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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Costa Cruise Lines Costa Favolosa

Costa Favolosa travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Favolosa debuted in July 2011, and its sister ship, the Fascinosa, in 2012.

The two 114,500-ton, 3,000-passenger sister ships were built by Italy's Fincantieri shipyard and were part of one of Costa's major fleet expansions. Five ships were delivered between 2009 and 2012.

Costa can trace its long history back to before World War II as a cargo ship operator. Then, after the war, she was an immigrant carrier that then morphed into a cruise line, first with second-hand ships and then new...

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