sea, the Caribbean, Central and South America, the United Arab Emirates, the Far East, the Indian Ocean, plus Round-the-World cruises.
The Company can count on a young, multinational staff: 80% of its more than 19.000 employees (17.500 shipboard personnel and 1.500 in the shoreside offices) are under 40 and they come from 70 different count ries.