Costa Victoria is welcoming on-board athletes taking part in the Naples 2019 Universiade. The Costa Cruises ship will be moored in the port of Naples until July 16 and will be part of the athletes’ village for the sporting event.
During this period, Costa Victoria will host around 1,900 athletes and officials of 38 delegations from around the world, including Italy, France, Germany, Japan, People’s Republic of China, United Kingdom, Argentina, Australia, Russia. They will be assisted on board by 705 crew members.
Once the Universiade is over, Costa Victoria will be positioned in Bari, whence it will depart every week, offering cruises to Greece, with calls at Santorini, Mykonos, Athens and Corfu. In the winter season, Costa Victoria will sail to the Indian Ocean, offering itineraries to discover India and the Maldives.
Commenting, Mario Alovisi, Vice President Revenue Management, Itinerary & Transportation at Costa Cruises, said: “For Costa Cruises it is a great honor to be present at the Naples 2019 Universiade.
“As an Italian company, we are very pleased to be able to make our contribution to this wonderful event, which is not only a great opportunity to come together and enjoy sport, but also a fabulous chance to promote Naples and the whole of Italy around the world.”