COSTA CRUISES OPENS THE WINTER SEASON FROM VERONA AIRPORT WITH NEOS FLIGHTS TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AND THE RED SEA
From 5 December 2011 and throughout 2012, new Neos flights will take Costa Guests direct from Verona airport to Sharm El Sheikh for the Costa Voyager and to Dubai for the Costa Favolosa, with a total of 70 departure dates on offer
Genoa, 6 December 2011 – Costa Cruises, the largest Italian tourism group and Europe's no.1 cruise company, operating in partnership with the Neos airline and Verona Airport, will be offering holidaymakers the chance to book two special flight (outbound and return) and cruise packages for the United Arab Emirates and the Red Sea.
With this initiative, the Italian cruise company is set to build upon its relationships with its guests from Venice and the North East, who will be able to enjoy convenient departures from their local airport with Neos, an airline which stands out for the quality of its services both in the air and on the ground and which operates daily from Verona Airport, offering both scheduled and charter flights.
Thanks to Costa Cruises, Neos and Verona Airport, Verona holidaymakers, amongst others, will be able to benefit from an exceptional opportunity to purchase their flights as part of a very special offer which includes a choice of two ships, two different itineraries and 70 departure dates from Verona to Sharm El Sheikh and Dubai.
From 5 December 2011 until the end of 2012, Neos charter flights will depart from Verona every Monday direct to the Red Sea, to Sharm El Sheikh, the departure port for the Costa Voyager (25,000 tonnes, capacity for 920 guests) for a one week cruise direct to Eilat (Israel), Aqaba (Jordan), Safaga (Egypt) and Sokhna (Egypt). An exclusive opportunity to visit the Red Sea, with the "Corals and ancient treasures" package, which combines relaxation and age old culture in a single holiday, from one shore of the Red Sea to the other, guests will sail across crystal clear waters filled with multicoloured fish and corals, to cultural and archaeological treasures of inestimable value. (www.costacrociere.it/mar-rosso). (www.costacrociere.it/mar-rosso).
From 16 December 2011 to 13 April 2012, further Neos charter flights will depart from Verona airport every Friday carrying guests to Dubai, where the latest flagship of the Costa fleet, the Costa Favolosa (114,500 tonnes, capacity for 3800 guests), will be waiting to carry them off on a 9 day experience. In Dubai, guests will be able to spend two days enjoying the city's shopping and entertainment, before continuing on the "One thousand and one nights" tour through Muscat (Oman), Fujairah (Arab Emirates), Abu Dhabi (Arab Emirates), and Khasab (Oman) - a new port of call chosen for its spectacular cliffs which tower over deep blue waters – before returning to Dubai once more. (www.costacrociere.it/dubai).