Costa Cruises is a British-American owned Italian cruise line based in Genoa Italy. Founded in 1924 the company originally operated cargo ships until the introduction of passenger services in 1947 with regular services between Italy and South America. The company later converted its entire fleet to full time cruising and as an independent company became one of the largest cruise operators in Europe.

5 tips to prevent getting scammed on a cruise deal

When looking for a good deal for a cruise holiday, it is important to be prepared in advance before searching for the cheapest deal, to be able to recognize any possible scams. Unfortunately, travel scams are abundant but, with the right information, can be avoided to ensure a wonderful cruise holiday.