Costa Cruising the Red Sea

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Costa Cruises is now operating one-week cruises in the Red Sea, departing from Sharm el Sheik (Egypt) for the entire 2010/2011 winter season.

The Costa Marina (25,600 gross tonnage and a capacity of 1,000 total guests) and the Costa Allegra (28,400 gross tonnage and 1,000 total guests) will depart, respectively, from 25 November 2010 to 17 February 2011 and from 29 November 2010 to 21 March 2011, for a unique itinerary that includes Egypt, Israel and Jordan, with calls to Sharm el Sheik, Eliath (Israel), Aqaba (Jordan), Luxor-Safaga (Egypt), Cairo- Sokhna (Egypt), returning to Sharm el Sheik.

On 26 November, the Costa Marina and the Costa Allegra both called at Sharm el Sheik: the Costa Marina on its first cruise in the Red Sea and the Costa Allegra during its positioning cruise from Italy.

Costa ships will make a total of 38 calls to Sharm el Sheik, with a total of 60,000 passenger movements.

The Costa Marina and the Costa Allegra ships have lots to offer including restaurants, buffets, bars, wellness center and gym, treatment rooms and saunas, swimming pools, outdoor jogging track, theatre, casino, discotheque, shopping center and an Internet point.

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