Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Water Transport
50.10 - Sea and coastal passenger water transport

1,200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 April 2014
Employment effect (start)
14 April 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2014


Costa Crociere, a cruise liner company based in Italy, has announced it will employ 1,200 people in 2014.

Most of the jobs will be on board the Costa Diadema ship, which is currently under construction and due to be operational by October 2014. Jobs will also be available in Costa’s administrative offices and on other cruise ships in their fleet.

According to the source, the positions will be mainly for entertainment staff, receptionists, waiters, deck officers and engine officers. Staff in Italy will work in a number of departments, including sales and marketing, human resources and in the customer service centre.

The source reports that Costa Crociere intends to offer training courses to support its recruitment process.


  • 14 April 2014: La Repubblica
  • 14 April 2014: The Meditelegraph


Eurofound (2014), Costa Crociere, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 76864, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76864.