travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Costa Cruise Lines Costa Magica

Costa Magica travel42 Professional Ship Review

Costa Magica, completed in Italy in 2004, takes 2,672 passengers (double occupancy) and an international crew of 1,027. She measures 102,587 tons, is 890 ft in length and cruises at 20 knots.

Costa got its start in the 1920s as a family-owned cargo-ship company, then bought its first passenger ship in 1948. The company became a major carrier of immigrants from the Mediterranean to South America, particularly Argentina and Brazil. The line's first new-build came in 1958, and gradually cruising...

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