Costa Cruises Details Costa Diadema Events

Costa Cruises introduced a new flagship of the fleet with a series of events, anticipating the christening on Nov. 7 in Genoa.

On Oct. 25, Costa Diadema was officially presented at Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Venice, in the presence of Costa Cruises' CEO, Michael Thamm and Fincantieri's CEO, Giuseppe Bono.

Then the "Regina del Mediterraneo" will set sail from Marghera on Oct. 30 and will reach Trieste, from which her "Vernissage Cruise" will start on Nov. 1.

Guests who have booked their places on the "Vernissage Cruise" will leave from Trieste on Nov. 1. The itinerary will call in Dubrovnik, Croatia; Corfù, Greece; Malta and Naples, Nov. 6; before reaching Genoa. 

On Nov. 7, the city of Genoa, headquarter of Costa Cruises, will host the Christening event of Costa Diadema. The celebrations for Costa Diadema will start at 5 p.m. and won't stop until late night. The finale of the event will be a light show and fireworks illuminating the sky of Genoa, when Costa Diadema will give her farewell to the city. 

Costa Diadema will leave on Nov. 8 to Savona, the port where the inaugural cruise will start on the evening of the same day. The first call at Savona of Costa Diadema will be also the official inauguration of the second terminal of the Palacrociere, built by Costa with a total investment of 9 million euro.

After Savona, the arrival of the flagship will be celebrated also in Marseille (Nov. 9), Barcelona (Nov. 10), Palma de Mallorca (Nov. 11), Naples (Nov. 13) and La Spezia (Nov. 14): these are the ports where Costa Diadema will call during her 7-day itinerary, from Nov. 8 until the end of 2015 summer season. 

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