Costa Cruises introduces “Morocco and Tunisia: a journey of the senses”

   July 30, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

Costa Cruises is introducing a new cruise experience called "Morocco and Tunisia: a journey of the senses" in 2023, exclusively designed for members of their loyalty program, C|Club. Following the success of the first C|Club cruise in 2023, this second cruise offers unique and exclusive experiences for the members as they explore the Western Mediterranean, going beyond the Pillars of Hercules. The cruise will take guests on a two-week adventure to vibrant destinations like Morocco, Tunisia, Italy, France, and Spain.

The journey begins on September 23rd, 2023, departing roundtrip from Savona Italy aboard Costa Favolosa ship. The itinerary's call ports are Civitavecchia-Rome, Palermo, La Goulette-Tunis (Tunisia), Cartagena (Spain), Tangier (Morocco), and Casablanca-Marrakesh (Morocco). During the stop in Casablanca, tourists will have the opportunity to enjoy fantastic excursions to Marrakech. The itinerary also visits Cadiz-Sevilla, Malaga, Barcelona, and Marseille before returning to Savona on October 7th.

This voyage has been specially curated for C|Club members, offering them exceptional gastronomic experiences, themed parties, unique shows, and specially organized excursions.

As a highlight of the event, the former Spandau Ballet leader, Tony Hadley, will be the super special guest and perform some of his most famous hits from the 1980s, along with his new singles, exclusively for C|Club members. Guests will also have the chance to take photos with him and get autographs.

Renowned Michelin-starred chef Helene Darroze, who is part of Costa's culinary team, will be on board to present never-before-tried Destination Dishes, showcasing the flavors of the visited destinations. She will also lead a cooking experience where C|Club members can try their hand at creating typical Moroccan and Tunisian dishes using local ingredients.

C|Club members will also be delighted by the culinary creations of Riccardo Bellaera, Costa’s Corporate Pastry & Bakery Chef, known for his association with the esteemed pastry chef Iginio Massari.

The cruise will not only offer exceptional food experiences but also immerse guests in local culture with Destination Moments, featuring events and lectures about the history and use of spices in Morocco and Tunisia.

Entertainment on board will be diverse, including art activities, traditional local painting and decorating lessons, and themed parties like the "Desert Night" and "Mediterranean in Festa," celebrating the scents, flavors, and traditions of the Mediterranean region.

The cruise will also feature special guest performances, such as South African singer Talia Alexis, who will entertain with international music and pay tribute to Tina Turner.

For those booking the cruise by July 31st, there is an active promotion, which can be combined with C|Club discounts of up to 20% and 1000 extra points for faster growth in the Club. Additionally, new excursions have been specially created for this cruise, offering local gastronomic experiences, relaxation opportunities, and unexpected sights and attractions at each destination.