The Costa Serena ship, back in service in Asia, will carry out from June to October 2023 a total of 35 cruises from South Korea and Taiwan to Japan.
After two cruises between Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, the Costa Serena set sail today from the port of Busan, South Korea, bound for Nagasaki and Yatsushiro, Japan. It is the first “outgoing” cruise to resume in South Korea after the lifting of travel restrictions for cruises.
From June to October 2023, Costa Serena will offer a charter cruise program in Asia, in collaboration with local travel partners. The total number of cruises is 35. Eight cruises, in June 2023, will be dedicated to the South Korean market; from July to October 2023, another 27 cruises are planned for the Taiwan market.
Itineraries, lasting 4 to 7 days, include Japan with Otaru, Muroran, Hakodate, Aomori, Fukuoka, Sasebo, Nagasaki, Yatsushiro, Kagoshima, Naha, Ishigaki and Miyakojima. Departures are scheduled from the ports of Busan, Sokcho and Pohang in South Korea, as well as from Keelung and Kaohsiung in Taiwan.
The Costa Serena is an Italian-flagged vessel built by Fincantieri and commissioned in 2007. It has a gross tonnage of 114,000 tons and can accommodate up to 3,780 passengers. On board the Costa Serena, passengers will be able to enjoy a wide range of Italian gastronomic experiences and entertainment, enriched with a local touch, as well as visiting the magnificent destinations included in the itineraries.