Costa Cruises specialises in cruising in the Italian style with a lively and cosmopolitan ambience. Passengers are mainly European in the Mediterranean and American in the Caribbean. Now owned by the Carnival Corporation, the style and service of the Costa ships is very European with Italian style cuisine and friendly service.
Costa operates a fleet of 16 new and reasonably modern ships all well equipped. Five new 114,000 tonne ships were launched from 2009 to 2012.