Costa Crociere S.p.A. is the largest Italian group in Tourism, based in Genoa. The brands Costa Crociere and AIDA Cruises belong to Costa Crociere S.p.A. and include a total of 25 ships in active service and 2 on order for 2016. Costa Crociere S.p.A. is part of Carnival Corporation & plc, world leader in the cruise industry.
Costa Crociere has the biggest and the most modern fleet of all European cruise operators, with 15 ships in service. Costa Crociere is an international company with offices in 14 different countries. Costa Crociere is the first company in the world that was awarded by RINA with the voluntary "Green Star" notation for the whole fleet.