has appointed Alpha Tours, a well known Dubai based travel and leisure organisation, as their Preferred Sales Agent for the GCC
Region representing Costa Cruises throughout the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.
Costaís Director of Sales for Pacific Asia Operations, Dario Rustico said that Alpha Tours will be offering and representing the full programme of
Costaís cruises operated throughout the Mediterranean, Carribbean, South America, Northern Europe Transatlantic, Asia and
their new programme within the Persian Gulf.
Costa Cruises is
a leading cruise company in Europe and South America and runs one of the largest and most modern fleets in Europe.
The new Dubai based cruises will be offered throughout the 2006/2007-winter season commencing with the luxurious 5 Star 644 cabin
and 10-balcony suite Costa Classica from 23 December 2006.
This operation features nights in Dubai plus one day stopovers in the ports of Fujairah, Muscat, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain and ideally compliments
Costaís worldwide expansion.
The 53,000 gross tonnages Costa Classica, which was built by Fincantieriís Marghera shipyard and entered service in 1991, is 221 meters in length,
31 meters in breadth and can accommodate up to 1680 guests. Her design exudes Italian style and elegance. On board the decks are spacious and
sunny while the interiors feature stunning works of art. There are numerous restaurants and entertainment facilities as well as two swimming pools,
a health and beauty centre, meeting rooms and a whole host of other facilities.
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