Costa VeneziaCarnival Cruise Line proudly known as Americas cruise line is teaming up with Costa Cruises Italy’s favourite cruise line to create a new concept for Carnivals North American guests when COSTA by CARNIVAL debuts in the spring of 2023 and Costa VeneziaTM joins the Carnival fleet sailing from New York. Costa Venezia will be followed by Costa Firenze TM arriving in the spring of 2024 to sail from Long Beach. Carnival will operate the ships, which will marry the great service, food and entertainment that Carnivals guests enjoy with Costas Italian design features.

Costa Venezia and Costa Firenze will bring Carnivals guests the ambience and beauty of Italy, said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. Were going to invite our guests to Choose Fun with Carnival, Italian Style This is an exciting opportunity for us to operate two additional beautiful Vista-class ships in the U.S.and bring a unique experience to those who love the culture, food and vibe of Italy, said Duffy.Interior of Costa Firenze

There are lots of ways we plan to create an immersive fun experience for our guests who choose to sail on these ships, which have beautiful Italian-design elements, dining and retail that will deliver Carnival fun leveraging the spirit of Italy from our sister line Costa Cruises. Mario Zanetti, president of Costa Cruises, said, We are excited to see these iconic ships make their debut in the U.S.under the leadership and operation of our sister brand.

Costa provides the beautiful ship with its Italian design and Carnival delivers FUN, Italian Style Zanetti said that Costa will be informing clients impacted by this news.

For more information or to book a Costa Firenze, contact a professional travel advisor.

Written by: Jill Walsh