The Cruise Examiner for 20th June 2011: Costa Cruises: The Biggest In Europe With Worldwide Itineraries – Other Cruise News: Charleston Residents Sue Carnival Cruise Lines – Europe Generated 5.5 Million Cruisers in 2010

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com
by Kevin Griffin

Costa Cruises: The Biggest In Europe With Worldwide Itineraries – Other Cruise News: Charleston Residents Sue Carnival Cruise Lines  – Europe Generated 5.5 Million Cruisers in 2010

With the impending christening of the 114,500-ton 3,800-guest Costa Favolosa in Trieste next week, an event that is being tied in to the 150th Anniversary of Italian unification, it is worth having a look at the Costa Cruises Group. With its Aida and Iberocruceros branches in Germany and Spain it is now by far the largest cruise operator in Europe. We also take a look at why some people in Charleston have decided to sue Carnival Cruise Lines for basing a ship in their port. And the European Cruise Council confirmed last week that the European cruise market numbered 5.5 million in 2012, accounting for 30% of the global market.

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