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Costa Cruises launches new Middle East 2022/23 itineraries with longer stays

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Costa Toscana's winter Middle East programme features Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Oman
From December 17, 2022 to March 11, 2023, Costa Toscana, will offer week-long cruises, including flights, with two-day and one-night duration calls in Dubai, Muscat and Abu Dhabi.

On the New Year's cruise, Costa Toscana's overnight call will be in Dubai only.

Costa Cruises’ new itineraries will provide more time for visiting the destinations with a wider range of excursions including helicopter rides over Dubai, visit to Warner Brothers World  or Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi or the exclusive beach of Al Maya Island, minutes from Abu Dhabi.

A cruise and golf package with opportunity to play golf courses in each of the stay ports will also be available.

Costa Toscana's onboard offerings will also be tailored according to the destination. Starting with the gastronomic offer, signed by Bruno Barbieri, Hélène Darroze, and Ángel León. These three world-renowned chefs will introduce the cruise destinations through taste, with the Destination Dishes, available in the main restaurants that interpret the tradition and flavors of the place that will be visited the following day.

The on-board entertainment program will see the debut of a show called Essence, inspired by the Arabian Nights.