For the second consecutive year, the Costa Luminosa has sailed from Savona on a world cruise.
This year’s voyage will span 98 days and touch five continents and 34 ports, said Costa in a prepared statement. The ship will return to Savona on Dec. 9.
The ship departed with 1,400 guests, with another 200 expected to board in both Marseille and Malaga. Thirty different nationalities are represented among the passengers.
The itinerary features a number of overnight calls, including extended time in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phuket, Cochin, Mumbai, Dubai (two days) as well as Sydney and Singapore (three days).
The ship also has a world cruise scheduled for early 2017, departing from Savona on January 6 and stretching 106 days.