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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Costa Cruise Lines Costa Mediterranea

Costa Mediterranea travel42 Professional Ship Review

Completed in 2003, this cruise liner is a newer 85,700-ton sister to the Costa Atlantica. Carrying 2,114-passengers, Costa Mediterranea has the same layout and bold design with both classic Italian and contemporary features, but here they work better and are less kitschy. The officers are Italian and the crew international. The only Italian hotel staffers are the headwaiters and assistant headwaiters.

Costa began as a cargo ship line then branched out into passenger shipping following World W...

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