Costa Luminosa has departed from Venice on the ‘Around the World Cruise’ (Image: Costa Cruises)
Costa Cruises’ Costa Luminosa has departed from Venice on the ‘Around the World Cruise’ that will take guests on a tour across three oceans and 41 destinations before returning to Venice on 22 April.
Approximately 2,000 guests from 30 different countries are onboard, most of whom are from France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Austria.
The itinerary includes destinations such as the Antilles, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and California. After crossing the Pacific Ocean, the tour will continue on to Hawaii, Polynesia, Fiji Islands, Australia and Indonesia, before finishing with calls at Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, the Arab Emirates, Oman and Greece.
There will also be the extended calls in many of the itinerary's destinations, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney, Singapore, Phuket, Cochin, Mumbai, Dubai and Muscat.
From Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, guests can take a charter flight to the archaeological site of Tikal, one of the biggest Maya cities known to modern historians.
During the stop in Los Angeles guests will be able experience the Walk of Fame, comprising 2,500 brass stars with the names of famous celebrities, and explore the film sets at Universal Studios.
Guests will be able to embark on excursions in Sydney including climbing the Harbour Bridge.
Next year Costa Luminosa will be embarking on another ‘Around the World Cruise’ with a scheduled departure on 5 January 2019 from Venice.