Seatrade Cruise News is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

cab0b6b1a6ed3b2107fd29443098936b_XL
Costa Deliziosa's first visit to Port Everglades

Port Everglades welcomes Costa return after four-year gap

Costa Cruises returned to Port Everglades Monday with a first call by the 2,260-passenger Costa Deliziosa. Costa has sailed from the port since the 1960s and is returning for the winter season following a four-year hiatus.

'Thank you to everyone at Port Everglades for an incredible welcome, both to Costa Cruises and Costa Deliziosa,' said Scott Knutson, vp sales and marketing for Costa Cruises North America. 'Costa Deliziosa is the newest Costa ship to homeport in the United States, and we are excited for North American guests to see firsthand what makes Costa Europe's most popular cruise line.'

Port Everglades chief executive and port director Steven Cernak called the ship a good fit for the port since it gives travelers an Italian-style cruise option. He added that Costa has a long tradition in South Florida, and 'we are delighted to have Costa Deliziosa join our fleet this season.'

Following a seven-night holiday cruise to Costa Maya, Belize City, Roatán and Grand Cayman, the ship will sail six 10-night cruises and one nine-night cruise. Destinations are Nassau or Freeport, Amber Cove, Ocho Rios, Grand Cayman, Roatan and Cozumel or Costa Maya.

The 92,600gt Costa Deliziosa entered service in 2010 and has four restaurants, three pools, 11 bars, the Samsara Spa and a 4-D cinema.

Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish